WSU Performing Arts

Spring Series

Ten Strings and a Goat Skin


Thursday, March 1, 2018
7:30 p.m. at Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall

Age-old entertainments—sitting around the fire, telling tales—can take on ever-new faces. Young acoustic power trio Ten Strings and a Goat Skin know this, transforming tradition with vigor, curiosity, and sparks of goofy humor.

This bilingual folk/fusion group from Prince Edward Island plays traditional and original music inspired by their Atlantic Canadian roots, infusing Irish, Acadian, French, and original creations with contagious pop and world rhythms.

Described by The Guardian as "a seamless, polished, barrel-drum-tight, rhythmically innovative, and wildly entertaining traditional music powerhouse," the band creates a unique and fiery sound that leaves audiences wanting more.

Last year, the group won the East Coast Music Award for Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year for their album Auprès du Poêle (Around the Wood Stove), produced by Leonard Podolak of The Duhks. Their first studio album, Corbeau, won the ECMA World Recording of the Year in 2015.


The 2017/2018 season is presented with support from
Residence Inn by Marriott Courtyard by Marriott


Tickets on Sale Now!

Reserved Seating
$18 Adults
$15 Seniors (60+)
$9 Non-WSU Students
& Youth
FREE WSU Students w/ID

Buy Tickets

Tickets may be purchased in advance* at:

  • 800-325-7328
  • Any TicketsWest outlet, including the Beasley Coliseum ticket office (open Mon–Fri 10–2)

The Daggy Hall box office will open 2 hours before the performance for will-call and ticket sales (subject to availability).

*Service charges apply to advance ticket sales unless purchased at Beasley Coliseum.

Free WSU Student Tickets

WSU student tickets require valid ID and may be picked up in advance only at Beasley Coliseum. Student tickets will be available at the door on a space-available basis.

Group Discount

Groups of 8 or more are eligible for a discounted rate of $14/person. Call 509-335-8522 for details.

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