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Yachats Celtic Music Festival offers events for all ages

Posted: Friday, Nov 9th, 2012

Celebrated musicians from the old country and North America will bring traditional and modern Celtic sound to various venues throughout Yachats today (Friday) through Sunday. Watch for Niall Townley, “the Fire Piper” and the Harper in the Hall before the Friday and Saturday evening concerts. (Courtesy photo)

Festival begins today (Friday) and runs through weekend

The 11th annual Yachats Celtic Music Festival, held today (Friday) through Sunday, features six concerts, a culture and history presentation, eight workshops, an arts fair, food, a music jam, a dance, a labyrinth, a fashion show and more.

Workshops, taught by featured concert artists, are offered on a sliding fee scale of $15 to $30 and include: bodhran, guitar, fiddle, Celtic knot art, and step dancing. The Tin Whistle workshop for kids and adult beginners will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Yachats Ladies’ Club clubhouse and is free.

For the complete article see the 11-09-2012 issue.

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