Usiloquoy Dance Creations will perform a classical form of Indian dance to Irish and Indo-Irish music on Saturday at the Irish Memorial. The two cultures are more alike than you think.
The thousands of incredibly enthusiastic folks who showed up for the Galway Sessions Parade got a special treat: a visit from one of the Philly area’s most popular bagpipe bands. We share their snaps.
RUNA, winner of the top Irish group in the Irish Music Awards last year, debuted its brand new CD, “Current Affairs,” on Friday, June 20, at the Sellersville Theatre. Gene Shay, the grand old man of Philly folk, introduced the group along with opening act, singer-songwriter Michael Braunfeld. And one audience member used the occasion—with the collusion of the group—to propose. Karen said yes to Jim! We were there and caught it all on...
Check out Brian Mengini’s photos from Blackthorn’s free concert in Prospect Park on Thursday night.
Sunday’s fundraiser to help defray costs of retrieving the bodies of the remaining 50 Irish immigrants who died working on the railroad in Malvern in 1832 made twice its goal. We have photos.
RUNA’s latest release is an exciting and eclectic mix of songs from Celtic traditions, British folk, Americana–and a little Amos Lee thrown in. The band will be releasing it on June 20 in a concert at Sellersville Theatre. It’s a must-have!