Things Celtic celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with live music from local area musicians beginning at noon on March 17. This is a FREE event; all ages are welcome. Lineup includes:
Noon | The Pine Beetles
1806 West 35th Street
Austin, TX 78703
1 p.m. | Clif Albrecht
2 p.m. | Doc Grauzer (Celtic Harp)
3 p.m. | Silver Thistle Pipes and Drums (Award-Winning Pipe and Drum Band)
4 p.m. | Saileog and Friends
Image Credit: The Irish Dance Center Austin
The Irish Dance Center Austin presents an Irish Ceili with song and dance on Sunday, March 17, from 5-7:00 p.m., at Central Market North Lamar. Enjoy beginner and world class Irish dancing while listening to the Sean Orr Group. After the dancing, the band performs a special concert from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Central Market North Lamar
4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
The Celtic Cultural Center of Texas presents its annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival on Sunday, March 17, from Noon to 9 p.m. at the Shoal Crossing Event Center. Celebrate traditional Irish culture with award-winning Irish Super group GOITSE, one of the most sought after bands amongst connoisseurs of Irish traditional music. Plus local Celtic bands, pipers, Irish dancers and more. Kids game area open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission. Free Parking.
Shoal Crossing Event Center
8611 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759
Image Credit: Celtic Cultural Center of Texas
Produced by the Celtic Cultural Center of Texas, in the hall of one of Austin’s most historic Houses of Worship, gather every year, some of the city’s most honored vocalists led by award-winning director Jeffrey Jones Ragona. The voices combined within the extraordinary Schola Cantorum of St. Mary’s Cathedral make it a night of enchanted wonder.
Thursday, Dec. 20, and Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
(20 minute intermission)
Saint Mary’s Cathedral
203 E. 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701
The 16th Annual Austin Celtic Festival takes place this weekend, Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, from Noon to 7:30 p.m. at Fiesta Gardens on Ladybird Lake. The Austin Celtic Festival strives to bring to Austin the best stewards and most respected artists performing traditional Celtic music in the world, and the best regional performers in Texas and the United States. The festival also includes Irish and Scottish dancers, Scottish Highland games, history groups and reenactors, workshops and lectures, Celtic animals, craft vendors, and food. Admission. Children under 13 are free.
2102 Jesse E. Segovia
Austin, TX 78702
The Celtic Cultural Center of Central Texas presents its annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival on Saturday, March 17, 2012, from Noon to 10 p.m. at two Austin locations. Celebrate traditional Irish culture with award-winning Irish super group TEADA with Seamus Begley and old style Irish dancer Brian Cunningham, local Irish bands and dancers, and the Silver Thistle Pipes and Drums group. The St. Paddy’s Day menu includes Fish n Chips, Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef and Cabbage, plus favorite Irish beers. Kids will dig the free rolling video and games center. The north location also includes workshops and the documentary film, “Growin A Beard.” Free Parking. Admission.
2700 W. Anderson Lane, Suite 202
Austin, TX 78757
Lion & Rose Pub
(Village at Westlake Shopping Center)
701 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.
Austin, TX 78746
The Tea Merchants perform traditional Irish music at Central Market Austin-Westgate on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. All live music shows take place in the café.
Central Market Austin – Westgate
4477 S. Lamar
Austin, TX 78745
The Austin Celtic Festival is the largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas. The festival takes place November 5 and 6, 2011, at Fiesta Gardens on Ladybird Lake from Noon to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy Irish and Scottish dancers, traditional Celtic music, Scottish Highland games, history groups and reenactors, workshops and lectures, Celtic animals, craft vendors, and food. Admission. Children under 13 are free.
2102 Jesse E. Segovia
Austin, TX 78702
Experience the music, games, and artistry of the Celtic Nations (Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Ireland, and England) at the Sherwood Forest Faire Celtic Festival and Highland Games. The festival includes over 100 performances per day across 20 performance spaces, 110 merchant booths, Celtic bands, competitive Scottish heavy athletics (Caber Toss, Stone Put, Hammer Throw), Irish dancing, history lectures, a harpist circle, family clans, bagpipe competitions, hand-made arts and crafts, and eats and ales. Admission.
September 24–25, 2011
10 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day (Rain or Shine)
Located 35 miles east of Austin
1883 Old Hwy 20
McDade, Texas 78650
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Celebrating the Music of Many of the Diverse Cultures in Austin
Every Sunday in June and July from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Texas Music Museum
1009 E. 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78702
June 5 Chinese Traditional and Fusion Music
June 12 West African Traditional Music
June 19 Latin and South American Music
June 26 German Traditional Music
July 3 Irish, Welsh, Scottish, and English Music
July 10 Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, and Balkan Music
July 17 Czech Music
July 24 Indian Subcontinent Traditional Music (India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh)
July 31 Native American Music and Mexican Music
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