Solas: Celtic Music for St. Patrick's Day
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The last date listed for Celtic Band Solas was Saturday March 17, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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One of the best known saxophonists in the world, David Sanborn blends jazz, pop, rock and R&B into a smooth-as-silk sound that no other sax player has quite managed to copy. The career of this multiple Grammy winner was launched in 1975 by his (aptly-titled) debut album, Taking Off, and it hasn't come down since, spanning more than two dozen other albums. Established as both a soloist and a collaborator with the likes of Bowie, the Stones and Clapton, Sanborn now brings his "sweet-tart alto sound" (The New York Times) to Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beachfor an impassioned performance.
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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 staggering. The musicianship absolutely top notch. Many of the selections...continued
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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!”