Fairfax COC and Heartbeat Music Offer NEW Special Weekend Passes to Enjoy the 2nd Annual Fairfax Feis* (Fesh)—Festival of Irish Music and Dance
The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce and Heartbeat Music© are presenting the 2nd Annual Fairfax Feis – Festival of Irish Music and Dance October 19-21st throughout downtown Fairfax. This year’s Feis offers many new ticket options and the Festival has expa
The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce and Heartbeat Music© are presenting the 2nd Annual Fairfax Feis – Festival of Irish Music and Dance October 19-21st throughout downtown Fairfax. This year’s Feis offers many new ticket options and the Festival has expanded to three days from two. There will also be music, storytelling and other activities for children at the The Women’s Club, 46 Park Rd. on Saturday afternoon.
A Feis is a traditional Gaelic arts and cultural festival A Feis is a traditional Gaelic arts and cultural festival. Featured Artists include: Laurence Nugent, Ken O’Malley, Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor, Todd Denman, Sean Tyrrell, Ann Kirrane, Gerry Hanley, The San Francisco Irish Pipers Band, Healy Irish Dancers, Iseult Jordan and Friends, Brosnan School of Irish Dancers, Pat O’ Donnell, Culann’s Hounds, Kyle Alden, Lucia Comnes Band, The Gas Men, Megan McLaughlin, Kyle Alden and Vincy Keehan, Dave Cory, The Sleeping Lady Session Players & Friends, Tipsy House, The Toast Inspectors and many more.
Feis attendees will enjoy traditional, fusion and hybrid Irish music, Irish dancing and food
and drinks. Because the Feis is taking place October 19-21st the beautiful Fall colors
will be in abundant supply.
Feis Founders David Smadbeck, a local musician and Co-President of The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce and Cormac Gannon, a member of the community and Irish band, The Gasmen are excited about bringing back the Feis again. “This year’s Feis will be bigger and better than last year. We have more venues participating and we’ve expanded the Feis from two days to three. We have single, multi venue ticket and even a weekend pass available for those who want to enjoy the Feis from Friday through Sunday.”
Tickets: There are options for enjoying the program for the 2nd Annual Fairfax Feis:
Friday, October 19th.7pm. – 1am. Concert at The Fairfax Pavilion followed by music at The Sleeping Lady, 19 Broadway, Nave’s Bar.
Tickets: Pavilion concert (7pm. – 10pm.) $17 at the door. $15 + booking fee online.
The Sleeping Lady, 19 Broadway and Nave’s, (10pm. – 1am.) multi-venue ticket $12 at the door.
$10 + booking fee online.
Pavilion plus The Sleeping Lady, 19 Broadway and Nave’s combined ticket, $23 at the door. $20 + booking fee online.
Or purchase tickets for separate venues at the door $7 each subject to availability.
Saturday, October 20th
10:30 AM. The San Francisco Irish Pipers Band will parade from the Good Earth parking lot at 720 Center Blvd., along Broadway left to Bolinas Avenue and on to the Fairfax Pavilion.
Saturday, October 20th 11:00AM - 9:00PM Concert at the Fairfax Pavilion - $23 ticket at door, $20 + booking fee online.
11:00AM. The Sleeping Lady Session Players & Friends with the Brosnan School of Irish Dancers. 12:00PM. – The Toast Inspectors; 1:00PM – Tipsy House; 2:00PM. - Ken O’Malley; 3:00PM. – 4:00 PM. Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor; 4:00PM. Singer Songwriter Showcase with Megan McLaughlin, Kyle Alden and Vincy Keehan. 5:00PM – Todd Denman, Lucia Comnes and Band; 6:15 – Sean Tyrell; 7:30PM Ann Kirrane with special guests Kyle Alden and Gerry Hanley;
Saturday Night, October 20th 9PM-1AM
Music at The Sleeping Lady, 19 Broadway, Nave’s Bar, Sorella Café, Iron Springs Brewry, Fairfax Coffee Roastery. Multi-venue ticket $15 + booking fee online or $7 door charge at each venue.
Saturday, day and night combined ticket for Pavilion and multi-venue night shows $33 at the door. $30 + booking fee online.
NEW Weekend Pass - $45 + online booking fee gets one guest into all venues, all shows. $50 weekend pass at the door.
Visit http://www.fairfaxfeis.com to purchase tickets online and for more information.
Tickets can also be purchased the day of the event subject to availability.
Why an Irish Festival in Fairfax?
Where else but Fairfax would a softball match between the Jefferson Airplane and the
Grateful Dead take place? Fairfax merges various cultures: surfing, skateboarding,
mountains, mountain biking, fishing with excellent restaurants and shopping plus a
thriving music scene with such venues as The Sleeping Lady, 19 Broadway, Iron Springs and more. Many of these venues will continue the Feis with music into the night.
About The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce
The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization to promote a thriving
business community in downtown Fairfax. Visit http://fairfaxcoc.com/
About Heartbeat Music
Through promoting concerts, festivals and musical gatherings, Heartbeat Music aims to
share the joy of playing music and hearing live music in the community.
- Contact Information
- Sandra Evans
- PR Director Fairfax Feis
- sandra evans & associates (se&a)
- Contact via E-mail
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