SAC Entertainment welcomes Luther alumnus Erik Berry Nov. 3

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Luther College Alumnus Erik Berry, class of 1996, will return to campus to perform a mandolin concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in Marty's, located on the lower level of Dahl Centennial Union on the Luther campus.

Tickets are $9 and can be purchased online at or by contacting the Luther Ticket Office (563) 387-1357 or [email protected]. The Luther Ticket Office is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; with extended hours Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased at the door before the show.

Graduating from Luther with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Berry is now a mandolin player based in northeastern Minnesota. He performs original, instrumental mandolin music, with inspirations of Celtic, bluegrass and old-time themes as well as experimental, electronic music and improvisation.

Berry also performs with the band Trampled by Turtles. Based out of Duluth, Minnesota, the quintet has released eight full albums. Three of the albums have reached the No. 1 spot on the U.S. Billboard Top-100 charts.

The performance is sponsored by Luther's Student Activities Council-Entertainment Committee.

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