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Dáithí Sproule in Concert
April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$20.00
A very special treat! Guitarist, singer, and Irish language speaker, Dáithí Sproule, of Altan and Skara Brae fame, performs in concert with Hannah Flowers and Aria von Edeskuty. He’ll be performing from his deep well of Irish language songs. This event is part of the DSG and Irish Arts Week.
This event is free for DSG participants and is $20 in advance/ $25 at the door for the general public. Advance ticket sales end at 3 pm on the day of the show.
Since the early days of attending Irish College at Rann Na Feirste in Donegal and winning national championships with the St. Columb’s Irish Language Debating Team, Dáithí Sproule has been an avid Irish language speaker and scholar. He earned an MA in Early and Medieval Irish, and worked as an editor for an Irish language publisher before coming to the U.S. His scholarship on Early Irish poetry and history has been published in Comhar and Ériu. His collection of short stories in Irish was published In 1987. Dáithí has taught Early and Medieval Irish at University College Dublin and courses on Celtic culture and history at the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota. He continues to teach at the Center for Irish Music in St. Paul and tour with the Irish band, Altan.