Irish Christmas in America Concert - Butte/Missoula Dec. 8/9

This AMAZING concert will benefit the University of Montana's groundbreaking and stellar Irish Studies Program.


Produced by Oisín Mac Diarmada of the award-winning Irish group Téada, Irish Christmas in America features top Irish musicians, singers and dancers in an engaging performance rich in history, humor and boundless energy. The 2012 tour features special guests Aaron Jones, a member of the award-winning Scottish band Old Blind Dogs, and Séamus Begley, famous for his heartfelt singing and accordion prowess.

The family-friendly performance incorporates Irish ballads, holiday carols, lively fiddle tunes and thrilling Irish dancing. Narration brings to life ancient customs and stories, while evocative photography provides a backdrop of rich historical context.



Motherlode Theater 7:30pm

Tickets available: MotherLode, Granite Mountain, Griz Tix



Dennison Theater (formerly UM Theater) on UM Campus


Tickets available: at the door, all Griz Tix outlets, Rockin' Rudys



$25 in advance

$30 at the door

$15 student with student ID

Children 12 and under FREE


For more information call Kristen Green of the Friends of Irish Studies, at 916-712-5193 or email

 As we enter into another long Montana winter. The Friends of Irish Studies offer you a ray of hope with a "WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO IRELAND" raffle.

First Prize : A trip for two to Ireland, $1,500 spending money AND a 10-day car rental
Second Prize: $1,500 Gasoline voucher
Third Prize: $500 Visa Card

$5 ticket/ $25 for a book of 6
Ticket's available at Rockin' Rudy's

 Draw to be held in March 2013
(need not be present to win)
For details :


In addition to buying your raffle tickets, come out and support 

THE MISSOULA IRISH DANCERS http://www.facebook/missoulairishdancers 

Christmas Fundraiser and Recital

 December 16 at 2:00pm
These dancers give their heart, soul, and talent to this community so let's return the favor.
Not to mention that they are AMAZING!