Music City Irish Fest
Don't let it be said that Nashville doesn't know how to throw a party! Now the St Patrick's Day party will go on for 2 Weeks! No excuses to not make the celebration starting on March 1st with events and parties leading up to St Paddy's Day March 17th. Music City, USA will embrace its heritage and explore its cultural and musical roots bringing two iconic genres together for more than 2 weeks of authentic Irish events for the whole family.
Music City Irish Fest with Events celebrating authentic aspects of Irish culture will be available all over Nashville.
For the sports fans, the Nashville Gaelic Athletic Club will be hosting their annual hurling tournament - a traditional Irish sport played in every county in Ireland and is the fastest game played on a field.
For those who love theater, The Final Days of Wolfe Tone, a heart-wrenching original play deeply exploring the character Theobald Wolfe Tone who gave his life in the attempt to free Ireland, will play at TPAC.
For history buffs, The Hermitage will celebrate the 250th birthday and Irish genealogy of President Andrew Jackson and his family connections to Ireland. Come trace your own heritage to see if there is green blood flowing in your veins.
Of course, one cannot have an Irish celebration in Nashville without music. Altan and The Chieftains, two of the most iconic bands in the history of Irish music will be thrilling audiences with their foot-stomping jigs and reels. McNamara's Irish Pub is the heart of Nashville's Irish food and drink and is the place to be on St. Patrick's Day! This March, Music City has something Irish for everyone Go Green. Go Nashville. Go Ireland.