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2016 Irish 2000 Festival

When:
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 until Sat, Sep 17, 2016
Where:
Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa, NY
Cost:
Friday: $16 advance, $20 gate; Saturday: $18 advance, $25 gate; 2-Day Pass: $29 advance only
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For More Information Call:
(888) 414-3378

One of the Largest Irish Music Festivals Returns to Saratoga!

The 20th annual Irish 2000 Festival returns for 2016, once again offering a unique line up of Irish music including everything from Celtic punk and jam music to traditional and everything in between.

The celebration of midway to St. Patrick's Day, Irish 2000 welcomes more than 20 acts including Gaelic Storm, Get Up Jack, Shilelagh Law, Screaming Orphans, and Hair of the Dog, and has been ranked one of the top five festivals of its kind in the U.S.

Bring the kids along!
 There will be a Celtic Kids area featuring rides and games from Green Mountain Amusements, Celtic Critters, and a variety of other fun for the youngest members of your family.

This year’s music lineup includes: 

Friday, September 16

On the Coors Light Contemporary Stage:

  • 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm: The Druids
  • 6:35 pm - 7:35 pm: The Peelers
  • 7:55 pm - 9:10 pm: Screaming Orphans
  • 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Gaelic Storm

Saturday, September 17

On the Coors Light Contemporary Stage:

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: The Narrowbacks
  • 2:10 pm - 3:20 pm: Kilmaine Saints
  • 4:00 pm - 5:10 pm: Hair of the Dog
  • 5:50 pm - 7:00 pm: Screaming Orphans
  • 7:40 pm - 8:50 pm: Shilelagh Law
  • 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm: Gaelic Storm

On the Timothy J. Nelligan Memorial Traditional Stage:

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: McKrells
  • 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm: The Druids
  • 3:40 pm - 4:50 pm: Girsa
  • 5:20 pm - 6:30 pm: Ireland the Band
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Get Up Jack

On the Patricia McSweeney Memorial Stage:

  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm: Rakish Paddy
  • 1:10 pm - 1:55 pm: Ireland the Band
  • 2:20 pm - 3:30 pm: Frank Jaklitsch
  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Three Irish Voices
  • 3:55 pm - 4:40 pm: Brothers Flynn
  • 5:00 pm - 5:50 pm: Blarney Rebel Band
  • 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm: Who's Your Paddy

Performance times are subject to change without notice.

Ticket Information:

  • Friday Ticket Only: $16 Advanced / $20 at the Gate
  • Saturday Ticket Only: $18 Advanced / $25 at the Gate
  • 2-Day Pass: $29 Advanced 
  • Children 12 and under are FREE and do not need a ticket

Advance-sale discount tickets are on sale at Price Chopper Supermarkets August 7 through September 15 at 10 pm, online through PayPal until September 15 at 10 pm (tickets will be waiting for you at Will Call), and via mail by August 26.

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