Mar 6th, 2014 2:34am - 2:34pm
Reno, NV

Recently honored with an avenue named after them in New York City, Joanie Madden and her four Irish-American bandmates of Cherish the Ladies have been wowing street namers, audiences and music critics worldwide for more than 25 years. The Grammy-nominated musicians bring their spirited, foot-stomping Celtic ensemble to Nightingale Hall on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. for the season finale of the 2013-14 Performing Arts Series.

While hailing from New York CIty, Cherish the Ladies took their name from a traditional Irish jig and have become world-renowned for their traditional Celtic repertoire, spectacular blend of instrumental and vocal virtuosity, high humor, stunning step dancing and award-winning musical exuberance. They have been named Best Musical Group of the Year by the BBC, International Group of the Year by the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall's Celtic Festival in Scotland, and Top North American Celtic performers by NPR Radio. The Irish Edition's Philadelphia reviewer called them "…the musical equals (some would say betters) of the Chieftains. One of the finest traditional performances I've ever attended."

Individual tickets: Adult $24/ Senior $20/ Youth and student $12/ UNR student $5  To purchase tickets online (with a convenience fee), visit

Location:  Nightingale Concert Hall is located in the University's Church Fine Arts Building just south of 14th St. on North Virginia St. in Reno. Parking is FREE on arts events evenings after 7 p.m. (and on weekends) in the University's Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex, which is north of the Church Fine Arts Building and south of Lawlor Events Center.

For more information about the University's Performing Arts Series, call (775) 784-4046, email or visit: . For additional performance, gallery and arts events at the University of Nevada, Reno, visit the arts365 Calendar website: