Goderich Celtic Roots Festival 2008


The 16th annual Celtic Roots Festival will take place from August 8th to the 10th in beautiful Lion’s Harbour Park in Goderich.This year’s Festival logo, “The Water Tree” was designed by local artist Linda Wiebe.

New life from new flavours is the theme of this year’s Celtic College and Celtic Roots Festival. The Celtic Festival has grown to include the Celtic College and Kids Day Camp, 3 days of workshops for adults and children lead by internationally renowned staff.

The featured performers, from Canada to farther abroad, this year are:

  • Liadan
  • Maeve Donnelly
  • Bodega
  • John Carty
  • Kevin Burke
  • Banjo Special
  • Emory Lester
  • Archie Fisher
  • Tanglefoot
  • Gemma Donald
  • Holmes Hook
  • Grainne Hambly
  • Emily Smith
  • Brian McNeill
  • JIIG
  • Jaime RT & Andy Hillhouse
  • Crucible
  • Catherine McEvoy

Weekend passes for the Festival are discounted until June 30th: $45 for adults and $40 for seniors and students. After July 1st, weekend passes will be $55 and $50 respectively. Celtic Festival tickets can be purchased online (coming soon), over the phone, by mail, or in person.

More at http://www.celticfestival.ca.

Author: World Music Central News Department

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