Sean-nós Northwest Traditional Irish Festival

April 12-14, 2019

The Evergreen State College Communications Building

Olympia, Washington


2019 Featured guest instructors

  • Patrick Devane, Dance

  • Colm MacCárthaigh, Guitar and Irish Language

  • Brian Ó Domhnaill, Singing

  • John Prendergast, Irish Language

  • Dale Russ, Fiddle

  • John Whelan, Accordion

  • Tacoma Hounds Hurling Club

Returning adjunct instructors include:

  • Bob Burke, Gaeilge

  • Kimberly Goetz, Festival Director

  • Alicia Guinn, Dance Director

  • David Ingerson, Singing

  • Jill Sattler, Art

  • Seán Williams, Culture

Announcing our 2019 Raffle!

This original watercolor was commissioned from returning festival instructor Jill Sattler. It features one of Puget Sound’s beloved orcas and our very own Mount Rainier in a 14” x 17” silver frame with a custom acid-free, navy blue mat. Raffle tickets can be purchased on-line from the registration link or in person at the festival. You do not need to be present to win and shipping will be provided if needed.

Orca watercolor by Jill Sattler

Orca watercolor by Jill Sattler

Please consider making a donation!

As a volunteer-run charity, we rely on your contributions. You can even sponsor a low-income festival attendee! Just click the “Donate” button below.