Our EntertainmentInternational and Local Stars of Celtic Music on Two Covered Stages, Rain or Shine!
Described by The Irish Times as “gloriously three-dimensional”, the group spring from harp-accompanied Sean-Nós songs to feral, unkempt sets of reels, creating a sound that is both “scintillating” and “a model of tender delicacy.
They perform the instrumental dance music of Ireland on fiddle, accordion, and guitar. Based in Portland, Maine, these four have become popular over the past four years for their skillful playing and deep understanding of the music–and for their humorous stage presence.
This Texas' Trad Music Project is made of leading Irish traditional players joining forces to bring you exciting and powerful tunes from polkas to reels in a special quartet of traditional excellence and fun!
The Capital City Men's Chorus is an all-male chorus. It is the longest, continually running men's chorus in the city. Participation by singing as well as non-singing membership is encouraged!
Silver Thistle is a non-profit organization which brings Scottish piping and drumming to the central Texas area. Silver Thistle was formed in 1977 and provides bagpipes and drumming lessons for people of all ages.
A dance club composed of Central Texans who perform a uniquely American dance form that is rooted in traditional Appalachian-style clogging - but with a decidedly modern flair.
Austin's top Irish dance school will be at the Fest and it is a great opportunity to find out how you or your child can get involved in learning Irish dance!
A special St. Paddy's Day menu including Fish n Chips, Irish Po'Boys, Corned Beef &Cabbage. Irish beers will be on tap including Guinness, Harp and Smithwicks. No green beer, it'll be the color God and Arthur Guinness intended.
The Gaelic League will be offering a free intro to Irish language workshop from 4pm-5pm in the Ainsworth House (across from the outdoor stage next to the Dance Hall. Fun for all ages!
Laser Tag is an exciting combination of tag and hide & seek with a little Star Trek thrown in for good measure. Players compete in teams to find and tag their opponents using high-tech lasers. Obstacles on the battlefield create opportunities to hide and ambush opponents.
This state-of-the-art video game experience features Guitar Hero, Madden Football, Call of Duty, and more on huge plasma screens in a climate-controlled gaming utopia, from 1pm to 7:00pm.
Standing in the center of 3 steel rings that rotate inside one another, you'll go round and round and upside down without getting dizzy. From 1pm to 7:00pm.