Philly’s Rose of Tralee competes in the international competition in Ireland this week, and Cahal Dunne brings his cabaret show to the Irish Center for a fundraiser on Sunday night. And there’s more. . . .
Two great trad performers come to the Irish Center on Sunday, and there are Celtic acts from Schwenksville to Bethlehem to Wildwood and parts in between. Read on for info on Irish Center fundraisers coming up, including one with Irish comic Mick Thomas.
Solas, the John Byrne Band, Scythian, Barleyjuice, Blackwater. . .plus Keith Urban Sheryl Crow, Steely Dan, and The Moody Blues. Where else can you see those acts and more but at Bethlehem’s Musikfest, which opens August 1.
The screenwriter of “The Minnitts of Anabeg,” a film about an English judge who tries to save his community during the Irish Potato Famine, will be at the Irish Center this week to discuss the film after its showing. “Ragas and Airs” will be at The Irish Memorial and Altan is in town. There’s lots more too.
John Byrne will be opening up the first of several fundraisers for the Irish Center on Saturday, then entertaining on Wednesday in Chestnut Hill’s Pastorius Park. Jamison is in Sea Isle, and an very unusual dance performance is planned for the Irish Memorial.
A fundraiser to help save the Philadelphia Irish Center is scheduled for July 19. Read on for details and for how to catch your favorite Philly Irish bands one state over.