Saturday: IrishFest: Salon Concerts Chicago Presents Words, Music and Song #irishmusic



Salon Concerts Chicago presents – Words, Music & Song – In The Library


Traditional Music
Traditional Singing
Presentations on Irish Language, History, and Folklore

1:00 – 2:00
Anam Cara – Story Telling
Lyn Christy, Kathy O’Neill, Theresa Choske

2:00 – 2:30
Tim O’Sullivan – Songs & Recitations
From the Irish Tradition

2:30 – 3:00
Academy – Young Group – Traditional Irish Music –
Harp Pieces – Song Tunes – Dance Tunes

3:00 – 3:30
Pat & Karen Cannady – Uilleann Pipes & Fiddle

3:30 – 4:00
Aine Meenaghan – Sean-Nos Songs in Gaelic

4:00 – 5:00
Readings from the 1916 Rebellion
Christina Thodos, Jon Schickedanz, Hilary Holbrook
Elizabeth Ellis

5:00 – 6:00
Academy – Performing Group
Traditional tunes arranged for ensemble playing

More about IrishFest:

Celebrate all things Irish at the 31st annual Irish American Heritage Festival.

Irish Fest is July 8, 9 and 10 and showcases the finest in local and international Irish and American music, dance and family activities. The festival directly supports and is held on the grounds of the Center and is one of its largest fundraisers.

A free shuttle runs from the Center to a remote lot at Wilson and Lamon.
Friday: 5pm-1:30am
Saturday: 11am-1:30am
Sunday: 9:30am-12:30am

Fest hours are: 6pm to 1am on July 8, noon to 1am on July 9, and 11am to midnight on July 10.

Friday, 7/8-$8
Saturday, 7/9-$15
Sunday, 7/10-$15

Children 4-12-$5 each day
Under 4-Free

To purchase tickets, click below or buy at the door.


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