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Celtic Fest Chicago features live music at Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, and on several stages in Grant Park near Columbus and Jackson. The event also includes music workshops, dance performances, and traditional athletic competitions. Admission is free. For information on the Grant Park performances, call 312-744-3315.

FRIDAY 15

Preston Bradley Hall

7:00 Hatfield Sisters, Brian McNeill

SATURDAY 16

Bagpipe Circle

11:00-5:00 Shannon Rovers, Chicago Caledonian Pipe Band, City of Chicago Pipe Band

Celtic Crossroads Stage

11:30 Tornaod

12:50 Barra MacNeils

2:10 Elders

3:30 King Chiaullee

4:50 Bangor Male Choir

Harp Tent

11:30 Cynthia Shelhart

12:30 Carl Johnson

1:30 Gwenan Gibbard

2:45 Aislinn & Meghan

3:45 Eileen Gannon

Celtic Voice Tent

Noon Kevin Henry & Maggie Healy

1:15 Jenne Lennon

2:30 Sullivan Burton

5:00 Tim O'Sullivan

6:15 Irish Heritage Singers

Uillean Pipe Tionol & Evening Showcase

Noon Pat Cannady & Karen Cook

12:30 Tim Britton

1:15 Cillian Vallely

2:00 Kevin Henry

2:45 David Powers

3:30 Tommy Martin

5:00 Tornaod

6:30 Beolach

:00 Elders

Ceili Dance Tent

1:00 Murphy-Roche Ceili Band

3:00 Glen Ayre

4:30 Murphy-Roche Ceili Band

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Kornog

6:15 Barra MacNeils

7:40 La Bottine Souriante

The Gathering

6:00 Sullivan Burton

7:45 Pipeline

Next Generation Tent

6:15 Baal Tinne

7:15 Brian McNeill

:15 Vishten

SUNDAY 17

Bagpipe Circle

11:00-5:00 Chicago Stockyard Kilty Band, Chicago Celtic Pipe Band, Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band

Celtic Crossroads Stage

11:30 Dyed in the Wool

12:50 Dominique Dupuis

2:10 Xochilmica

3:30 David Munnelly

4:50 Beolach

Harp Tent

11:30 Glissando

12:30 Carl & Mona Johnson

1:30 Eileen Gannon

2:45 The Snug

3:45 Gwenan Gibbard

Celtic Voice Tent

Noon Jim Wearne

1:15 Professor Becker & His Guitar Storyteller

2:30 Cooper, Nelson & Early

3:45 Catherine O'Connell

6:15 Irish Heritage Singers

Uillean Pipe Tionol & Evening Showcase

Noon David Powers

12:30 Jeff Lindblade

1:15 Tommy Martin

2:00 Brendan McKinney

2:45 Tim Britton

3:30 Sean Ryan

5:00 King Chiaulee

6:30 Homeland

:00 Larkin & Moran Brothers

Ceili Dance Tent

1:00 Murphy-Roche Ceili Band

3:00 Glen Ayre

4:30 Murphy-Roche Ceili Band

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Bangor Male Choir

6:00 Vishten with Dominique Dupuis

7:20 Natalie McMaster

The Gathering

6:00 Hatfield Sisters

7:45 Jim DeWan, Brendan Bulger & Brendan McKinney

Next Generation Tent

6:15 Gaelic Tribe

7:15 Pipeline

:15 David Munnelly

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