Celtic Arts Education Group (CAEG) Tent (Site 24)

April 27, 2019

No outside alcoholic beverages of any kind are allowed into the festival. Alcoholic
beverages are available for sale at multiple locations throughout the festival grounds.

Thanks to all Celtic musicians near and far who have expressed interest and supported our festival along the way. We are working hard to keep our Celtic performance stages fresh, diverse, and ever-changing. So, if we haven’t contacted you to perform on our stages this year, rest assured that you may still be in the running for future opportunities.

Time Performer(s)
10:00 Maggie Sansone – (hammered dulcimer) Maggie and Bob Etsy will perform Medieval/ Renaissance/Celtic sets to show you how 12th century Spanish Cantigas and early English tunes show up today in Celtic jams and performances. (General admission ticket)
11:00 The American Rogues – Celtic Heritage Exposé — kilts, bagpipes, fiddles, and bodhrans — learn about the heritage of all that sets the American Rogues aflame.
12:00 Bluegrass and Celtic music – How do they go together? Jay Armsworthy and Pond Scum Dan Flynn offer an expose to demonstrate the roots and common tunes in Celtic and Bluegrass music. (General admission ticket)
1:00 Drum Circle – Sheila Klotz – Percussionist Extraordinaire – Learn the history of drums, historical beats, rhythms, cultural impacts and world-wide use of percussion. Awaken your primal soul and find your inner drummer. You might just enjoy some energetic foot stomping, hand clapping, and thigh slapping “body percussion” too. No prior experience required. (General admission ticket)
2:00 Knobbly Knee Contest – Join us for a fun tradition of judging the knobbliest knees of our kilted men. Categories also include Handsomest and Most Scarred Knees. Want to be in the competition, just bring your kilted sel’ to the CAEG tent and sign up by 1:45pm.
3:00 Drum Circle – Sheila Klotz – Percussionist Extraordinaire – Learn the history of drums, historical beats, rhythms, cultural impacts and world-wide use of percussion. Awaken your primal soul and find your inner drummer. You might just enjoy some energetic foot stomping, hand clapping, and thigh slapping “body percussion” too. No prior experience required. (General admission ticket)
4:00 Book Signing – Meet the Local Authors

Ben Anderson, author of “The McGunnegal Chronicles”

Fred Ruark, author of “The Saints Lost their Way”

Get your new book signed!
(See vendors area for book sales throughout the day)

5:00 ***Please join the open Jam Session on Glen Stage***
6:00 – 9:00 PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE CEILIDH (“After Party”) IN THE DANCE PAVILION
Notes:

  • (1) Each set begins on the hour and is scheduled for 45 min to allow 15 minute stage turnover time.
  • (2) CAEG Tent provides an unplugged venue for these special guest performers to provide workshops, demonstrations, and informative talks in an intimate setting – (FREE with General Admission Ticket).

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