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Sept. 17: Lehto and Wright Trio to Perform

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

2012-09-18
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 www.mnsu.edu/music. For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549. 

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