Angelina Arts Alliance News Release – November 20, 2012

Contact: Ginger Trotter, Marketing and Communications – 936-633-3320

Temple Theater Will Echo with Joyous Sounds of Christmas Dec.7 th

When Irish Ensemble DANÚ Takes the Stage

LUFKIN, TX. Experience an age old Christmas festival – as the Irish have for centuries – when DANÚ performs AN NOLLAIG IN ÉIRINN or Christmas in Ireland in Lufkin at 7:30 pm, Friday December 7th.  Tickets are available at the Temple Theater box office for this glorious celebration of the season – filled with music and song. Presented by the Angelina Arts Alliance, tickets for DANÚ are from $27-$35 (Premium/$45). 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.

Celtic music lovers around the world recognize and admire the ensemble’s virtuoso players on fiddle, flutes, button accordion, percussion and the unforgettable voice of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh. Playing to sold out concerts throughout Ireland and beyond, DANÚ is one of the hottest bands on the Celtic circuit today. Called “Compellingly original” by The Los Angeles Times, DANÚ stirs the blood and lifts the heart. This award-winning ensemble 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. Bring the whole family to this high spirited holiday festival direct from the Irish countryside, filled with music and song, favorite Christmas carols and reels. Experience the joy of the season with DANÚ at the Temple Theater.

For tickets call the box office at (936) 633-5454, or visit the Temple Theater box office on the Angelina College campus in Lufkin, Monday through Friday from 11am – 5pm, except holidays. To purchase tickets online at visit and to learn information about the entire 2012-13 season.  Follow Angelina Arts Alliance on Facebook for late-breaking news and ticket giveaways.                                                                      

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