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June 2008 Events Calendar
Heron Valley at the ICC Virtual Concert

June 3

ICCNE Presents:
Heron Valley in Virtual Concert

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:00 pm | 781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Heron Valley is an energy fuelled, traditional band from Scotland. Its roots lie in Scottish and Irish traditional music, including traditional Scots song and Scottish piping tunes and irish banjo. The five-piece group comprises, Abigail Pryde on Fiddle and Vocals, Keith Morrison on Keys, Nick Hamilton on Banjo and Guitar, Alastair Maclean on Bagpipes and Whistles, and Callum Cronin on Bass and Guitar.




ICC Traditional Irish Music Session

June 4

ICCNE Presents:
Traditional Irish Music Session in the Tent

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
4:30 pm | Live | 781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Don't miss the live Irish traditional music session on Friday nights now back at the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Doors open for dinner at 4:00 p.m.




For Folk Sake Band

June 5

ICCNE Presents:
For Folk Sake Music in the Tent

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
5:00 pm | Live | 781 821-8291
irishculture.org

For Folk Sake is an acoustic trio playing an eclectic mix of covers and original music. The band is comprised of Tracy Smith (vocals, guitar and mandolin), Rick Zechman (vocals, guitar, mandolin, dobro, and banjo) and Steve Smith (vocals and the butch fiddle). You can catch them live at the ICC on June 5th.




Robert Kennedy

June 9

JFK Library Presents - Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
6:00 - 7:30 | Virtual
617 514-1643
jfklibrary.org

Patricia Sullivan, professor of history at the University of South Carolina, discusses her new book  Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White, which draws on government files, personal papers, and oral interviews to examine Robert F. Kennedy’s life and legacy. Kenneth Mack, professor of law and history at Harvard University, moderates.




Joanie Mary & Bruce

June 13

BRT Presents: Joanie Madden, Mary Coogan & Bruce Foley

Blackstone River Theatre
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI
4:00 p.m. | Live | $20 | 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

Joannie Madden and Mary Coogan of the esteemed Cherish The Ladies group join forces with the gifted guitarist / Uilleann piper Bruce Foley who has been performing for 30+ years in the Irish and American folk scene. Bruce is also graced with a beautiful voice. How nice it will be to get back to BRT for a live concert!




Discover Newport

June 16

Discover Newport Presents:
Music at Sunset Concert Series

Blithewold Mansion
Briston, RI
1-800-326-6030 | DiscoverNewport.org

Blithewold Mansion, a 33 acre summer estate in Bristol, RI, presents weekly Wednesday concerts throughout the summer featuring a wide range of music. Tickets are sold by carload only. Picnicking is welcome so spread out the blanket, soak up the warmth of the summer sun over Narragansett Bay, and enjoy a variety of musical performances by local musicians. Wednesday nights at Blithewold are the perfect way to enjoy summer with friends and family!




James Joyce

June 20

ICCNE Presents:
Bloomsday Celebration

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:00 pm | 781 821-8291
irishculture.org

An afternoon of songs, stories and performances honoring Irish author James Joyce and his novel Ulysses. Featuring Vice-Consul Shane Caffrey, Dr. Katherine O'Callaghan, Here Comes Everybody Players and Maureen McNally.




BPGCPD Braintree

June 26

Boston Police Gaelic Column of Pipes & Drums
Braintree Fourth of July Parade

Braintree | 11:00 am | FREE
bostonpolicegaeliccolumn.com

Don't miss the 4th of July Parade featuring the Boston Police Gaelic Column of Pipes and Drums live in Braintree. Bring you friends and enjoy the festivities outdoors!




The Skiffs Band

June 26-27

Milton Music Festival

Governor Hutchinson's Field
Adams Street, Milton, MA
Sat: 4:00 p.m. | Sun: 1:00 p.m.
FREE | 617-433-7273 | Parking
Refreshments available

The Milton Music Festival, organized by We Are Milton, is staging its annual Milton Music Festival, a two day celebration. Saturday: 4pm - Music & Fireworks. Sunday:1:00pm - Celtic Sunday. All that are not vaccinated are expected to wear a mask. The festival features Big Party Orchestra, The Fenian Sons, Caroline Brennan & the Skiffs (pictured), Curragh's Fancy, Erin's Melody, The Old Brigade and The Dooley Brothers. Great activities and food. Check back for details.




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