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About Jonathan James

I am a long-time volunteer for the Spanish Peaks Celtic Music Festival, learning more every year about the tasks involved in making the Festival happen. This year I took on the job of administering the Festival, including the work on the website. Three years ago I could not have done this as I was still working as a school counselor. I am a Colorado native, and have lived in La Veta since 1991.

Okay, I’m here, but where do I eat?

Good morning! It's day one of the 2018 Spanish Peaks Celtic Music Festival (and hopefully you're here). It won't be long before the questions come into focus in your still [...]

September 20th, 2018|

The Spring Fire, Huerfano County, and the Festival

On June 27th of this summer a small fire started in the Forbes Park area, five miles east of Ft. Garland, on the west side of La Veta Pass.  What [...]

September 12th, 2018|

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Dear Festival goers, Those of you who have considered the Full Festival pass will be pleased to know that we have extended the deadline for "Early Bird" enrollment. Although the [...]

September 4th, 2018|

WE’RE READY TO TAKE ORDERS!

This will be a short heads-up that our online ticket service  is active and ready to go.  If you have any difficulties or questions please contact us through the website [...]

August 20th, 2018|

The 2018 Schedule and Registration Is Now Up On the Website

Dear Festival goers and followers, It's been a bit of a grind this summer, but the schedule is done, and now posted on the website!  Part of the grind has [...]

August 20th, 2018|

2018 Volunteer Opportunities!

  Volunteering is the backbone of our festival, and always proves to be a rich exchange between the event and the volunteers.  There are the obvious jobs during the Festival, [...]

July 21st, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Ed Miller

At the 2010 Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival Ed Miller has been hailed as "one of the finest singers to come out of the Scottish Folksong Revival" [...]

June 12th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Robbie O’Connell

Robbie O’Connell was called “A National Treasure” by Ireland’s top music magazine, Hot Press, adding, “… a man blessed with an enviable turn of phrase and a gift for melody [...]

June 12th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Máirtín de Cógáin

                                            A drum and his boy Máirtín de Cógáin is a singing, dancing, story-telling bodhrán player who also is a noted playwright and actor. He performs in his [...]

June 2nd, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: “Take Down the Door”

Live From Lyons, Colorado: "Take Down the Door" Featuring (left to right): Eric Thorin, bass ; Jessie Burns, fiddle; Adam Agee, fiddle;           Beth Gadbaw, vocals & bodhran; Jon Sousa, guitar [...]

May 23rd, 2018|
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