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St. Joseph’s Irish Folk Festival

Irish Festival, St. Joseph, West Jordan, Utah, Irish Folk Festival, Music, Games, Beer Garden, Family, Fun

Friday – Sept. 9 (Raffle tickets for sale all day)
5:30 pm-Finish – 3K & 5K Runs – Register in the office
6:30 pm-8:00 pm – 66 & Main Band – Dancing (Tent) With Cindy (Archuleta) Blanchard
7:00 pm-9:00 pm – Diamond Jim and the Period Players/Balloon Tying (Field)
6:00 pm-9:30 pm – EXTREME PAINTBALL (50 balls for 5.00) (Baseball Diamond)
7:00 pm-10:00 pm – Black Jack (Black Jack Tent)
8:00 pm-9:45 pm – Frayed Knot String Band (In the Beer Garden Tent)
8:00 pm-9:45 pm – Arienette with Katie Ainge (In the New Church Courtyard)
8:00 pm-9:45 pm – Bingo (Tent)
9:45 pm-9:55 pm – Fireworks

Saturday – Sept. 10 (Raffle tickets for sale all day)
8:00 am-Finish – Golf Tournament – Register in the office
8:00 am-10:00 am – Car Show Registration
10:00 am-3:00 pm – Car Show on Northeast end of Father Carley Field/2:00 pm – Car Show Awards
11:00 am-10:00 pm – EXTREME PAINTBALL (50 balls for 5.00) (Baseball Diamond)
11:00 am-8:00 pm – Craft Fair on the Field
11:30 am-12:30 pm – Therapy 4.0 (Tent)
1:00 pm-2:00 pm – Crawford School of Irish Dance (Tent)
2:00 pm-3:30 pm – Golf Awards (Pavilion)
2:00 pm-3:00 pm – Yom al had Belly Dancers (Tent)
1:30 pm-Finish – Horseshoe Tournament – Mixed Singles – 5.00 Entrance Fee
3:00 pm-4:00 pm – 4 on the Floor (Tent)
4:00 pm-10:00 pm – Carley Field Music Festival (Pavilion) Music Organized by Ken Ainge/Stone Vista
4:00 pm-6:00 pm – Shaun Dee the Hypno Hick (Tent)
6:00 pm-8:00 pm – Pro-Wrestling (Southeast Side of Field)
6:00 pm-8:00 pm – Bingo (Tent)
6:00 pm-10:00 pm – Black Jack (Black Jack Tent)
7:00 pm-9:00 pm – Lefty and the Outlaw Entertainers (Field)
8:00 pm-10:00 pm – Grupo Illu’sion – Dancing (Tent)
After Dark – S’mores on the field, around a gas fire

Sunday – Sept. 11 (Raffle tickets for sale until 4:30)
9:00 am-10:00 am – Mass (Tent)
10:30 am-11:30 am – Brunch (Tent)
10:00 am-10:30 am – Michael Gibbs – bagpipe music – in the field
10:30 am-11:30 pm – Higher Ground (Tent)
12:00 pm-1:00 pm – Bunga (Tent) With John Allen
12:00 pm-4:30 pm – EXTREME PAINTBALL (50 balls for 5.00) (Baseball Diamond)
1:00 pm-5:00 pm – Black Jack (2:00-4:00 – Blackjack Tournament
12:00 pm-4:00 pm – Scottish Highland Games
3:00 pm-5:00 pm – Free Kid’s Games and Blow-ups
1:30 pm-2:30 pm – Talent Show (Tent)
3:00 pm-5:00 pm – Swagger the Band – Dancing (Tent)
5:00 pm-Finish – Raffle winners announced (Tent) Barrel of Booze Raffle

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Riverdance

RIVERDANCE RETURNS TO KINGSBURY HALL IN SALT LAKE CITY, UT!

Get your tickets for Riverdance, when the Irish dance sensation returns to Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City, UT, March 31 – April 3, 2011 as a special to the Broadway in Utah 2010-2011 Season. Broadway in Utah subscribers can purchase tickets, through the Kingsbury Hall box office, before they go on sale to the general public!

Riverdance, Irish Music, Dance Company, Celtic Music“A Phenomenon of Historic Proportions!” raves the Washington Post.” An explosion of sight and sound that simply takes your breath away,” cheers the Chicago Tribune. “A family evening unlike anything else!” exclaims The London Times. Discover why nothing in the world compares to The Original International Phenomenon! Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, you won’t want to miss Riverdance!

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Native American Flutist R. Carlos Nakai

R. Carlos Nakai - Flutist, Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, Native American Music, New Age, OrchestraLibby Gardner Concert Hall will be filled with the haunting beauty of the Native American flute on Thursday, Feb. 24, as renowned flutist R. Carlos Nakai joins the Utah Philharmonia in a concert themed “Through an American Lens.” Of Navajo-Ute heritage, Nakai is the world’s premier performer of the Native American flute and has numerous Grammy nominations and more than 4 million albums sold to show for it.

“Through an American Lens” will feature traditional American music, as seen through the unique viewpoint of the composer, with three different expressions of the American experience. The elite 95-member Utah Philharmonia will present Aaron Copland’s “Billy the Kid Suite,” which originated as a ballet that incorporates traditional folk songs and cowboy tunes, as well as John Adams’ “The Chairman Dances,” which is described as a “foxtrot for orchestra.” A major force in the field of traditional American music, Nakai will perform the “Two Worlds Concerto,” written for him by Arizona composer James DeMars.

While maintaining his status as an iconic musician and preeminent performer of the Native American flute, R. Carlos Nakai is also the ultimate crossover artist. He plays everything from traditional music to jazz, and participates in some highly unusual collaborations — from his blending of Native American melodies with Jewish and Arabic songs with cellist Udi Bar-David to his recordings with Tibetan flutist Nawang Khechog and Hawaiian slack key guitarist and singer Keola Beamer.

Tickets are $7 general admission and $3 for students and seniors. They can be purchased by calling 801-581-7100 or at www.kingsburyhall.org. Concert begins at 7:30 pm.

Kilt Night Swagger with Heathen Highlanders

Piper Down Irish Pub presents Kilt Night Swagger with Heathen Highlanders and the Crawford School of Irish Dancing February 12th, 2011 at 9pm. 2/12/2011

Heathen Highlanders with Crawford Irish Dancers, Bagpipes, Irish Music, Celtic Dancing, Highland Dancing, Piper Down Pub, Salt Lake City, UtahIt all started one late October night in 2005; Mike, Ian and Dave met together on the Piper Down stage to show the crowd what they had. They struck in, and the bar went wild. From that moment on, the idea that was to become the Heathen Highlanders was born. Time passed, and the group has grown to be eleven members strong. They perform at bar shows, conventions, weddings, funerals, bar mitzvahs, and any other events imaginable. No job is too odd.

This rag tag bunch of miscreants are dedicated to blaring loud Scottish and Irish bagpipe music, emptying barrels of punch, wooing lonely women and having a lot of fun. They are easily recognized by their lack of uniformity and complete disregard for the rules of traditional piping. If you happen to run into one of these guys around Salt Lake City, don’t worry; everyone but Steve has received their rabies shots. Just drop a dollar in the jug and enjoy.

The Crawford School of Irish Dance can trace its roots back to 1983 when it began in Utah as the McTeggart School of Irish Dance, under the direction of Maureen McTeggart Hall A.D.C.R.G.  It is the oldest Irish dance school in the state of Utah and has been under the direction of Jill Polkinghorne Crawford, TCRG since 2002.