East Durham Trad Fest
East Durham Trad Fest – $0.00
A one-day festival featuring world-class arts week faculty and special guests performing traditional Irish music, song, storytelling and dance.
All-Day Event | $20 per ticket
Please Note: The festival is free for youth under 18.
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2014 Schedule below
Exciting Full-Day Festival of Traditonal Music and Dance on July 19, 2014 12:00pm – 7:00pm
Admission: $20 at the gate ($15 in advance for Catskills Irish Arts Week students and free for youth under 18). Tickets are available online or through the MJQICSC office at 518-634-2286.
The Trad Fest at the end of the week, this year is dedicated to the late Felix Dolan, a longtime member of the CIAW teaching and performing faculty and a true icon in the music tradition. Sadly Felix died just before Arts Week last year. The Trad Fest is a feast for all who love the traditional music, songs and dances of Ireland. It will host a wealth of talent from masters in these traditions from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, most of whom had the pleasure of knowing and performing with Felix and who have spent the week in our workshops and on our stages. It is a treasure to behold for all who cannot make it for the whole week You will get a taste of what the week offers in a day, with seven complete concerts onstage in the Concert Pavillion, starting at noon with an opening prayer and dedication to Felix by Monsignor Coen. You will have the opportunity to dance or to enjoy the dancers as they take to the floor in a ceili mor in the Dance Pavilion from 3.00pm to 6.00pm. This dance is preceded by a performance given by the Sean O’Riada Comhaltas Branch of Albany N.Y. from 2.00pm to 3.00pm.