Concert Schedule 2023



UK (Chris and Máire)

Wed 8 Nottingham - Bonington Theatre, Arnold (sponsored by Live & Local)
Address: Arnold Leisure Centre, High Street, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 7EE
Start time: 7:30 pm
Information & tickets: 0115 9013640
Online bookings

Thu 16 Blyth, Northumberland - The Lightship
"The Lightship, home of the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club, is a unique venue providing an intimate performance space where you are ‘up close and personal’ with the performers. Built in 1879, LV50 is believed to be one of the oldest wooden light vessels still afloat in the UK."
Start time: 7:30 pm
Address: Royal Northumberland Yacht Club, HY Tyne III, South Harbour, Blyth, NE24 3PB
Details of concert series
For further info & ticket bookings, email promoter or text him at 07929 616703.

Sat 25 South Petherton, Somerset - The David Hall (The Petherton Arts Trust Ltd.)
Address: Roundwell St, South Petherton, TA13 5AA
Start time: 8pm
Venue website
Online booking or phone Box Office at 01460 240340

Sun 26
Plymouth, Devon - Folk on the Moor (Folk Club) - SOLD OUT
There is a waiting list for cancellations -
contact the organiser

Address: The Moorland Hotel, Restaurant & Bar, Wotter, Plymouth, Devon PL7 5HP
Start time: 7:45pm
Information & tickets: 07772 584712 or email to reserve tickets
Club website


USA (Chris and Máire)

Tue 7 Knoxville, TN - live performance on WDVX's "Blue Plate Special"

Wed 8 Knoxville, TN - Pellissippi State Community College
Concert: Goins Building Auditorium, 7:00pm
Harp workshop: Alexander Building, Room 151, 2 - 3:20pm`
Guitar workshop: Alexander Building, Room 150, 2 - 3:20pm
Address: 10915 Hardin Valley Rd
Knoxville, TN 37932
For info re workshops, email
All events are free admission.

Fri 10 Harrison, AR – Lyric Theater
Address: 115 W. Rush Ave., Harrison, Arkansas 72601
Information & tickets: 870 -391-3504
Start time: 7pm.

Venue website - not functioning currently, so please call the number above for tickets.

Sun 12 Memphis, TN - concert for Mid-South Celtic Arts Alliance
Venue: Colonial Country Club, 2736 Countrywood Parkway, Cordova, TN 38016
Information & tickets: email presenter or call him on 901-276-1527
Start time: 4pm

Tue 14 Charlottesville, VA - Blue Ridge Irish Music School
Address: 120 Waldorf School Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Afternoon harp and guitar workshops
Concert: 6:30pm
For information, email
Fri 17
Voorheesville, NY - Old Songs Concert Series
Address: 37 S Main • Voorheesville, NY 12186-0466
Start time: 7:30pm
Information & tickets: (518) 765-2815
Venue website

Sat 18
Middletown, CT
email presenter

Sun 19 Stone Ridge, NY - Concerts in the Nave, at Christ the King Episcopal Church
Address: 3021 RT-213 E, Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Start time: 4pm
Information & tickets: (845) 253-0421 or email presenter

Fri 24 Utica, NY - Irish Cultural Center
Address: Irish Cultural Center of the Mohawk Valley, 623 Columbia St., Utica, NY, 13502
Venue website
Start time: 7pm
Book tickets online or email presenter

Sat 25
Cumberland, RI - Blackstone River Theatre
Address: 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864
Start time: 3pm

Box Office: 401 - 725 - 9272

Venue website

Sun 26 Harrisburg, PA - Fort Hunter Centennial Barn
Susquehanna Folk Music Society
Venue address: 5300 N Front Street Harrisburg, PA 17110
Afternoon harp workshop start time:
4:30-5:30 PM
Evening duo concert start time:
7:30 PM
Online bookings


UK (Chris and Máire)

Sat 15 Lincoln - Ingham & Cammeringham Village Hall
The Green, Ingham, Lincolnshire LN1 2XT
Start time: 7:30pm
For info & tickets, call 01522731464. (Tickets also available from Ingham Village Mini Market LN1 2XT.)

Ireland (Chris and Máire)

Fri 21 Tullamore, Co Offaly - Tullamore Club Sessions
Venue address: The R
ugby Club, Spollenstown, Tullamore, Co Offaly, R35 VF66
Doors open at 7.30pm; concert starts at 8.00pm
For info & tickets, Tel: 086 1677330 or email promoter
Tullamore Club Sessions Facebook Page

Sat 22 Baile Mhúirne, Co Cork - Ionad Cultúrtha
Address: Baile Mhúirne, Co Cork, P12 X239 (the Arts Centre is located behind Coláiste Ghobnatan, Baile Mhic Íre)
Start time: 8pm
Info & bookings: +353 (0)26 45733

Venue website

Sun 23 Kill, Co Waterford - Gealach Gorm Theatre - Concert plus harp & guitar workshops
Address: Kill Community Centre, Sleveen, Kill, Co Waterford, X42 XW68
Workshops 4pm - 6pm
Concert start time: 7:30pm
Concert only: €20
Workshop only: €20
Concert & Workshop package: €35
Online bookings for concert only
To book for the workshops only, or for the special workshop & concert package, contact Angela at the theatre directly on +353 (86) 856 9358


UK (Chris and Máire)

Fri 5 Cromer, Norfolk - Folk on the Pier (Cromer Folk Festival)
Festival website

Fri 19 Shaftesbury, Dorset - St Peter’s Church
Address: High Street, Shaftesbury, SP7 8LY
Start time: 7:30pm
Online bookings

Sat 20 Brailsford, Derbyshire - Brailsford & Ednaston Institute
Main Road, Brailsford, Derbyshire, DE6 3DA
Start time:
For info & tickets: Tel: 01335 360992 or email organiser

Sun 21 Skegness Lincolnshire -
Embassy Theatre
Grand Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire. PE25 2UG

Start time:
For info & tickets: Tel: 01754 881176, or
email organiser


USA (Chris and Máire)

Fri 16 Brewer, ME - Next Generation Theatre (for Bangor Celtic Crossroads Concert Series)
39 Center St, Brewer, ME 04412
Box Office:
Bangor Celtic Crossroads website

Sun 18 Philadelphia, PA (West Mount Airy neighbourhood)
For information and tickets,
email organiser

Tue 20 Haddonfield, NJ - Markeim Arts Center
Address: 104 Lincoln Ave, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Start time: 7:30pm
Tickets: advance tickets only
Online bookings

Fri 23 - Sun 25 Altamont, NY - Old Songs Festival
Festival website

Ireland (Máire)

Sun 25 - 30 Termonfechin, Co Louth - International Festival for Irish Harp
Cairde na Cruite

Máire will be teaching and performing.


Mon 3 - Fri 8 Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare - Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy / Willie Clancy Summer School
Presenter website

Máire will be teaching and performing.


Ireland (Chris and Máire)`

Sat 12 Mullingar, Co Westmeath - performance for TG4's Fleadh live TV programmes at Fleadh Cheoil na h-Éireann

Ireland (Máire with her sisters, The Casey Sisters)

Sat 19 Bandon, Co Cork - Bandon Walled Town Festival at St Peter's Church (Máire with her sisters, The Casey Sisters)
Address: Eircode P72 AK12
Start time: 7:30pm
Online bookings

USA (Chris and Máire)`

Sat 26 Aug - Fri 1 Sep Plymouth, MA - TradMad at Pinewoods Camp
Chris and Máire will be teaching and performing.
TradMad Camp website


Fri 29 Morristown, NJ - Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series
Presenter: The Folk Project
Address: Morristown Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
Start time: 7:35pm
The Folk Project's website and Online Bookings

Sat 30 Rockaway, NJ - The Irish American Association of North West Jersey (IAANWJ) - harp workshop
352 Richard Mine Road
Rockaway, NJ 07885-1827
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm (doors open from 9:30am)
Information and reservations


Thu 5
St Louis, MO - harp workshop 6pm - 7:30pm
St Louis Irish Arts (SLIA)
7240 Anna Ave
St Louis, MO 63143

Information and reservations

Fri 6 St Louis, MO - Focal Point
2720 Sutton Blvd
Maplewood, MO 63143
Start time: 7pm
Online bookings

Sat 7 Chicago - Jeremy Lanigan's Irish Pub Event Room
3119 W 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60655
Tel: (773) 233-4004
Concert start time: 7 PM (doors 6:30pm)
Online bookings at Irish Harp Chicago or pay in cash at the door

Sun 8 Chicago - Irish American Heritage Center - Morning harp workshop & masterclass
4626 N Knox Ave.
IL 60630
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Workshop: Traditional Music on the Harp
10:40 AM - 1:10 PM Irish Harp Masterclass
Information and online bookings at Irish Harp Chicago

Sun 8 Chicago - Irish American Heritage Center - Guitar workshop
4626 N Knox Ave.
IL 60630
Time: 09:00 - 11:00am
Information and online bookings at Irish Harp Chicago

Sun 8 Chicago - Chief O'Neill's Irish Pub and Restaurant - N.B. Afternoon concert at 4pm
3471 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Tel: (773) 583-3066
Concert start time: 4 PM (doors 3:30)
Chief O'Neill's serves an amazing brunch until 2 PM, by reservation:
heir regular menu is available starting at 2:30 PM
The concert will be followed in the evening by the the usual Sunday session featuring some of Chicago's best musicians!
Online bookings at Irish Harp Chicago or pay in cash at the door

Wed 11 Mount Vernon, WA - Littlefield Celtic Center
Presenter: Celtic Arts Foundation
1124 Cleveland Ave.
Mount Vernon, WA 9827
Start time: 7pm

Venue website
Online bookings

Fri 13
Portland, OR - Chapel Sessions Concert Series
Waverly UCC 3300
SE Woodward St
Portland, OR 97202
Start time: 7pm
or further information,
email the organisers.
Online bookings

Sat 14 Bend, OR - Sunday Guitars - concert
759 NE Greenwood Ave #1
Bend, OR 97701
Start time: 7pm
Online bookings

Thu 19 Glens Falls, NY - The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library
Address: 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Doors open at 6:30 for the 7 pm shows. Seating is first come, first served, with no reservations.
The series is free to the public, thanks to funding from the Friends of Crandall Public Library and the New York State Council on the Arts - Folk Arts Program.
Venue website

Fri 20 Salem, NY - Historic Salem Courthouse
Address: 58 East Broadway, Salem, NY 12865
This season of Live! Folklife Concerts are produced by the Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, in cooperation with the Historic Salem Courthouse.
Doors open at 6:30 for the 7 pm shows. Seating is first come, first served, with no reservations.
The series is free to the public, thanks to funding from the Friends of Crandall Public Library and the New York State Council on the Arts - Folk Arts Program.

Sat 21 Albany, NY - Irish American Heritage Museum
21 Quackenbush Square
Albany, NY 12207
Tel: (518) 427-1916
Start time: 7pm
Venue website
Online bookings



Sun19 Nairobi - Embassy of Ireland

Mon 20 Karen - Karen Country Club

Sat 25 Nairobi - Muthaiga Country Club



Sat 2 Streatley-on Thames, Berkshire - CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
with our great friends Simon Mayor & Hilary James - should be lots of fun!
Address: The Morrell Room, Church Lane, Streatley, Berkshire RG8 9HT
Start time: 8pm
Tickets from 'Inspiration', The Arcade, Goring - or Tel: 0118 9268615 - or Details and Booking

Our Christmas show, Celtic Christmas Strings:

Sun 10
Settle, N. Yorkshire - Settle Victoria Hall
24 Kirkgate Settle, BD24 9DZ
Start time: 7:30pm
Box Office: 01729 825718
Online bookings

Fri 15 Helmsley - Helmsley Arts Centre
Address: Meeting House Ct, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DW
Start time: 7:30pm
Box Office: 01439 771700 (24 hour answerphone)
Online Bookings






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