Award-Winning Scottish Band Skerryvore to Rock St. Patrick's Day at Heritage CenterBy University Relations Staff
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Skerryvore, an award-winning Scottish band, will perform at 7:30 p.m. St. Patrick's Day, Thursday, March 17, 2022, in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center. The performance is part of the ninth annual Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series.
|WHAT:||Skerryvore, Scottish Rock Pop Band, Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series|
|WHEN:||7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2022|
|WHERE:||John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque|
||- General Public: $20 and up
- UD Faculty and Staff, Alumni, Parents of Current UD Students, Military-Affiliated, and Veterans: $15 and up
- UD Students: First ticket $5. Additional tickets $15 and up.
Ticket prices increase by $5 at midnight the day of the event.
For over 15 years, Skerryvore have brought their performances to audiences across the globe, from their early days in Scottish West Coast halls and bars to festival crowds in the US, Canada, Australia, and throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Twice winners of Scotland's Traditional Music "Live Act of the Year," the band creates a unique fusion of folk, traditional, rock, and pop that represents the different personalities of the band members who each hail from different regions of Scotland.
Skerryvore represents the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music with a mixture of fiddle, accordions, pipes, whistles, guitar, and vocals all underpinned by driving bass, drums, and keys. The band has six studio albums. Their single, "Everyday Heroes," recorded from home and aided by musicians from across the country, reached Number One in the official Scottish charts and raised money for NHS Charities COVID-19 Urgent Appeal.
The band has a growing fanbase worldwide with the promise of much more to come having played at the Irish Hooley Music Festival of Dubuque in summer 2019 to huge acclaim. Skerryvore's UD appearance will be a cannot miss, high energy, St. Patrick's Day musical blowout.
Promotional support for Skerryvore provided courtesy of Irish Hooley Music Festival of Dubuque.
A free pre-show reception will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the Bisignano Art Gallery for "Recent Work: Noah Bullock and Zander Saleh." The exhibit will be on display Monday, March 7, 2022, through Thursday, March 31, 2022.
Tickets for Skerryvore can be purchased from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 90 minutes prior to events at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett Street; by phone at 563.585.SHOW; or online at www.dbq.edu/heritagecenter.