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Irish Music Festival 2014

October 4, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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.

Entertainment Line-up

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 AroundEnergetic Irish Pub Rock

Irish Session tent – open throughout the day to the public – all musicians welcome

  • Hosted by session players from the Triangle area
  • Featuring fiddle, guitar, banjo, bodhrán, tin whistle, flute, harp and squeeze box players (and other instruments as well!)
  • a great variety of jigs, reels, polkas and aires

Irish Step Dancing and Ceili dancing 

held on Martin Street

2:00 Irish Dancers

2:30 Trinoide Academy of Irish Dance

3:00  Rince Go Halainn Irish Dance Academy

3:30  Rince Diabhal – Duke Irish Dancers

4:00  Ceili dancing


October 4, 2014
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Moore Square
200 South Blount Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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