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Austin to Celebrate 16th Annual Celtic Festival

Posted: Oct. 24th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse
Austin Celtic Festival

A welcome burst of Celtic culture is coming to Austin, Texas this November 4th and 5th as the city holds its 16th Annual Austin Celtic Festival. Many famous Celtic artists are schedual to attend, and special opportunities are being made for musicians to participate in free workshops by their favorite artists.

The Austin Celtic Festival is proud to host some of the world's leading Celtic artists including Moya Brennan (you may know her from the Irish supergroup, Clannad or sister to Enya), Le Vent Du Nord an awarding winning band from Canada whose music is steeped in the music of their early Scottish settlers. Plus Irish traditional icons, Matt Cranitch (Sliabh Notes) and Jackie Daly (De Dannan), Maurice Lennon, and John Williams (founding member of Solas). Maurice Lennon will be joined by the emerging talents of the Willis Family hot off their win in the group category at this year's All Ireland competition. They will be joined by Celtic music stars


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