Taking Flight Collective

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

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.

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Adrienne O’Shea

Adrienne O'Shea

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

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Workshop: Adapting Pipe Tunes to Flute and Whistle

Pipe tune to flute workshop with Cameron St. Louis

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…

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CJAC Saturday Night Session

Irish session at CJAC

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. 

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Doolin’ – Halfway to Irish Fair!

Irish music from France brought to us by Doolin'

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.

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Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event

Support Irish traditional music at Eigse CIM

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.

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Norah Rendell and The Lost Forty

Norah Rendell and The Lost Forty

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.

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