Thursday, October 15, 2009

Runa To Play In Dublin

The Philadelphia-based contemporary Celtic band Runa are to play a one-off concert at the Unitarian Church, Stephens Green Dublin on saturday October 31, 2009 at 8pm. Who is Runa? Runa is vocalist Shannon Lambert-Ryan, guitarist Fion├ín de Barra and percussionist Cheryl Prashker. Lambert-Ryan is from Philadelphia and has sung earlier with Moya Brennan. Dublin guitarist de Barra, has played with Moya Brennans band, Clannad and Fiddlers’ Bid, while Canadian percussionist Cheryl Prashker has done time with Full Frontal Folk and Pat Wictor. They bring a contemporary approach to traditional and modern Celtic material from Ireland, Scotland, Shetland Islands, Canada, and the United States. For further information on Runa, their music and their new album Jealousy, visit the bands website or Facebook.

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