Sep 2, 2016


Saturday at 12:15pm and 2:45pm on the Schlafly Stage

Celtica will be performing at the Celtic Fair at Walker's bluff on Saturday only, at 12:15pm and 2:45pm on the Schlafly Stage.

Celtica is a traditional session group, playing weekly in Southern Illinois and the Metro St. Louis area. The group is comprised of musicians of all proficiencies, walks of life, and backgrounds in Celtic music. Members of the band who are coming to our Festival include Paul Niesen on guitar and vocals, from Fairview Heights, IL; Allison Niesen on whistles and vocals, from Collinsville, IL; Cheryl Schaefer on flute, from Collinsville; and Charles Nesmith on bodhrán, from Bel-Nor, MO.  All share an intense interest in the Celtic heritage, its music, and its people – in short, all things Celtica!

Photo Courtesy of Luke CJ Smith.


Category: 2016 Live Music

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