Irish band Gaelic Storm to perform at UW-Stevens Point next March
For the City Times
STEVENS POINT — Part Irish pub band and part rock band, Gaelic Storm will bring its rousing vocals, energetic dance tunes, haunting Celtic ballads and infectious humor to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point next March.
The band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. General admission tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, for $25 plus service fees. Tickets will be $30 the day of the show. The event is sponsored by Centertainment Productions and Alternative Concert group.
Purchase tickets at the University Information and Tickets in the Dreyfus University Center concourse, at 800-838-3378 or online at https://tickets.uwsp.edu.
Formed on St. Patrick’s Day in 1996, Gaelic Storm was propelled into stardom the following year when they performed as the Irish band in the film “Titanic.” The band has since performed more than 2,000 shows, consistently traveling the United States and internationally for more than 200 days a year.
The band has topped the Billboard World Chart six times and makes regular appearances at music and Irish festivals across the country, including Milwaukee’s Irish Fest. The group’s latest album, “Go Climb a Tree,” was released in 2017.
Gaelic Storm includes Patrick Murphy on vocals, piano, harmonica, accordion and spoons, Steve Twigger on vocals, guitar, mandolin and bouzouki, Ryan Lacy on drums and world percussion, Pete Purvis on pipes and Katie Grennan on fiddle.