Upcoming CIM Events
Irish Fair of Minnesota | August 10-12, 2018
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.
Volunteer Thank-You Party | October 7, 2018
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!
Recitals & Adult Student Open Mic | December 7 & 9, 2018 | May 17 & 19, 2019
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.
Advanced Youth Ensemble Concert | December 1, 2018
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.
Éigse CIM, A Gaela Event | February 23, 2019
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!
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations | March 16-17, 2019
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.
Midwest Fleadh Cheoil | May 2019
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.
Minnesota Irish Music Weekend | June 14-16, 2019
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.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 10-12
CIM ensembles, instructor performances, and marketplace booth.
Irish Fair of Minnesota
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 | 2:00-5:00 pm
Center for Irish Music Open House
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7 | 7:30 PM
Brass Lassie CD Launch & Concert
(Mary Vanorny, Danielle Enblom)
North Garden Theater
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 | 7:30 PM
O'Carolan ~ Rí na nDall | King of the Blind CD Launch & Concert
(Chad McAnally, with Cory Froehlich, Mary Vanorny)
Celtic Junction Arts Center
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 | 7:00 - 10:00 PM
The Frothy Band
(Tom Klein, Mary Vanorny)
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Tom Klein w/special guest Anders Larsson
Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Adult student social & session
Additional details TBA
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The Harvest Home, featuring Trian (Liz Carroll, Billy McComiskey, Dáithí Sproule)
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FRIDAY, OCT. 12 | 7:30 PM
Hannah Flowers CD Launch & Concert
Celtic Junction Arts Center
** 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.