Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival -September 22-24, 2017
Held in Bethlehem, PA – outdoors, free, and open to the public, featuring a craft tent; a pipe band competition, a drum major competition, Highland Dance competition, fiddle competition, Celtic poetry competition, and more; five stages with live musical performances by an assortment of Irish and Scottish bands and groups (over the course of three days) including Burning Bridget Cleary, Blackwater, Seamus Kennedy, Glengarry Bhoys, Timlin and Kane, and Steel City Rovers, to name just a few. There will be food, and assorted beverages (for kids and adults) for sale at the event.
Thursday, June 21st, 2018 – all free, all day, all open to the public
” a one day celebration of the role of music in our lives”
Upper Perkiomen Valley, Pennsylvania (northeastern PA, 40 miles north of Philadelphia, 17 miles from Allentown, 10 miles from Quakertown)
Make Music Upper Perk takes place every year on the first day of summer, June 21st, throughout the Upper Perkiomen Valley; free music concerts held indoors and outdoors, in local parks, green spaces, libraries, coffeehouses, local businesses, community centers, everywhere and anywhere musicians of all ages and abilities and instrumental preference would like to perform. A full performance schedule will be widely distributed online and on paper in May. Of course, one might also just stumble across a public performance on the sidewalk, while getting some coffee, or a book at the library, or on the way to workout at the local YMCA.
Musician registration for this event opens on February 1, 2018.