Hunter Mountain Celtic Festival

On Sunday, August 17, the breathtaking sound of 1,000 pipers blanketed the hills at Hunter Mountain Celtic Festival.

By Irish America Staff
October / November 2003

The annual Hunter Mountain International Celtic Festival in mid-August brought the melodic sounds of pipes and drums, sweet folk lullabies, and red-hot Irish rock to the Catskills. Live musical performances, authentic Irish food and drink, and Celtic crafts made the International Celtic Festival in upstate New York a visit to the Emerald Isles without the air fare.

<em>Getting ready to toss the caber.</em>

Getting ready to toss the caber.

Live sheep herding demonstrations, interactive fly fishing demonstrations, and caber tossing exhibitions rounded out the impressive musical line-up. Featured performers included The Young Dubliners, an American-Irish fusion rock six-piece ensemble out of Los Angeles. Other headliners included The Whole Shabang, The Pat Maguire Band, the Brigadoons, and Tim Quinn. ♦

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For more information on the Hunter Mountain International Celtic Festival, visit www.Huntermtn.com or call 800-HunterMtn.

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