Concert Series 2018-2019

Celtic Heritage Society Presents

Saturday January 19

Andrew Finn Magill & Dave Curley

House Concert Belhaven Neighborhood of Jackson

7:30pm Suggested donation is $20 at the door.  All proceeds go to musicians

We’re grateful to Maggie from Jackson Irish Dancers for saving us when the Fairview Inn wasn’t available on the only date Finn & Dave could make it to Jackson!  We’ll have an informal potluck with the lads at 6:30 so bring a dish to share.  .

We hosted Finn & Dave separately last year so you know that this is going to be something special with them together! Don’t miss it!

Please email celticfestms@gmail.com  for details and address as we won’t be posting it online.   

Finn Magill first started playing fiddle at age 10 and by 16 was a two-time finalist at the All-Ireland Championships. Raised at The Swannanoa Gathering in Asheville, North Carolina, Magill is an enthusiastic performer and instructor and has taught fiddle/violin for more than a decade at fiddle camps throughout the world.

Dave Curley, multi-instrumentalist, singer and dancer from Corofin, County Galway, has been making big waves in the Irish music scene in Ireland, Europe and the U.S. in the last number of years. After graduating from the University of Limerick’s groundbreaking Irish Music and Dance programme with a 1st class honors, Curley became a creative member of award-winning bands Slide and RUNA. He also regularly performs with Moya Brennan.

Friday August 31st, 2018

Eimear Arkins & Eileen Gannon at the Fairview Inn

7:30pm  Tickets are $10 at the Door

Eileen Gannon is one of the top Irish harp players in the world and has won numerous accolades, including the Senior Harp title at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. In 2017, she launched her debut solo CD, “The Glory Days Are Over”.

Eimear Arkins is an award-winning singer and fiddle player from County Clare with eleven solo Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann titles to her credit. She has performed with Cherish The Ladies, Téada and The Paul Brock Band. Arkin’s debut album, “What’s Next?” was released this summer.

They perform a beautiful blend of haunting harp melodies, sean-nós songs and toe-tapping dance tunes! Don’t miss it!

Sunday October 7th

Helena Byrne  at the Fairview Inn

7pm  Tickets are $10 at the Door


For several years, Helena has combined her love of Irish folklore and passion for the performing arts, performing as a seanchaí (storyteller) and singer for groups of all ages across Ireland. Akin to the travelling seanchaí of times past, Helena also performs regularly across the Atlantic, most recently performing for the Irish Ambassador to the U.S. in Washington D.C. Helena interweaves tales of Irish folklore and history, with traditional Irish songs and wonderful insights into an Ireland of days gone by.

734 Fairview Street
Jackson, MS 39202

House Concert

Saturday January 19, 2019

Andrew Finn Magill & Dave Curley

7:30 pm

Belhaven Neighborhood of Jackson

We’re grateful to Maggie from Jackson Irish Dancers for saving us when the Fairview Inn wasn’t available when Finn & Dave could make it to Jackson!  We’ll have an informal potluck with the lads at 6:30 so bring a dish to share.

We hosted Finn & Dave separately last year so you know that this is going to be something special with them together! Don’t miss it!

Please email celticfestms@gmail.com  for details and address as we won’t be posting it online.   

Magill first started playing fiddle at age 10 and by 16 was a two-time finalist at the All-Ireland Championships. Raised at The Swannanoa Gathering in Asheville, North Carolina, Magill is an enthusiastic performer and instructor and has taught fiddle/violin for more than a decade at fiddle camps throughout the world.

Dave Curley, multi-instrumentalist, singer and dancer from Corofin, County Galway, has been making big waves in the Irish music scene in Ireland, Europe and the U.S. in the last number of years. After graduating from the University of Limerick’s groundbreaking Irish Music and Dance programme with a 1st class honors, Curley became a creative member of award-winning bands Slide and RUNA. He also regularly performs with Moya Brennan.