Top Irish performers are headlining the annual Newport Irish Festival, taking place September 3-5, 2011 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport over Labor Day Weekend.
Among the performers are Irish fiddle champ Eileen Ivers and her band Immigrant Soul, the Screaming Orphans from Donegal, and Irish balladeers Makem & Spain Brothers.
This year the festival is offering a special snug package which offers exclusive seating with cocktail service, whiskey tasting, a free Guinness tee-shirt and interaction with the performers. You can order tickets to the festival online.
For a full schedule of entertainment, click here.
For year round Irish, Scottish and Celtic events in Massachusetts and the entire New England region, visit IrishMassachusetts.com.