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Sunday, March 19, 2017

We Banjo 3

  • Doors Open: 7:00 pm
  • Show Starts: 7:30 pm
  • Ticket Price: $25
  • Genre: Celtic/British Isles

Two nights!

Description

This award-winning quartet from Galway, Ireland, combines Irish music with old-time American and bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy and roots. When this band of brothers (two pairs) take flight in a wave of virtuosity, verve, and joie-de-vivre, feet tap and pulses race. The members of We Banjo 3 are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today, and several have made their mark on the U.S. bluegrass scene as well. They play with swing and soul, effortlessly combining the best of Irish and bluegrass banjo music and song, mining the rich vein of the American old-time tradition and thoroughly reinventing the banjo band sound. Modern rhythms, traditional melodies, virtuosic technique, and innovative arrangements of music and song add up to an incredible feast of banjo and mandolin music—guaranteed to put a smile on your face and get your feet tapping. They wowed to the Saturday night Folk Festival crowd, and they return to The Ark with a fabulous new release, "String Theory," that the Irish American News has called "as close to perfect as mere mortals should try for."

Photos & Videos

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We Banjo 3 at 40th Ann Arbor Folk Festival
Credit: Andrew Rogers

We Banjo 3 - Good Time Old Time - from the album String Theory

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