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LINCOLN, NEB. – The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents Gaelic Storm, the Celtic band made famous in the movie Titanic on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at the Lied Center Ticket Office located at 12th and Q Street in downtown Lincoln or online at www.liedcenter.org .

Gaelic Storm plays Celtic music that hearkens back to the traditional music of Ireland, adding modern sounds and drawing influences from American rock and pop as well as music styles from around the world. A one-time Celtic pub band, they are now a title champion in the Celtic/world music genre. Their compelling original songs and fresh arrangements are steeped in traditional melody and broaden the horizons of Celtic music.

Gaelic Storm has earned a reputation as one of the world-music scene’s preeminent Celtic bands. With catalog sales of more than one million, the group has now had three albums debut at #1 on the Billboard World Albums Chart, 2008’s What’s the Rumpus?, 2010’s Cabbage, which remained parked in the top slot for three consecutive weeks, and 2012’s Chicken Boxer.

The group’s ability to deftly incorporate a rock sensibility into their sound affords them rare crossover appeal. In recent years, they’ve performed on the same bill with acts ranging from Zac Brown Band and the Goo Goo Dolls to Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett, at events as varied as the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Milwaukee’s Summerfest.

A pre-show talk will be led by Lori McAlister, local Celtic music and history enthusiast and Vice President of the St. David’s Welsh Society of Nebraska. The 7 p.m. talk, free to ticket holders, is in the Lied Center's Steinhart Room.

For more information visit LiedCenter.org.