Presenting the finest in Highland piping, drumming, and dancing. Andrew Lewis and Mike Breidenbach will take turns playing traditional and modern bagpipe music from the 1400's all the way to present day with Mike performing several of his own compositions. To add to the pageantry will be champion highland dancer Alexandra Schmitz. The pipes will accompany her as she dances the Highland Fling, the Sword Dance and a few other breathtaking numbers. [More]
An evening of percussive toe taps & tunes!
An Irish dance and live music performance featuring O'Shea Irish Dance and the Two Tap Trio with artistic direction by Natalie O'Shea. Kickin' It Irish thrills us with traditional to contemporary Irish dancing with bodhran, Irish flute, guitar and fiddle - all with flair, humor, and fun. It’s a show sure to get your toes tapping and feet flying. [More]
A special performance of Kickin' It Irish! An Irish dance and live music performance featuring O'Shea Irish Dance and the Two Tap Trio with artistic direction by Natalie O'Shea. Kickin' It Irish thrills us with traditional to contemporary Irish dancing with bodhran, Irish flute, guitar and fiddle - all with flair, humor, and fun. It’s a show sure to get your toes tapping and feet flying.[More]
Traditional Irish folk dancing! Dances that you do in lines, circles, and squared. Dances taught and called by Paul McCluskey. Live music by the Twin Cities Ceili Band. Sponsored by the Irish Music and Dance Association. [More]
This long-awaited recording features the stellar accordion/fiddle duet of Paddy O’Brien and Nathan Gourley, and tuneful accompaniment by Dáithí Sproule. This CD release concert will offer a delightful mixture of stories and rare traditional music from the new album, “Bright and Early,” which features tunes carefully handpicked from the likes of legendary Irish music masters such as Tommy Potts, Paddy Fahey, Ed Reavy, Michael Coleman, and John Doherty), soulfully reinterpreted by Paddy and Nathan. [More]
Minnesota Tartan Day Céili, April 18
Scottish culture with music, dancing, and song.
Admission $5.00 for persons over 15 years of age.
Social hour begins at 5pm, program starts at 6pm.
This is an evening to celebrate Minnesota Tartan Day 2015! Program includes: piping by the Macalester Pipe Band, Calling of the Clans by Minnesota Coalition of Scottish Clans, Kilt Christening, MSCDA Dance performance, RSCDS/Twin Cities Chapter dance, Tartan Day 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award and more!
“Bua evokes the good times that Irish traditional music so often celebrates,” playing in a manner to “raise the rafters with their playing, charm with their singing, and delight with their contemporary energy.”
Irish Music Awards’ 2009 “Top Traditional Group” is Bua, a quartet comprised of some of the most talented young musicians in the US. Brían Ó hAirt: vocals, concertina, sean-nós dance; Sean Gavin: flute, uilleann pipes; Devin Shepherd: fiddle; Brian Miller: guitar, bouzouki, vocals. [More]
The Celtic Junction is an all ages venue.
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