There’s an Irish festival in Lancaster that features the John Bryne Band, a fundraiser for the FOP Survivors’ Fund at The Irish Pub, performances by Enter the Haggis, Barleyjuice, Birmingham Six, Jamison, Slainte, and a new play from the Pulitzer Prize winner, John Patrick Shanley.
Former Cherish the Ladies fiddler Rose Conway Flanagan will be joined by Laura Byrne and Dylan Foley at a house concert Saturday night. There’s dancing at McGillicuddy’s, an Irish genealogy session, and an AOH oldies night this week. And more!
This week, events that honor veterans, raise money for needy families, focus on Celtic spirituality, and Irish immigration dominate the calendar–along with lots and lots of music. It’s a full week.
There’s the Mayo Ball, an Irish dance competition, Mick Moloney’s concert at St. Malachy’s, a tribute to Duffy’s Cut, an event from Celtic Brittany, and two Irish officials will be in town this week, including the new Irish Minister for the Diaspora (that’s us).
Happy Samhain! Wear your costume to Saturday’s Halloween Beef-and-Beer fundraiser in Havertown for the Philly St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Check out what’s coming up in the next few days.
This week,the Cavan Ball takes place, a unique guitar trio from Dublin is performing at Longwood Gardens, singer Mary Black is in Phoenixville, and the Glenside Gaelic Club is inviting you to “wine and dine” with them. More inside!