Friday, March 16, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Across the Land

Kennedy School

All day

Free admission

All ages welcome

About St. Patrick’s Day Across the Land

Irish or not, you're invited to join in our celebration!

Featuring

Food specials including Irish Stout, Irish Coffee, Irish Reuben, Irish Stew, Corned Beef & Cabbage

Live Music

Gym

The Murray Irish Dancers - 3 p.m. 'til 5 p.m.

Cul an Ti - 5:30 p.m. 'til 7:30 p.m.

Irish Dancers - 6:30 p.m.

Dance Hall Days - 8 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.

 

Roaming

River City Pipe Band - 7 p.m.

Event Schedule

The Murray Irish Dancers

3 p.m. 'til 5 p.m.

Gym

Cul An Ti

5:30 p.m. 'til 7:30 p.m.

Gym

Cul An Ti

Cul an ti (Gaelic for "The back of the House") has built a reputation as the Northwest's most exiting Irish band. Founding members Cary Novotny and Danny O'Hanlon have over the years forged a powerful and unique rhythm section that has rocked crowds while simultaneously supporting some of the best Irish musicians performing on the U.S. west coast.

The band features renowned Dublin button accordionist Johnny Connolly as well as the highly regarded Dave Cory on the tenor banjo together with Novotny and O'Hanlon on guitar/vocals and bass/percussion/vocals respectively.

Cul an ti's ability to play authentic traditional Irish music along with the added dynamic of being able to turn on a dime and delight crowds with a dizzying range of American pop and traditional Irish pub songs sets them apart from other bands. Fans of the band's particular style of groove oriented and highly energized Irish music have been raving about them ever since their first appearances in 1995 at Kells Irish pub and Biddy Mcgraws in Portland, Oregon.

The band has also performed at various McMenamins venues in Portland, Kells Seattle, Conor Byrne Seattle, 1995-2000 Salmon Festivals, the National Folk Alliance Convention, The Bite of Portland, The Portland Celtic Music Festival, the Salem Art Fair, Choochakam Festival of the arts in Langley, Washington, the Skamania Irish Festival, and the Highland Games.

Cul An Ti released its first self-titled CD in 1999, recorded live at the original Biddy McGraws.

Cul An Ti creates some of the most exciting and powerful Irish music for American audiences everywhere.

THE PLAYERS
Cary Novotny has toured and recorded with the internationally known band "The Bridies" featuring members of Michael Flatley's "The Lord of the Dance" as well as the band Bridgetown.

Johnny Connolly, a former member of the band Anam has released a critically acclaimed solo recording on Green Linnet records entitled "Bridgetown" that also features Novotny and Cory.

Dave Cory hails from the bay area and has played with many notable Irish artists across America including The Magic Square, Lisa Schnekenberger, & Bridgetown.

Danny O'Hanlon has played with many notable Irish musicians as well over the years and brings a wealth of experience from the pop world vis a vis his performing, producing, and recording various artist up and down the west coast.

 

 

Irish Dancers

6:30 p.m.

Gym

Dance Hall Days

8 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.

Gym

Dance Hall Days

Incredible variety and authenticity is what Dancehall Days delivers. Every guest will be on the dance floor, having the thrill of a lifetime.
We have been wowing audiences all over the Northwest and the word is now out, Dancehall is a powerhouse.
We professionally customize your event and add a few select tunes chosen by you to make the evening unforgettable.

Dancehall is a 6 piece variety band featuring Female and Male Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Drums, Bass, Trumpet/Percussion and by request can augment our lineup with an unbelievable horn section. Take a look at our ever expanding song list and you are sure to find your favorite songs.

We are a vital part of any successful wedding or event and will create a vibe that your guest will enjoy and remember.

Website:
http://dancehalldayspdx.com/index/