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THE CULTURE CIRCLE

FREE!

AUG 23 2024

Now everybody can be Irish! 

The Culture Circle - or Fáinne Cultúrtha in the Irish language -  is for those who are curious. It is a space for those who want to know what this Irish stuff is all about. Join us for an evening of free Irish music, song, dance and trivia!

Details for this year are coming soon! Check out last year's event:

Guinness Personalized Pints Happy Hour - 6:00pm, BIC Pub 

Have your personalized photo printed right onto the foam on your Guinness during our Happy Hour hosted by Guinness
 

Ceili Dancing For Beginners Workshop - 6:15pm, Emerald Room

Led by Katie Cunningham


Ceili dancing is one of the oldest dance traditions in Ireland. Like contra or even square dancing, the social aspect of this group dance is just as important as the footwork. Bring a friend or make a new one with this introduction to solo and ceili dancing led by Katie Cunningham of the Rince na Tiarna Adult Irish Dance team. No prior dance experience required.


Culture Circle Ceili - 7:00pm, Emerald Room

Called by Ellen Scahill

Ceili Band Led by John Ryan

 

Live ceili band includes musicians featured in the South Buffalo Irish Festival including John Ryan (button accordion), Randy Clepper (bouzouki), Randy Sherman (guitar/tenor banjo), Mark Warford (guitar), Gregor Harvey (guitar/mandolin), Natalie Bennett (fiddle), Charlie Coughlin (fiddle), Leah Rankin (cello), and more!

South Buffalo Irish Trivia with TE Caulfield

TE Caulfield, host - 7:00pm, BIC Pub

 

Learn some fun facts about South Buffalo’s fascinating Irish history as you test your knowledge with a game of South Buffalo Irish Trivia, hosted by South Buffalo’s own TE Caulfield!

 

Open Music Session - 9:00pm, BIC Pub

Led by Leah Rankin

Put what you learned in today’s dance workshops into practice with a traditional Irish music session, open to all ages and levels.

 

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