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The Weinberg Center for the Arts announces an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment as renowned Canadian musical ensemble, Leahy, takes the stage on Friday, April 5, 2024, at 8:00 PM. This captivating performance offers a unique blend of Celtic, folk, and contemporary music.

Tickets start at $25 and go on sale to Weinberg Center members at 10:00 AM Thursday, October 12 and to the public Tuesday, October 17 at 10:00 AM. Tickets may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the box office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick Street. Discounts are available for students, children, military, and seniors.

Leahy has cemented its status as a pioneering force in Canada’s music landscape. Their journey began in the late 1990s with the instrumental hit “Call to Dance,” introducing a fresh take on Canadian folk music. The distinct “Leahy sound” blended elements like stride piano, rhythmic guitar, unique bass lines, and contemporary drumming with mesmerizing fiddle-led instrumentals and vocals. Over the years, they earned three Juno awards and widespread acclaim for their dynamic performances. Raised on a musical legacy tracing back to 1825, the Leahy siblings learned fiddling from their father and other skills from their mother. Their career took off in the mid-1990s with an album on Virgin Records, achieving double platinum in Canada and international success. They’ve since sold over half a million albums worldwide, starred in PBS specials, and even inspired an Academy Award-winning documentary. In recent years, Grammy-winning producer David Bottrill joined forces with Leahy to create their most ambitious project yet, “Good Water,” blending a range of musical influences and pushing their traditional roots in exciting new directions.

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