The 2nd Annual Irish Music Festival to be Held at The Blackthorne Inn and Restaurant, Upperville, VA

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The 2nd annual Virginia Irish Music Festival will be held on the historic grounds of The Blackthorne Inn, Upperville, VA, on September 5 & 6, 2009. This year's festival features a premier international assembly of Irish bands such as - Solas, The Prodigals, The Dublin City Ramblers, Ceann, and Shannon Lambert Ryan & Runa.

The festival will feature some of the finest international Irish talent as well as presenting local musicians in a big-event atmosphere. We want to showcase contemporary Irish music as well as some of the more traditional forms of Irish art. The two-day event will feature a host of artistic talent, as well as Irish food and drink

The 2nd annual Virginia Irish Music Festival will be held on the historic grounds of The Blackthorne Inn, Upperville, VA, on September 5 & 6, 2009. This year's festival features a premier international assembly of Irish bands such as - Solas, The Prodigals, The Dublin City Ramblers, Ceann, and Shannon Lambert Ryan & Runa.

"The festival will feature some of the finest international Irish talent as well as presenting local musicians in a big-event atmosphere. We want to showcase contemporary Irish music as well as some of the more traditional forms of Irish art. The two-day event will feature a host of artistic talent, as well as Irish food and drink," said Shane O'Connor of Virginia Festival Promoters.

For 2009, we have teamed with Project Enduring Pride, a 501-C-3 charitable organization, to provide funding for their projects on behalf of seriously wounded service members in recovery and rehabilitation at the Walter Reed & National Naval Medical Centers.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Blackthorne Inn, or on-line at http://www.theirishfestival.com .Cost of advance tickets are $20 for one day and $30 for both days. Tickets may be purchased, if available, at the gate for $25 per day.

If you are interested in participating in The Irish Festival as a volunteer, sponsor, or vendor, contact Liz O'Connor at 540-592-3848 or, via email, at liz (at) theirishfestival (dot) com

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