Community Listings

The events listed on this page are not sponsored by the Celtic Society and are provided as a community service. If you have any questions regarding any of these events, please direct them to the contact information in the event listing. You can find a comprehensive listing of many local Celtic events at the Americeltic and Irish Culture Bay Area Events Calendars.

Irishfest in Midpines
Sat Feb 25th 2017, 7:30 PM 
Yosemite Bug Rustic Resort, Midpines  
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Join the Gas Men, Cooking With Turf, Julie and David from The Crooked Road Ceili Band, and a host of Irish musicians, singers, and dancers at this intimate festival. $10 for the show, lodging extra:
Cooking With Turf:
The Crooked Road Ceili Band:
Black Brothers Band with Erin Thompson and Greene Academy Irish Dancers
Fri Mar 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 
Trinity Cathedral, San Jose  
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Charismatic craic from 2 brothers of the First Family of Irish Folk, The Blacks!

You will be charmed by ballads, jigs & reels mixed with Dublin street, music hall, and Irish Revolutionary songs.

- Shay and Michael Black with Eamonn Flynn & Bobbi Nikles
- Vocalist Erin Ruth Thompson
- Greene Academy Irish Dancers

Erin: 'Foggy Dew'
Shay & Michael 'Tarry Flynn'

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Santa Cruz Traditional Irish Seisiun
Thu Mar 16th 2017, 7:30 PM 
Rosie McCann's, Santa Cruz  
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Join the Santa Cruz Traditional Irish Seisiun every Third Thursday for lively Irish tunes and songs in the spirit of the tradition. Hosted by Julie Horner, David Chadwick, and Mark McCornack. All ages welcome, bring the family for dinner and stay for the taste o' the pure drop.
St.Patrick's Day with The Crooked Road Ceili Band
Fri Mar 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 
O'Flaherty's Irish Pub, San Jose  
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Enjoy a rollicking community tradition in downtown San Jose this St.Patrick's Day as O'Flaherty's Irish Pub pulls out all the stops to celebrate this wondrous Irish holiday! Join The Crooked Road Ceili Band on the back patio all afternoon - right close to the corned beef and cabbage buffet, Irish step dancing, and green beer! Free admission and more traditional Irish music and dance than is good for you! Play hooky from work and we'll see you there!
St.Patrick's Day Evening with The Crooked Road Ceili Band
Fri Mar 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 
Jack Rose Libation House, Los Gatos  
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The Crooked Road Ceili Band holds forth traditional Irish tunes and songs on this most important of days, St.Paddy's! Enjoy exceptional cocktails, craft beer, and "sinfully good" eats on the patio while we entertain you with a bit o' the pure drop! Featuring hammered dulcimer, fiddle, banjo, guitar, bodhran, uilleann pipes, and vocals. Reservations are offered for parties of 10 or more. All others are welcome to walk in. No cover.
Irish Musicians Against Hate: A Benefit Concert for the ACLU & NRDC
Sat Mar 25th 2017, 7:00 PM 
Congregational Church of Belmont, Belmont  
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An evening of traditional Irish music featuring a wonderful lineup of local bands. Enjoy the music while supporting civil liberties and the environment. All proceeds go to the ACLU and NRDC. Held at a beautiful historic building w/ wheelchair access & easy parking. $25 donation. The Crooked Road Céilí­ Band, Three Mile Stone, Kyle Alden & Friends, Mister Barky, Valerie Rose/Jason Pollack Band, plus Will Wheeler, Mark Boronkay, and Daniel Hersh.

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