The Celtic Junction

Weaving the traditions of Dance, Music, Art & Language

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836 Prior Avenue
St. Paul, MN, 55104


Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, Feb 14


A bilingual trad/folk/fusion trio from Prince Edward Island playing Irish, Acadian, French & original numbers. Happy Valentine's Day! "…the young trio has steadily made a huge name all over the Maritimes over the past two years and has seemingly played absolutely everywhere,….this on-fire fiddle/guitar/percussion trio have harnessed an Acadian traditional spirit between them that is completely intoxicating, playing everything from French to Irish to even Gypsy music. You just never know where their ceaseless energy will take you next." - The Guardian  [More]

Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event, Feb 20


The Center for Irish Music and honorary chairs Peter Killen of Cara Irish Pubs and Claire Killen of Emerald Real Estate invite you to dress up in your finest, bring your friends and join us at the Celtic Junction for Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event. [More]

Skally Line CD Release Party, Feb 21


With Dakota Dave Hull and Pop Wagner. Like to hear well-crafted arrangements, tight harmonies, and old school brother duet music? You will LOVE the Skally Line. The Skally Line brings a passion for old country music, fiddle tunes, blues, ballads, and gospel. We also write music with an especial focus on Minnesota stories and themes and both of us enjoy tight arrangements that put the sizzle on each piece of musical steak. [More]

Philippine Eagle Benefit, Feb 26

With the Brian Boru Pipe Band, Laura MacKenzie, Garrigan's Quarrel, Jode & Katy Dowling, Tom Dahill and Ginny Johnson, John Dingley, and the O'Shea Irish Dancers. Includes a preview of the theatrical documentary "Bird of Prey", a silent auction, and a cash bar. [More]

The Alan Kelly Gang, March 4 


Powerful, emotive and critically acclaimed Traditional Irish Music band from the west of Ireland and Scotland. Fronted by Ireland’s piano accordion maestro, The Alan Kelly Gang have firmly established themselves as one of Ireland’s leading contemporary traditional music groups. Their strong dynamics, driving rhythms and buoyant harmonies will draw even the most fainthearted listener into the passion that they put into the music they play. [More]

Highland Traditions Piping Concert, March 12


Presenting the finest in Highland Piping, Drumming, and Dancing.
Experience traditional to modern bagpiping by two highly respected artists, Mike Breidenbach and Andrew Lewis. They will be accompanied by two of the finest drummers in North America, Owen Sehon and Hunter Gullickson. Champion highland dancer, Alexandra Schmitz, will add to event's pageantry by performing breathtaking highland dances like the Highland Fling. [More]

Folk Songs of Another America: Field Recordings of the Upper Midwest, April 1

A concert celebrating James Leary’s Grammy-nominated publication. Featuring: Kip Peltoniemi, Laura MacKenzie,  “Clawhammer” Mike Sawyer, Brian Miller, Diane Jarvi, Kari Tauring, Phil Nusbaum & Sherry Minnick, Sarah Larsson & Katherine Parent.

The Celtic Junction is an all ages venue.
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