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2015 Irish 2000 Festival

When:
Fri, Sep 18, 2015 until Sat, Sep 19, 2015
Where:
Saratoga County Fair Grounds 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 & Dance Festivals Returns to Saratoga, NY!

The 19th annual Irish 2000 Festival returns for 2015, 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 the Glengarry Bhoys, Young Dubliners, Shilelagh Law, Screaming Orphans, and Hair of the Dog, with Irish dance, Kids' Area, refreshments and more!

Irish 2000 is a grand celebration of the midway point to St. Patrick’s Day and has been ranked one of the top five festivals of its kind in the U.S.

Bring the kids along!
 There will also be pony rides by Dream Ponies and rides and games from Family Fun Amusements. The Celtic Critters are also returning for everyone's enjoyment.

This year’s music lineup includes: 

Friday, September 18

On the Coors Light Contemporary Stage:

  • 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm: Flashpoint
  • 6:35 pm - 7:35 pm: The Fighting Jamesons
  • 7:55 pm - 9:10 pm: Screaming Orphans
  • 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Glengarry Bhoys

Enter below for your chance to win tickets to Friday's festival (contest ends 9/9):

Saturday, September 19

On the Coors Light Contemporary Stage:

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Hair of the Dog
  • 2:10 pm - 3:30 pm: Emish
  • 4:00 pm - 5:10 pm: Screaming Orphans
  • 5:50 pm - 7:00 pm: Shilelagh Law
  • 7:40 pm - 8:50 pm: The Young Dubliners
  • 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm: The Fighting Jamesons

On the Timothy J. Nelligan Memorial Traditional Stage:

  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Flashpoint
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: McKrells
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Daimh
  • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm: The Druids
  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Get Up Jack

On the Patricia McSweeney Memorial Stage:

  • 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm: Shadowland
  • 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm: Rakish Paddy
  • 2:25 pm - 3:15 pm: Frank Jaklitsch
  • 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm: Frank Jaklitsch with Three Irish Voices
  • 5:05 pm - 5:50 pm: Who's Your Paddy
  • 6:10 pm - 7:00 pm: Brothers Flynn

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 (through September 17th)
  • Children 12 and under are FREE and do not need a ticket

Advance-sale discount tickets are on sale at Price Chopper Supermarkets August 2 through September 17 at 10 pm, online through PayPal until September 17 at 10 pm (tickets will be waiting for you at Will Call), and via mail by August 28.

 

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