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The Baltimore Irish Arts Center presents the 11th annual

BALTIMORE

April 12-14, 2024

Irish Trad Fest

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Fundraiser Concert and Silent Auction - February 23rd!
Baltimore Irish Trad Fest
April 12-14, 2024
 

At multiple venues in Baltimore, MD

A WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS, PERFORMANCES AND SESSIONS IN IRISH TRADITIONAL MUSIC, DANCE AND SONG

Some of the world's finest traditional Irish musicians will gather in Baltimore to teach workshops, perform and lead sessions. Highlights include an all-star concert on Saturday evening at the Creative Alliance, workshops on Saturday and Sunday, and sessions all weekend long, including: 

Billy and Sean McComiskey (Button Accordion) 

Brian Conway, Patrick Ourceau, and Joanna Clare (Fiddle)

Joanie Madden, John Skelton and Josh Dukes (Flute)

Kathleen Conneely (Tin Whistle)

Rose Flanagan and Brendan Dolan (Ensemble)

Pauline Conneely and John Walsh (Tenor Banjo) 

Joey Abarta (Pipes)

Sean Earnest and David McKindley-Ward (Guitar)

Catriona Fee and Meghan Mette (Concertina)

Donna Long (Piano)

Myron Bretholz and Anna Colliton (Bodhran)

Eileen Estes (songs)

Catherine Marafino Brice (Sean Nos Dance)

Megan Downes (Social Dance)

Lexie Boatright (Harp)

and more! 

NEW THIS YEAR:
  • Friday night Ceili and welcome session at the Creative Alliance!
  • Ensemble class open to all instruments
  • More of your Saturday workshops - in a new Hampden school location - more space!
  • 9 Sunday classes and seminars to choose from
  • Two new classes for youth on Sunday - Intro to Irish Music on the tin Whistle and Youth Fiddle!
  • All of Sunday's events will take place in Hampden (all within walking distance)

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Chieftains:
The Grasso Family, in memory of Mark Grasso
Diana Havlin

Performers:
Harry and Meg Ferguson
Ceili:

Lee Marsh
Sessioners:

Anne O'Kelly, in honor of Patrick and Mary Mullen
Danny Cooper
Fans:

Barb Schmid

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Visit the Donate page.

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Artists: This is a "teaching" festival on a small budget. As such we are unable to take solicitations for acts.

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