March 12, 2016
Music Row Roundabout & Demonbreun Hill
The Music City Irish Fest is Nashville’s largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The street festival on Demonbreun Hill offers 12 hours of live Irish music and dance, family fun, Irish traditions, and more. And it’s all FREE! See below for
We Banjo 3
We Banjo 3 play Irish music with influences from the Bluegrass and Old Time American traditions. It’s about the banjo, but it’s also about the fiddle, mandolin, and guitar.
The Willis Clan
The Clan of 12 siblings was on “America’s Got Talent,” plays regularly on the Grand Ole Opry, has its own reality TV show, and has won the World Championships of Irish Music.
Nashville’s own Molly Ramone will keep you dancing and singing with a set of your favorite pub songs once they take the Music City Irish Fest stage.
No Irish traditional band has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world than Altan. Come see them in person, for FREE, when they take the stage in Music City.
In addition to the outstanding lineup mentioned above Belfast Songwriters, Runa, Nashville Pipes and Drums, and Nosey Flynn will also take the stage to perform for free during the Music City Irish Fest.
11am – Festival Opens
11:30am – Nosey Flynn
12:30pm – Molly Ramone
1:30pm – Fiddle Frenzy
2:30pm – Nashville Pipes and Drums
3pm – Belfast Songwriters
3:45pm – Runa
4:30pm – Beat Root
5:45pm – Nashville Irish Step Dancers
7pm – Altan
7:45pm – The Willis Clan
9:30pm – We Banjo 3
Southern Academy of Irish Dance
The academy is one of the premier schools of Irish dancing in the Southeast US. Bring the kids to enjoy a performance of traditional Irish dance, meet the dancers and the teachers, and learn a step or two.
Nashville Irish Step Dancers
The award-winning, nationally-recognized group of more than 100 members is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, and plan to wow you with an unbelievable performance on the stage in Music City.
In between music sets, check out some of the crafters at the festival which include:
- Burke Whistles – Tinwhistles aka penny whistles
- The Violin Shop – Fine violins
- TheGriffin Works Leather – Handcrafted leather
- Dance Tent – Traditional Irish step dancing lessons
- Tourism Ireland – Plan a trip to Ireland
- Albert Alfonso – Workshops with Irish instrument bodhrán
- Because I Like It – Irish/Celtic jewelry
- Tralee Irish Imports – Irish imports
- Celtic Ranch – Authentic kilts
Be A VIP
Music City Irish Fest VIP tickets are now available! VIP access includes
- Access to Music City Irish Fest VIP building
- Private patio
- Complimentary appetizers
- Music City Gift Bag
- 2 beer tokens (21 & up only, valid ID required
- Intimate performances – additional to festival line-up
- Indoor bathrooms
- Surprise appearances
For more information about the Music City Irish Fest, visit musiccityirishfest.com.