SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, APRIL 8TH

8pm - late //  Welcome Session

Where: Racers' Cafe, 7732 Harford Rd., Baltimore, MD

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 Billy McComiskey, Brian Conway, Joanie Madden, Brendan Dolan, Patrick Ourceau, Eamon O'Leary, Liz Hanley, Donna Long, and more...

Free and open to the public

SATURDAY APRIL 9TH

10 am - 3 pm Music and Dance Workshops

Where: Center for the Arts, 3400 Norman Ave., Baltimore, 21213

9:30 am // Registration for Music and Dance Workshops

10:00 am // Orientation and Warm Up for Music and Dance Workshops

10:30 am  -3 pm// Music and Dance Workshops  

(Lunch break 12-1:30) A fantastic selection of gourmet sandwich lunch boxes plus beverage will be available in the kitchen for $15 (please bring exact change-cash) Hand made by Yes Chef! 

What: A fun and intensive small group class (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 may be offered upon request. 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 Register page for fees, and to sign up. Advanced registration strongly encouraged.

 

12-1:20 Lunch Break Session led by Mikela Murphy - All are welcome to join! 

12:30-1:20 Lunch Break Musician Health and Wellness Seminar with Sean McComiskey, PT, DPT (www.birchtreept.com)

3:15-4:30 pm/ Intermediate Session 
Where: Center for the Arts, 3400 Norman Ave., Baltimore, 21213

What: An Intermediate level session. Free and open to all - come play, dance or listen. 

Led by: Sean McComiskey, Button Accordion

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SATURDAY, APRIL 9TH CONTINUED

8pm // Irish Music Masters Concert at The Creative Alliance 
Where: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD
What: 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.

Tickets: $32 (Saturday Workshop participants: $29) 

SUNDAY, APRIL 10TH

11:00am-1:00pm // Brunch Session

Where: Cafe Hon (bar side) on the Avenue in Hampden, 1002 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211

What: 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, Patrick Ourceau, Chris Norman, Lexie (Alex) Boatright, Sean Earnest and more...

Free and open to the public

1:30-3:00pm // Song Rep Class Instructors Eamon O'Leary, Liz Hanley, David McKindley-Ward

Where: Zissimos Bar on the Avenue in Hampden, 1023 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211)
What: This is a great opportunity to increase your repertoire and learn some songs from two of the most well respected and beautiful singers in Irish traditional music.  No experience necessary. $25 ($20 for Saturday workshop registrants.) No experience necessary. See Registration for more info or to sign up. 

3:15-4:45pm // Tune Teach with Rose Flanagan and TBA

Where: Zissimos Bar on the Avenue in Hampden, 1023 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211)
What: 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.

5:00pm -  // Farewell Session

Where: Cafe Hon (restaurant side) on the Avenue in Hampden, 1002 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211

Play some tunes with guest musicians.  Free and open to all - come play, dance or listen. Free event. Led by Sean McComiskey, Rose Flanagan, Joanna Clare, Josh Dukes, Matt Mulqueen, David McKindley-Ward and friends

Free and open to the public

Programming subject to change.