Here’s a tiny snippet of what you missed if you didn’t get there, and a nice reminder for you if you did. And, hey, if you didn’t get there, let this serve as a motivation to go next time around.
FullSet, a hot young band that blasted the doors off the Irish Center in September, is coming back next week in a Philadelphia Ceili Group-sponsored concert Friday night.
There were lines for beer and lines for haggis, and music almost nonstop last weekend at the Midwinter Scottish and Irish Festival in Valley Forge. We were there and we have photos!
We can’t resist this incredible Scottish tribal drum band, and we don’t think you can, either. As we approach the Midwinter Scottish & Irish Festival, here’s a photo essay, and a cool video, from all of our years in the mosh pit.
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.
Looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a way that’s a lot more respectful of Irish culture? A local Irish cultural organization has a great, alcohol-free family-friendly party on tap.