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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Quebec Traditional Band Performing at Irish Festival this Weekend, June 18

Acclaimed Canadian traditional band Genticorum from Quebec is performing at the first annual Summer Solstice Festival, taking place this Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Diamond Hill Park in Cumberland, RI .

They'll be joined by Irish performers like Aoife Clancy, Robbie OConnell, Shannon and Matt Heaton, Burning Bridget Cleary, and Pendragon.

The festival is being organized by  the Blackstone River Theatre, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year as one of the premier non-profit organizations in New England.

In addition to five stages with continuous music, the Summer Solstice Festival features a variety of dancing exhibitions,  cultural activities, plus vendors, food courts and play areas for children.

For more information visit Blackstone River Theatre  or call  401 725-9272. 

For a list of Irish, Scottish and Celtic festivals in New England and the Catskills this summer, visit