Y’All Come, Please, to "Ireland in Dixie"
With Green Fields of America featuring Mick Moloney, and Fingal. Concert, music workshops, dancing.
Workshops include Fiddle with Randal Bays; Button Accordion with James Keane; Mandolin and Banjo with Mick Moloney; Uilleann Pipes with Jerry O’Sullivan. Set dance workshops to be taught by dance master Tony Ryan, and at night enjoy Tony again as he calls the sets to the music of Fingal or of Green Fields of America.
There will be wonderful Old Time Southern music, which has its roots in Irish music, from the group Georgia Mudcats. There will be informative lectures, such as one by Mick Moloney on “Irish-Appalachian Music Connections”.
Some of the many other attractions will be: a delicious banquet, with live entertainment; genuine Irish Mummers; a challenging pub crawl; two different interesting tours of Atlanta; and much more.
Joanie Madden to teach Whistle workshops
We’ve just added a new event — Joanie Madden will be teaching whistle workshops at the convention. Sign up now at www.irelandindixie.com