Lúnasa

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Lú·na·sa

also Lugh·na·sa (lo͞o′nə-sə)
n.
1. An ancient Celtic harvest festival celebrated with dancing and bonfires.
2. The day on which this feast was held, usually August 1.

[Irish (Lá) Lúnasa, Lúnasa (Day), from Middle Irish Lughnasadh, Lúnasa, from Old Irish Lugnasad, of obscure origin (but understood in Irish tradition as Lug, the god Lug + nassad, násad, assembly, festival).]
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Whites Tavern, 7pm, free www.whitestavern.co.uk SATURDAY BELFAST LUNASA, ULAID AND RIOGHNACH CONNOLLY Belfast TradFest kicks off in style with three of the hottest acoustic acts on the planet appearing for one night only as the opening concert of the event.
Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lunasa is a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland.
Starting with fellow musicians Dezi Donnelly and Jonjo Kelly, McGoldrick has been a member of numerous bands: Toss The Feathers, Flook!, Lunasa, Arcady, Eden's Bridge and then on to Capercaillie, Kate Rusby Band, Afro-Celt Soundsystem and, more recently, Mark Knopfler's touring band.
Toss The Feathers, Flook!, Lunasa, Arcady, Eden's Bridge and then on to Capercaillie, Kate Rusby Band, Afro-Celt Soundsystem and more recently as a member of Mark Knopfler's touring band.
He went on to become a founder member of the band Flook and has also been associated with Lunasa and Capercaillie.
The building has played host to the ever changing tides of history, from pop and rock performances by Black Sabbath, The Beatles, Slade and Lunasa, to sweeping orchestral premiers by Mendelssohn, Britten, Previn, Boult and Elgar.
MUSIC TONIGHT Lunasa: Irish folk musicians perform traditional Celtic music from their extensive back catalogue of acclaimed studio albums.
On Sunday, internationally acclaimed traditional Irish band, Lunasa, come to Galeri Caernarfon.
Celtic instrumental traditional music band Lunasa includes regular visits to Central Massachusetts among its traditions.
WHEN acclaimed Irish instrumental band Lunasa take the stage at Birmingham Town Hall next Wednesday it will be a nostalgic moment for their frontman and flautist Kevin Crawford, who will be back in the city where he was born and brought up, the place where his musical passions were first nurtured.
And so it was that Johann Sebastian Lunasa found himself on a plane bound for South America, where he met with a Lord Crispin Solanine IV, and they drove through the night to a hotel in need of a paint job on the outskirts of a dusty town.
* RISH music fans are in for a treat this weekend when the ensemble Lunasa bring their energetic, atmospheric blend of contemporary and traditional compositions to Wales as part of their UK tour.