Calendar

Sat, August 3, 2019

White Rock Sea Festival

3:30pm

Memorial Park, Marine Drive, White Rock, B.C. (just east of the White Rock Museum and Archives)

White Rock Sea Festival

Thu, August 29, 2019

Penticton Yacht Club

7:30pm

Penticton Yacht Club
293 Marina Way, Penticton

Tickets: $20 available at:
Dragon’s Den, 12 Front Street, Penticton
Tel: (250) 492-3011

All ages welcome!

Fri, August 30, 2019

Milkcrate Records

7pm

Doors: 6:30pm

Tickets: $10 available at:
Milkcrate Records, 527 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna
Tel:
(250) 862-8965

All ages welcome!

Sat, October 19, 2019

UBC Apple Festival

Blackthorn performance: 1pm
UBC Botanical Garden
6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to discover more about this delicious fruit.

Fri, October 25, 2019

Harrison Beer Festival - Cask Night

6:30pm–10:30pm

St Alice Hall, Harrison Hot Springs Resort

Harrison Beer Festival8–10 brewers in a friendly competition. Vote for your favourite cask. You choose who takes home the coveted trophy. And you get a chance to win tickets to next years event.

Casks will be tapped at 6:45 pm. Buffet is available from 7:00 - 9:00 pm

$30 includes a sampling glass, three tasting tokens and all-inclusive access to the Cask Night Buffet.

Click here for more info - including: Tickets, Accommodations, Directions

Sat, October 26, 2019

Halloween in the Forest

10 AM – 2 PM

Surrey Nature Centre
14225 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC
 

Fri, November 22, 2019

Porter’s Bistro

7-10pm
Porter’s Bistro
21611 48 Avenue, Langley
(604) 530-5297

Call for Dinner Show Reservations!

Sat, January 18, 2020

A Celebration of Robbie Burns

Concert: 7:30pm
Dinner: 6:00pm

Leonore Peyton Salon
Place des Arts
1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam, BC, V3K 1G2
Tel: 604-664-1636

The concert starts at 7:30 pm or come early at 6:00 pm to enjoy a delicious Scottish-inspire supper. A piping-in of the Haggis, followed by a recitation of Burns’ Address to a Haggis, round out the long-standing traditions that are a must at any Robbie Burn’s birthday celebration.Haggis will be served at intermission for those who feel inclined to indulge in such fine Scottish fare!

More information.

Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4285810

Thu, January 23, 2020

Celebrating Robbie Burns

7:00pm

Centennial Theatre
2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Tel: 604-984-4484

Music, poetry, pipes and pints!

More information.

Sat, February 29, 2020

Lillooet Music

7:30 PM

Andrew's/St. Mary's Church
577 Main Street, Lillooet, BC

For more Information

Sat, March 7, 2020

Festival du Bois

Blackthorn performance time: TBC

Mackin Park, 1046 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC

A weekend celebration of francophone and French-Canadian culture – the largest in BC. Come enjoy amazing music and dance, great traditional food, shows for kids, fun activities, and so much more.

Fri, March 13, 2020

CelticFest Vancouver Ceilidh 2020

Doors: 7:00pm

Hellenic Community Centre
4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, BC

Join Blackthorn and Guests for a full night of music, dance and craic!

BC Regiment Irish Pipes & Drums

Shot of Scotch Vancouver

De Danaan Irish Dancers

Tickets:
Adults: $25, Students/Seniors: $20, 12 & under Free
Available SOON!

Sat, March 14, 2020

St Patrick's Day Event

7pm

Vancouver Odd Fellows - Main Hall and Upstairs Clubroom
1443 W 8th Avenue, Vancouver

MORE INFO TO COME!

 


 

Sat, April 18, 2020

White Spot Pipe Band Spring Ceilidh

Doors: 6pm

Cloverdale Catholic Hall
17475 59th Avenue, Cloverdale, BC

Adults: $20  |  Kids 12 & under: $10
Tickets: alisafowler@shaw.ca or call Ken at 604-649-6482

 

Sat, April 25, 2020

Shot of Scotch Vancouver's Ceilidh

7:30pm
Scottish Cultural Centre
8886 Hudson St, Vancouver

MORE INFO TO COME!

Sat, May 16, 2020

Sooke Coffee House

Doors: 7pm
Open Stage: 7:30
Blackthorn: 9 pm
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
1962 Murray Rd, Sooke, BC

Adults $7, Children $2

sookefolkmusicsociety.com

Sun, May 17, 2020

Victoria Folk Music Society (VFMS)

Pre-Folk Jam: 6:45 PM
Open Stage: 7:30 PM
Blackthorn: 9:00pm
Norway House
1110 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC

Admission: $7.00
16 yrs. & under: Free

www.victoriafolkmusic.ca

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Past Performance Highlights

Old Warson Golf & Country Club, St. Louis, MO;
Focal Point Coffee House, St. Louis, MO;
Northwest Washington State Fair, WA;
Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle WA;
Northwest Folk Life Festival, Seattle WA;
Portland Highland Games, OR;
Pacific Northwest Highland Games and Gathering of the Clan, Enumclaw, WA
International Folk Dance Festival, Ferndale WA;
Irish House 2010 Pavilion, Vancouver
Opening for Irish Descendants, Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver;
BC Highland Games;
Vancouver's First Night;
Canadian Int'l Dragon Boat Festival;
Celtic Festival, Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver;
Timmy's Christmas Telethon, CBC, Vancouver;
Richmond Tall Ships Festival
Fall Harvest Gathering, Quail's Gate Winery, Kelowna;
Kelowna Fringe Folk Club;
Word on the Street -Vancouver Literary Festival;
CityFest, Vancouver;
Country Celebration, GVRD Parks, Langley;
Fraser River Festival, GVRD Parks, Deas Island;
Coquitlam's First Night Celebrations;
Point Grey Fiesta, Discovery Park;
International Bog Day, Delta;
Granville Island's Children's Hospital Benefit;
Festival du Bois, Coquitlam

Guest artists on the World Champion SFU Pipe Band album Do Mo Chara Maith;
Featured performers at the SFU Pipe Band's CD release concert & ceilidh;
Hornby Island Festival, Salt Spring Island;
Celtic Festival, Starfish Room, Vancouver;
Island Folk Festival, Duncan;
Avalon Fair, Salt Spring Island & New Brighton Park, Vancouver
Harrison Lake Concert;
W.I.S.E. Hall;
P.N.E.;
Vancouver Sea Festival;
Canada Day, Canada Place Vancouver;
Burnaby Village Museum; Aberthau Mansion "Coffee House";
Coast Hotel, Penticton; Granville Island Arts Club Lounge;
Ambleside Park "Harmony Arts Festival";
The "Celtic Connection" & Gaelic League Football Party

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