Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with an afternoon of step dancing and lively music as Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 brings Cherish the Ladies, one of the foremost Irish traditional music groups in the world, to Lincoln-Way North High School in Frankfort.
Cherish the Ladies will deliver an engaging performance brimming with spirit, precision, soul and a healthy dose of wit at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at Lincoln-Way North High School, 19900 S. Harlem Ave in Frankfort.
“Cherish the Ladies is one of the foremost Irish traditional music groups in the world,” said Denise Adducci, the performing arts coordinator for Lincoln-Way High School District 210. “The six women combine all the facets of Irish traditional culture with their unique spectacular blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing.”
The Celtic band has shared a stage with the best in the world including, Emmy Lou Harris, James Taylor and Joan Baez, and were chosen to pay tribute to Bob Dylan. The group leader, Joanie Madden, has performed on more than 100 albums, including three Grammy-winning records running the gamut from Pete Seeger to Sinead O'Connor.
“Their pure love of music jumps off the stage and into the hearts of the audience,” said Adducci.
Tickets to the March 16 performance are $15 for students; $20 for senior citizens; and $25 for adults.
Call 815-534-3004 to order tickets. Patrons may also download an order form from the district’s website, www.lw210.org/spotlightseries, and request tickets by mail.