June, when the weather is warm, the days are long and music festivals and concerts in Vermont are abundant. June is the true beginning of summer and what better way to enjoy it but with some Irish music. There are a couple of Irish music events around Vermont this month that you won’t want to miss:
Irish Music Festival – June 17-19
If you like the music of Irish harper and composer, Turough O’Carolan, check out the 10th Annual Carolan festival, a festival filled with lessons, workshops, concerts, sessions, dancing and more, all celebrating the music of Turough O’Carolan.
This year’s featured performers include Irish harper, Máire Ní Chathasaigh and guitarist, Chris Newman. Other performers include harper Dominique Dodge, harper Hilary Farrington, piper Benedict Koehler, The Fiddleheads and more. See the full line-up of performers and festival events.
Deadline for pre-registration and to pay for meals is June 10.
Date: June 17-19, 2016
Place: Worcester, Vermont
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Irish Fiddler, Frankie Gavin – June 21
Frankie Gavin began playing whistle at age 4 and fiddle at age 10 and by the time he was 17 he placed first in the All Ireland Fiddle Competition and in the All Ireland Flute Competition on the same day. His influences were Michael Coleman and James Morrison and helped to form the band De Dannan in 1973. He has recorded 16 albums with the band and a handful of solo albums. He’s played with Stephane Grapelli, The Rolling Stones and Earl Scruggs. Learn more about Frankie.
Date: June 21, 2016
Place: Burlington Violin Shop, Church Street, Burlington, VT
Register: email firstname.lastname@example.org
There are only 40 seats available so register today!