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Patsy O’Brien will again be a large presence at the 2022 Festival!

After first appearing at the 2018 Festival, Patsy O'Brien has become a Spanish Peaks regular.  It is likely because Patsy's talents are so unique, truly inhabiting a niche of his [...]

May 29th, 2022|

Once Again, From Lúnasa….

Back in 2018 the Spanish Peaks Celtic Music Festival was thrilled to have two fabulous musicians attend: flute and whistle player, Kevin Crawford and fiddler Collin Farrell.  Both play with Lúnasa, the band [...]

May 20th, 2022|

Announcing Our Featured Artists for the 2022 Festival!

Dear Friends of the Festival: We are in the process of putting together a star line-up of performers for this year's Festival. In the days to come we will be [...]

May 17th, 2022|

Hello! I’m Ben Kelley!

I have had a long history of working and volunteering at many events in the Denver area as well as coordinating many parades, most notably the National Western Stock Show [...]

May 5th, 2022|

New Festival Administrator!

Spring is just around the corner in the Spanish Peaks region. The grass is greening, the perennials are sprouting leaves and new growth, and we have tulips in full bloom.  [...]

April 23rd, 2022|

More thoughts and a job announcement…

Sam Sortore, Board President Of the many things the last two years taught us, there are two that particularly stand out.  The first is that change is inevitable [...]

March 1st, 2022|

Pondering 2022 – Some thoughts from the Festival president

Sam Sortore - President As I sit in my window watching the snow fall, sipping an espresso, I am thinking about all the things that must happen between [...]

February 15th, 2022|

The 2022 Spanish Peaks International Celtic Festival is on!

February 2, 2022 For Immediate Release: We are pleased to announce that the 2022 Spanish Peaks International Celtic Festival is planned for September 22–25, 2022.  Located at the foot of [...]

February 2nd, 2022|

Calling All Fiddle Players

Happy New Year, fiddle aficionados, If you recall, the virtual 2020 Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival featured the debut performance of The Bow Tides, three wonderful fiddle players with [...]

December 30th, 2021|

La Veta’s Mercantile and Deerprint to Fill a Bit of the Celtic Void

As you undoubtedly know, the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival sadly concluded that we had to cancel our 2021 event.  We have not been surprised by the collective loss [...]

September 3rd, 2021|
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