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CELTIC COLOURS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
www.celtic-colours.com
October 9th–17th, 2015
Artists from Scotland, Ireland, Isle o
f Man, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, USA, Newfoundland and Labrador, PEI, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec, will join some of Cape Breton’s finest singers, dancers, and players in 47 concerts taking place in communities all over the Island. For its 19th year, Celtic Colours is bringing back some Festival favourites including fiddler Liz Doherty, harp–player Laoise Kelly, piper Paddy Keenan, and We Banjo 3 from Ireland; piper Fred Morrison, and Gaelic singers Kathleen MacInnes and Mary Ann Kennedy from Scotland; and Helene Blum and Harald Haugaard from Denmark. April Verch and her band return along with banjo–playing balladeer Old Man Luedecke, beloved singer-songwriters Dave Gunning and Laura Smith, and the always delightful and entertaining Newfoundland duo Jim Payne and Fergus O’Byrne.

NEW YORK TRAD FEST
www.newyorktradfest.org
November 5th–8th
MC Tradmaster Don Meade
Artists
Tony DeMarco, Eileen Ivers, Brian Conway, Brendan O’Shea, Ivan Goff, James, Keane, Dr. Mick Moloney, Jerry O’Sullivan Groups
The Murphy Beds.

WE BANJO 3
www.webanjo3.com
September
11–13
Pittsburgh Irish Festival
15
Irish Heritage Centre of Cincinatti
16–17
Chicago World Music Festival
18–20 Michigan Irish Festival
October
9–13
Celtic Colours Cape Breton

LIZ CARROLL
www.lizcarroll.com
October
9–11
Liz and the String Sisters (Liz
Doherty, Liz Knowles, Annbjørg Lien, Emma Härdelin, and Catriona Macdonald) appear at the splendid Celtic Colours International Festival. The String Sisters are part of the opening concert, ending the night that begins with Loreena McKennitt, and includes Lucy MacNeil & Liz Doherty, and dancer Sabra MacGillivray on the bill.

THE WILLIS CLAN
www.thewillisclan.com
September
11–13
Pittsburgh Irish Festival Pittsburgh, PA
19
Old Timers Festival La Vergne, TN
25 Lancaster Grand Theatre Lancaster, KY
26 Harvester Performance Center Rockymount, VA
27 Dixon Center For Performing Arts Andalusia, AL
October
8
The Ritz Theatre Talladega, AL
9 C
oastal Carolina Fair Ladson, SC
November
2
Jefferson Davis Community College

THE HIGH KINGS
www.thehighkings.com
September
11
Guinness Syracuse Irish Festival, Syracuse, NY
12 Pittsburg Irish Festival, West Homestead, PA
13 Gavin’s Irish Country Inn, Cornwallville, NY
15 Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, MN
16
Campanile Center, Minocqua, WI
18 – 19 Michigan Irish Festival, Muskegon, MI
October
1
Celtic Hall,Albany, NY
2 Infinity Hall, Norfolk, CT
3 Somerville Theater, Somerville, MA
4 Sellersville Theater Sellersville, PA
11
IBAM Chivago, Chicago, IL
17 Oct 2015 Henderson Pavillion, Henderson, NV
EILEEN IVERS
www.eileenivers.com

October
10
Lexington: Transylvania University KY
17 Bluebell: Lively Arts Series/ Montgomerey County Community College, PA

SARAH McQUAID
www.sarahmcquaid.com
October
1 Lisle Public Library, Lisle, IL
2 The Focal Point, Maplewood, MO
3 Last Minute Folk. Topeka, KS
4 FolkHouse, Omaha, NE
5 Rapid City Public Library. Rapid City, SD
7 St Marie’s Council for the Arts, St Marie’s, ID
9
Concerts In The Woods, Coyle, WA
10 Traditions Café, Olympia, WA
12
House Concert, Santa Cruz, CA
13 Fiddlers Crossing, Tehachapi, CA

14 City of Camarillo Public Library, Camarillo, CA
16 San Diego Folk Heritage, Poway, CA
17 Living Tradition Concert Series, Anaheim, CA
21 Flagstaff Friends of Traditional, Flagstaff, AZ
22 Art Of The Song Coffeehouse, Albuquerque, NM
23 HubCityMusic.com House Concerts, Lubbock, TX
2
4 Opening Bell Coffee, Dallas, TX
SOLAS
www.solasmusic.com

October
17
Henderson Pavillion, Henderson, NV
25 Black Rock Center for the Arts Germantown, MD

PATRICK BALL
www.patrickball.com

October
9
Old Songs Concerts Series Voorheesville, NY
10
Jericho Arts Council, Bainbridge, NY
17
Blackstone River Theatre Cumberland, RI
November
6
Oak and Thorn Concert Series Mendocino, CA

THE YOUNG WOLFE TONES

www.theyoungwolfetones.com
October
10
East Durham, New York, Gavin’s Guinness Fest 2015
November
7 – 8
Austin, Texas Austin Celtic Festival 2015
13 Manchester, New Hampshire The Shaskeen Irish Pub & Restaurant
23
Cocoa Beach, Florida Nolan’s Irish Pub

RUNA
www.runamusic.com
September

11 Alumni Hall Haverhill, NH
12
Rochester Celtic Festival Rochester, NY
13
20th Annual Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival, Norwich, NY
17
Michigan Irish Festival Muskegon, MI
18
Michigan Irish Festival Muskegon, MI
19 Michigan Irish Festival Muskegon, MI
20
Michigan Irish Festival Muskegon, MI

THE GOTHARD SISTERS
www.gothardsisters.weebly.com
September
12 – 13
Sherwood Celtic Music Festival, Austin, Texas
18
Quad Cities Celtic Festival and Highland Games, Iowa
26
Celtic Classic and Highland Games, Pennsylvania