The celebration takes place March 16-19 and will feature a lineup of musicians, Irish dancers and food by Irish celebrity chef and PBS/Create TV personality Kevin Dundon.
|Disney publicity photo of the Raglan Road Dancers|
According to a Disney news release, the festival schedule will be posted at raglanroad.com and run from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. The lineup includes:
Young Dubliners: A Celtic rock band known for their exciting live performances.
The Byrne Brothers: A traditional Irish music family from Donegal featuring 12-year-old Luca on button accordion; Finn, 10, on banjo, mandolin and whistle; and Dempsey, 7, on whistle and bodhran (percussion). Their show combines traditional Irish tunes with modern dance beats.
HanaLena Band: A sister duo based out of Nashville, Tenn. Hannah and Caroline grew up in the heart of Mississippi and were surrounded by bluegrass, country and the Delta blues.
The Raglan Roots Coalition: A popular Irish house band the plays soul-rocking Celtic bluegrass.
Swingin’ On the Gate: This four-piece band with roots in legendary Lisdoonvarna in County Clare.
Rollickin’ Rua: A four–piece traditional Irish band from Ireland and Scotland.
The Raglan Road Irish Dancers: The group performs throughout the festival.