Minnesota Irish Music Weekend


June 10-12, 2016

We invite you to join us for the 8th Annual Minnesota Irish Music Weekend, June 10-12, 2016.  Presented by the Center for Irish Music, the Minnesota Irish Music Weekend is a unique festival that pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with learners of all ages and abilities for a weekend of workshops, lectures, the Friday night Great Session Experience and a rare and virtuosic Saturday night concert featuring the visiting artists.  

Each of our visiting artists is recognized for their musical mastery, and will offer insights and techniques to help learners tap into the deep roots of traditional Irish music.

MIM 2016 Visiting Artists 

Joanie Madden - Whistle & Silver Flute

Brian Conway - Fiddle

Billy McComiskey - Button Accordion

Brendan Dolan - Piano, Flute

Sheila Shigley - Song

MIM 2016 Programs

  • Beginning Children's Program - Friday-Sunday
  • Intermediate-Advanced Teen Program - Friday-Sunday
  • Adult workshops, lectures and interviews - Saturday & Sunday

MIM 2016 Events

  • Great Session Experience - Friday, June 10, 7-9pm, FREE
  • Master Artists Concert - Saturday, June 11, 7:30pm

Stay tuned for more details and information coming very soon!