A concert of Irish dancing and music is slated for 11:30 a.m. on March 9 at the Touhill Performing Arts Center at UMSL. (Photo by Kashmera via Flickr)

To get you primed for St. Patrick’s Day next weekend, the University of Missouri–St. Louis will present a concert of traditional Irish music and dance.

The concert will feature Eileen Gannon, who specializes in playing the Irish harp. She’ll perform at 11:30 a.m. on March 9 at the E. Desmond and Mary Ann Lee Theater at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at UMSL. James Mounsey, a music lecturer at UMSL will also be on hand for the festivities.

The show is free and open to the public. It’s sponsored by the Smurfit-Stone Endowed Professorship in Irish Studies at UMSL, International Studies and Programs at UMSL and the St. Louis Irish Arts.

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