Festival Fever: Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival, 9/14-15/12

September 10th, 2012, 3:00 pm by Greg

The 16th annual Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival takes over the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa this weekend with an array of bands, musicians and dancers. The two-day bash kicks off with non-stop music from 5-11pm on Friday (September 14), with Boston Irish rockers the Street Dogs in the headlining slot.

On Saturday (September 15), the festival gates open at 10am, and performances will continue on three different stages straight through til 11pm with some of the best Celtic entertainment in the world.

Single day tix are $16 in advance; $20 at the gate for either Friday or Saturday. Children 12 and under are FREE.

Here’s the schedule of performances for the 2012 Irish 2000 Festival:

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Fall Festival Fever

September 9th, 2009, 3:15 pm by Greg

Yes, it’s sad but true.

Summertime has come … and gone … for another year.

But now ain’t the time for your tears. Outdoor music in Nippertown doesn’t just shut down after Labor Day. In fact, there’s still quite a cornucopia of festivals coming our way for the autumn season.

Here’s a quick look at some of the highlights of what’s coming up in the next couple of weeks on the fall festival circuit:

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