Traditional Irish music and dance around Baltimore, Maryland
Presents the 2nd annual Baltimore Irish Trad Festival
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BIAC Director, Laura Byrne
The second annual Baltimore Irish Trad Fest will be held on April 26-28 and again we'll be bringing some stellar musicians from around the U.S. and Ireland, to teach workshops, perform and lead sessions. There will be a Ceili on Sunday with music by the Old Bay Ceili Band. Check out the links to the left for more information.
Created and led by Baltimore resident musician Laura Byrne, Baltimore Irish Arts Center was founded in 2001. Our purpose is to ensure the longevity of Baltimore's vibrant traditional Irish music scene through promotion, accessibility and education. Small group classes are held intermittently throughout the year and we also host the annual Baltimore Irish Trad Festival which was started in 2012.
Billy McComiskey, button accordion; Jesse Smith, fiddle; Rose Conway Flanagan, fiddle; Sean Gavin, flute; Kathleen Conneely, tin whistle; Michael Cooney; uilleann pipes; Bob Smith, tenor banjo/mandolin; Eamon O'Leary, guitar; Donna Long, piano; Pat Egan, Irish Traditional Songs; Myron Bretholz, bodhran; Jason Gaynor, intro to Irish music/beginning tin whistle; Megan Downes and Shannon Dunne; Irish social dance workshops; The Old Bay Ceili Band, Teelin Irish Dance Company and more!
Check out the Performers page for bios.