Artist Series and Travel & Tour Workshops

Iowa Irish Fest 2021

The Artist Series and Travel & Tour Workshops will be held in the historic Blacks Building and are free for fest goers with purchase of Iowa Irish Fest weekend passes. Seating is limited.

Brother Crowe

  • Sunday, 08-08-21 @ 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM – 5 String Claw Hammer Banjo – bring your own banjo or enjoy a demonstration of this instrument
  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM – Irish Song Writing – participants will help write an Irish song and Brother Crowe will perform the song on stage later in the weekend

Colm & Laura Keegan

  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 11:15 AM – 12:00 Noon – Irish History
  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM – Irish Mythology
  • Sunday, 08-08-21 @ 12:00 Noon – 12:45 PM – Irish Language – Intermediate
  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM – “Travel Across Ireland with Keegan Bus Tours” – Travel & Tour

Dublin City Ramblers

  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM – Travel & Tour

Ian Gould

  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 10:15 – 11:00 AM – Beginner Bodhrán Drum
  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM – “Belfast Boy” – stories of growing up in Northern Ireland
  • Sunday, 08-08-21 @ 11:00 – 11:45 AM – Celtic Cinderella – children’s storytime
  • Sunday, 08-08-21 @ 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM – Travel & Tour

Rang Gaeilge San Cedar Valley

  • Irish Language – Beginner

Scythian

  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM – Fiddle Workshop with Alex Fedoryka – “Fiddle on the Griddle: Ireland to Appalachia” – bring your own fiddle
  • Friday, 08-06-21 @ 5:00 – 5:45 PM – “Scythian in Ireland” – Travel & Tour

Téada

  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM – Bodhrán Drum – Intermediate – bring your own bodhrán drum
  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM – Irish Language – Beginner
  • Sunday, 08-08-21 @ 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM – Tin Whistle – Beginner

Trinity Irish Dancers

  • Saturday, 08-07-21 @ 9:00 – 9:45 AM – Irish Dance Workshop
  • Sunday, 08-08-21 @ 4:45 PM – 4:30 PM – Irish Dance Workshop
    *please note that these workshops are separate from the paid registration, Trinity Irish Dancers Dance Class

Young Dubliners

  • Friday, 08-06-21 @ 6:15 – 7:00 PM – Travel & Tour

Colm & Laura Keegan

Virtual Artist Series Workshops

Unfortunately, due to circumstances outside the Keegan’s control they aren’t able to host workshops in-person.
These workshops will now be held live via ZOOM.
To Participate in a workshop please select the corresponding button on the right hand side of the page.
All workshop participants must register in advance.

1) Free Irish History Workshop with Colm Keegan:

  • Aug 7, 2021 11:15am Central (5:15pm Irish Time)
    Register in advance for this meeting: “Irish History”

2) Free Travel & Tour Presentation with Colm Keegan: “Travel Across Ireland with Keegan Bus Tours”:

  • Aug 7, 2021 12:30pm Central (6:30pm Irish Time)
    Register in advance for this meeting: “Across Ireland”

3) Free Irish Mythology Workshop with Colm Keegan:

  • Aug 7, 2021 3pm Central (9pm Irish Time)
    Register in advance for this meeting: “Irish Mythology”

Colm & Laura Keegan
Virtual Workshops

Online registration is no longer available

PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT OPEN SPOTS AT THE FEST