If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, check out the Celtic Winter Gathering and Green Mountain Performing Arts Winter Dance Showcase at Main Street Landing in Burlington, VT. Here is the press release: Celtic dancers from the northeast U.S. and Canadian provinces will convene in Burlington, VT, Saturday, January 21 from 9:00 am-3:00 … More Celtic Winter Gathering – This Weekend Jan 21-22nd
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: … More Irish music in June
One of things I love about Irish music, and most Celtic music in general, is it makes me want to get up and dance. After all, it is dance music. Dancing is such a big part of this tradition and learning the dances actually helps in learning the tunes. This weekend, whether you’re a musician … More Music that makes you want to dance
I’m claiming March St. Patrick’s Month. I mean why limit the music and celebration to just one day? There is so much going on in the next few weeks it’s almost impossible to keep track of it all. Below is my attempt. In the meantime, check out this band coming to the Barre Opera house:
There is never a shortage of traditional music in these parts. Check out some upcoming concerts: Benefit Concerts Friends of fiddler Beth Telford are putting on two benefit concerts to raise money for Beth to take a paid medical leave from teaching so she can be by her husband’s side in the hospital. (You can Donate here if … More Upcoming Irish & Celtic music concerts
Music makes you happy. It’s true. Music causes the release of dopamine, a “feel-good” chemical in your brain. So listening to music literally makes you happy. That’s why during this time of year when the days become shorter, cooler and we enter into what us Vermonters like to call “stick season,” I try to immerse … More Music is the cure for the stick season blues
School is not yet in session but anyone who loves Irish music will be in school this weekend – the Four Corners School House that is. On Saturday, August 15, the Vermont School of Irish Traditional Music presents Tommy McCarthy and his wife, Louise Costello at the Four Corners Schoolhouse in East Montpelier.