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Celtic Festival

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BlackEyed Dempseys

Name your band after one of the greatest fighters in Irish history and you'd better be prepared to crank out some musical fisticuffs and all bets are off showdowns. That's exactly what BlackEyed Dempseys do and why they are fast becoming a favorite in the Northern California music scene.

With their punk-Irish-vision the BlackEyed Dempseys blend traditional Celtic playing skills with rock n roll hooks. Their sound has the familiarity to be instantly recognizable. When you hear them you know it is the Dempseys.

Golden Bough

Rooted in traditional music of the seven Celtic Nations, Golden Bough creates its own arrangements giving them a sound unique to themselves.

Golden Bough is known for their acoustic musical performances of folk and Celtic music. They have performed in numerous countries bringing their music to enthusiastic fans the world over.

Michael Mullen

Michael has developed a reputation over the years as an enthralling interpreter of Scottish and Irish fiddle music who can send chills down your back one moments then set your feet to stomping the next. Michael is known as a high-energy fiddler, receiving much praise from critics and audiences for both his studio and live performances.

Michael has attracted a following in his own right as a dynamic performer both as a traditional fiddler and less doctrinaire musical settings. He has musically and professionally matured into one of the leading Celtic violinists. From a rousing rock show to a cultivated white-shirt affair, Michael can make it happen.
Stand Easy

Stand Easy performs original and traditional songs while incorporating bagpipe rock instrumental from traditional Celtic jigs and reels. With their unique Celtic Rock sounds they are a powerful crowd-pleasing band.

John McLean Allan, founder of Stand Easy, has performed in numerous feature films and television shows, including Million Dollar Baby, Austin Powers 2, West Wing and Primary Colors.