Karen Boyce McCollum heads up the entertainment at the Duffy’s Cut Fundraiser on Saturday and Jamison, Bogside Rogues, Celtic Connection and Raymond Coleman are the headliners for Sunday’s Philly parade fundraiser. A singalong play, Lafferty’s Wake, opens this week at Society Hill Playhouse. And there’s much much more.
Gaelic Storm, The Chieftains, Full Set, and many local musical groups are getting their last practice in before March–and you can see them! The ways to be Irish in Philly are multiplying rapidly–don’t miss a thing!
Dozens of Irish and Scottish performers are coming to Valley Forge this weekend, and the Delco Gaels will be tripping the light fantastic the end of the week. And there are Irish-flavored plays and operas in town. All in all, a great week.
It’s a huge week for events, including the annual Celtic Spring concert in Camden, Jamison at Archbishop Ryan, a new session in Swedesburg, and the opening concert for next weekend’s Midwinter Scottish and Irish Festival in Valley Forge.
Along with football–Celtic GFC supporters descend on Philly this weekend and the Super Bowl will be playing on all screens at the Irish Center on Sunday–there are plenty of high-brow events, including a new play from Inis Nua, an old play from George Bernard Shaw, and an opera based on the works of Oscar Wilde. And more, of course.
This week IIrish Philly wishes a happy birthday to Robbie Burns, remembers the tragic events of Blood Sunday, and welcomes hundreds of supporters of the Celtic Football Club of Glasgow. And there’s more going on.