Danú, a traditional Irish music ensemble, to perform at Elon

Danú, a leading traditional Irish ensemble, will perform at Elon on Tuesday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in McCrary Theatre.

Hailing from various historic counties of Ireland, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. The band takes audiences on a musical journey to their native Ireland, offering a moving and memorable concert experience, delighting audiences worldwide with traditional Irish music.

On Tuesday, March 8, Danú will bring a high-energy performance, a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and a new repertoire to Elon in McCrary Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Danú has recorded seven critically-acclaimed albums. The band was established in 1995 as part of the Lorient Inter-Celtic Festival in France, the biggest annual gathering of Celtic nations in the world. Their debut album, “Danú” was released by the band in 1997 to huge critical acclaim.

In 1999, Danú signed a multi-album record deal with the U.S.-based recording label Shanachie Entertainment. They subsequently released five albums. Their live DVD, “One Night Stand,” was filmed at Vicar St. Dublin. During the past few years, Danú has added three independent releases to their discography.

During the last two decades, Danú’s artists take to Instruments including the flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki and vocals (Irish and English). Danú has toured the world, with concerts in the Middle East, North America at The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Symphony Space in New York City, as well as major concert engagements across Europe and Asia.

Danú has won numerous awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine. Popular recordings are also often broadcast on NPR, the CBC, and the BBC.

Tickets will be $15 to the general public or proof of Phoenix cards from students. Tickets are also available online.