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Deirdre McCarthy
Deirdre McCarthy
& Family

An Imaginary Trip To Ireland is the next best thing to an actual trip to the Emerald Isle. By providing Irish storytelling mixed with traditional Irish music, Irish step-dancing and other delightful elements of her homeland, Deirdre McCarthy and her family will delight her audience with the fun, beauty, charm and imagery of Ireland.

kieth ian neal
Keith Ian Neal

One artist's search for who he is through deep roots of Celtic Folk, Americana, and the songs of the immigrants and his own life experiences. Not your standard pub fare, Keith Ian Neal does his homework, a folk singer and curator of a truly unique catalogue of songs and stories,personal and discovered. A history lesson in every set!

morgan eagle falconry
Morgan Eagle Falconry Demonstration

MorganEagle Falconry provides conservation through education with handler Normajean Albright and her trained raptors.

The Ring of Chiarraighe Celtic Dancers
The Ring of Chiarraighe Celtic Dancers

We perform for festivals, fundraisers, benefits, parades, weddings, and anything else you need an Irish dance group for!

drumcliffe school
School of Irish Arts

The Drumcliffe School of Irish Dance is one of Upstate New York’s premier dance schools. Since its founding nearly 20 years ago, the Drumcliffe School’s reputation for offering precise dance instruction, combined with creative choreography has attracted both recreational and competitive dancers alike.

mcdonald school
McDonald School
of Irish Dance

The McDonald School of Irish Dance was established in 2001, under the direction of Champion Dancer Amy Markwardt. Her passion for Irish Dance is now passed on to students of all ages, at 4 locations throughout Central New York. The school's mission is to provide students with a fun, healthy environment to develop their talent and, for some, their Irish culture.

quona hudson
Quona Hudson

Quona Hudson caught his first big break in the national songwriting scene in 2005 as a runner-up in VH1's Song of the Year contest. Influenced by guitar greats such as Leo Kottke, Eric Clapton, and Micheal Hedges, and the vocal styling of Gregg Allman, Levon Helm, Van Morrison, he has carved a place in the next generation of American roots music by blending Americana and Pop with a slur.

finger lakes p&d
Finger Lakes Pipes and Drums Pipe Band

The Finger Lakes Pipe Band was formed in August 2008 under the leadership of Mark Cushing. As a competition band, we are a group of musicians dedicated to the highest standards in performance of the Highland Bagpipe, Scottish side, tenor and bass drums.

merry mischief
Merry Mischief

Songs of pirates, sailors, lonely maidens, dragons, and days gone by... where beggars and thieves earned their way on the byways of merry olde England & Ireland. So, sit ye down by the fire of our music, sung in two-part harmony, with a wink, a jest & a limerick or two...and rest ye awhile with a tear or a smile. Merry Mischief is made up with the talents of Merlyn & Harry...a fun loving couple with a lot of Mischief between them!

rince na sonas
Rince Na Sonas Irish Dance School

The Rince Na Sonas School of Irish Dance was founded to give students the opportunity to learn traditional Irish Step dancing while forming life-long friendships. The name of the school means “dance of happiness”, chosen because it is our hope that dancing brings happiness to both our students and our audiences. It is our goal to help each dancer to achieve his/her own potential.



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