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Date Description
2016 Oct. 1, Sat.Open the Door for Three at 7:30 pm.  A road-tested, audience-approved, high-octane, fist-in-glove, laughing-out-loud trio of Irish musicians in concert on Loreto Ridge (~ 15 mi north of Spring Green). Details and request an invitation (RSVP required) at
2016 Oct. 5, Wed.Dallahan at 7 pm. World folk music with Irish trad roots from Scotland and beyond.  In concert on Loreto Ridge (~ 15 mi north of Spring Green).  Details and request an invitation (RSVP required) at
2016 Oct. 6, Thu.Mad Gael Productions presents Dallahan and Open The Door For Three at the High Noon Saloon, 7 pm. Two award-winning groups making their first visits to Madison and heavily rooted in traditional Irish music 2016. $10 adv / $15 DOS, genl admission, seated show: BUY TICKETS.
2016 Oct. 8, Sat.Pipers in the Prairie at - and a fundraiser for - the Aldo Leopold Nature Center in Monona, 4:30-8 pm, with Irish music by West Wind, Irish dance performance by Cashel Dennehy, and Scottish piping around the huge bonfire as the grand finale.
2016 Oct. 14, Fri.Celtic Cultural Center: Ar mhaith leat Gaeilge a lábhairt!  If so, please join us for our annual Irish Language Immersion Weekend.   For more information about this fun event please visit our website: and click on the link for the Celtic Cultural Center. 
2016 Oct. 16, Sun.Scottish Country Dancers: A Scottish Dance Class for Young People will introduce youths ages 7-18 to the fun, interactive social dancing of Scotland. Taught by certified instructors Janice Lacock and Kate Deck, the class will meet 6-7 pm Sundays, Oct. 16 - Dec. 4, at Wil-Mar Center, 953 Jenifer St. (no class 11/27). Suggested donation is $25/child for all 7 classes, $10 for sibling, third child free. Includes Dec. 10 dance party.  To register, contact Kate, or 608-232-0512.
2016 Oct. 19, Wed.Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, cellist, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center Lecture Hall, 8 pm, tickets available online, or at the Barrymore Theater box office during show hours, $25 adv, $30 DOS, Gold Circle seats @ $50.
2016 Nov. 4, Fri.Sly Dog Madtown (concert sponsor): Gerry O'Beirne, 7:30 singer/songwriter form Ireland. Outstanding guitar and heartfelt songs which have been adopted by great Irish singers such as Mary Black, Maura O'Connell, and others. Think "Half Moon Bay", "Western Highway." Use our blogspot for detailed information and to request an invitation to this private house concert. He's great!
2017 Apr. 1, Sat.The Schauer Arts Center in Hartford, WI will be presenting “The Willis Clanat 2 & 7:30 pm.  Group tickets are now on sale for the 2:00 pm performance.  There is a 20 ticket group minimum with a ticket price of $32.00 per seat.  For more information call 262-670-0560 or go to

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