Salon Concerts Chicago presents – Words, Music & Song – In The Library
Presentations on Irish Language, History, and Folklore
1:00 – 2:00
Anam Cara – Story Telling
Terry Burke, Barbara Johnson, Patrick Curtin,
Virginia Gibbons, Theresa Choske
2:00 – 2:30
Marta Cook – Irish Harp – Talk and Demo
2:30 – 3:00
Eamonn McDonagh – Patriotic Readings & Songs
Reading of the 1916 Proclamation
3:00 – 3:30
Patrick Cannady – Uilleann Pipes – Talk and Demo
3:30 – 4:00
Aine Meenaghan – Sean-Nos Songs in Gaelic
4:00 – 4:30
Readings from the 1916 Rebellion
Christina Thodos, Jon Schickedanz, Hilary Holbrook
Kelly Shea Doherty – Irish Language Presentation
5:00 – 6:00
Academy – Young Group – Traditional Irish Music –
Harp Pieces – Song Tunes – Dance Tunes
Also featured on the 2nd Floor:
Art Gallery: Frank Crowley with a presentation about the Book of Kells 3pm
Library Main Room: Brian Donovan discussing Genealogy 1- 4pm
On the 3rd Floor:
Maureen Smith will be showing the Irish film (Cumann na mBan- Mná na Réabhlóide) in Room 309 at 3:00pm
Sunday: Art Gallery and Museum will be open 1-5 pm.
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.
Fest hours are: 6pm to 1am on July 8, noon to 1am on July 9, and 11am to midnight on July 10.
Children 4-12-$5 each day
To purchase tickets, click below or buy at the door.