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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Milton Music Festival features Frankie Gavin & De Dannan on June 22

The Milton Music Festival, organized by We Are Milton, is staging a two day celebration on June 21-22, 2014 that features fireworks, food, music and dancing, including one of Ireland's foremost traditional bands, Frankie Gavin and De Dannan.

The festival takes place at Governor Hutchinson's Field on Adams Street in Milton, and is free to the public, according to organizer Mary Swanton.

On Saturday, June 21, the Neville sisters and the Brady Academy of Irish Dance along with jazz and choral performers, take the stage starting at 5:00 p.m..  The concerts culminate in a fireworks display at 9:45 p.m.

Then on Sunday, June 22,  the festival presents Celtic Sunday from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m., an afternoon of Irish traditional music featuring Galway's great fiddler Frankie Gavin his band De Dannan, plus a line-up of great local performers, including singer Pauline Wells and traditional bands Devri, the Fenian Sons, Cat and the Moon, and Erin's Melody.

Request more information about the festival.

Here is a schedule of Irish and Celtic festivals in New England this summer and fall.

For year round details on Irish cultural activities in greater Boston, visit

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