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Friday, April 7, 2017

Welcome Session - 8pm - late Everyone will be arriving Friday and we're excited to start the weekend with a few tunes! . Workshop registrants can pick up their packets at the session between 8-10pm. Led by James Kelly, Daithi Sproule, Kevin Crawford, Donna Long, Kathleen Conneely, Rose Flanagan, Dylan Foley, Myron Bretholz. Ryan's Daughter, 600 E. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Music and Dance Workshop Registration - 9:30am
St. Michael The Archangel School, 10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206

Music and Dance Workshop Orientation and Warm Up- 10am
St. Michael The Archangel School, 10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206

Music and Dance Workshops - 10:30 am-3pm (Lunch break 12-1:30) A fun and intensive small group class in one of the many classes described on the Workshops page with some incredible teachers and world class performers, in many different instruments, as well as song and dance. This is a great opportunity to meet other musicians and learn from the masters! It's recommended that students enroll in just one class for the day however half days are offered for the dance classes and Irish Music 101. There will be an intermediate session during the lunch break. Classes available for beginners though advanced levels. Visit the Workshops for full list of classes and class descriptions.) See Registration for fees, and to sign up. Advanced registration strongly encouraged.
St. Michael The Archangel School, 10 Willow Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206

Intermediate Session - 4-6pm Led by Mikey McComisky and Austin Smith. Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant, 1700 Thames St., Baltimore, MD 21231

8pm Concert at The Creative Alliance
Irish Music Masters Concert
A highlight of the Baltimore Irish Trad Fest, this all-star concert features some of the world's greatest performers of traditional Irish music, song and dance. This rarely equaled array of internationally known talents from around the U.S. and Ireland, $25. (Advanced purchase recommended as this is likely to sell out).
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Brunch Session - 11am-1pm Enjoy a fabulous brunch followed by some tunes. Arrive early - Brunch available for purchase. Free and open to all - come play, dance or listen. Led by Jim Eagan, Billy McComiskey, James Kelly, Donna Long, Pat Egan, Alex Boatright, Cafe Hon on the Avenue in Hampden

Song Repertoire Class 1:30-3pm With Daithi Sproule - This is a great opportunity to increase your repertoire and learn some beautiful songs from one of the most well respected and beautiful singers in Irish traditional music. Dáithí will share some rare and beautiful songs from his wide repertoire. The emphasis will be on singing without accompaniment and he will teach at least one song phonetically in Irish. Dáithí believes everyone can and should sing! All welcome! He will also play a few recordings of his favourite singers.No experience necessary. $25 ($20 for Saturday workshop registrants.) No experience necessary. See registration for more info or to sign up. Zissimos (upstairs) 1023 W. 36th St., Baltimore, 21211

Tune Teach 3:15-4:45pm Led by Rose Flanagan, Kathleen Conneely & Billy McComiskey. Open to all instrumentalists, this is a great opportunity to increase your repertoire and learn some beautiful settings from a few of the greats. Some experience needed. $25 ($20 for Saturday workshop registrants.) See registration for more info or to sign up.
Zissimos (upstairs) 1023 W. 36th St., Baltimore, 21211

Intro to Sean-nós (“old style”) Irish dance 1:30-2:30pm with Kieran Jordan. All levels welcome.. $15 ($10 for Saturday workshop registrants or those attending the Ceili.) Ideal Arts Space, 905 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211

Ceili 3-5pm Called by Kieran Jordan and Megan Downes. Music by Peter Brice and Matt Mulqueen. Dance to a live band on a fantastic dance floor! $10 Ideal Arts Space, 905 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211

Farewell Session - 5pm-late
Play some tunes with guest musicians - this one may go on late into the evening. Dinner is available for purchase at Ryan's Daughter. Free and open to all - come play, dance or listen. Free event. Led by: Sean McComiskey, Dylan Foley, Aaron Olwell, Dan Isaacson, Bob Smith, Josh Dukes, Rose Flanagan and Kathleen Conneely.
Ryan's Daughter, 600 E. Belvedere Ave., Baltimore

Programming subject to change