Sessions

Kick-Off Session and Reception

Friday, October 6th 4:30-6:30pm - free, all ages

at Mount Baker Theatre Encore Room - enter on Champion St. next to Hundred North restaurant

Celebrate the beginning of the Bellingham Irish Festival with lively tunes, delicious treats, prizes, and more. Session open to all levels of Irish music players. Come play or listen to some tunes, meet other festival goers, and sample Maureen's soon-to-be-famous Irish shortbread.

 

 

 

Fast-ish Open Session

Friday, October 6th 10:30pm-12am - $3, all ages

at Honey Moon Meadery - 1053 N. State St. (in the alley behind the Pepper Sisters)

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Session open to all Irish tune players. 

 

Open Session

Saturday, October 7th 4-7pm - free, 21+

at Uisce Irish Pub - 1319 Commercial St.

Session open to all Irish tune players. Hosted by Paul Englesberg.

 

Fast-ish Open Session

Saturday, October 7th 9-11pm - free, 21+

at Uisce Irish Pub - 1319 Commercial St.

Session open to all Irish tune players.

 

Moderate Open Session

Sunday, October 8th 11am-12pm - free, all ages

at Pickford Film Center - 1318 Bay St.

Moderate speed session open to all Irish tune players as part of our pre-movie reception. Hosted by Flattery!

 

Slow Open Session

Sunday, October 8th 3:30-4:30pm - free, all ages

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at Bellingham Folk School - 1208 Cornwall Ave.

Slow speed session open to all Irish tune players.

 

Irish and Folk Singers Showcase

Sunday, October 8th 6-8pm - free, 21+

at the Cabin Tavern - 307 W. Holly St.

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Open mic for singers of Irish songs and other styles in the trad vein. Led by Peadar MacMahon.