Joey Abarta Workshop: Sept. 11 1:00-4:00pm at the Celtic Junction!

August 30th, 2016

Come join the incomparable Joey Abarta as he leads an afternoon workshop on the uilleann pipes. The event will be held in the Multipurpose Room (Center for Irish Music area of The Celtic Junction, 836 N. Prior, St. Paul 55104) from 1-4:00pm and will cover a staggering range of uilleann pipes topics. Fee is just $20, paid at the door.

And stick around The Celtic Junction for the CD release of Copley Street the smash new recording by Joey and fiddler Nathan Gourley. They’ll be joined that night by Brian Miller!

Give to the Max Day! November 12, 2015

November 11th, 2015

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Save the Date! September 26, 2015: GNIPC Pipers’ Workshop Day with Joey Abarta!

August 24th, 2015

Special piping guest Joey Abarta will lead pipers in all things pipering Sept. 26, 2015 in St. Paul. House concert to wrap up the day in spectacular fashion, too! Details and register here.

Photos & Video: March Appearances

April 16th, 2015

I meant to post these weeks ago, but better late than never. Here are two shots from the GNIPC appearance at the Lift Bridge Brewery’s “Irish Coffee Stout Release Event” on 04/07/2015. This was a long, fun performance, and it was well received by the event’s large, enthusiastic audience!

Nicole, Ryan, Adam, and Tom at the Lift Bridge Brewing Co.'s "Irish Coffee Stout Release Event"

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And here are two shots from our annual appearance at the Irish Music & Dance Association’s “Day of Irish Dance” at Landmark Center on 04/15/2015:

Ryan and Mick performing at the IMDA's "Day of Irish Dance" at Landmark Center

Ryan and Mick performing at the IMDA's "Day of Irish Dance" at Landmark Center

Finally, here’s a video of “Eagle’s Whistle,” from that same event. We had them clapping!

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Upcoming performances!

March 2nd, 2015

We’ve got two official GNIPC performances this month, about which we’re especially excited.

First, we’re providing 90 minutes’ worth of music for the Lift Bridge Brewery’s “Irish Coffee Stout Release Event” at Lift Bridge Brewery in Stillwater, MN, on Saturday 7 March from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Details available at Facebook (must be logged in to view) or at Eventbrite.

Second, we’re making our annual appearance at the Irish Music and Dance Association’s “Day of Irish Dance” at the Landmark Center in St. Paul in the Tea Room at 3:40 pm on Sunday 15 March.

We hope you’ll join us — bask in the piping-ensemble vibrations, and support your favorite local uilleann pipers!

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