Colm Ó Riain's St.Patrick's Day Extravaganza
In a 2023 survey, adult Americans were asked whether they would be celebrating St. Patrick's Day in March, or not. According to the results, 61 percent of U.S. respondents stated they intended to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year.
From the St Patrick's Day parade in NYC to the thousands of Irish music concerts and sessions across the country, Breizh Amerika as come up with a list that you definitely want to follow this year.
If you are in San Francisco this year you'll not want to miss two Breizh Amerika Collective musicians performing. Colm O Riain and Joe Kyle Jr will be perform an epic concert this year.
What: Colm Ó Riain's St.Patrick's Day Celebration
When: Fri, March 17, 8:00 PM (doors at 7pm).
Where: Great Star Theater, 636 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Tickets: GreatStarTheater.org/colmoriain ($25-$60)
Irish-born virtuoso violinist and composer Colm Ó Riain and his Ensemble celebrate St.Patrick’s Day with their soulful exploration of the connection between Ireland and a host of other musical cultures. West African percussion underpinning plaintive Middle Eastern melodies, Flamenco duende driving jazz improvisations, all topped by fiery Irish fiddling for a sparkling, modern take on this most Irish of days.
“Ó Riain's fireworks display of virtuosity easily spans the diverse genres of gypsy, tango, jazz, blues and Irish music, all with his characteristic intelligence and pizazz" - the Irish Herald.
Musicians: Colm Ó Riain (violins), Geoff van Lienden (guitar), Joe Kyle, Jr (bass), Wade Peterson (percussion) and special guests
Brittany Anna in New Orleans
If you are down in Louisiana this St Patrick's Day you'll have plenty to celebrate. Kick things off in New Orleans with Breizh Amerika's good friend, Brittany Anna.
With a name like that how could you not love her???
This NOLA based fiddle player will be very busy this year, so you better try to catch a few of her shows. See below:
Wednesday March 8th
Silk Road Indian Restaurant with Aaron Svboda, 7:00-9:00
Saturday March 11th
Nola Brewery with @crescentandclover, 4:00-7:00
Come after the Irish Channel Parade!!
Kerry Irish Pub with Aaron Svboda, 9:00-1:00am
Sunday March 12th
Deutches Haus, tunes with the Silk Road Session players and playing songs with Van Hudson at 2:30
Museum session at The New Orleans Irish Museum for traditional tunes, 5:30-8ish
Wednesday March 15th
Silk Road Indian Restaurant for traditional Irish tunes, 7:00-9:00
Friday March 17th
Kerry Irish Pub with @crescentandclover, 12:00-3:00
Southern Hotel in Covington with @crescentandclover, 6:00-9:00
Saturday March 18
SPCA event through Nola on Tap with Crescent & Clover Celtic playing in the green room
Don't miss the Celtic Bayou Festival
Are you in Lafayette, Louisiana for St Patrick's Day. Good news, you going to have a blast at the Celtic Bayou Festival!
The festival focuses on preserving and celebrating all aspects of Irish, Irish American and other Celtic cultures while instilling an appreciation of this heritage in current and future generations.
An annual, family friendly event, Celtic Bayou Festival is held in the heart of Cajun country and is fun for both young and old…no matter which culture you hail from!
See below for the timeline of events.
is an organization established to create, facilitate, promote, and sponsor wide-ranging innovative and collaborative cultural and economic projects that strengthen and foster relations and cooperation between the United States of America and the region of Brittany, France.