Banjo Burke Irish Trad Weekend on the Erie Canal


  Guest Musicians

Pauline Conneely

Dylan Foley

John Nolan

Pauline Conneely

Friday night

What's Happening When and Where?
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Bruce Foley

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Ceili                                     1-4PM              McGinnity's           534 W Ridge Rd Rochester NY 14616

Concert                                 8-10 PM            Kennelly Park gazebo at the Village Landing in Fairport

Cruise Session on the Colonial Belle    1-4PM          400 Packett's Landing, Fairport NY 14450

Workshops                           10-11:30 AM           Various locations see workshop schedule above

Welcome Session                 8-11 PM                 Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford     

800 Pittsford-Victor Road, Pittsford NY 14534

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Bad weather venue - First Baptist Church Hall just down the street

Workshops                           10:15-11:45 AM           Various locations see workshop schedule

Admission is Free will donation at each event except no donations will be accepted at the Park

Banjo workshops

Sat Donnelly's

Sun Johnny's

Fiddle workshops

Sat McArdle's

Sun McGinnity's

Guitar Accompaniment

Sat Hilton Garden Inn

Sun McGinnity's

Button Box Workshops

Sat McArdle's

Sun McGinnity's

Song Workshop 

Sat Hilton Garden Inn

Whistle and pipes workshop

Sun Johnny's

Marking 200 years since Irishmen started digging the Erie Canal through Montezuma Swamp

Many died midst the stranger. Mosquito borne fevers in summer and frostbite in winter.  

It's about time they had a real Irish sendoff!


Farewell Breakfast                 9 AM         $15      Hilton Garden Inn Pittsford    800 Pittsford-Victor Rd, Pittsford NY 14534