Come visit the Alaska Irish Club booth at the Scottish Highland Games Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the Alaska State Fairgrounds, Palmer
Galway Days Aug. 11, 2018
11:00 am-5:30 pm This is a FREE festival at APU, on the lawn in front of the Carr-Gottstein Building. Local performers will entertain on an outdoor stage all day, and will include short sets from guest artists Brian Conway and John Walsh from New York! Irish music, dance, and other Irish-related workshops will also be part of the festival.
You can also purchase tickets to Brian's concert at Grant Hall for $20 in advance or $25 at the door (available soon!)
This year's Galway Days Irish Festival will be dedicated to Mary Digney, who was a founding member of the Irish Club of Alaska.
Volunteers welcome Contact at email@example.com
VENDORS interested in renting a booth space Download information and application form HERE. Submit by July 30, 2018.
Brian Conway A premiere Irish-American Fiddler, Conway is skilled in the Sligo-style and has won numerous All-Ireland fiddling competitions. His repertoire is steeped in tradition. Enjoy a sample of his talents during the free outdoor show, or purchase a ticket (available soon!) to his full length evening concert Aug. 11 at Grant Hall. www.brianconway.com
John Walsh accompanies Brian Conway for the Galway Days Festival and concert. He is an accomplished Irish guitarist and recording artist, and runs a music cener in New York for teaching, music therapy and recording studio. www.johnwalshguitar.com
WORKSHOPS OFFERED AT THE GALWAY DAYS FESTIVAL
(Inside the Carr Gottstein Building at APU) These are for intermediate or advanced musicians; $5 suggested donation at the door:
* Sligo-style Fiddle by Brian
* Irish Guitar Accompaniment by
* Fingerpicking Traditional Irish
Music on Guitar (DADGAD
tuning) by John Walsh
Dance Workshops and other Wrokshops by local talent will also be offered!