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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 15, 2013

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The musicians in award-winning Celtic band Danú hail from County Waterford, where the founding members met in 1994.
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The musicians in award-winning Celtic band Danú hail from County Waterford, where the founding members met in 1994.

Mar. 15-17: Dublin: Celtic and Art Music

You can experience traditional music from Ireland and neighboring Scotland at Folger Consort's Dublin: Celtic and Art Music concert. There will be five performances at Folger Shakespeare Library in Southeast D.C. through Sunday. The concert is held in conjunction with Folger's Nobility and Newcomers in Renaissance Ireland exhibit, which is up until May 19.

Mar. 17: Danú

Celtic powerhouse band Danú is bringing its high energy, authentic Irish music to the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas this Sunday at 4 p.m. for a family-friendly St. Patrick's Day performance that will feature Irish dancing and instruments including the fiddle, flute, and tin whistle.

Mar. 17: The Legacy Tour

You can head to The Kennedy Center at 4 p.m. on Sunday for a performance by flute-player Sir James Galway, who will perform The Legacy Tour, a program of works by Mozart, Debussy, Doppler and Bizet, plus some Irish folk tunes and dances with accompaniment by the Galway Chamber Players.

Music: "The Beauty Spot / The Maid Behind the Barrel" by Danú


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