Mikey and Katie Dunlavey are an Irish-American husband and wife duet that play Traditional Irish Music and Songs. Recently back from playing in Donegal, Ireland, both share a love of Irish music, language, and culture. They moved to Tucson in 2021 and have enjoyed performing at various festivals and venues in Tucson and also enjoy hosting … Read more
Thistle & Bear performs traditional folk music from Celtic and Scandinavian lands. Including traditions from Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, The Isle of Man, Finland, Sweden, and Norway. With an emphasis on the overlap of traditions from these regions, we hope to encourage a view of European folk music that is less focused on national boundaries and … Read more
Maguire Academy is a an Irish dance studio with students ranging 4 to 94 in age. The performance group is directed by Darren Maguire, who comes from a world championship family of Irish dancers and performed as a lead dancer in Riverdance in 1996. In 2006, he relocated to Tucson and started Maguire Academy of … Read more
Celtic Minstrels is Peter Rodgers, fiddle and vocals; Russ Healy, accordion and whistle; and Don Gest on whistles, wooden flute and an Irish drum called a bodhran, The songs they play come from Scottish and Irish traditions, including instrumentals and songs.