portland's own celtic festival

A one-day festival celebrating Irish and Celtic music, culture, and history in the state of Maine.

June 30, 2018
Maine irish heritage center



Festival Stage
Workshop Stage
Library Stage
Main Stage
Reiche Field

12:00 • Liz & Dan Faiella

1:20 • Darlin’ Corey

2:40 • Junior & Amanda Stevens

4:00 • Haley Richardson with Don Penzien & Megan Bennett Irby

5:20 • Alicia Guinn

2:30 • Sean Nós Dance with Alicia Guinn

3:30 • Open Session with Liz & Dan Faiella

4:45 • Set Dancing with the Casco Bay Set Dancers

12:00 • Gaeilge with Colm MacCárthaigh

1:00 • Intermediate Irish Fiddle with Haley Richardson

2:00 • Irish flute & whistle with Hanz Araki

3:00 • Singing with Pat Broaders

4:00 • Quebecois Fiddle with Pascal Gemme

2:30 – 3:15 The Fiddle, featuring Liz Knowles, Lisa Ornstein, Colin Farrell, Erica Brown

3:30 – 4:15 The Pipes* featuring Kieran O’Hare, Will Woodson, Susanne Ward, Tom Rota

*made possible in part by a grant from the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine Arts Commission

1:00 – 4:00

Hurling and Gaelic Football demos and workshops hosted by the Maine Gaelic Sports Alliance and the Portland Hurling Club

Mainstage Concert Gala

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Ashley Davis & Colin Farrell, with Pat Doocey

Lisa Ornstein, Pascal Gemme, & Yann Falquet

Open the Door for Three


The very best craft vendors will be featured at the first annual Little Sea Folk Festival including the vendors listed below and more!  We have room for a handful more craftspeople to be included.  

To be considered, or for information, please click the application link below!


We will need a number of wonderful volunteers throughout the day and evening to keep things running smoothly.  If you are interested in joining the Little Sea Team, please email contact@littleseafolk.org. Thank you!


  • Administrative Offices
  • 60 Warwick Street, Portland, ME 04102
  • contact@littleseafolk.org
  • 206 399 1524
  • 503 459 8386


Please note: booking for 2018 is complete.  2019 Applications will be available in the autumn.  Thank you!