Gerry Roberts will perform on our 'Cruise Aboard Max Aitken' and on our main stage. Gerry calls Miramichi home during the summer months and is a beloved performer on our stage and many others in Miramichi.
Bob McCallum and Jimmy Lawlor
Bob McCallum and Jimmy Lawlor are two of our favourites. They have done it all on many stages Miramichi and always deliver the goods. Two of Miramichi's finest musical ambassadors will perform on our main stage on Waterford Green both Friday and Saturday afternoon.
Always happy to have Melanie Ross back at Canada's Irish Festival on the Miramichi. Melanie, who now calls Nova Scotia home, is one of Miramichi's finest voices. Melanie is returning for her fifth festival in a row and has been integral to our success on Waterford Green. Please pick up a copy of Melanie's 'Songs for Ireland', you will not be disappointed. Melanie will perform both Friday and Saturday on our main stage at Waterford Green.
Sons of the River
The Sons of the River, a local musical group, has been entertaining for many years, first at kitchen parties, and later as a dance band.
These four friends met and started playing together while teaching at James M. Hill Memorial High School. Their wide variety of music includes a full repertoire of Irish traditional music.
The band is comprised of Clarence Comeau, Charlie Stymiest, Wally Jimmo and, Vernon Shea.
Marking their second time on our main stage, we are happy to have Frantically Atlantic back with two performances. They'll be featured Friday and Saturday afternoon.
With a broad repertoire of traditional and original songs, tunes and yarns (Celtic, Acadian and beyond), Don and Michelle celebrate Atlantic Canada and leave their audiences wanting more!
Nelson Doyle Dancers
The Nelson Doyle Dancers, instructed by Ellen Doyle, is a non-profit, volunteer organization in existence since 1991. The dancers consist of boys and girls, age five and up, who are instructed in traditional Irish dance. The Nelson Doyle Dancers have performed in Ireland, as well as many venues throughout the Maritimes. They have been featurd on CBC's children's programs, ASN's Breakfast Television and documentaries on Irish immigration to New Brunswick.
Rob Currie is coming back for his 5th year in a row! It is always great to see old friends again and Rob Currie and The Hard Tickets will perform a special Friday concert on Waterford Green leading in to our Friday Night Pub. Rob is a Miramichier and we are always happy to welcome him back.
Three Finger Shot
Folk and east coast favourites have influenced the original songs for Three Finger Shot. These two have been wowing audiences across Canada for 17 years. Three Finger Shot is an east coast folk band fronted by Tony Ronalds. from Cape Breton and Trevor Bowering, from Kilbride Newfoundland, on rhythm guitar provides a great balance to the band as well as a deep rich vocal performance. Their full band will headline Friday Night Pub and will kick things off for our Saturday Night Pub.
Raglan Road 4.0 are back for another headlining show at our Saturday Pub.
The fellas tore the stage up last year and this is one you don't want to miss! Tickets will sell fast and we encourage you to get yours in advance.
Evans and Doherty
Evans and Doherty have been longtime friends of Canada's Irish Festival on the Miramichi. We are happy to have them back to celebrate 35 years of Canada's Irish Festival on the Miramichi. Kevin and Brian have been touring for over 35 years and they will featured at a special concert with Miramichi Fiddlers at Vogue Theatre on Saturday night. Pick up your tickets early for this special performance.
Miramichi Fiddlers will open the special Saturday Concert with Evans and Doherty. Longtime Miramichi favourites, these folks are keeping a tradition alive with their tunes. We are happy to have them back this year to celebrate 35 years with us.
America’s Irish Tenor will be performing at James M. Hill Memorial High School on Sunday July 22nd at 7pm.
NOT TO BE MISSED!
Our office at 1745 Water Street, Miramichi is now open. Our office hours will be:
- Mon – Fri ............ 8:30am – 4:30pm