Raleigh’s Irish Music Festival for 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th in downtown Raleigh at Moore Square. The festival is free.
It will feature a diverse variety of entertainment for the whole family. Irish musicians, Irish bands, and Irish dancers will perform throughout the day. Irish and Celtic products, along with a great selection of area-produced gifts and crafts will be available for purchase. Children’s entertainment, and a wide variety of food and refreshments will be available as well.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians, along with numerous sponsors, are hosting this event.
The charity featured this year will be announced soon.
Main Stage – Bands playing celtic music throughout the day
Ewe’s Tree -wide range of Irish Music
Last Trip Home – Uilleann Pipes/whistles, guitar/mandolin
James Olin Oden – Celtic Music from a Raleigh singer/songwriter
Dublin Down – returns to Raleigh
Shanachie – Irish Folk Music
Jerry McCrudden – from Belfast Ireland, a grand entertainer
Nine Times Around – Energetic Irish Pub Rock
Irish Session tent – open throughout the day to the public – all musicians welcome
Irish Step Dancing and Ceili dancing
held on Martin Street
2:00 Irish Dancers
3:30 Rince Diabhal – Duke Irish Dancers
4:00 Ceili dancing