March 12, 2016

FREE Street Festival on Demonbreun

Tentative Schedule

11:30 am

12:30 pm

On March 12th, Nashville and Ireland will come together to celebrate the holiday that makes the whole world want to be Irish for a day.  Music City, USA will embrace its heritage and explore its cultural and musical roots bringing two iconic genres together for a day of incredible entertainment for the whole family.

Headlining the festival is We Banjo 3, the Award-winning quartet from Galway, Ireland, that delivers a ground breaking mixture of Irish Music and Old Time American and Bluegrass influences with remarkable virtuosity and passion.  Also appearing are The Willis Clan from Season 9 of America's Got Talent and their very own TLC reality TV show.  They are one of the hottest up-and-coming Irish pop bands and hail from right here in Nashville. Altan, no Irish traditional band in the last dozen years has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world..."under no circumstances should they be missed in concert."  Irish Echo, New York.

These headline bands are joined by Northern Ireland duo Beat Root Revival, and winners of the Belfast songwriters contest.  Also appearing are Nashville's award-winning Southern Academy Irish Dancers and the Nashville Pipes and Drums. So come join the best party in town!   And best of all it is FREE to ALL AGES, thanks to our generous sponsors.  Go Green.  Go Nashville.  Go Ireland.

We Banjo 3

The Willis Clan

1:45 pm

2:30 pm

3:00 pm

4:00 pm

4:15 pm

5:15 pm

6:00 pm

6:45 pm

MusicCityIrishFest

Opening Ceremonies

Videos

Our 2016 Sponsors

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Molly Ramone

Runa

Nosey Flynn

11:00 am

Altan

8:00 pm

9:00 pm

9:30 pm

Lord Mayor of Belfast

Nosey Flynn

Molly Ramone

Fiddle Frenzy

Nashville Pipes & Drums Band

Belfast Songwriters

Street Ceili at Dance Stage

Runa

Beat Root Revival

Nashville Irish Step Dancers

Altan

The Willis Clan

Street Ceili at Main Stage

We Banjo 3

Willis Clan Dance Performance

Nashville Mayor - Megan Barry