Join us at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site for the East Tennessee Celtic Festival! See below for the schedule! The festival includes live music, dancing, an art competition, Scottish heavy athletics competitions, traditional archery competitions, crafting demonstrations, sheep herding with border collies, storytelling, weapons and armor displays and demonstrations, clan associations, nearly 40 different vendors, and more. And, a children’s area (including crafts, face painting, and more) will also be available. This year's theme is "Free Scotland" where we will be giving special consideration to Scottish history and heritage, in addition to our usual coverage of all things Celtic. Festival Schedule of Events (subject to change) Fri. Sept. 5, 2014 - Amphitheatre 7:00 pm - Torch Light Ceremony (free to the public) 8:00 pm - Clan Reception (for Clan members only) Sat. Sept. 6, 2014 - Main Stage Tent 10:00 - 10:30 am - Opening Ceremony 10:30 - 11:15 am - Maidens IV 11:30 - 12:15 pm - Night Crossing 12:30 - 1:15 pm - Kryss Dula & Friends 1:30 - 2:15 pm - Sigean 2:30 - 3:15 pm - Maidens IV 3:30 - 4:15 pm - Night Crossing 4:30 - 5:15 pm - Celtic Jam Session with Kryss Dula (Open to all festival goers of any skill level) Sat. Sept 6, 2014 - Main Stage Tent Ceilidh (Concert) 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Sigean 7:15 - 8:15 pm - Kryss Dula & Friends 8:30 - 9:30 pm - Night Crossing 9:45 - 11:00 pm - Maidens IV Sun. Sept. 7, 2014 - Main Stage Tent 10:00 - 10:30 am - Kirkin of the Tartans (Church service) 10:30 - 11:15 am - Night Crossing 11:30 - 12:15 pm - Maidens IV 12:30 - 1:15 pm - Kryss Dula & Friends 1:30 - 2:15 pm - Sigean 2:30 - 3:15 pm - Maidens IV 3:30 - 4:15 pm - Night Crossing 4:30 - 5:15 pm - Celtic Jam Session with Kryss Dula & Friends (Open to all festival goers of any skill level)
Sounds Like: Screaming Orphans, Nickel Creek, The Gothard Sisters, MacTalla Mor
Manager: Havilah Justice
Bio: Growing up in a musical family of eleven, Havilah, Heather, Abigail, and Tabitha began performing in their family quintet at a young age. In 2003, a duo with the two older sisters sparked the Maidens band into existence, and it quickly climbed to III and IV with the addition of each younger siste...See Full Bio
"Maidens IV is perhaps one of the fieriest Celtic bands on the go"