Fri., July 26, Cherish the Ladies
Harris Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m., $20-$45
Whether it's enchanting you with an exquisite instrumental Irish ballad like “Inisheer”—whose combination of flute, fiddle and whistle is breathtaking—or casting a spell with haunting vocals and wistful melodies on “Erin Grá Ma Chrói (Ireland of My Heart),” Cherish the Ladies will hold you in its sway throughout its show. Having been together for 28 years, the quintet has become one of America's most sought-after Irish-American Celtic groups. Renowned for its passionate performances—which include lively and stunning step-dance routines—Cherish the Ladies' website lists more than a dozen albums, including its most recent, An Irish Homecoming-Live From Bucknell University. 10 College Parkway in Folsom, www.cherishtheladies.com.