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This two act show is directed by former Riverdance stars. Come to celebrate an evening of Irish music, song and dance featuring the Beglan Irish dancers. Live music by Cat & Hare and the beautiful voice of Alli Johnson. Guest performance by world renowned flamenco dancer Kerensa DeMars. Saturday, May 13th, doors open at 5:30pm, the show beings at 6:30pm.

E STIRLING LATELYS Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm, $5

With a repertoire that blends Irish and Scottish Celtic songs, contemporary folk, and compelling originals, The Stirling Latelys are a Milwaukee-based group with decades of combined performing experience. Consisting of Alli Johnson (vocals, guitar), Amanda Carlson (ukulele, vocals), and Chad Johnson (guitar, mandolin, vocals), the quartet has a penchant for exquisite vocal harmonies, dynamic, colorful arrangements, vivid storytelling, and shooting large wads of cash into the audience at their shows with a potato gun (source needed). Alli is the lead singer and founding member of festival-favorite The Selkie Girls, having performed in nearly a dozen states with several TV appearances. She also directs the Milwaukee Irish Fest Choir and has taught voice, guitar, piano, and ukulele privately for years. Chad has authored over 95 music instructional books for Hal Leonard Corporation and shared the stage with members of Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Allman Brothers Band, Jamey Johnson, and others. Amanda Carlson received a BA in vocal music from Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD, has performed in various choirs and worship bands since the age of 13, and sang with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Chorus for several years as well. Together, they create an innovative sound that possesses the charm of traditional music while forging their own unique path, folding in captivating original songs that blend seamlessly.

$5 MARCH 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Event Category: LIVE MUSIC


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SCOTFEST, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Scotfest | Oklahoma is an authentic celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture, primarily modeled after the 180 year old Lonach Gathering, Scotland and the over 190 year old Braemar Gathering, Scotland.

NEW & RETURNING FAVORITE entertainment, new events, and so much more. Presenting folk, roots, rock & pop music, highland athletics, pipes & drums, highland and Irish dance, whisky tastings, vendors and a great selection of beer and food from the Scottish, Irish and British homelands.

Sammons Center for the ARTS

Sammons Center for the ARTS, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX

Schedule subject to change.

The Selkie Girls Friday, March 25, 2022 | 8pm @ Meadows Hall

Named after the mythological Celtic creatures who live in the sea as seals, but walk on land as humans, The Selkie Girls are a mainstay in the North Texas folk music scene. Unique instrumentation, lush harmonies, and lively arrangements distinguish this group featuring Alli Johnson on vocals and guitar, Jaycie Skidmore on vocals, flutes, and penny whistles, Dave Ervin on vocals, guitar, and mandolin, Joel Black on upright and fretless acoustic bass, Martin McCall on percussion, and Linda Mudd on harp.

Sammons Discovery concerts begin at 8 p.m. in Meadows Hall; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $40 per person and includes valet parking, beverages, and light refreshments. Seating is open.

St Paddy's Texas Style

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Old Town Lewisville, Lewisville, TX

This free St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Wayne Ferguson Plaza features Irish music, dance, Texas music, food and beer of course, plus amusements for kids.Texas Independence Day is celebrated in March, which is why we celebrate St. Paddy’s Texas Style!

The Selkie Girls LIVE at North Texas Irish Festival

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North Texas Irish Festival, Fair Park, Dallas, TX

The North Texas Irish Festival is produced and sponsored by the Southwest Celtic Music Association, Inc. a Texas nonprofit, tax exempt corporation dedicated to the “study, performance, promotion and preservation of Celtic music and dance in the Southwest.” Since its beginning in March of 1983, the NTIF has become one of the largest festivals in the United States, hosting multiple stages, workshops, craft demonstrations, a children’s area, games, traditional Irish foods and beverages, cultural displays, vendor areas and much more.

The Selkie Girls Livestreamed at the North Texas Irish Festival

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North Texas Irish Festival

North Texas Irish Festival 2021 Goes Virtual March 6 Special events will include 6 concurrent livestreams of music, dancing, story-telling, cooking, dogs, horses and more. Plus, a live all-day broadcast of music and bands from Ireland. More details to come. Follow us on social media and Presented by Southwest Celtic Music Association.


Originally formed in 2013, The Selkie Girls have firmly established themselves as a mainstay in the North Texas folk music scene. With dozens of music and art festivals under their belt, as well as numerous television appearances, the band has toured throughout the States, never failing to captivate audiences with their unique instrumentation, lush harmonies, and dynamic arrangements. The band (Alli Johnson: vocals/guitar, Jaycie Skidmore: vocals/flutes/penny whistles, Dave Ervin: vocals/guitar/mandolin, Joel Black: upright and fretless acoustic bass, Martin McCall: percussion, and Linda Mudd: harp) draws upon a vast repertoire of ancient and contemporary ballads, traditional Irish and Scottish songs (often sung in the native tongue), and foot-stomping jigs and reels, creating a truly eclectic and affecting musical experience.

Visit restaurants at The Sound for outdoor patio dining, to-go or curbside pick-up, and enjoy live music while you dine lakeside! Our patrons are our top priority, here are the steps we are taking to responsibly host outdoor live music: Social Distanced Lawn Seating Limited social-distanced seating available on the amphitheater lawn. Please sit in a painted circle in groups of up to 6 people. Maximum Capacity of 100 The amphitheater lawn can seat up to 100 people in designated distanced circles. If this space is at capacity, guests will be asked to sit in other socially-distanced seating locations available within our 2-acre space on picnic tables, garden furniture, or along the banks of the lake. Security is onsite to ensure capacity does not exceed 100 guests. Wear A Mask Face coverings are required while entering and exiting restaurants and walking to and from your lawn seating location in accordance with Dallas County regulations.

The Sound: On the cusp of North Dallas, a new neighborhood has arrived. Built from the ground up and overlooking scenic North Lake, The Sound at Cypress Waters is a place where you can enjoy the outdoors and out-of-the-box events. A place to throw parties like confetti and sip drinks past sundown. A place where playful dogs and passionate runners converge on the trails. A place for all your unexpected adventures. Visit for more details! Social-Distancing: As an outdoor venue, we are happy to welcome you to enjoy food, drinks, and live music on the lawn in our Amphitheater with plenty of space to physically distance from other guests. Please visit for more information. Free Parking: Free parking is available at The Sound! Look for the parking garages conveniently located on Bleecker St, directly across from The Sound Amphitheater. Lawn Seating: Pack a blanket or low profile lawn chair to enjoy performances at The Amphitheater. Average sized bags are all you need, so leave the over-sized backpacks, duffels and luggage behind. Because we have to say it: No handguns, firearms or other weapons of any kind, illegal drugs, outside alcohol, fireworks, glass containers, laser pointers, over-sized coolers, professional cameras, video or audio recording equipment, over-sized backpacks, duffels, or luggage. Please. Inclement Weather Policy: When severe weather conditions exist in close proximity to The Sound, we may choose to delay a performance for an hour or more, before deciding to cancel or proceed. The Sound is an outdoor venue with minimal coverage. Your safety is our priority. If weather conditions dictate, we may have to reschedule an event. Please come prepared should weather conditions change while an event is in progress. For the most up-to-date event information, please follow @TheSoundTX on Facebook and Instagram for potential weather delays or reschedule dates. Family Friendly: Safety is our top priority. Parents, please always accompany your children as they play and have fun on the lawn, splash fountain, outdoor games and maze activities. We want everyone to be safe and enjoy The Sound! For ADA accommodations, please contact: