How It’s New York: It’s Staten Ireland this weekend as one of the first Irish Festivals of the summer takes place: the Staten Ireland Irish Fair!
How It’s Irish: Piping, Irish bands, Irish dance and vendors of course. NOW it’s summer!
The Festival supports the St. Columcille Irish Center, which “promotes the knowledge and awareness of the Irish people’s history, and our contribution to the development of the New York City metropolitan area.”.
The NY Celtic music meetup group and the North Jersey Irish music group remind us:
The 14th annual Staten Ireland Irish Fair is this coming weekend! The fantastic BARLEYJUICE are playing Saturday at 4:15pm, followed by the Canny Brothers. Also on Saturday Linda Hickman, Doug Barr and Iris Nevins will perform with session players invited to sit in, From 12:00-2:00pm.
From the official page:
Once again, we will present some of the hottest Irish Fair talent with a very impressive music lineup. Our Fair Hostess, Fiona Molloy, a guitar troubadour in her own right who has been on the music scene for over 35 years, is presenting performers from all over the globe. Go to the Entertainers Page as well as the Schedule Page to learn about all the artists who will play our three stages at this, the 14th Annual Staten Ireland Irish Fair.
Full Schedule after the Jump!
12:00-12:30 The Staten Island Pipes and Drums – www.sipipesanddrums.org
|The Canny Brothers|
3:45-4:15 Dawn Daniels Dancers – www.danielsdance.com
3:30-5:00 Seamus Kennedy – seamuskennedy.com
11:30-12:15 Staten Island Pipes and Drums – www.sipipesanddrums.org
6:00-7:30 Band Of Rogues – www.abandofroguesnyc.com
3:15-4:45 Trinity – www.trinityirish.com