Celtic Music Radio is live from the Merchant Square, Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow from 12 noon on Saturday 14 March for all the action and fun of the Glasgow St Patrick’s Family Day.
There will be live music from the stage, guests and Irish craic. Introduced by Paddy Callaghan with Ross Macfadyen, Liz Clark and many others.
The 2015 Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival presents a day of family celebration with music, song and dance.
Todays schedule (while correct at time of printing it may be subject to changes)
- 12pm 12:30pm – Pace & Power Competition Winners Mairi Therese Deighan & Benedict Morris will perform. Mairi Therese is a flute player and will also be singing (accompanying herself on guitar) Benedict is a fiddle player.
- 12:40 – 13:10 – St. James the Great CCÉ – the Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éirean, based in the southside of Glasgow will play a mixture of group pieces, and solos
- 13:20 – 13:50 – ‘City Voice’ Choir – Choir comprising employees of Glasgow City Council will perform a range of Irish themed songs.
- 14:00-14:30 – Irish Minstrels CCÉ – Branch of Comhaltas based in the north of Glasgow who are home to the world famous St. Roch’s Ceili Band – playing a ceili for those in attendance
- 14:40 – 15:00 – Speeches from Government Ministers – and the presentation of the Glasgow Mary From Dungloe winner
- 15:10 – Charlie Devlin & Friends – Charlie will sing classic Irish songs which will bring many memories back to younger days!
- 15:50 – 16:10 – Osborne Academy of Irish Dance – the Osborne academy will be displaying some of their amazing dancing skills before they jet off to the World Championships in Montreal
- 16:20 – 16:50 – St. Roch’s Senior Ceili Band – Fresh from being crowned the 3rd best ceili band in the world and a sell-out show at this year’s Celtic Connections Festival – St. Roch’s will show us all how its done!
- 17:00 – 17:30 – Michelle McManus – with a specially selected range of songs, Michelle will headline our Family Fun day with some classics to thrill young and old
The event was attended by over 6,000 people in 2014 and the Merchant Square is the perfect place for all the family to come along and enjoy the day under the safety of the enclosed roof.
With a host of restaurants and bars to cater for all tastes as well as live music, face painting, Irish Ceili Dancing and the announcement of the Glasgow Mary of Dungloe nomination for 2015.
Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival Family Fun Day, Saturday 14 March, 12 noon to 6.00pm.