Upcoming CIM Events

Annual Events | Upcoming Community Events | School Calendar


IrishFairIrish Fair of Minnesota | August 10-12, 2018
A FREE annual event celebrating all things Irish at Harriet Island in St. Paul. You can find CIM students and instructors on various stages throughout the weekend.

OpenHouseCenter for Irish Music Open House | August 26th, 2018
Including free class demos, an open session and refreshments. Held in our space, at the Celtic Junction Arts Center.


VolParty2Volunteer Thank-You Party | October 7, 2018
Celebrating our incredible volunteers with treats and a session. All CIM volunters are welcome. Visit our Volunteer page to learn more about supporting the CIM with the gift of your time and energy!


Recitals1Recitals & Adult Student Open Mic | December 7 & 9, 2018 | May 17 & 19, 2019
Twice a year, CIM instructors and staff host recitals to showcase the tunes and songs our students have been working on throughout the year. Recitals are open to the public, and each recital is followed by a potluck clebration.


AYEConcertAdvanced Youth Ensemble Concert | December 1, 2018
Celebrate the talents of our Advanced Youth Ensemble at this annual holiday concert. All proceeds go to the Travel Fund, to make the community trip to the Midwest Fleadh Cheoil accessible to all CIM students.

eigselogoÉigse CIM, A Gaela Event | February 23, 2019
The Center for Irish Music's annual fundraising event, including dinner, a concert by CIM instructors, and a silent auction. Consider sponsoring a table of ten in support of the tradition!


StPatricksDay2St. Patrick's Day Celebrations | March 16-17, 2019
The Irish Music and Dance Association's annual St. Patrick's Day celebration and Day of Irish Dance, two family-friendly events held at the Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul. CIM hosts an information booth. CIM ensembles and instructors perform throughout the weekend.


FleadhMidwest Fleadh Cheoil | May 2019
The Midwest Fleadh Cheoil is a regional Irish music competition held every spring and is a qualifying competition for the All Ireland Fleadh, or Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann.


MimLogoMinnesota Irish Music Weekend | June 14-16, 2019
A 3-day traditional Irish music festival including workshops, lectures, sessions, and a concert with master artists from around the world, presented by the Center for Irish Music.


Upcoming Gigs and Community Events

SATURDAY, JULY 21 | 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Brass Lassie (Mary Vanorny, Danielle Enblom)
MN Scottish Fair

SATURDAY, JULY 28 | 7:00-10:00 PM
The Frothy Band (Mary Vanorny, Tom Klein)
Imminent Brewing, Northfield

SATURDAY, JULY 28 | 10:30-11:30 AM
Two Tap Trio (Mary Vanorny, Brian Miller, Norah Rendell)
Can Can Wonderland

MONDAY, JULY 30 | 7:30-9:30 PM
IMDA Irish Open Mic Night
Black Dog Café

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 10-12
CIM ensembles, instructor performances, and marketplace booth.
Irish Fair of Minnesota

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 | 2:00-5:00 pm
Center for Irish Music Open House

** This is not an exhaustive listing of all events within the Twin Cities Irish community. For more listings, please visit the IMDA Event Calendar, and the Celtic Junction Arts Center concerts.