Upcoming CIM Events

Annual Events | Upcoming Community Events | School Calendar

OpenHouseCenter for Irish Music Open House | Late August
Including free class demos, an open session and refreshments. Held in our space, at the Celtic Junction Arts Center.

VolParty2Volunteer Thank-You Party | October
Celebrating our incredible volunteers with treats and a session. All CIM volunters are welcome. Visit our Volunteer page to learn more about supporting the CIM with the gift of your time and energy!

Recitals1Recitals & Adult Student Open Mic | December & May
Twice a year, CIM instructors and staff host recitals to showcase the tunes and songs our students have been working on throughout the year. Recitals are open to the public, and each recital is followed by a potluck clebration.

AYEConcertAdvanced Youth Ensemble Concert | December
Celebrate the talents of our Advanced Youth Ensemble at this annual holiday concert. All proceeds go to the Travel Fund, to make the community trip to the Midwest Fleadh Cheoil accessible to all CIM students.

eigselogoÉigse CIM, A Gaela Event | Late February
The Center for Irish Music's annual fundraising event, including dinner, a concert by CIM instructors, and a silent auction. Consider sponsoring a table of ten in support of the tradition!

StPatricksDay2St. Patrick's Day Celebrations | March
The Irish Music and Dance Association's annual St. Patrick's Day celebration and Day of Irish Dance, two family-friendly events held at the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul. CIM hosts an information booth. CIM ensembles and instructors perform throughout the weekend.

FleadhMidwest Fleadh Cheoil | May
The Midwest Fleadh Cheoil is a regional Irish music competition held every spring and is a qualifying competition for the All Ireland Fleadh, or Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann.

MimLogoMinnesota Irish Music Weekend | June
A 3-day traditional Irish music festival including workshops, lectures, sessions, and a concert with master artists from around the world, presented by the Center for Irish Music.

IrishFairIrish Fair of Minnesota | August
A FREE annual event celebrating all things Irish at Harriet Island in St. Paul. You can find CIM students and instructors on various stages throughout the weekend.

Upcoming Gigs and Community Events

Wednesday, May 2nd | 7:00-9:30 pm
Sona (Mattie Ernst & Hannah Flowers)
Urban Growler Brewing

Thursday, May 3rd-6th
Chad McAnally, Siobhan Dugan, Mary Vanorny & Tom Juenemann
Festival of Nations
May 3rd: 9:00 am (Cafe), 12:30 pm (Atrium), 2:30 pm (Room C)
May 4th: 11:00 am (Room A), 1:00 pm & 5:30 pm (Room C)
May 5th: 2:00 pm, 5:30 pm & 9:00 pm (Room C)
May 6th: 11:00 am (Room C), 2:00 pm (Room A)

Sunday, May 6th | 7:00 pm
Jamie Gans with Dáithí Sproule
Celtic Junction Arts Center

Wednesday, May 16th | 10:00-11:30 am
The Lost Forty (Brian Miller & Randy Gosa)
Robert Trail Library in Rosemount, MN

Friday, May 18th | 7:00-9:00 pm
Adult Student Open Mic
More information is available here

Sunday, May 20th | 1:00-6:00 pm
CIM Youth Recitals
More information is available here

Friday, June 1st | 12:30-1:00 pm
Two Tap Trio (Norah Rendell, Mary Vanorny & Brian Miller)
Flint Hills International Children's Festival

Saturday, June 2nd | 10:00-10:45 am
CIM Advanced Youth Ensemble
St. Anthony Park Arts Festival

Saturday, June 2nd | 11:00-11:45 am
Norah Rendell & Brian Miller play for the Rince Na Chroi Irish Dancers
Flint Hills International Children's Festival  

June 14th | 7:00-9:00 pm
Rúpálaí (Chad McAnally, Siobhan Dugan)
Underground Music Cafe
** This is not an exhaustive listing of all events within the Twin Cities Irish community. For more listings, please visit the IMDA Event Calendar, and the Celtic Junction Arts Center concerts.