AMERICAN CELTIC MUSIC FESTIVALS

JANUARY
FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL
MAY
JUNE
JULY
AUGUST
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER



JANUARY 2015

12th Boston Celtic Music Festival
bcmfest.wordpress.com
Performances & Workshops
January 9-11, Boston, MA.

2nd Florida Keys Celtic Festival
celticheritageproductions.com
Performances
January 9-10, Marathon, FL.

Winter Storm Pipes & Drums Event
mhaf.org
Concert, WS, Competitions, Drum Fanfare
January 9-11, N. Kansas City, MO.

12th Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival
celticheritageproductions.com/caloosahatchee.htm
Music & Dance, Vendors
January 12, Fort Myers, FL.

9th Winter Celtic Music Festival
cssm.org
Concert & WS
January, Leonardtown, MD/discontinued?

8th Upper Potomac Piper’s Weekend
upperpotomacmusic.info/squeezethebag/index
WS, Classes, Jams
January 16-18, Shepherdstown, WV.

Please attend and support your local Robert Burns Dinner.

29th Winter Folk Harp Festival
pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org
WS, Jams, Circle, Ceilidh
January 23-25, Arlington, WA.

21st Sarasota HG & Celtic Festival
sarasotahighlandgames.com
Pipe & Drum Competition, Trad & Cont.
January 30-31, Sarasota, FL.

8th Northern Roots Trad. Music Festival
bmcvt.org
Celtic Music & Dance; WS, Concerts
January 31, Brattleboro, VT.

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FEBRUARY 2015

3rd FAM-JAM: Celtic Family Jamboree
celticheritageproductions.com
Concerts, Jams
February 6-7, Brooksville, FL.

Celtic Winter Blast
celticheritageproductions.com
Concerts, Jams
February 12, Asheville, NC.

23rd Mid-Winter Scot/Irish Festival & Fair
eohebrides.com
Trad. & Contemporary
February 13-15, King of Prussia, PA.

2nd Tampa Bay Celtic Fest. & HG
tampabaycelticfestival.com
Pipe & Drum Competition
February, Brandon, FL/TBA.

23rd Savannah Irish Festival
savannahirish.org
Trad. & Cont.; Songwriter
February 14-15, Savannah, GA.

22nd Queen Mary ScotsFest
queenmary.com
Trad. & Contemporary
February 14, Long Beach, CA.

19th NE FL Scot. Games, Fest.
neflgames.com
Trad/Con; Harp & Fiddle Comp.
February 28, Green Cove Springs, FL.

Bay Celtic Music & Dance Fest.
bayceltic.com
Trad. & Contemporary; WS
February, Oakland, CA/discontinued 2010

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MARCH 2015

12th Crossroads Irish-American Festival
irishamericancrossroads.org
Trad. & Contemporary
February 28-March 29, San Francisco, CA.

21st Manhattan Irish Fest
manhattanirishfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
March 6-7, Manhattan, IL.

33rd North Texas Irish Festival
ntif.org
Trad. & Cont.; emphasis on intl piping
March 6-8, Dallas, TX.

32nd SE FL Scot. Fest. & HLG
sassf.org
Trad. & Cont.; Competitions
March 21, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

20th Irish Heritage Festival
vtirishfestival.org & burlingtonirishheritage.org
Trad./Cont., Whistle/Fiddle WS
March 10-21, Burlington, VT.

29th Sonora Celtic Faire
sonoracelticfaire.com
Trad. & Contemporary
March 6-8, Sonora, CA.

37th St. Pat’s Day Irish Fest.
emeraldsocietysfl.com
Trad. & Contemporary
March 7, Coral Gables, FL.

27th Irish Fest
irishflorida.org
Trad. & Contemporary
March, W. Palm Beach, FL/TBA.

15th Peace River Celtic Festival
celticheritageproductions.com
Musical Performances
March 8, Punta Gorda, FL.

17th Long Island Irish Festival
hofstra.edu
Trad. & Contemporary
March 15, Long Island, NY.

34th Irish Spring Festival
Facebook
Trad. & Cont., Harping WS
March, Ireland, WV/TBA.

30th North Country Irish Festival
ncirishfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
March 13-15, Watertown, NY.

35th San Diego St. Patrick’s Festival
stpatsparade.org
Trad. & Contemporary
March 14, San Diego, CA.

32nd Phoenix St. Patrick’s Faire
phxirish.org
Trad. & Contemporary
March 14, Phoenix, AZ.

Irish Week Festival
irishclub.org
Trad., WS
March, Seattle, WA/TBA.

28th Tucson St. Patrick’s Festival
tucsonstpatricksday.com
Trad. & Contemporary
March 15, Tucson, AZ.

Kell’s Portland St. Patrick’s Festival
kellsirishportland.com
Trad & Contemporary
March 14-17, Portland, OR.

31st New Dublin Irish Fest & St. Patrick’s Week
newdublin.com
Trad. & Contemporary
March 16-21, New London, WI.

51st AZ Scot. Gathering, Games
arizonascots.com
Trad./Con.; Pipe, Drum Comp.
March 21-22, Phoenix, AZ.

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APRIL 2015

16th S. A. HLG & Celtic Music Fest.
sahga.org
Trad. & Cont.; Piping Comp.
April 11-12, Helotes, TX.

34th Hawaiian Scot. Fest. & HLG
scotshawaii.org
Trad. & Contemporary
April 11-12, Honolulu, HI.

DeltaFest (incl. former NELA Celtic Fest.)
Ladeltafest.com
Incl. 2 days of Celtic
April, Monroe, LA/TBA.

36th Arkansas Scottish Festival
lyon.edu/scotfest
Trad & Cont, Pipe/Drum Comp
April 11-12, Batesville, AR.

18th Lawrence Scottish Fest
lawrencescots.org
Trad. & Contemporary
April, Lawrence, KS/TBA?

25th Oregon Scottish Heritage Festival
oregonscottishsociety.com
Trad.
April 11, Albany, OR.

22nd Rural Hill Scot. Fest. & Loch Norman HLG
ruralhill.net
Pipe/Drum/Harp/Fiddle Comp
April 18-19, Huntersville, NC.

15th Miss. River Celtic Music Fest
Tionol.org
WS in all instruments; spec. in Uilleann Pipes
April 24-26, St. Louis, MO.

11th LV Celtic Gathering & HLG
lasvegascelticsociety.org
Mod. & Trad.
April 18-19, Tule Spgs, NV.

9th Iron Thistle Scot. Heritage Fest, HLG
unitedscotsok.com
Trad.
April 24-26, Yukon, OK.

37th Celtic Fest & HLG of So Md
cssm.org/festival
Pipe/Drum/Harp/Fiddle Comp
April 25, Prince Frederick, MD.

139th Sacramento Val. G & Fest
saccallie.org
Trad., Cont; Pipe/Drum Comp
April 25-26, Woodland, CA.

43rd Houston HLG & Celtic Fest.
Facebook
Trad. & Cont Celtic Folk, Rock
April, Bellaire, TX/TBA.

Culloden HLG & Scot. Fest.
culloden.com
Trad. & Contemporary
April, Culloden, GA/discontinued

14th Sedalia Celtic Festival
sedaliacenter.org
Trad. & Contemporary
April, Bedford, VA/discontinued 2012

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MAY 2015

Folklore Soc. Greater Washington
fsgw.org
Regional Folk, Roots events
DC, MD area

CCE Mid-Atlantic Fleadh Cheoil/Irish Music Wknd
nyfleadh.com
https://midatlanticcce.wordpress.com/conventionfleadh2015/
Fiddle, Accordian, Flute, Tin Whistle, Concertina, Uillean Pipes,
Harp, Mouth Organ, Banjo, Mandolin, Piano, Melodeon,
Bodhran, Ceili B.Drummer, Singing, etc. Competitions
May 8-10, Parsippany, NJ.

15th No. Central WV Scottish Fest. & Celtic Gathering
northcentralwestvirginiascottishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
May 1-3, Bridgeport, WV.

29th Texas Scot. Fest. & HLG
texasscottishfestival.com
Trad/Cont Folk/Rock
May 8-10, Arlington, TX.

CCE Mid-West Fleadh Cheoil
midwestfleadh.com
Fiddle, Accordian, Flute, Tin Whistle, Concertina, Uillean Pipes,
Harp, Mouth Organ, Banjo, Mandolin, Piano, Melodeon,
Bodhran, Ceili B.Drummer, Singing, etc. Competitions
May, St. Louis, MO.

14th Frederick Celtic Festival
sasmm.com
Trad. & Contemporary
May 8-9, Frederick, MD.

Young People, Old Traditions
youngtraditionvermont.org
Young Tradition Weekend
May, Burlington, VT.

11th Prescott HLG & Ian MacNessie Highland Gathering
prescotthighlandgames.com
Trad.
May 9-10, Prescott, AZ.

20th Springfield Area HLG & Celtic Fest.
springfieldhighlandgames.com
Trad/Cont; Pipe/Drum Comp
May 16-17, Chatham, IL.

33rd Smoky Mtn. HG
smokymountaingames.org
Trad. & Cont Folk, Rock, etc.
May 16-17, Maryville, TN.

29th Feile Rince Tucson & 1st AZ Roadrunner Feis
tucsonfeis.com
Trad.
May 1-3, Tucson, AZ.

55th Colonial Highland Gathering
fairhillscottishgames.org
Trad., Pipe Band Competition
May 16, Fair Hill, MD.

Irish Fest. at St. Mary’s Center
Facebook
Trad. & Contemporary
May, Manahawkin, NJ/TBA.

13th Eugene Scottish Festival
eugenescottishfestival.com
Trad.
May 17, Eugene, OR.

27th Rio Grande Celtic Fest, HLG
celtfestabq.com
Harp Gathering, Pipe Band Comp.
May 16-17, Albuquerque, NM.

10th Greater Greenville Scot. Games
greenvillegames.org
Trad/Con Folk/Rock; Pipe Com
May 22-23, Greenville, SC.

30th Gaelic Park’s Irish Fest
chicagogaelicparkirishfest.org
Trad. & Contemporary
May 22-25, Oak Forest, IL.

48th Alma Highland Festival
almahighlandfestival.com
Trad., Pipe Band Competition
May 23-24, Alma, MI.

83rd USS Highland Games
scotsfest.com
Trad. & Cont., Pipe Band Comp.
May 23-24, Pomona, CA.

38th East Durham Irish Festival
eastdurhamirishfestival.com
Trad. & Cont Celtic Folk, Rock
May 23-24, East Durham, NY.

Shawnee Celtic Festival
shawneemt.com
Trad. & Contemporary
May 23-24, Shawnee, PA.

30th Glasgow Highland Games
glasgowhighlandgames.com
Trad/Cont Folk/Rock; Pipe Com
May 29-31, Lucas, KY.

Campbell HLG, Celtic Gathering
campbellgames.com
Trad/Cont; Pipe/Drum Comp.
May, Campbell, CA/cancelled 2012

30th Kentucky Scottish Weekend
kyscottishweekend.org
Trad. & Cont Scot., OT, Folk
May, Carollton, KY/final 2012

7th Phoenixville Celtic Street Fair
aroundphoenixville.com
Trad. & Cont.
May, Phoenixville, PA/cancelled 2013

Tuckerton Irish Festival
609-296-8868
Trad. & Contemporary
May, Tuckerton, NJ/cancelled?

livermoregames.com
Livermore Scot/Celt. Gathering
Trad. & Cont. Celtic Folk, Rock
May, Livermore, CA/cancelled?

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JUNE 2015

Young People, Old Traditions
youngtraditionvermont.org
Regional Folk, Celtic, Roots events
Radius of Burlington, Vermont

Folklore Soc. Greater Washington
fsgw.org
Regional Folk, Roots events
DC, MD area

22nd Irish Festival
njaoh.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June, Berkeley Township, NJ/TBA

16th Nisswa-Stamman
nisswastamman.org
Scandinavian Folk Music
June 10-11, Nisswa, MN.

25th Boston Irish Festival
bostonirishfestival.info
Trad. & Cont.
June 13-14, Canton, MA.

9th AOH Notre Dame Div. 1 Irish Fest
aohnd1.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 5-7, Monte Clare, PA.

Milwaukee HLG & Scot. Fest
milwaukeescottishfest.com
Trad, Pipe Competition
June 6, Milwaukee, WI.

EOH Bonnie Brae Scot. Games
eohebrides.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June, Liberty Corner, NJ/TBA.

28th McHenry Highland Fest.
highlandfest.info
Trad./Cont.; Pipe Comp.
June, McHenry, MD/not held in 2015.

34th Modesto HLG, Clan Gathering
standrewsmodesto.org
Trad.
June 6, Modesto, CA.

ZoukFest World Music Camp
zoukfest.com & Facebook
Trad. Irish
June, Santa Fe, NM/TBA.

17th Staten Island Irish Fair
statenirelandfair.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 13-14, Staten Island, NY.

Bellingham Scottish HLG
bhga.org
Trad. /Cont; Pipe/Drum Comp
June 5-7, Ferndale, WA.

4th Hoboken Irish Festival
hobokennj.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June 7, Hoboken, NJ.

45th New Jersey Irish Festival
nj-irishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 7, Monmouth Park, NJ.

14th Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
bonnaroo.com
Incl. Celtic
June 12-15, Manchester, TN.

20th Taste of Scotland Heritage
tasteofscotlandfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June 18-21, Franklin, NC.

41st Utah Scottish HLG & Festival
utahscots.org
Trad.
June 12-13, Lehi, UT.

Ozark Folk Center
ozarkfolkcenter.com
St. Louis Irish Arts
June 12-13, Mountain View, AR.

27th Fairfield County Irish Festival
irishfestival.org
Trad/Cont Folk/Rock
June 20-21, Trumbull, CT.

22nd Riverfront Irish Festival
riverfrontirishfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 12-14, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.

Blairsville Scot. Fest. & HLG
blairsvillescottishgames.com
Trad/Cont; Fid., Harp, Pipe WS
June 13-14, Blairsville, GA.

Kansas City Scottish HLG
kcscottishgames.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June 13-14, Riverside, MO.

18th RI Scot. Highland Festival
riscot.org
Trad.; Pipe Comp
June 13, Richmond, RI.

19th Clover Scot. Games & Fest
cloverscottishgames.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 13, Clover, SC.

40th Big Irish Fair & Music Fest
irishfair.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June 20-21, Long Beach, CA.

10th A. Fraser’s Sierra Fiddle Rally
sierrafiddlecamp.org
Trad. Scottish
June 27, Nevada City, CA.

10th Carolan Festival
carolanfestvt.com
Music of Irish Harper/Composer Carolan
June 17-19, Worcester, VT.

15th Penn-Mar Irish Festival
pennmaririshfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 20, Glen Rock, PA.

42nd Ntl Conf., Am. Harp Society
harpsociety.org
see program
June 22-26, New Orleans, LA.

17th Celtic Fling & HLG
parenfaire.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June 26-28, Manheim, PA.

46th Tacoma HLG
tacomagames.org
Trad.; Pipe/Drum Comp.
June 26-27, Graham, WA.

42nd San Diego Scot. HLG
sdhighlandgames.org
Trad & Cont., Pipe/Drum Comp
June 26-28, Vista, CA.

Conn. Irish Festival & Feis
ctirishfestival.com, Facebook
Trad. & Cont. Folk/Rock
June 27-28, North Haven, CT.

38th Ohio Scottish Games
ohioscottishgames.com
Trad; Pipe/Drum/Harp Comp.
June 26-27, Wellington, OH.

15th Kalamazoo Irish Festival
kalamazooirish.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June 26-27, Kalamazoo, MI.

34th Scot. HLG & Clan Gathering
alaskascottish.org
Trad., Pipe/Drum Competition
June 27, Palmer, AL.

Nordic Fiddles & Feet Music Camp
youngtraditionvermont.org
WS, Concerts
June 28-July 5, Lyman, VT.

20th Loch Lomond HLG, Gath./Scot. Renaissance Fest./Santa Cruz Music Fest.
lochlomondceltic.org
Trad/Cont, Pipe Competition
June, Watsonville, CA/discontinued 2014?

Wyoming Celtic Fest & HLG
wyomingcelticfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June, Gillette, WY/discontinued?

4th HLG & Festival
scotsofmichigan.com
Trad.
June 29-30, Lake Orion, MI/cancelled 2014

Newport Irish Heritage Festival
newportirishheritagefest.com
Trad.
June, Newport, KY/discontinued?

28th Indiana HLG
indianahighlandgames.com
Trad.
June, Columbia City, IN/cancelled 2013?

Irish Summerfest
irishsummerfest.org
Trad.
June, Eastlake, OH/cancelled 2007

10th Southern NH Scot. Games
snhscotcelt.org
Trad.
June, Greenfields, NH/cancelled 2008

Worcester Irish Music Festival
worcesteririshmusicfestival.com
Trad/Contemp, Folk/Rock
June, Worcester, MA/cancelled 2011

18th Potomac Celtic Festival
potomaccelticfest.org
Trad. & Contemporary
June, Leesburg, VA/cancelled 2011

8th Cape Cod Celtic Festival
capecodcelticfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
June, Cape Cod, MA/cancelled 2011

18th W. MA HLG & Celtic Festival
wmhg.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe Competition
June, Greenfield, MA/cancelled 2011

8th Ok. Celtic Music & Heritage Fest.
okcelticfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary; WS
June, Stillwater, OK/cancelled 2011

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JULY 2015

Young People, Old Traditions
youngtraditionvermont.org
Regional Folk, Celtic, Roots events
Radius of Burlington, Vermont

Folklore Soc. Greater Washington
fsgw.org
Regional Folk, Roots events
DC, MD area

The 3rd Summer Harp Academy
summerharpacademy.org
WS & Performances
July 12-19, Lake Junaluska, NC.

Glissando Summer Harp Fest
peabody.jhu.edu/preparatory/departments/harp/harpfest.html
WS & Performances
July 6-10, Towson, MD.

11th String Summit
summerstringsummit.com
Incl. Folk, OT, BG, Celtic
July 8 at Weed & 11 at Berkeley, CA.

59th Grandfather Mtn. HLG
gmhg.org
Pipe/Drum/Fiddle/Harp Comp
July 9-12, Linville, NC.

Saline Celtic Festival
salineceltic.org
Trad.
July 10-11, Saline, MI.

32nd Payson Scottish Festival
paysonscottishfestival.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe/Drum Comp.
July 10-11, Payson, UT.

The Montana Folk Festival
montanafolkfestival.com
Incl. Celtic
July 8-10, Butte, MT.

21st Colorado Irish Festival
coloradoirishfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
July 10-12, Littleton, CO.

12th Heart of the Alleghenies/HOTAfest
hotafest.com
Trad., Celtic; WS
July 10-12, Titusville, PA.

Jersey Shore (Toms River) Celtic Festival
jerseyshorecelticfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary; Competitions
July 11, Toms River, NJ.

11th Celtic Festival
hcsv.org
Trad. & Contemporary
July 12, Cape May, NJ.

13th MN Scot. Fair & HLG
mnscottishfair.org
Trad./Cont; Pipe Comp.
July 18, Eagen, MN.

21st Skagit Valley HLG
celticarts.org
Trad., Harp & Pipe Competitions
July 12-13, Mount Vernon, WA.

Athena Caledonian Games
athenacaledoniangames.org
Trad./Cont, Pipe/Drum Comp.
July 10-12, Athena, OR.

21st Catskills Irish Arts Wk/Andy McGann Fest.
catskillsirishartsweek.org
Trad.
July 12-18, East Durham, NY.

23rd Swannanoa Gathering
swangathering.com
Celtic Week
July 12-18, Asheville, NC.

19th Arizona Highland Celtic Fest. & Celtic Week
nachs.info/festival.shtml
Trad/Cont, Solo Pipe Comp.
July 18-19, Flagstaff, AZ.

33rd Cleveland Irish Cultural Fest.
clevelandirish.org
Trad. & Contemporary
July 24-26, Berea, OH.

63rd Portland HLG
phga.org
Trad., Pipe/Drum/Fiddle Comp.
July 18, Portland, OR.

22nd Glasgow Lands Scottish Fest.
glasgowlands.org
Trad/Cont, Pipe/Drum Comp.
July 18, Florence, MA.

15th Adams County Irish Festival
adamscountyirishfestival.com
Trad & Contemporary
July 18, Gettysburg, PA.

23rd Elizabeth Celtic Fest
elizabethcelticfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
July 18-19, Elizabeth, CO.

34th Irish Week/Augusta Htg
augustaheritagecenter.org
Trad., Classes
July 19-24, Elkins, WV.

12th Great American Irish Festival
gaif.us
Trad/Cont, Pipe Competition
July 24-26, Frankfort, NY.

14th Dayton Celtic Festival
daytoncelticfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
July 24-26, Dayton, OH.

69th Pacific NW Scot. HLG
sshga.org
Trad, Pipe/Drum/Harp Comp.
July 25-26, Enumclaw, WA.

15th Somerset Folk Harp Festival
somersetharpfest.com
Trad. WS
July 23-26, Parsippany, NJ.

31st Greater Hartford Irish Festival
irishmusicfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
July, Glastonbury, CT/discontinued 2015

36th Oakland Scottish HLG
dunsmuirgames.com/website down
Trad. & Contemporary
July, Oakland, CA/no info available

23rd Clover’s Irish Weekend
freewebs.com/irishvalley/
Trad. & Contemporary
July, Heckscherville, PA/cancelled 2011

Big Sky Folk Harp Festival
website taken down
All Styles, Cultures; WS, Exhib.
July, Big Sky Resort, MT/no info available

8th Harbor Celtic Festival
no website available
Trad./Contemporary, WS
July, Harbor Springs, MI/no info available

8th Blackstone Valley Celtic Fest.
blackstonevalleycelticfestival.com
Trad.
July, Webster, MA/no info available

Gathering of the Clans
blackhillscelticevents.org
Trad. & Contemporary
July, Rapid City, SD/discontinued?

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AUGUST 2015

28th Dublin Irish Festival
dublinirishfestival.org
Trad./Cont., Instru.+ Classes
July 31-August 2, Dublin, OH.

52nd Colorado Scot. Fest. & HLG
scottishgames.org
Trad, Pipe/Drum/H. Dulc Comp
July 31-August 2, Snowmass, CO.

67th Virginia Highlands Festival
vahighlandsfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
July 31-August 9, Abingdon, VA.

165th St. Andrews / Detroit HLG
highlandgames.com
Trad./Cont., Pipe/Drum Comp
August 1-2, Livonia, MI.

Spokane HLG
spokanehighlandgames.org
Trad./Cont, Pipe/Drum Comp.
August 1, Spokane, WA.

48th Monterey Games & Celtic Fest
montereyscotgames.com
Trad./Cont, Pipe/Drum Comp.
August 1-2, Monterey, CA.

25th Toledo Irish Festival
aohtoledo.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August, Toledo, OH/hiatus 2015.

11th Irish Fest/La Crosse HLG
irishfestlacrosse.org
Trad/Cont, Celtic Harp Comp.
August 7-9, La Crosse, WI.

Irish Fair of Minnesota
irishfair.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August 7-9, St. Paul, MN.

13th An Ri Ra Montana Irish Fest
mtgaelic.org
Trad. & Contemporary
August 14-16, Butte, MT.

17th Whidbey Island HLG
wihg.org
Trad./Cont., Pipe/Drum Comp.
August 8, Greenbank, WA.

Cape Cod Scottish Festival
scotsoncapecod.org
Trad.
August, Yarmouth, MA/back in 2016

Ballyshanners Irish Festival
ballyshaners.org
Trad.
Aug. 8, Alexandria, VA.

17th JB O’Reilly Club Irish Music Fest.
jbo-club.com
Trad.
August 8, Springfield, MA.

27th High Desert Celtic Fest./HLG
hdcs.net
Trad.
August 10, Redmond, OR.

Milwaukee Irish Fest
irishfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August 13-16, Milwaukee, WI.

Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering
bitterrootscottishirishfestival.org
Trad & Contemporary
August 15-16, Hamilton, MT.

37th Maine Highland Games
mainehighlandgames.org
Trad. & Contemporary
August 15, Brunswick, ME.

23rd Douglas Co. Celtic HLG
dcscots.org
Trad.
August 15-16, Winston, OR.

35th Peoria Erin Feis
erinfeispeoria.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August 28-30, Peoria, IL.

The Pipers’ Gathering
pipersgathering.org
Trad.
August 21-23, Litchfield, CT.

34th Buffalo Irish Festival
buffaloirish.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August 28-30, Buffalo, NY.

23rd Kalamazoo Scottish Festival
kalamazooscottishfest.org
Trad. & Contemporary
August 22, Oshtemo, MI.

15th Cortland Celtic Festival
cortlandcelticfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August 22-23, Cortland, NY.

6th Brittingham’s Irish Festival
brittinghams.com
Trad. & Cont.
August, Lafayette Hill, PA/TBA.

Sons of Erin Irish Festival
sonsoferin.com
Trad. & Cont.
August, Westfield, MA/TBA.

4th Great Lakes Irish Music Fest
greatlakesirish.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August, Comstock Pk., MI/discontinued 2011

Alaska Irish Music Fest.
no current website
Trad.
August, Anchorage, AK/discontinued?

12th Jackson Hole Scottish Fest.
wyohighlanders.net
Trad./Cont.; Pipe/Drum Comp.
August, Jackson Hole, WY/discontinued 2013

Hunter Mountain Intl Celtic Fest
huntermtn.com
Trad. & Contemporary
August, Hunter, NY/discontinued 2013

Mid-Summer Scottish & Irish Music Festival
eohebrides.com
Trad. & Cont.
August, Lancaster, PA/discontinued 2011

Newport Celtic Rock Festival
newportwaterfrontevents.com
Celtic Rock
August 24, Newport, RI/discontinued 2014

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SEPTEMBER 2014

39th Longs Peak Scot./Irish Fest
scotfest.com
Tr/Cn, Pipe/Drum/Folk Comp.
September 4-7, Estes Park, CO

12th SW Mo. Celtic Heritage, HLG
swmocelticfestival.com
Trad.
September 5-6, Buffalo, MO

14th Syracuse Irish Festival
syracuseirishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 5-6, Syracuse, NY

20th Rochester Irish Festival
rochesteririshfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 5-6, Irondequoit, NY

24th Pittsburgh Irish Festival
pghirishfest.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 5-7, Pittsburgh, PA

24th CelticFest Mississippi
celticfestms.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 5-7, Jackson, MS

16th Sycamore Shoals Celtic Festival
uppereasttncelticsociety.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 5-7, Elizabethton, TN

21st Edinboro Scot. Fest & HLG
edinboro.edu/events/highlandgames/
Trad & Con.; Pipe Comp
U.S. Natl. Scottish Fiddle Championships
September 5-7, Edinboro, PA

Cincinnati Celtic Festival
cincinnaticelticfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 5-7, Cincinnati, OH

Irish Festival at the Jersey Shore
njshoreirishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 6, Sea Girt, NJ

4th Mercer Irish Fest
merceririshfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 6-7, West Windsor, NJ

9th Ship Bottom Irish Festival
lbiaoh.com/ifest.html
Trad. & Contemporary
September 6-7, Ship Bottom, NJ

Seaside Heights Shamrock Fest
800-732-7467
Trad. & Contemporary
September 7, Seaside Heights, NJ

40th Festival of Trad. Irish Music
philadelphiaceiligroup.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 11-13, Philadelphia, PA

18th Irish 2000 Music & Arts Fest.
irish2000fest.com
Mod. & Trad.
September 12-13, Albany, NY

19th Indy Irish Fest
indyirishfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
Sept. 12-14, Indianapolis, IN

Michigan Irish Music Festival
michiganirish.org
Trad./Cont, Folk/Rock
September 12-14, Muskegon, MI

Gloucester Shamrock Festival
gloucestercityshamrockfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 13, Gloucester City, NJ

17th Treasure Valley Celtic Fest., HLG
idahoscots.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 13, Boise, ID

Kelso Highlander Festival
kelso.gov/visitors/highlander-festival
Trad. & Contemporary
September 13-14, Kelso, WA

23rd Columbus Scottish Festival
scottishfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 13-14, Columbus, IN

33rd Irish Festival/Feis
iaanj.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 14, Augusta, NJ

10th Festival of the Mabon
bluegrass.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 18, Lyons, CO

43rd Scot. Games & HL Gathering
charlestonscots.org
Contests, Trad. & Contemporary
September 18-21, Charleston, SC

23rd AOH Irish Fall Fest. /N. Wildwood Irish Wknd
wildwoodirishweekend.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 18-21, N. Wildwood, NJ

39th New Hampshire HLG
nhscot.org
Pipe/Drum/Harp/Fiddle Comp
September 19-21, Lincoln, NH

35th Oklahoma Scottish Festival
tulsascottishgames.org
Trad./Cont; Pipe/Drum Comp.
September 19-21 Tulsa, OK

Celtic HLG/Music Festival
celtichighlandgames.org
Trad., WS, Pipe/Drum Comp.
September 19-20, Davenport, IA

37th Fresno Scottish Highland Games
scottishsociety.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 20, Madera, CA

8th Greeley Irish Fest
greeleyirishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 20, Greeley, NE

56th Ligonier HLG
ligonierhighlandgames.org
Pipe/Drum/Fiddle/Harp Comp.
September 19-21, Ligonier, PA

Southern Illinois Irish Festival
silirishfest.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 20-21, Carbondale, IL

10th Spanish Peaks Intl Celtic Music Fest
celticmusicfest.com
Tr/Con, Harp Retreat, Many WS
September 25-28, Gardner, CO

St. Louis Scottish Games
stlouis-scottishgames.com
Trad., Contemporary
September 26-27, St. Louis, MO

18th KVMR Celtic Festival & Marketplace
kvmr.org/celticfestival
Trad. & Contemporary; WS
September 26-28, Grass Valley, CA

28th Celtic Classic Festival
celticfest.org
Tr/Con, Pipe/Fiddle/Sing Comp
September 26-28, Bethlehem, PA

Dixon Scottish Highland Games
scotsindixon.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 27, Dixon, CA

13th Pipes in the Valley
pipesinthevalley.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 27, Hartford, CT

21st McPherson Scot. Fest., HLG
macfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September 27-28, McPherson, KS

Louisville Irish Fest
louisvilleirishfest.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 27-28, Louisville, KY

21st Greater Danbury Irish Fest.
danburyirishfestival.org/facebook
Trad. & Contemporary
September, Danbury, CT/TBA

Alabama Highland Games
alabamahighlandgames.com
Trad. & Contemporary
Sept., Montgomery, AL/discontinued 2007

15th Irish Heritage Festival
irishheritagefestival.org
Trad.
Sept., Montgomery, NY/discontinued 2009

Midlothian Scottish Fair
villageofmidlothian.net/SFIndex
Trad. & Contemporary
September, Midlothian, IL/discontinued 2009

ICONS Irish Music & Arts Fest.
iconsfestival.com
Trad/Mod SW/Celtic Folk
September, Canton, MA/discontinued 2009

14th Newport Irish Festival
newportwaterfrontevents.com
Trad. & Contemporary
September 3-5, Newport, RI/discontinued 2011

Long Grove Irish Days
longgroveonline.com/irishdays.html
Trad.
September, Long Grove, IL/discontinued 2010 ?

12th Clanjamfry: A Scot. Festival
clanjamfrymemphis.org
Trad. & Contemporary
September, Memphis, TN/discontinued 2011

16th Sebastopol Celtic Music Festival
cumuluspresents.com/celtic
Trad. & Contemporary
September, Sebastopol, CA/discontinued 2011

Blackthorn Irish Weekend
irishthing.com/irishweekend/
Trad. & Contemporary
September, Wildwood, NJ/discontinued 2008 ?

11th Jersey City Irish Festival
no website
Trad. & Contemporary
September, Jersey City, NJ/discontinued ?

37th New Jersey Scottish Heritage Fest
njshf.com
Traditional
September, Holmdel, NJ/discontinued ?

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OCTOBER 2014

6th Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival
kernscot.org
Trad. & Contemporary
October 3-4, Bakersfield, CA

19th KVMR Celtic Festival
kvmrcelticfestival.org
Trad & Contemporary
October 2-4, 2015, Grass Valley, NV

13th Skip Healy’s 10th Wind on the Bay
windonthebay.com
Irish Flute & American Fife, Pipes
October, East Greenwich, RI/TBA

37th Wmsburg Scot. Fest/VA Celtic Gathering, HLG
wsfonline.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe/Drum Comp
October, Lenexa, VA/TBA

24th North Alabama Scot. Festival & HLG
tennesseevalleyscottishsociety.org
Trad. & Contemporary; Pipe/Drum Comp.
October 4, New Market, AL

19th Radford Highlander Festival
radford.edu/festival/index.html
Trad. & Contemporary
October 4, Radford, VA

24th Reno Celtic Celebration
renoceltic.org
Trad. & Mod.
October 4-5, Reno, NV

25th Chesapeake Celtic Festival
celticfest.net
Trad. & Contemporary
October 4-5, Snow Hill, MD

Seaside Scottish HLG
seaside-games.com
Trad. & Contemporary
October 9-11, Ventura, CA

15th Weston Irish Fest
westonirish.com
Trad & Contemporary
October 10-12, Weston, MO

Smithville Irish Festival
thesmithvilleirishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
October 11-12, Galloway, NJ

26th Scotland, CT HLG
scotlandgames.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe/Drum Comp
October 12, Scotland, CT

42nd Stone Mountain HLG
smhg.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe/Drum Comp
October 17-19, Atlanta, GA

18th Austin Celtic Festival
austincelticfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
October 18-19, Austin, TX

19th Murray (W. KY) Highland Festival
wkyhighlandfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
October, Murray, KY/TBA

(19th?) Central Va. Celtic Fest. & HLG
vacelticfestival.com
Pipe/Drum/Fiddle/Harp Competition
October 25-26, Richmond, VA

19th Meadow (formerly Richmond) HLG & Celtic Fest
Facebook
Pipe/Drum/Fiddle/Harp Comp
October, Doswell, VA/changed to Central VA?

Anne Arundel Scottish Fest
aasfi-md.org
Trad. & Contemporary
October, Annapolis, MD/cancelled 09

17th Celtic Heritage Festival
celticheritagefestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
October, Bedford, TX/cancelled 09

34th Flora Macdonald HLG
capefearscots.com
Trad. & Contemporary
October, Red Springs, NC/cancelled 09

Loch Hartwell HLG, Scot. Fest
lochhartwell.org
Trad. & Contemporary
October, Stone Mtn., GA/cancelled 2011?

Rio Rancho HLG
teamelitegear.com
Trad. & Contemporary
October, Albuquerque, NM/cancelled 2011?

Waxhaw Scottish HLG
wshg.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe Comp.
October, Waxhaw, NC/cancelled?

28th Scottish Festival
sasct.org/festival or Facebook
Trad./Cont.; Pipe Competition
October, Goshen, CT/cancelled 2012, 2013

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NOVEMBER 2014

28th Tucson Celtic Fest & Scot. HLG
tucsoncelticfestival.org
Trad. & Contemporary
October 31-November 2 Tucson, AZ

10th Foothills HLG & Festival
historichendersonville.org
Trad. & Contemporary
November, Hendersonville, NC/suspended

Scots on the Rocks
moabcelticfestival.org
Trad & Contemporary, Competitions
November 7-9, Moab, UT

10th Fiddle Hell
reinerfamilyband.com
Jams, WS, Concerts
November 7-9, Concord, MA

Irish Festival
irishfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
November 7-9, Timonium, MD

53rd Salado Scot. Clan Gath., HLG
saladoscottishgames.org
Trad./Cont.; Pipe/Drum Comp
November 7-9, Salado, TX

Arkansas River Valley Feis
rivervalleyfeis.com
Trad. & Contemporary
November 8, Fort Smith, AR

30th HL & Islands Scot. Games
highlandsandislands.org
Trad. & Contemporary
November, Gulfport, MS/still suspended?

13th Yachats Celtic Music Festival
yachatscelticmusicfestival.com
Trad. & Contemp. WS, Concerts
November 14-16, Yachats, OR

Dunedin Celtic Festival
dunedincelticmusicfestival.com
Trad. & Contemporary
November 22, Dunedin, FL

10th HLG of Louisiana
lahighlandgames.com
Trad. & Contemporary
November, Jackson, LA/suspended 2010


Happy Thanksgiving


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DECEMBER 2014


15th Christmas With the Celts
celticheritageproductions.com
Concerts
December 18-20, Florida Cities


Best Wishes for a Warm
and Bright Holiday
Season and a Prosperous
New Year


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