Master Artists Concert

Master Artists Concert

Presented by the Center for Irish Music, the Master Artists Concert is the signature event of the Minnesota Irish Music Weekend. Don’t miss this rare chance to see Kathleen Conneely (whistle), Seán Clohessy (fiddle), and John Coyne (bouzouki/song) play from their recently released album “All Jokes Aside”.

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Minnesota Irish Music Weekend

Minnesota Irish Music Weekend logo MIM@HOME

Presented by the Center for Irish Music, Minnesota Irish Music Weekend is a unique festival that pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages for a weekend of workshops, lectures, sessions and concerts.

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Lúnasa at the Pantages Theatre

Lúnasa is coming to Minneapolis this spring! We know how much you’ve enjoyed concerts with Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely here at CJAC, and now you have a chance to see the whole band perform at the Pantages Theatre. 

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Traditional Irish Tune Exchange – TAP and CIM

Join us for the beginnings of a musical friendship between Traditional Arts Partnership in South Armagh and the Center for Irish Music in Saint Paul, two music schools dedicated to teaching traditional music to students of all ages.

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Norah Rendell and Brian Miller in Concert

Norah Rendell and Brian Miller

Norah and Brian unearth heirloom songs with Irish-American and Canadian roots and perform them with passion and nuance. They also play enough jigs and reels to put a spring in your step–even over the internet.

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Common Tunes Session with Mary Vanorny: Family Edition

Play along with fiddler Mary Vanorny and special guests from the Center for Irish Music including family members like Claire and Ben Vanorny, folks from the Miller/Rendell household, and the O’Shea’s. Tunes will be drawn from the resources on the CIM website (2021, 2020, 2013, and 2010), plus some surprises!

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Taking Flight Collective Virtual Concert

Taking Flight Collective

Adrienne O’Shea, Joe De Georgeo, Ian McKenna, with CIM instructor Brian Miller play locally-produced traditional Irish music on flute, fiddle, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and gorgeous vocals!

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Matt and Shannon Heaton

Matt and Shannon Heaton

Boston-based Matt and Shannon Heaton play updated and traditional Irish music on flute, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and voices. They have a warm connection with their audiences and are world-class American performers with Irish roots and universal appeal. 

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Two Tap Trio in Concert

Two Tap Trio

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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Dáithí Sproule and Laura MacKenzie in Concert

Daithi Sproule and Laura MacKenzie

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.

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