Mark your calendars for the 2015 Festival – September 18- 20!

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    Massive THANK YOU

    Thanks to everyone who came out for our 19th annual celebration!  Special thanks to the volunteers, the sponsors, the entertainers, the vendors and of course, the attendees.  Mark your calendars now.  Our 20th year festival will be September 18-20, 2015.

    Upcoming Irish Arts Academy events

    Fall 2014 Registration Open! Fall Session dates: September 20 — November 22 The Irish Arts Academy has opened its Fall Session for registration! Whether you want to study the Irish language, traditional sean-nos singing, or one of a host of … Continued

    Wild Colonial Bhoys at the Golden Ace

    The Wild Colonial Bhoys (from Minnesota) are coming back “to back” at the Golden Ace on Friday Aug. 22 and Saturday Aug 23! Tickets are $10 per show or $15 for both. The “Bhoys” last show had the crowd on … Continued

    Co-Honorary Chairs Named for the 2014 Festival

    Father and son, Chuck and Kevin Lennon, have been named the 2014 Indy Irish Fest Co-Honorary Chairs.  Chuck and Kevin will preside over the activities during the weekend.  Chuck and Kevin both have a long history steeped in Irish heritage … Continued

    Dublin City Ramblers returns to the Golden Ace

    The band that has been voted Ireland’s #1 Best Irish Folk & Ballad Group for 2012 & 2013, the Dublin City Ramblers, will be returning to McGinleys’ Golden Ace on Saturday July 12th @ 8:30pm. The Ramblers have been around … Continued

    Summer Registration Now Open for Irish Arts Academy Classes

    Summer quarter classes take place evenings beginning June 16th at the Garfield Park Arts Center. The Academy offers music classes in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, accordion, tenor banjo, bodhrán, flute, hammered dulcimer, harp, whistle and sean-nós singing. In addition, they offer ceili dancing … Continued