CIM’s Eigse featuring Bemidji Musicians and Great Craic!

CIM’s Eigse featuring Bemidji Musicians and Great Craic!

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Norah Rendell is the Artistic Director for the Center for Irish Music(CIM) in St. Paul, MN. Saturday, February 20th at 7pm the CIM will host their annual Eigse – it’s an event celebrating traditional Irish music, arts, and culture. This year, the “Gaela” is happening virtually, so anyone with access to the internet can attend. With an online Celtic art auction and stellar performances by instructors including Norah, her husband Brian Miller and Cory Froehlich (both of Bemidji), and many others. Everyone is encouraged to join in this unique and festive celebration by visiting Center for Irish Music’s website, YouTube channel, or Facebook page.

It’s going to be a mix of performances, virtual performances. Some of them will be live from the Celtic Junction Arts Center… musicians, including Brian and Danny Diamond, who’s a fantastic fiddle player who’s just moved here from Ireland, There’s going to be some dancing. The whole thing is emceed by a friend of ours named Mairtin de Cogain who is a great bodran player and just a great entertainer who lives in California. He’s going to be hosting from his house in California, along with Brian and I at the Celtic Junction.