Thursday, 6 October 2011

1st Annual Fairfax Feis - Festival of Irish Music & Dance October 14-15th

The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce and Heartbeat Music© announce The 1st Annual Fairfax Feis - Festival of Irish Music and Dance http://www.fairfaxfeis.com. The Feis will be held October 14-15th in venues throughout downtown Fairfax in Marin County, California.

A Feis is a traditional Gaelic arts and cultural festival modeled in the traditional Irish Flead Cheoil where music, dance and poetry and storytelling go on in pubs all throughout the towns. This is the 1st Feis to be modeled on the traditional Fleadh Cheoil in Ireland to be held in northern California.

Lineup for the Feis:
Girsa, Todd Denman & Friends, Shay & Michael Black, Dale Russ, Brosnan School of Irish Dancing, Culann’s Hounds, Kyle Alden, Lucia Comnes Band, Gerry Carthy, Colm Ó Riain, Gerry Forde, The Gas Men,The Mild Colonial Boys, Tipsy House, Vinnie Cronin & Barry O ’Connell, Pat Hamilton, Iseult Jordan & Liz Stires, Riggy Rackin, Pat & Sean O Donnell, Healy School of Irish Dance, Sinead & Roisin Lafferty, Ciaran Marsden & Friends, David Winter & SF Irish Pipers Band, Declan Hunt,The Toast Inspectors, Ted Anderson, Robyn Mercurio & Suzuki Cady, Set dancing with Michael Reimer & Friends, Poetry reading with Sara Berkeley-Tolchin.

Friday evening, October 14th. @ 6:00pm - The Feis Kicks off at The Fairfax Pavilion and at 8:30pm @ The Sleeping Lady Bar & Restaurant.
Saturday, October 15th @ 10:30am - SF Irish Pipers Band March from Sleeping Lady to Fairfax Pavillion.
Saturday, October 15th - 11am-7:30pm - Irish music and dance at Fairfax Pavilion. Tickets $30
Saturday 7:30pm Music in Venues throughout Downtown Fairfax - The Sleeping Lady,19 Broadway, Nave’s Bar, Sorella’s Cafe and Fairfax Coffee Roastery.

Tickets $15-$30 available on the website www.fairfaxfeis.com, at the door, and selected venues in the Bay Area (call 415 451 1924 for details).

1st Annual Fairfax Feis - Festival of Irish Music & Dance October 14-15th:

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