Ireland’s #1 instrumental traditional music legends, Lúnasa celebrate the arrival of a new decade with new album Lá Nua (Irish for ‘new day’).
So far, the band internationally have sold over 200,000 records and boast an impressive back catalogue of 7 highly acclaimed studio albums. Lúnasa are internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental band of recent times, and one of the hottest Irish acts around today. Their inventive arrangements and bass driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music into surprising new territory. Their recordings have been hailed as some of the best and most important world music albums anywhere, while their blend of intelligence, innovation, virtuosity, and passion has brought them to the forefront of Celtic music.
Recently, the band shared the stage with Natalie Merchant at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall, and is one of the featured collaborators on Merchant’s album Leave Your Sleep (Nonesuch). Their last tour was a huge success with nearly all of the shows reaching sell-out, and the band maintain a solid track record of sellout shows, high ticket sales, and very, very happy audiences.
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