Young Irelanders perform at Arts Alive

WEST POINT — The Young Irelanders make its debut April 30 at the Robinson/Olsson Auditorium.

The group of eight musicians weave together traditional Irish and Celtic music, with folk, world, jazz, country and pop, according to an Arts Alive news release announcing the performance.

The Young Islanders have recorded with Ronnie Wood (of the Rolling Stones), shared a stage with Bono (of U2) and performed at private parties hosted by Sting, according to the release.

The show will begin at 7 p.m., and it is sponsored by New Kent Junior Women's Club.

Prior to the performance, the Visual Arts Committee of Arts Alive will host an opening of the All Media Community Art exhibit at 6:30 p.m. The exhibit will be displayed March 15 to May 3 in the exhibit area of the Robinson/Olsson Auditorium adjacent to West Point High School. It may be viewed during regular school hours by entering through the high school office.

Tickets for the Young Islanders performance are $20 for adults, $20 for seniors aged 65 and older, and $10 for students. Group rates are also available. For more information, call 804-843-3475, email artsaliveinc@yahoo.com or online at www.artsaliveinc.org.

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