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UNR Performing Arts Series presents Goitse: Irish Music, Culture and Fun in Your Living Room!

UNR Performing Arts Series presents Goitse: Irish Music, Culture and Fun in Your Living Room!

​Join award-winning Irish quintet, Goitse for an engaging and family-friendly evening that explores traditional Irish songs, instruments, and culture. Learn all about traditional tunes and instruments with Ireland’s very best! This workshop is presented by the Performing Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno. Goitse will also perform for the Performing Arts Series on Thursday, February 25 at 6pm (on-demand through March 2). More information at www.unr.edu/pas.


Goitse (pronounced Go-wit-cha) is an informal Gaelic Irish greeting meaning ‘come here’. The popular and multi-award-winning quintet Goitse was forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick’s Irish World Academy. Named Live Ireland’s “Traditional Group of the Year”, Chicago Irish American News’ “Group of the Year”, as well as winning the prestigious “Freiburger International Leiter 2016” award in Germany, Goitse have become a leader of the new generation of traditional Irish ensembles.

Goitse has released four critically acclaimed recordings and maintains a year round touring schedule that includes performances throughout Ireland and the UK, Germany, France and the United States. Their distinctive sound lies in the quality of their own compositions interspersed with traditional tunes from the countryside of Ireland and abroad, which make each performance unique. Laying the foundations for the music are World and All-Ireland Bodhrán champion Colm Phelan and Conal O’Kane, who is fast making a name for himself as one of the finest guitarists of his generation. The gripping rhythm section sets a powerful drive for the music while the sweet, charismatic voice of Áine McGeeney draws audiences into a song the way few performers can. Together, the quintet Goitse makes what Irish Music Magazine calls “Music that’s brimming with energy and creative zeal.”

More information at http://www.goitse.ie/home/.

Registration is not required. Please register if you wish to receive an email reminder with the link prior to the event.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Registration has closed.

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