CJAC is presenting the Celtic Junction Fall Outdoor Concert Series on September 18, 19, and 20! We will be observing social distancing guidelines and ask that all attendees wear masks when less than 6 feet apart. Please bring your own camp chair! Also, note that youth 18 and under receive free admission to our concerts.

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Outdoor Ceili

CJAC Family Ceili

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a socially-distanced outdoor ceili. Masks are required. Full details to come!

Irish of Minnesota Digital Gallery Launch

Irish of Minnesota Digital Gallery Launch

August 8 - August 9

Tom is launching an Irish of Minnesota digital gallery on FaceBook. Please like his page here, and watch for new photographs and accompanying stories all day on Saturday, August 8th! Please visit and comment.

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International Irish Dance Day

September 17

Let's celebrate our love of Irish dance at the first annual International Irish Dance Day! Irish Dance Schools will be congregating at The Celtic Junction for a socially-distanced Irish Dance celebration.

Twice Banjaxed: Derek Anderson and Morien McBurnie

Twice Banjaxed in Concert

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Twice Banjaxed is Derek Anderson (banjo) and Morien McBurnie (banjo, guitar). This duo is forever stretching, exploring, pushing, playing, and learning. These young musicians play classic Irish trad and contemporary tunes with a twist!

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Dean Magraw in Concert

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Dean Magraw has fine-tuned his passionate “Heavy Meadow” approach to music from years of performing and recording with some of the finest musicians in North America, Europe, and Japan. For this concert, Dean will be joined by one of those - special guest Dáithí Sproule.

Todd Menton promo photo by Susan Esbjornson

Todd Menton in Concert

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Todd’s calling card is his wry, edgy performing style, focusing on warm, vibrant vocals and sharp playing on guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán, and harmonica. Folks can expect all the drama and hilarity of the traditional songs and tunes, and the darkly humorous word-play of his original songs, delivered with wit and crackling energy.

Liam Slattery and David Ochs

Liam Slattery & David Ochs in Concert

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

You won't want to miss these upbeat and inventive musicians on fiddle and guitar!


Dakota Dave Hull in Concert

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dakota Dave is a restlessly curious, adventurous traveler along the broad highway of America’s music. In his playing the masters speak, but in a vocabulary that is Dave’s alone: alternatively mirthful and moving, always melodic.

The Explainers

Dennis Curley & The Explainers

September 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Explainers are Dennis Curley, Katy Hays, Tony Wirth, Leo Lenander and Matthew Zimmerman. They are best known for their engaging and danceable pop, rock and country cover songs.

Gary Rue in Concert

Gary Rue in Concert

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gary Rue’s Music honors the craft of songwriting, reminiscent of the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison and Mose Alison. Influenced by nearly anything and everything musical, but most often by Frederic Chopin, Kurt Weill, The Beatles, Motown, and the poets of Tin Pan Alley and their Brill Building offspring.

Wild Colonial Bhoys

Wild Colonial Bhoys in Concert

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wild Colonial Bhoys will be putting on an outdoor show to be remembered - all as part of the Celtic Junction Outdoor Fall Concert Weekend!

Patsy O'Brien and Dick Hensold with instruments

Patsy O’Brien and Dick Hensold in Concert

September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

An hour of traditional Celtic music with unique and innovative arrangements. Patsy O'Brien and Dick Hensold in concert includes a variety of songs from Britain and Ireland accompanied by guitar and Northumbrian smallpipes and a variety of whistles.

Adrienne O'Shea, Ian McKenna, and Joe De Georgio

Taking Flight Collective

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featuring Adrienne O'Shea (vocals, flute), Ian McKenna (accordion), and Joe De Georgeo (fiddle) with guitarist Brian Miller, this performance marks the launch of a 2020-21 pilot project from the Center for Irish Music called Taking Flight Collective.

Daithi Sproule and Laura MacKenzie

Dáithí Sproule and Laura MacKenzie in Concert

September 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Songs and Music of Ireland & Scotland, plus original instrumentals featuring master musician Dáithí Sproule on guitar and voice with multi-instrumentalist Laura MacKenzie on flutes, whistles, pipes, concertina, and voice.

Two Tap Trio

Two Tap Trio in Concert

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As part of the Celtic Junction Fall Outdoor Concert Weekend, Two Tap Trio will be performing their unique blend of traditional dance tunes.

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