Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region


CCE IRISH FOLK FESTIVAL by midatlanticcce
September 7, 2011, 7:57 am
Filed under: CCE, Festival, O’Neill-Malcom, Virginia

The 16th annual CCE IRISH FOLK FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 24, 2011, Fairfax Virginia

Direct from Co. Sligo – TEADA!

MUINTEOIRI with All-Ireland champions Billy McComiskey and Brendan Mulvihill

Members of the OLD BAY CEILI BAND

The SOUTH ROSCOMMON SINGERS CIRCLE

NARROWBACKS, RAMBLING HOUSE, SHANNON DUNNE, PAT EGAN, LILT, The BOG BAND

THE NEW CENTURY DANCE ENSEMBLE with PETER BRICE and ZAN McLEOD

and SEVEN DANCE SCHOOLS!

PLUS

The IRISH BREAKFAST BAND, CELTIC MARC, HIBERNIAN COLD FRONT, MOLLY HAWKS,

SHEPHERD’S PIE, KAREN ASHBROOK and PAUL OORTS,

The DIRTY PINTS, SEISUN, and BETH BENEDETTO

WORKSHOPS

Irish Music for Four-String Instruments with Betsy O’Malley

Irish Language with Beth Benedetto & Mike Schaeffer

Bodhran with Myron Bretholz

Pennywhistle with Karen Ashbrook

Singers Circle with Kevin Donleavy

The 16th annual CCE IRISH FOLK FESTIVAL is sponsored by the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann O’Neill Malcom Branch with support from the Fairfax City Commission on the Arts and the City of Fairfax and will take place on Saturday, September 24th at:

The Sherwood Community Center at Van Dyck Park
3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030
http://www.fairfaxva.gov/commcenter/CommCenter.asp

AND

The Auld Shebeen Irish Pub
3971 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
www.TheAuldShebeenva.com

FREE Admission!
There will be live traditional Irish music and dance at both the Sherwood Center and on the Auld Shebeen pub stage. Live music on the Civic Green in front of Sherwood Center.

Food Truck by Doug the Food Dude!

CEILI that evening directly following the Festival at The Sherwood Center (6:30 – 8:30pm FREE!).

Music by Shepherd’s Pie & TEADA

For more information and list of performers www.ccepotomac.org

RAIN or SHINE.

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