"Rhythm of the Dance" will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, 1201 W. Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m.

This two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, the show is a thousand year old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show.

Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world. Rhythm of the Dance aspires to a purity content preserving the traditions of Irish step dancing and yet presenting it in the most modern format that has made it a leader in its field. The show features a live band, three tenors and some 22 dancers.

Tickets online are $45 for orchestra, $42 for mezzanine, and $39 for balcony. Visit www.bataviafineartscentre.org.

Tickets at the box office or by phone at (630) 937-8930 are $47 for orchestra, $44 for mezzanine or $41 for balcony.