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Kilmore Celtic Festival
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Kilmore Celtic Festival

Victoria’s historical town of Kilmore was a base for early Celtic settlers, the most famous being colonial politician William Rutledge from Kilmore, County Cavan. The Celtic Festival honours the town’s past and ongoing culture with a traditional banquet, poetry and pipe performances and cheerful community gatherings.

Kilmore is just an hour’s drive from Melbourne.

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Beechworth Celtic Festival
Nov
8
to Nov 10

Beechworth Celtic Festival

The annual Beechworth Celtic Festival returns for 2019 with events for all ages. Festival goers can walk in Ned Kelly’s footsteps on a tour of the town’s Heritage Precinct and Goal or enjoy a day with their family at a community picnic. Saturday night will be a highlight of the weekend, with the Beechworth Old Gaol Tattoo taking to the streets to perform music of the World War I era.

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The Celtic Tenors - Upwey
May
26
7:30 PM19:30

The Celtic Tenors - Upwey

THE IRISH SONGBOOK - NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019

When you put together three brilliant Tenor voices with natural Irish charm, singing spine-tingling Classical, Folk, Irish, Gaelic and Pop favourites in stacked three-part harmonies, then mix them up with quick witted banter, you have the CELTIC TENORS.

It’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun. Three unique solo voices, but when called upon – one tenor sound! The Celtic Tenors will perform The Irish Songbook on their Australian tour with such classics as Finnegan’s Wake, In The Gloaming, Song For Ireland, Danny Boy, The Dutchman, Caledonia, you Raise Me Up and many more favourites.

With a polished international reputation and just over a million album sales world-wide, the Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill, range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine Irish performers.

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The Celtic Tenors - Shepparton
May
24
7:30 PM19:30

The Celtic Tenors - Shepparton

THE IRISH SONGBOOK - NATIONAL AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019

When you put together three brilliant Tenor voices with natural Irish charm, singing spine-tingling Classical, Folk, Irish, Gaelic and Pop favourites in stacked three-part harmonies, then mix them up with quick witted banter, you have the CELTIC TENORS.

It’s all about the music, the harmonies and the fun. Three unique solo voices, but when called upon – one tenor sound! The Celtic Tenors will perform The Irish Songbook on their Australian tour with such classics as Finnegan’s Wake, In The Gloaming, Song For Ireland, Danny Boy, The Dutchman, Caledonia, you Raise Me Up and many more favourites.

With a polished international reputation and just over a million album sales world-wide, the Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill, range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine Irish performers.

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Mar
7
8:00 PM20:00

Sharon Shannon - Melbourne

Sharon Shannon is a name synonymous and entrenched in the culture and fabric of Traditional Irish Music. Sharon’s journey with her accordion and love for music has led her to become one of the world’s most highly acclaimed traditional musicians, and her personality has led her to be one of Ireland’s most well-liked and popular national treasures.

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Mar
6
7:30 PM19:30

Sharon Shannon - Thornbury VIC

Sharon Shannon is a name synonymous and entrenched in the culture and fabric of Traditional Irish Music. Sharon’s journey with her accordion and love for music has led her to become one of the world’s most highly acclaimed traditional musicians, and her personality has led her to be one of Ireland’s most well-liked and popular national treasures.

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Dec
19
8:30 PM20:30

Manus McGuire & Geoff McArthur, Collingwood

Comhaltas Melbourne Present Manus McGuire & Geoff McArthur in Concert

Manus McGuire is an acclaimed Irish fiddle player whose exceptional musical gift is widely recognised. He has performed with Buttons and Bows, Moving Cloud,Brock McGuire Band, and with his brother Seamus McGuire. Manus will be accompanied by Guitarist Geoff McArthur, who is one of Australia's well known Celtic musicians.

Cost: $25 or if going to fiddle Masterclass both for $40

Event Contact Name: Johanna O'Reilly/Email Address: goreilly@iinet.net.au

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Dec
2
2:30 PM14:30

Classical Music Charity Concert, Belgrave Heights

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Image: Chris Lawry

Image: Chris Lawry

Classical music charity concert of songs and instrumental music for a shelter for women and children experiencing homelessness.

Jacqui Rutten (mezzo soprano)

Claire Ransome (violin)

Gitta Green (viola)

Diane Froomes(cello)

Julia Bakowski (guitar)

  • Pablo de Sarasate Romanza Andalusa op 22 No1 (Arr. Burstein/Legnani). Cello & Guitar.

  • Antonio Lauro Venezuelan Waltzes Vol 2 solo guitar

  • Three songs for voice, violin, and viola, music by Jacqui Rutten

  • Bach solo violin A new song cycle for voice and cello, Opus 98 The Blind Poetess, with words by Irish poetess Frances Brown, music by Jacqui Rutten.

  • Radames Gnattali Sonate for Cello &Guitar

    Entry by Donation. Tickets at Door or Book: info@sacredstage.com.au 0455044764

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Nov
15
to Nov 18

Victor Herbert's Eileen, GSOV


Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Victoria presents Eileen, an exciting musical adventure set in romantic 18th century Ireland filled with great songs, captivating characters and Irish dancing. It’s a craic-er of a show!

Event Times:

Thursday 15th November 8:00pm,

Friday 16th November 8:00pm

Saturday 17th November 2:00pm

Saturday 17th November 8:00pm

Sunday 18th November 2:00pm

Cost: $18 - $38

Event Contact Name: Judith Clark

Email Address: judithclarkis@outlook.com


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Apr
27
to Apr 29

Koroit Irish Festival

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A three day community celebration of the historical Irish village of Koroit and its Celtic roots. Damien Leith will open the Festival on Friday and the weekend includes and Irish dance spectacular, live music on five indoor and outdoor stages, Australian Danny Boy Championship, spud picking and peeling championships, street procession, talent competition, kids area, market stalls, food court and bar, an Irish cook-off and more.

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