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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Rockport Celtic Festival, August 23-25

The Boston Irish Tourism Association is giving away a free pair of tickets to August 24th concert of the Rockport Celtic Festival, which runs from August 23-25 at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, MA.  

The 3-day festival is presented by Rockport Music in collaboration with artistic directors WGBH Celtic Sojourn radio host Brian O'Donovan and Edinburgh-born harpist/composer Maeve Gilchrist, and features top performers from Ireland, Scotland, Canada and the United States. It's an event you won't want to miss.

The Rockport Celtic Festival is an outgrowth of Brian's popular WGBH program and live show, A Celtic Sojourn, which explores traditional and contemporary music from around the Celtic world. 

Here is a roster of performers: 

Maeve Gilchrist & Brian O’Donovan 
Mick McAuley (accordion, guitar, whistle)John Doyle (guitar, voice) & Oisin McAuley(fiddle)
The Seamus Egan Project with Moira Smiley

Palaver Strings (13 piece orchestra)
Dana Lyn 
(Maura Shawn Scanlin & Conor Hearne) 
Stuart Jackson
(uilleann pipes)

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