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This annual event at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox, features music and other performances on four stages. Admission is $12, $8 in advance, $7 for seniors, and free for kids under 12. Call 773-282-7035 for more info.


Fifth Province Stage

6:00 Joe McShane & the Silverbridge Band

:30 Desi O'Grady

10:15 Finbar Fagan

Theater Stage

6:30 Seanachai Theatre Summer Camp

:00 McNulty Irish Dancers

Main Stage

7:00 Battle of the bands

9:00 Michael McDermott


Fifth Province Stage

12:30 Donnybrook

2:30 Kennedy's Kitchen

5:00 Dyed in the Wool

7:15 Matt Stedman Band

9:30 Muck Brothers

Folk Tent

12:30 Academy of Irish Music, Murphy Roach Junior Band

2:00 Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

2:45 Old Town School of Folk Music Wiggleworms

3:30 John Devens

4:15 Shannon Rovers Pipe Band

5:00 Pat McKenna & Sean O'Donnell

6:30 Irish Musicians

:00 Sean O'Donnell

Theater Stage

12:30 Seanachai Theatre Summer Camp

2:00 Mullane Academy of Irish Dance

3:00 Gaelic Park Players

5:30 Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

6:30 Shapeshifters

:00 Irish Heritage Singers

Main Stage

12:30 Dooley Brothers

2:45 Irish Heritage Singers

3:30 Academy of Irish Music

4:00 Larkin & Moran Brothers

6:00 Shannon Rovers

6:30 Brigid's Cross

9:00 Nanci Griffith & the Blue Moon Orchestra


Fifth Province Stage

12:30 Baal Tinne

2:30 Gavin Coyle Band

5:00 Tangleweed

7:00 Mickey Finns

9:30 Chancey Brothers with others

Theater Stage

1:30 "Irish American Idol" contestants

2:00 Mulhern School of Irish Dance

3:00 Shapeshifters

4:00 Sheila Tully Irish Dancers

5:30 Irish Heritage Singers

Folk Tent

12:30 Academy of Irish Music

1:30 Whitey O'Day

3:00 Old Town School of Folk Music Wiggleworms

3:45 Trinity Academy of Irish Dance

4:30 Mike Austin

5:00 Shannon Rovers Pipe Band

6:00 Irish Musicians

Main Stage

Noon Dooley Brothers

2:00 Misericordia Heartbreakers

2:30 Katie Sullivan Band

4:00 "Irish American Idol" finals

4:30 Makem Brothers

6:30 Academy of Irish Music

7:00 Gaelic Storm

9:00 Chicago Celtic Pipe Band

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