Angelina Arts Alliance News Release – October 30, 2012

Contact: Tracy Pinkerton, Managing Director – 936-633-5234

Celebrate Christmas Irish-Style at the Temple Theater 12/7 

DANÚ: Christmas in Ireland Tickets on Sale Nov.7th

LUFKIN, TX. Get ready to ring in the holidays in Celtic fashion – as the Irish have for centuries – when DANÚ takes the Temple Theater stage.  Tickets go on sale Wednesday, November 7th at the Temple Theater box office for DANÚ: AN NOLLAIG IN ÉIRINN – Christmas in Ireland. Angelina Arts Alliance presents this glorious celebration of Christmas from the Irish countryside on Friday, December 7th, at 7:30 pm. with tickets ranging from $27-$35 (Premium/$45). Hailing from historic County Waterford, DANÚ is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today, playing to standing room only concerts throughout Ireland. Celtic music lovers around the globe have been thrilled by the ensemble’s virtuoso players on fiddle, flutes, button accordion, percussion and the gorgeous voice of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh. DANÚ: An Nollaig in Éirinn is sponsored by Angelina Radiation Oncology Associates, First Bank & Trust East Texas and Lufkin Industries, Inc. Season Sponsors are Memorial Health System of East Texas and Brookshire Brothers Food & Pharmacy.

DANÚ is an award-winning ensemble having earned Folk Band of the Year, Best Traditional Song, Best Singer and Best Traditional Group – TWICE – from the likes of the BBC and Irish Music Magazine. Come share this high spirited holiday festival filled with music and song, favorite Christmas carols and reels. DANÚ is sure to bring joy and warm the family heart this holiday season.    

To purchase tickets online go to, call the box office at (936) 633-5454, or visit the Temple Theater box office in person on the Angelina College campus in Lufkin. Visit the Angelina Arts Alliance website for information about the entire 2012-13 season.  Follow Angelina Arts Alliance on Facebook for late-breaking news and ticket giveaways.