Venue Details

390 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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Member Tips

Lucy Daggett
Casual. the Carpenter Center is usually chilly so bring a sweater.
info Mar 19 2012 star this tip starred
Lucy Daggett
Easy to find and easy to park.
info Mar 19 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
This was on St Patrick's Day and they had Smithwicks & Guinness at intermission. Nice surprise.
info Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
The seating at the is great, not a bad seat in the house. Very ample leg room.
info Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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4.8 average rating
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16 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 17 2012

The band is great. Too bad more folks were not there. The venue is nice and easily accessible.

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4 events
1 review
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attended Mar 17 2012

I was unfamiliar with this group but was totally knocked out at their St. Patrick's Day concert! The skill of the guitar, banjo, concertina, violin and lute playing was... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.carpenterarts.org/2011-2012/an-evening-with-solas.html

Quotes & Highlights

See a video of Solas on YouTube.

Description

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with Solas, loudly proclaimed as the most popular and exciting Celtic band to ever emerge from the United States! Lyrical song themes are conveyed through the soft vocals of Kilkenny-born Mairead Phelan and an energetic blend of flute, tenor banjo, mandolin, whistle, guitar, bodhran, fiddle, keyboard, accordion and concertina, making up the sound The Philadelphia Enquirer called, “mind-blowing Irish folk music!”