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Mahony & Sons Music Stage


Granville @ Robson, Celtic Village
Saturday & Sunday, March 15 & 16

Saturday, March 8 | 12:00 pm (noon) - 5:30 pm

FREE Celtic music – all day long!

12:00-1:00 pm
Nellie Quinn & Chris Meredith, Punters Reunion

These two virtuosos deliver a special blend of traditional and modern Celtic fiddle styles featuring tunes both old and new.

1:30-2:30 pm
The Pat Chessell Band

Led by a Vancouver favourite, hear passionate, smoky vocals and Celtic-fuelled sounds with roots, blues and country influences.

3:00-4:00 pm
The Irish Wakers

Jigs, reels, hornpipes, ballads – celebrating Ireland’s songs and dance music, with a special nod to the Maritimes and seafarers everywhere.

4:30-5:30 pm
Willy Blizzard

Come raise a little dust with this dynamic and talented Celtic folk-roots group.


Sunday March 16 |12:30 - 4:30 pm

After the Parade, music fills the air!

12:30-1:30 pm
Crikey Mor

This multi-instrumental quintet shares their love of foot-stomping, traditional Irish music.
Dance up a storm!

2:00-3:00 pm
Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

Brilliant musicians from across North America gather to play and revive traditional music collected by famed folklorist, Alan Lomax. Hear Appalachian ballads & Old World work songs, sea shanties, rousing fiddle tunes and much more.

3:30-4:30 pm
Mad Pudding

Re-united and renewed, distinctly West Coast music with Irish traditional, old time fiddle, funk, R & B, and progressive rock influences.


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