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Fintan Vallely - Bodhran in Irish Music

Free Colloquium: A lecture by Irish musician and author Fintan Vallely

January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Irish musician, writer and researcher Fintan Vallely for an illustrated talk exploring the history of the popular Irish drum, the bodhrán, and how it came to join Irish dance as a percussive element in Irish music.

Scottish social dance for Irish Arts Week

Scottish Ceilidh with the Gunn Slingers

January 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until January 24, 2020

Join us for a monthly Scottish Ceilidh! Lots of fun and we teach the dances!

Norah Rendell and The Lost Forty

Norah Rendell and The Lost Forty

January 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Inspired by Celtic traditions from Newfoundland to Minnesota, Norah Rendell and the Lost Forty unearth heirloom songs with Irish-American and Canadian roots and perform them with passion and nuance.

Support Irish traditional music at Eigse CIM

Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event

February 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The semi-formal evening event includes a traditional Irish dinner, a Celtic art-themed silent auction, raffle, and a stellar traditional Irish music concert by Center for Irish Music instructors, who boast recording, award-winning, and world-touring artists among their number.

Scottish social dance for Irish Arts Week

Scottish Ceilidh with the Gunn Slingers

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 24, 2020

Join us for a monthly Scottish social dance at the Celtic Junction Arts Center! Learn a variety of dances (don't worry, we'll teach you!) and hear music from featured local artists. We'll see you there. Bring your friends! 

Solo Trio: 3 songwriters, 2 sets, 1 crazy night of music

A Solo Trio: Lojo Russo, Adam Stemple, Teresa Chandler

February 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Adam Stemple, Teresa Chandler, and Lojo Russo
Together for one night of magical musical mayhem.

Karan Casey in Concert

Karan Casey in Concert

March 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Karan Casey is one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices in Irish traditional and folk music. Her career has spanned twenty-five years from the early days as a jazz performer in George’s Bistro in Dublin to her heady days in New York with the band Solas to her now well established solo career.

Celebrate St. Patrick's day with Kickin' It Irish

Kickin’ It Irish!

March 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Kids love the Kickin' It Irish Matinee

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Kickin' It Irish

Kickin’ It Irish!

March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Have fun with Kickin' It Irish

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Celebrate St. Patrick's day with Kickin' It Irish

Kickin’ It Irish!

March 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish!

Kids love the Kickin' It Irish Matinee

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin' It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Kickin' It Irish

Kickin’ It Irish!

March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin'It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Boys love Kickin' It Irish

Kickin’ It Irish Matinee

March 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin'It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

Kickin' It Irish - last show this season at CJAC

Kickin’ It Irish!

March 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Celebrate Saint Paddy's Day in true Irish style with Kickin'It Irish! Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O'Sé, Kickin' It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music.

St. Patrick’s Day Ceili Dance

March 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Traditional folk dances of Ireland.

Scottish social dance for Irish Arts Week

Scottish Ceilidh with the Gunn Slingers

March 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a monthly Scottish social dance at the Celtic Junction Arts Center! Learn a variety of dances (don't worry, we'll teach you!) and hear music from featured local artists. We'll see you there. Bring your friends! 

Irish music from France brought to us by Doolin'

Doolin’ – Halfway to Irish Fair!

March 29, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

French in origin – though easily mistaken for Irish musicians – this sextet (guitar, bodhrán, violin, tin whistle, accordion/vocals, bass) brings a fresh approach to Irish music. Inspired by the purest tradition, Doolin’ combines instrumentals, vocals and original compositions in a resolutely modern style.

Whiskey Tasting

March 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Join Irish hosts Kieran Folliard and Gerry Diver for stories and tastes of some of Ireland’s finest whiskeys in the elegant Eoin McKiernan Library. 

Aoife Scott

Aoife Scott in Concert

April 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

At the top of the Irish charts, Aoife Scott shares songs from her new CD "Home Bird", while enchanting with hits like "All Along the Wild Atlantic Way."

Norah Rendell and Brian Miller

Norah Rendell and Brian Miller

April 4, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join singer and flute player Norah Rendell and her guitar-playing husband Brian Miller for an intimate online concert broadcast from their home!

Cover image for Irish Language Exhibition.

Irish Language Exhibition

April 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

A beautiful exhibition created by the government of Ireland to represent the history and vigor of the Irish language. Free to the public.

Lecture with Dáithí Sproule

Leacht le Dáithí Sproule / Lecture with Daithi Sproule

April 17, 2020 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Dáithí Sproule explains the connection music groups Skara Brae and Altan have with Irish music and the Gaeltacht.

"My American Journey" by Douglas Hyde, book cover.

Leacht le Brian Ó Conchubair / Lecture with Brian Ó Conchubair

April 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

This will be a fascinating look at Douglas Hyde's travels in America in 1905/1906 during which he raised funds and awareness for the revival of the Irish language.

IMDA 3rd Saturday Ceili dance

April 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Beltane Boys

The Beltane Boys in Concert

April 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

The Beltane Boys are a unique Celtic band from the Pacific Northwest, combining virtuosic solo performances with three-part vocal harmonies and refined ensemble playing.

Irish session at CJAC

CJAC Saturday Night Session

April 18, 2020 @ 9:30 pm - April 19, 2020 @ 1:00 am

Free! Come one, come all! Join us after the Beltane Boys concert with your instruments for a fun session in the remodeled lobby space. Don't play an instrument? Come and enjoy music, company, and craic! This event is part of the Irish Arts Weekend. 

Scottish Gaelic Workshop with Richard Hill

Workshop: Scottish Gaelic Puirt-a-Beul

April 19, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Gaelic singer and scholar Richard Hill will present and teach Scottish Gaelic “mouth-music” or puirt-a-beul. 

Children's Fair

CJAC’s Children’s Fair

April 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your kids and check out some of what goes on at the Celtic Junction Arts Center. Your young ones can dance a jig, try out instruments, listen to some rollicking tunes, enjoy story time and puppets, play games, and munch on some snacks.

Danny Diamond and Anna Lethert

Danny Diamond and Anna Lethert

April 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join dancer Anna Lethert and fiddle player Danny Diamond for an intimate online concert broadcast from their home!

Scottish fiddle with Brandon Vance

Workshop: Essentials of Scottish Fiddling

April 19, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Scottish fiddling, including the Scots snap, birl, and the stylistic principles governing the strathspey and the traditional "MSR" or March, Strathspey and Reel set.  The aim is to help students not only learn new repertoire and skills, but to gain a greater understanding of the cultural and historical forces that have shaped the Scottish fiddling tradition.

Pipe tune to flute workshop with Cameron St. Louis

Workshop: Adapting Pipe Tunes to Flute and Whistle

April 19, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

In this “Pipe Line to Flute” workshop, the group will explore a range of pipe music which is often heard on other instruments as well. Participants will learn a number of simple tunes and practice applying the stylistic palette which distinguishes Scottish bagpipe music to the whistle and flute. A key of “D” whistle or flute is required, and a recording device is recommended. Cameron St. Louis – wooden flutes, whistles, Scottish smallpipes, Flemish pipes; instrument maker. Hear Cameron in…

The Camino Voyage

Film – The Camino Voyage

April 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Camino Voyage is an award-winning film. A crew including a writer, two musicians, an artist and a stonemason embark on an inspiring and dangerous 2,500 kilometre modern-day Celtic odyssey from Ireland to Spain. RTE review. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

John Dingley

An Evening with John Dingley

April 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission at the door: $10 Adults/$8 Seniors (over 60), $5 Children (under 16) Join us for an evening of entertainment with local Welsh-native, singer, poet, actor, author, and character extraordinaire. John will also be signing copies of his latest book, A Visit Home. A Visit Home is a collection of short stories, a sketch and a few poems. Many of the works are based in Wales, the Midwest and its Celtic community. The stories, most of which are based in…

Rory Gallagher

Irish Blues Legend Rory Gallagher

April 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Rory Gallagher, from his early days growing up in an Ireland new to rock'n'roll, to gaining the admiration of musical giants like Jimi Hendrix and Brian May.

Blessing and Curses in Irish

Irish Language Blessings and Curses

April 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

There are no limits to the language mastery in this literary jewel,  with expressions that are sought after, and curious phrases that can delight or upset an acquaintance.  Join Lavinia Finnerty as she shares some of these gems, and stories from her own upbringing.

O'Shea Irish Dance logo

Free Irish Dance Class: Adults

April 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Free. Join an O'Shea Irish Dance class and get a thorough work out while learning some steps with other adults. Come on in, it's fun! This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

Celtic Phoenix Theatre

An Evening with James Joyce

April 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Staged Readings illuminating the life and work of this world-famous modernist genius, James Joyce (1882-1941).

Drawing Celtic Mythology

April 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how the haunting and magical gods, goddesses, heroes, magicians, and landscapes of the Celtic realms can be given creative expression and re-interpretation in a class for beginners, returning students who have taken the class before, and enthusiasts at all levels.

Scottish social dance for Irish Arts Week

Scottish Ceilidh with the Gunn Slingers

April 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a monthly Scottish social dance at the Celtic Junction Arts Center! Learn a variety of dances (don't worry, we'll teach you!) and hear music from featured local artists. We'll see you there. Bring your friends! 

Irish Storytime

Irish Storytime

April 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Alisa Mee and Lavinia Finnerty for a bilingual storytime in Irish and English for children aged birth to five and their families.

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads from Ireland and Elsewhere

April 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

$10. Held in the McKiernan Library. Courtney Buck discusses and sings songs about murder from across the pond with ballads and stories that made it from Ireland, Scotland, and England to the mountains of Appalachia and beyond. This event is part of the Irish Arts Week. 

O’Shaughnessy Poetry Prize Winner Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

Colloquium – O’Shaughnessy Poetry Prize Winner Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

April 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

O’Shaughnessy Poetry Prize 2020 Winner, Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, in a conversation with Lavinia Finnerty. The discussion will be, at least partly, in Irish.

New Hibernia Review cover art

New Hibernia Review Panel & Discussion

April 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free. Discussion of the  New Hibernia Review, its history and importance and significance as the quarterly journal created by the University of St. Thomas’s Center for Irish Studies since the 1990s led by David Gardiner, the new Director of the Center. A discussion of one or more recent articles follows.  This journal is the cornerstone of the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas, New Hibernia Review offers plainly argued writing on Irish life and culture for…

Pete McCauley Concert Flier

Pete McCauley, an acoustic virtual concert

April 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join musician Pete McCauley for an acoustic online concert broadcast from his home!

Connemara Patch, a painting

Lecture – Despair in the Heartland

April 27, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm

$10 Jane Kennedy tell the story of the Connemaras of Graceville.  Featuring original research, this substantive talk will present an account of how Connemara emigrants from Ireland’s western seaboard suffered through and survived one of Minnesota’s harshest winters in 1880.  This event is part of the Irish Arts Week.

Hannah Flowers, promo image with harp

Hannah Flowers

May 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join traditional harpist and singer Hannah Flowers for an evening of lovely songs and lively tunes straight from her living room to yours!

Adrienne O'Shea

Adrienne O’Shea

May 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presenting Adrienne O'Shea in her first solo concert with special guest Cormac Ó Sé!

Ann and Charlie Heymann at Home with the Gaelic Harp

Ann & Charlie Heymann at Home with the Gaelic Harp

May 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Ann & Charlie Heymann at home via the Celtic Junction Art Center’s Facebook page, where they will discuss and demonstrate their unique approach to performing old Gaelic poetry with the cláirseach aka early Irish harp or Gaelic harp.

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Food Drive

June 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 5, 2020

Drop off non-perishable food, baby care essentials (diapers, wipes, formula, jars of baby food) and personal care items (soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, and toothbrushes) at the Celtic Junction located at 836 Prior Ave N. in Saint Paul. No contact drop off available.

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Food Drive

June 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 5, 2020

Drop off non-perishable food, baby care essentials (diapers, wipes, formula, jars of baby food) and personal care items (soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, and toothbrushes) at the Celtic Junction located at 836 Prior Ave N. in Saint Paul. No contact drop off available.

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Food Drive

June 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 5, 2020

Drop off non-perishable food, baby care essentials (diapers, wipes, formula, jars of baby food) and personal care items (soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, and toothbrushes) at the Celtic Junction located at 836 Prior Ave N. in Saint Paul. No contact drop off available.

Collection and Food Drive

Food Drive

June 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The turn out has been amazing!! Thank you to all who have participated!

Pauline Conneely, banjo. Minnesota Irish Music Weekend

Pauline Conneely Live from Chicago

June 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Minnesota Irish Music Weekend @ Home (MIM @ Home) preview concert with master artist Pauline Conneely on banjo! Co-sponsored by Celtic Junction Arts Center.

Brian Ó hAirt live in concert

Brian Ó hAirt Live from Portland

June 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Minnesota Irish Music Weekend @ Home (MIM @ Home) preview concert with master artist Brian Ó hAirt live in a concert of unaccompanied song!

Advanced Youth Ensemble at Minnesota Irish Music Weekend.

Advanced Youth Ensemble Showcase

June 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Minnesota Irish Music Weekend @ Home (MIM @ Home) preview concert with CIM's own Advanced Youth Ensemble!

Minnesota Irish Music Weekend logo MIM@HOME

Minnesota Irish Music Weekend at Home

June 11, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Join Center for Irish Music and master artists for MIM@Home- an online festival that pairs traditional Irish musicians with learners of all ages for workshops, lectures, and more.

Benny McCarthy, accordion. Minnesota Irish Music Weekend.

Benny McCarthy of Waterford

June 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Minnesota Irish Music Weekend @ Home (MIM @ Home) concert during the opening reception with master artist Benny McCarthy on button accordion!

Conal Ó Gráda Live in Concert, Minnesota Irish Music Weekend

Conal Ó Gráda Live from Ballyvourney

June 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Minnesota Irish Music Weekend @ Home (MIM @ Home) concert with master artist Conal Ó Gráda on flute and whistle! 

Master artists Sean Gavin, Danny Diamond, and Brian Miller. Minnesota Irish Music Weekend

Seán Gavin & Danny Diamond in concert, with Brian Miller

June 13, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Live broadcast from the Celtic Junction Arts Center stage! This virtual concert features award-winning uilleann piper & flute player, Seán Gavin, and fiddler Danny Diamond with sizzling guitar & bouzouki accompaniment from Brian Miller.

Matt Cranitch live in Concert. Minnesota Irish Music Weekend.

Matt Cranitch Live from Cork

June 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Minnesota Irish Music Weekend @ Home (MIM @ Home) concert with master artist Matt Cranitch live on fiddle!

Shades of Green

July 1, 2020 - July 27, 2020

Shades of Green is a celebration of the range and depth of Irish culture in America. Over the coming weeks, creative work will be shared online from 40 American based artists engaged with Irish culture.

Ireland Performs

Ireland Performs

July 1, 2020 - July 27, 2020

Nearly 120 online performances of Irish artists. The range of performers is phenomenal, featuring established favorites and up and coming talent! Presented by Culture Ireland.

Ceolchoirm do Mholli - Irish Language Concert

Ceolchoirm do Mholli – A Concert for Molli

July 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for a unique Irish language concert featuring an array of artists from Conamara in the West of Ireland!

Outdoor Ceili

CJAC Family Ceili

August 7, 2020 @ 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, 2020 - August 9, 2020

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.

Irish Porch Pour Party

August 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We can't all gather together, but we can PRETEND at our socially distanced, artists-only, masked, spread-across-the-parking-lot visual non-public event. While we miss you all terribly, we'll mark our favorite of the weekend together - but apart - as we raise a glass to the day when we can all meet again.

OID 15th Anniversary

OID 15th Anniversary

August 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For OID's 15th, championship-level dancers and OID alumni will be performing the classic line of Riverdance in the parking lot, broadcast by Irish Fair of Minnesota's Porch Pour Party!

Two Tap Trio

Two Tap Trip in Concert

August 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Two Tap Trio performs their unique blend of traditional dance tunes in CJAC's parking lot. Part of OID's 15th anniversary celebration and Irish Fair's Porch Pour Party.

International Irish Dance Day logo

International Irish Dance Day

September 17, 2020

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, 2020 @ 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!

Dean Magraw promo photo

Dean Magraw in Concert

September 18, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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

Dakota-Dave-Hull

Dakota Dave Hull in Concert

September 19, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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.

Fireside Apple Pie

Fireside Orchard & Gardens Apple Products- Preorder Only

October 12, 2020 - October 18, 2020

We are selling apple products from Fireside Orchard & Gardens! The deadline is to order apple products is Sunday, Oct 18, 2020. Pickup is on Sunday, Oct 25, 2020, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

Fall Fundraising Festival

Pumpkin and Apple Sale

October 19, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30 pm, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Our yearly harvest sale of delicious apples and magnificent pumpkins from our own Pumpkin Jack will take place Oct 19-22 and the October 24-25 weekend! 

Fall Fundraising Festival

Pumpkin and Apple Sale

October 20, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30 pm, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Our yearly harvest sale of delicious apples and magnificent pumpkins from our own Pumpkin Jack will take place Oct 19-22 and the October 24-25 weekend! 

Fall Fundraising Festival

Pumpkin and Apple Sale

October 21, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30 pm, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Our yearly harvest sale of delicious apples and magnificent pumpkins from our own Pumpkin Jack will take place Oct 19-22 and the October 24-25 weekend! 

Fall Fundraising Festival

Pumpkin and Apple Sale

October 22, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30 pm, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Our yearly harvest sale of delicious apples and magnificent pumpkins from our own Pumpkin Jack will take place Oct 19-22 and the October 24-25 weekend! 

Fall Fundraising Festival

Pumpkin and Apple Sale

October 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Our yearly harvest sale of delicious apples and magnificent pumpkins from our own Pumpkin Jack will take place Oct 19-22 and the October 24-25 weekend! 

Top it off Fundraiser

CJAC Live Online Fall Fundraiser

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The CJAC Fall Fundraiser will include music, dance, storytellers, poets, and special surprise guests via our Facebook page and website.

Fall Fundraising Festival

Pumpkin and Apple Sale

October 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 22, 2020

One event on October 24, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Our yearly harvest sale of delicious apples and magnificent pumpkins from our own Pumpkin Jack will take place Oct 19-22 and the October 24-25 weekend! 

Black and white photo Frederick Douglas wearing a suit, face serious.

Frederick Douglass Symposium

October 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

A free Zoom-based webinar and conversation about history, solidarity, and racial justice in Ireland and the US with Dennis Brownlee, Christine Kinealy, and E.G. Bailey.

Éire – Athbheochan/Revival 1893-2018

November 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The bilingual traveling exhibition "Éire: Athbheochan/Revival 1893-2018," was loaned to us by the Consulate General of Ireland in Chicago. The Eoin McKiernan Library is proud to be host of this remarkable display. Lavinia Finnerty, Fintan Moore, and Nancy Stenson, and Sarah Keating will speak.

Celtic Holiday Hooley On Demand

December 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - December 31, 2020 @ 11:30 pm

The Celtic Holiday Hooley is bringing you holiday laughs and cheer to the coziness of your living room this year - recorded live from the Celtic Junction stage!

Solstice Sing

Solstice Sing with Charlie Heymann

December 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This musical feast will be presented via Zoom webinar. Lyrics will all be shared with you so you can sing along with Charlie from home.

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