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Traditional Music

Join us for Celtic Nights on the last Friday of each month, beginning at 8 pm, and featuring great live local bands playing Celtic-themed music. Trivia and cash bar make this a great night out.

In cooperation with Irish Concerts Calgary, our centre hosts the best of live Irish and Celtic Music featuring such as the Sharon Shannon Trio, Altan and other world-famous artists.  In addition our Celtic Nights and special events typically showcase local musicians.  We appreciate the support of our ICS members and our audiences, and also the grant support from Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Upcoming Events

Celtic Night ft. Vintage Express

January 31, 2020

Free

​ALL WELCOME


Celtic Night featuring Vintage Express takes place at the ICS centre @ 8PM

Celtic Night ft. Glen Webster band

February 28, 2020

Free

​ALL WELCOME

Celtic Night featuring Glen Webster band takes place at the ICS centre @ 8PM

ICS AGM

February 29, 2020

For more information, please see notice of AGM 

Sharon Shannon Band at the Irish Cultural Centre

March 11, 2020

$35

Irish accordion sensation SHARON SHANNON has recorded and toured with Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O’Connor, Jackson Browne, John Prine ,Steve Earle, The Chieftains, The Waterboys, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss and others. Her 12 albums to date have all been very different and groundbreaking mixing traditional Irish with reggae, country, Native American, bluegrass, rap, dance, African,French Canadian.Her music has been featured in several Hollywood movies and her debut album is the biggest selling record by a traditional artiste in Ireland.

Dervish in Calgary at the Bella Concert Hall

March 14, 2020

$35

As one of the world's most renowned and imaginative interpreters of Irish folk music, Dervish have devoted the last three decades to gently reinventing the traditional songs of their homeland.

Shane Mitchell (accordion), Liam Kelly (flute/whistle), Brian McDonagh (mandola/mandolin), Michael Holmes (bouzouki), singer and bodhran (drum) player Cathy Jordan, and All Ireland Fiddle Champion Tom Morrow form a remarkable and at times electric combination.

Through the years, Dervish have toured the globe and shared stages with the likes of James Brown, Neil Young, and Sting, becoming the first Irish band ever to play Rock in Rio (the world's most massive music festival), all the while steadily making its name as one of the foremost purveyor of Irish folk music.

“Dervish are simply brilliant.” The Guardian

“A serious contender for The Chieftains’ international space.” The Irish Times

“Capable of playing with note-perfect accuracy and perfect control at nearly supersonic levels” (Irish Voice, New York)

2020 ICS St. Patrick's Day Celebration

March 17, 2020

TBC

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Celtic Night ft. Wheat and Water

April 24, 2020

Free

ALL WELCOME

 

Celtic Night featuring Wheat and Water takes place at the ICS centre @ 8PM

Celtic Woman Celebration – The 15th Anniversary Tour

May 19, 2020

Venue
Jack Singer Concert Hall

More Information found at https://artscommons.ca/whats-on/2020/celtic-woman/ 

2020 ICS Stampede Breakfast

July 04, 2020

FREE

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