Join us as we celebrate Manchester and New Hampshire’s Irish Heritage with a weekend filled with  Irish music by local and international artists.

At the Rex

Friday, August 25 at 7:30PM

7:30PM – Seamus Kennedy

8:20PM – Spain Brothers

9:10PM – Reverie Road

Saturday, August 26 at 5:00PM

5:00PM – Spain Brothers

5:50PM – Seamus Kennedy

6:40PM – Reverie Road

Seamus Kennedy

Seamus Kennedy is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, comedian, all-around entertainer, and authorOriginally from Belfast, Seamus has entertained audiences all over the United States for over four decades.

Reverie Road

A fresh, eclectic Celtic combination, featuring fiddler Winifred Horan and accordionist John Williams (founding Solas members) alongside former Gaelic Storm fiddler Katie Grennan and Jazz and Raga pianist Utsav Lal (Young Steinway Artist).

The Spain Brothers

Liam and Mickey Spain are second generation singer / songwriters from the mill town of Manchester, NH. Their father, Mike Spain, was a well-known folk singer performing Irish and American Folk songs throughout the New England area.

At the Palace

Friday, August 25 at 7:30PM

7:30PM – Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones

8:20PM – Ronan Tynan

9:10PM – Screaming Orphans

Saturday, August 26 at 6:00PM

6:00PM – Screaming Orphans

6:50PM – Ronan Tynan

7:40PM – Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones

Ronan Tynan

Ronan Tynan is truly a modern day “Renaissance Man.” Faced with numerous challenges throughout his well-documented life, he has persevered with enormous passion and determination.  He attributes his success to his faith and the knowledge that the Man Above guides him through every door he opens.

Screaming Orphans

A Pop and folk band from Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland. The band consists of the four Diver sisters – Joan, Angela, Gràinne and Marie Thérèse. The group combines their own original melodic old-school pop songs with a modern take on traditional Irish music and song, inherited from their family roots.

Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones

A special group of Irish men and women have been responsible for preservation of the tradition of Irish ballad singing over the past 50 years. Derek Warfield and The Young Wolfe Tones are bringing that musical tradition forward with a reverence for Ireland’s past and the energy and optimism of a new generation of Irish musicians.

Outdoor Performances

on Hanover Street

Performers and times subject to change

Friday, August 25th:


5:00 PM

Speed The Plough


6:15 PM

Pat Kelleher


7:30 PM

Marty Quirk


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