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.
It’s a real firecracker of a week. There’s a steady parade of Irish music and other fun activities. Go out and let your Irish flag fly.
Dig out your flowing dresses and your buckskin vests—it’s Celtic Fling weekend at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Manheim (near Lancaster). The three-day event features top Celtic acts such as Gaelic Storm, Albannach, Barleyjuice, the Screaming Orphans, Rathkeltair, and Scythian, with both Irish and Scottish dancers, freckle, kilt, and haggis-eating contests, and highland games. On Saturday, flute player John Blake will be...
The Screaming Orphans and The Elders headline the 13th Annual Penn-Mar Irish Festival on Saturday and Bristol’s annual Irish fest is coming up in a week. In between, lots of music and fun, even on Wednesday!