the popular music series 2018-2019



The Hanifl Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce their Popular Music Series for the 2018-2019 series with a great music selection for everyone!

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march 7 & 8 @ 7:30 pm

Lunasa has long been one of contemporary Irish music’s leading voices.  Described by the New York Times as “the hottest Irish acoustic group on the planet.”  Lunasa’s inventive arrangement and bass driven grooves have steered Irish music into surprising and innovative territory.  It’s a must see concert anytime of the year.  Lúnasa has been performing and has proven its mettle time and time again, having sold over a quarter of a million records and performed more than 2,000 shows in high profile concert venues across 36 countries and has performed with renowned artists like Mary Chapin Carpenter and Natalie Merchant. This concert is presented by Taluk Presents and the Cossack Foundation with 100% of all proceeds going directly to Doctors without Borders.   

All VIP tickets purchased ($29.00) include a VIP Reception that begins at 6:45pm prior to the start of the show that includes complimentary passed hors d’oeuvre and a complimentary Guinness, Glass of Wine or Soda.

“Anybody who listens can’t help but find them contagious.” Billboard (USA)


the holy rocka rollaz

April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Take an authentic trip back to the fantastic 50s with The Holy Rocka Rollaz!

If it’s the classic early rock‘n’roll and rockabilly of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash (and many more!) that you want, played just the way those legends played it…you have found your dream band! Minnesota’s own Holy Rocka Rollaz bring back the sound, the look, the memories and nostalgia of one of America’s most treasured eras. There’s nothing but PURE EARLY AMERICAN ROCK‘n’ROLL about them.