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Sept. 17: Lehto and Wright Trio to Perform

Trio features fresh approach to world of folk and folk rock.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Music Department News Release, 9-4-2012

MANKATO, Minn. – The Lehto and Wright Trio will perform Monday, Sept. 17 at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Performance Series concert will be at at 7:30 p.m. in the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

Lehto and Wright (pictured right) have a sound that is a unique blend of traditional and modern styles, taking cues from the Irish, English and American folk traditions and interpreting them with contemporary musical instruments. Lehto and Wright have taken a fresh approach to the world of folk and folk rock.

The Folk and World Music magazine Dirty Linen writes, "Lehto and Wright is among North America's best practitioners of Anglo-Celtic folk-rock... wonderfully intricate with powerful guitar-driven music."

Concert admission is $12; $11 for students with a valid MavCard. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549. 

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