Three Minutes, Three Questions Benny McCarty, Danu

Posted: December 8, 2017 at 4 a.m.

Danu “basically evolved from a really good Irish pub session to the Celtic world stage, I suppose,” says one of the original band members, Benny McCarthy.

"Omnipresent is the astonishing versatility and exuberance of the band's members, ever tempered by the desire to allow the tune to speak for itself," critic Geoff Wallis writes of the band Danu. "The net result is that Danu remains some distance apart from (and several shoulders above) the majority of their contemporaries."

FAQ

Danu:

‘Féile na Nollag’

WHEN — 7 p.m. Sunday

WHERE — Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville

COST — $15 & up

INFO — 443-5600

BONUS — Joining Danu will be Rince Arkansas Academy of Irish Dance and The Link Ensemble, a professional vocal ensemble founded by Stephen Caldwell, director of choral activities at the University of Arkansas.

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