CSUSM Presents An Evening of Celtic Music, Jun. 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Margaret Lutz | mlutz@csusm.edu

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California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will present an “Evening of Celtic Music” with Jamie Laval, a United Stated National Scottish Fiddle Champion, and Dan Compton, an Irish-style guitarist, on Friday, Jun. 7 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the CSUSM Performance Hall (Arts 111).

Jaime Laval creates rapt audiences with his passionate performances of traditional music from Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and Quebec, blending an ancient art form with stunning virtuosity and contemporary flair that resonates with families, youth, seniors and devotees of ethnic, jazz and classical music. Hailed as “The next Alasdair Fraser” (Scotland Press and Post) and “One of the hottest fiddlers out there” (Asheville Citizen-Times), Laval appeared on the NBC Today Show, collaborated on Dave Mathews’ album Some Devil, and performed for Her Majesty the Queen. The most recent of his three solo albums won the popular vote for “Best World Traditional Album” in the 2012 Independent Music Awards.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for CSUSM students, faculty and staff. Purchase tickets in advance at http://jamielavalcsusm.eventbrite.com/.

What: “An Evening of Celtic Music” with Scottish Fiddler Jamie Laval and Irish-style Guitarist Dan Compton
When:  Friday, Jun. 7 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Where:  CSUSM Performance Hall, Arts 111 (located at 333. S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.)
Parking:  Parking is $4 for a two hour pass. For more information on parking, visit: http://www.csusm.edu/parking/visitorguestparking.html

About California State University San Marcos
California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM’s alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.