Music builds community

Traditional music is community music and dancing is a huge part of it. Yesterday we played for a community Ceilidh to not only help kick off St. Patrick’s Day and celebrate Irish tradition, but to introduce newcomers to the joys of Ceilidh dancing. The Garret School of Irish Dance was on hand to walk people … More Music builds community

Get up and dance

Music and dancing have always been a part of my life. As a child, I took ballet lessons and tap dancing, and loved them both. I loved ballet because the dance was so graceful and the music so passionate. I loved tap dancing because I loved the rhythmic sound when the taps hit the floor. … More Get up and dance

Kicking of the 2019 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival

March arrives on Friday and I, for one, couldn’t be happier. Not only is it a reminder that spring is on its way, but its the kick-off of one of my favorite celebrations — St. Patrick’s Day, and the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. This weekend, the festival kicks off with two Irish dancing events in Richmond: … More Kicking of the 2019 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival