Previous events

Apr18

The Beltane Boys in Concert/CANCELLED

Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Ave North, St. Paul, MN

NOTE: CONCERT AND WORKSHOPS TO BE RESCHEDULED! The Beltane Boys are a unique Celtic ensemble from the Pacific Northwest, combining virtuosic solo performances with three-part vocal harmonies and refined ensemble playing. Featuring Scottish fiddle champion Brandon Vance, Celtic wind specialist Cameron St. Louis on flutes, whistles, Scottish smallpipes and song, and Scottish Gaelic singer Richard Hill. Laura MacKenzie will be their on-stage guest. On SUNDAY APRIL 19th, the trio will be giving afternoon WORKSHOPS on: Scottish Fiddle; Adapting Pipe Tunes to Flute and Whistle; Scottish Gaelic Puirt-a-Beul (ALL CANCELLED)

Mar29

The Young & The Rest/CANCELLED

Lakeville Performing Arts Center, Lakeville, MN

SimpleGifts presents their acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more. Highly recommended.

Mar25

The Outlander Series & Traditional Scottish Music/CANCELLED

Watertown Public Library, Watertown, MN

MacKenzie presents her program of traditional Scottish music, song, history and Gaelic language from the popular Outlander series of novels and films. Free and open to all.

Mar24

A Celtic Breeze: Traditional Wind-Powered Music/CANCELLED

Lake City Public Library, Lake City, MN

MacKenzie's program featuring traditional Scottish music and song from the popular Outlander series - plus history and Gaelic language, on an array of instruments and voice. A favorite. Free and open to all.

Mar17

Readings by Writers - St. Patrick's Day edition/CANCELLED

The University Club, Summit Ave, St. Paul. MN

The St. Patrick's Day edition of "Readings by Writers", a monthly poetry event hosted by Tim Nolan. Laura will be providing traditional Irish Music from 7:00 - 7:30pm. The readings begin at 7:30. Come early, and enjoy a beverage from the beautiful University Club bar, which you can bring into the lovely event room. Poets this evening will be: Ethna McKiernan, Jim Rogers, Tim Nolan, Thomas Dillon Redshaw and Kevin Fitzpatrick. Free and open to all.

Mar15

The Outlander Series & Traditional Scottish Music/CANCELLED

Albert Lea Public Library, Albert Lea, MN

Traditional Scottish music and song, plus history and Gaelic language - from the popular Outlander series of novels and the filmed series. A favorite. Free and open to all.

Mar14

The Young & The Rest/CANCELLED

Mabel Tainter Theater, Menomonie, Wisconsin

SimpleGifts invites you to our new year-round show titled: The Young & The Rest… an acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more.

Mar7

The Outlander Series & Traditional Scottish Music

Bemidji Public Library, Bemidji, MN

Traditional Scots and Scottish Gaelic music, song and history from the popular Outlander series of novels and the filmed series. A favorite. Free and open to all.

Mar6

A Celtic Breeze: Traditional Wind-Powered Music

Walker Public Library, Walker, MN

A program of traditional music from various Celtic traditions, on an array of wind-powered instruments and voice. Free and open to all.

Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

L MacKenzie & Dáithí Sproule

L MacKenzie & Dáithí Sproule

The Young & The Rest

The Young & The Rest

Imminent Brewery, tba

Imminent Brewery, tba

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Purchase at this link!