Celtic Thunder Star Brings Golden Voice to Kutztown University March 18

Emmet Cahill performing on stage

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Widely hailed as Ireland’s most exciting young tenor, Emmet Cahill has turned heads with audiences throughout North America. His debut album went straight to No. 1 on the Amazon, iTunes and Billboard World Music Album charts. Cahill and the Emerald String Quartet take the stage at Kutztown University, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in Schaeffer Auditorium.

Tickets are $26, $23 for students and seniors. Arrive early for an Irish dinner of traditional fare with entertainment by the dancers from Hooley School of Irish Dance starting at 5:30 p.m. in 218 McFarland Student Union. Irish dinner tickets are $30 and sold separately.

Cahill's wide repertoire includes traditional Irish classics, Broadway and movie hits, contemporary and love songs and more. A highly-trained and skilled musician with the ability to play several instruments, Cahill is joined by the all-female Emerald String Quartet for an evening of fun and Irish culture the whole family will treasure.

Tickets for Cahill's performance and Irish dinner or future events can be purchased online, by calling the KU Presents! Box Office 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, at 610-683-4092 or through the Information Desk located in McFarland Student Union on the Kutztown University campus. Information about KU Presents! and future events is available at www.KutztownPresents.org.

The KU Presents! season will continue as part of the Berks Jazz Fest Thursday, April 2, with the New Orleans big band stylings of The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra. The season closes Wednesday, April 15, with Tony Award-winner, Laura Benanti bringing her show, Tales from Soprano Isle, to the Schaeffer stage. Benanti replaces the previously announced Lea Salonga.

Established to be the center of cultural life at Kutztown University, KU Presents! serves the campus and community by bringing world-class live arts that entertain, educate and enrich.