A "bona fide revival" comes to campus

For Immediate Release:  April 3, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Referred to as a “bona fide revival,” Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem will close Bloomsburg University’s Celebrity Artist Series season by recovering 200 years of American music.

Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem will perform on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Carver Hall, Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for children and BU students.

Characterized by four-part harmonies and string instrumentals, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem recycle music from the past by combining blues, jazz, gospel and American compositions. The band’s 2010 album, “Ranky Tanky,” won awards from the Parent’s Choice Foundation, National Association of Parenting Publications and the American Library Association.

The group specializes in adult and family shows, and has toured the U.S. and Canada. Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem coax audiences of all ages to join the experience, bridging the gap between performer and listener.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.