LOCAL EVENTS

IRISH FESTIVAL 

August 8-10, 2008.  An Ri Ra Montana Irish Festival is designed to promote the wonderful Irish heritage and culture in Montana.

Scenes from previous An Ri Ra weekends can be view below:

You Tube:   An Ri Ra Irish Festival - Butte, Montana America

http://www.mtgaelic.org/Festival1.html

NATIONAL FOLK  FESTIVAL 

July 11-13, 2008  Butte, Montana will host the 70th rendition of the National Folk Festival, an annual event that has showcased the country's finest traditional artists since 1934.   The National Folk Festival is the signature event of The National Council for the Traditional Arts. This will be the first appearance of the Festival in a western city since the Festival was held in Denver, Colorado in the 1960s. It is the first time ever the National Folk Festival has been held in Montana. 

http://www.nationalfolkfestival.com/