Steven & Ruth Hollander

Friday, 3 pm

Steven & Ruth Hollander have been playing music together for more than 20 years. They met through mutual friends who invited Steven to see a Celtic harp which Ruth had just built. Ruth has played the fiddle from a young age. She discovered traditional folk music in high school, including music from the British Isles and Appalachia. Steven has played the banjo for over 30 years for square dances, and started playing the concertina so he could play Irish and Contra Dance music.

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Mark Jardine

Friday, 4:30 pm;  Saturday, 10:15 pm

Mark Jardine has been performing traditional instrumental Celtic and American music and song for 46 years. His main instrument is the fiddle but also performs and sings using a variety of old and unusual instruments including anglo concertina, frailing banjo, hurdy-gurdy, mandolin and guitar. He was a founding member of the Deseret String Band and Tenpenny and was also a member of Yankee Clipper.

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Harvest Home

Friday, 5:30 pm

Harvest Home is a singing duo with Annie and Dan Eastmond. They delight their audiences with versatility on a number of instruments including guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, penny whistle, and concertina.  They play Celtic and Traditional American Folk music and if you listen long enough, you’ll hear a bit of storytelling, limericks, and Irish blessings thrown in for good measure.



Friday, 6:30 pm; Saturday, 2:15 pm

Pladdohg (pronounced Plaid Dog) is a ‘Celtic Rock’ band. The band’s founders, Kaiser and Jill Wilhelm wanted to expand from traditional music to a more modern exciting style of Celtic music. Pladdohg band members have been brought in from varied musical backgrounds, which helped to create this new and different sound.

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Red Branch

Saturday, 11:15 am

Red Branch is a dynamic, authentic, traditional Irish trio based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Members include Joe Welsh on tin whistle, flute, and bodhran, Patrick Welsh on bodhran, low whistle, tin whistle, bones and vocals, and Tiffany Draper on fiddle and flute.


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Dunmore Lasses

Saturday, 12:15 pm

The Dunmore Lasses fuse traditional Irish/Scottish music with the infectious energy of Rock. They have opened for Wicked Tinkers and Molly’s Revenge, and have played festivals headlined by Old Blind Dogs and Alasdair Fraser. They’ve been raising the rafters in and around Northern Utah at such venues as Piper Down, Flanagan’s, MacCool’s, Bountiful International Music Festival and Ogden Irish Music Fest, as well as Ceili at the Roundhouse

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Hales Family Musical Ties

Saturday, 3:15 pm

Hales Family Musical Ties is the family of R. Brent & Cindy Hales, both of which came from musical families.  Cindy taught her children to play many musical instruments. They do all types of programs including Bluegrass, Celtic, other ethnic styles and religious. They have played music both locally and at folk festivals around the world including France, Puerta Rico, and Poland.  Their music ties them to their heritage and connects them together as a family.

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 Annie’s Romance

Saturday, 4:15 pm

Annie’s Romance is a Salt Lake-county-based, six-member, acoustic folk band performing traditional songs and dance tunes from Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton. Tastefully arranged sets combine vocal harmonies with fiddle, flutes, bagpipes, whistles, harp, banjos, bodhran, and more. Their satisfying mix of sweet ballads, fiery reels and jigs has been delighting audiences all over the Wasatch front since 2011.