Celtic Fest

Celtic Fest a blast despite weather

August 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sometimes stormy skies did not deter fans of all things Celtic on Saturday, August 8 , in downtown Rockford. Organizer Chris Murphy said she was nervous at first because of the stormy weather, but Celtic fans must be true die-hards. “By afternoon it was packed and shoulder-to-shoulder,” she said. “Both stages were busy the whole day. We believe the turnout was as [...]

Celtic Fest to feature 20 acts in 12 hours

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

Knights duke it out—Watch live knight fights during Rockford’s Celtic Festival this Saturday in downtown. Events will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Event has ‘best music lineup ever’ Started in 1996, Celtic Festival in downtown Rockford continues to draw thousands, and this year—with what organizer Chris Murphy calls ‘the best music lineup ever’—is sure to be a [...]