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2014 IRISH, SCOTTISH & CELTIC FESTIVALS

New England States & Canada

 


May 31

Boston Irish Festival of Sports and Children’s Day

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive | Canton

bostonirishfestival.info | irishculture.org

Gaelic football, hurling and rugby.
Plus children’s activities such as field games, storytelling and face painting.
heck back for more details - - coming soon!





June 6-7

Boston Irish Festival of Music

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive | Canton

bostonirishfestival.info | irishculture.org

Rain or Shine! Friday: 6-11pm | Saturday: 11am-11pm

Top entertainers in 2014 include Black 47 (pictured) , Eileen Ivers& Immigrant soul, the Rebel Kellys, The Shantys, Corvus, Yoke Shire, the Gobshites, Rakish Paddy, Tom Lanigan Band, Devri, Ivy Leaf, and Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann.





June 14

Boston Irish Festival Feis

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive | Canton

bostonirishfestival.info | irishculture.org

Irish step dancing competitions, featuring hundreds of the region’s best Irish dancers. 
Hosted by the award-winning Harney Academy of Irish Dance.

Check back for more details - - coming soon!





June 21

Blackstone River Theatre Summer Solstice Festival

Diamond Hill Park
Rte. 114 | Cumberland | RI

401 725-9272 | riverfolk.org

11:00 am - 7:00 pm | $15 adults, $10 seniors, children $5, under-5 free! | Rain Date June 22
Five Stages: Burning Bridget Cleary, Cantrip, Aoife Clancy, Eastern Medicine Singers, The Gnomes, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Laurel Martin, Mark Roberts & Kieran Jordan, Robbie O'Connell, Panache Quartet, Pendragon, Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen, Torrin Ryan & Mark Oien, Irish step dance featuring Tir Na Nog, Irish Dance and Showcase Dance Productions, Debbie O'Carroll, Mary King & Phil Edmonds, Marvelous Marvin Circus Arts. Food & Craft vendors, Set and ceili dancing stage and a children’s activities area!





July 19

21st annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival

Look Park
300 North Main Street | Florence (Northampton) | MA

413 862-8095 or 862-4539 | glasgowlands.org

AD: $16.00 | CH: 6-12 $5.00 | Under 6: FREE | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | After Party until 9:30 pm

The 21st annual Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival is an all-day gathering of the clans, piping and athletic competitions. Massed Bands and Mass Fling at opening ceremonies - 11:30 am. Performers include Albannach, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, the Cabeys and the Bell Family (pictured).




July 25-27

28th Annual Lowell Summer Music Festival

Boarding House Park
40 French Street | Lowell
978 970-5200 | lowellsummermusic.org | lowellfolkfestival.org

FREE | donations welcome.
The 28th Annual Lowell Folk Festival features six stages of traditional ethnic music, authentic crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, art and children's activities. Performers include Irish traditional trio James Kelly, Donna Long & Sean Kean, Irish stepdancer Kevin Doyle, plus Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, the Pine Leaf Boys, Appalachian Buck Dance & Old Time Music.




August 21

Irish Music Festival:
South Shore Music Circus

130 Sohier Street
Cohasset

Doors: 6:00 p.m. | Show: 7:00 p.m. | $31.50
themusiccircus.org | Tickets | Directions-Parking

Headlining this first annual Irish Music Festival at the South Shore Music Circus is violin virtuoso Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul (pictured left). Also appearing will be The Fighting Jamesons and Celtica: Pipes Rock.
Check back - - more details coming soon!




August 22

Irish Music Festival:
Cape Cod Melody Tent

21 West Main Street
Hyannis

Doors: 6:00 p.m. | Show: 7:00 p.m. | $31.50
melodytent.org | Tickets | Directions-Parking

Headlining this first annual Irish Music Festival at the Cape Cod Melody Tent is violin virtuoso Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul. Also appearing will be The Fighting Jamesons and Celtica: Pipes Rock (pictured left).
Check back - - more details coming soon!




WIN TIX!
August 23

Newport Celtic Rock Festival

Newport Yachting Center
Downtown Newport, RI

Noon - 10 p.m. | $30 advance, $40 gate
newportwaterfrontevents.com

A great line-up of today’s favorite Irish music and culture, the Celtic Rock Festival features such stars as Gaelic Storm, Eileen Ivers, Tartan Terrors, Celtica – Pipes Rock and the Fighting Jamesons. Over 10 hours of Celtic Rock on one summer day on the beautiful Newport Waterfront!
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!





September 3-7

Québec Celtic Festival

Morrin Center and nearby
44, chaussée des Écossais | Québec City
1-888-693-5757 | festivalceltique.com | quebecregion.com

Various times -- see the 2014 program | Many events are FREE
The 9th edition of the Québec Celtic Festival will take place on La chaussée des Écossais, at the Morrin Center, at Quebec High School, and in many different pubs throughout the city. Gaelic football games, parade, conferences and shows for all ages.






September 19-21

New Hampshire Highland Games

Loon Mountain
Lincoln | NH
603 229-1975 | nhscot.org

Join the largest gathering of Scottish musicians, dancers, pipers, athletes and cultural artisans in the northeast with over 60 Scottish clans and societies gather each year to celebrate their heritage.  Music, games, bagpipe bands and fiddle competitions.





September 26-28

iFest

Seaport World Trade Center
Boston

ifestboston.com | Full Details HERE.

iFest, a three day festival of contemporary Irish Culture comes to the prestigious Seaport World Trade Center, Boston from September 26th- 28th, 2014. The collaboration of Irish culture, art and enterprise is showcased through the interactive iFest pillars of food & drink, live entertainment, culture & creativity, Irish roots, sporting heritage and tourism & hospitality

See PDF with full details here.





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