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The 2017 Irish-American Crossroads Festival

The Irish-American Crossroads Festival is a literary, musical, and cultural event that takes place every year in the San Francisco Bay Area during the month of March. It is a celebrated annual festival inviting the public to come together around inspired, creative, and relevant events regarding Irish and Irish-American history and culture.

Scheduled Festival events

Gerry O’Connor

Thursday, March 2nd. OPENING NIGHT – Gerry O’Connor and Richard Mandel in Concert

A one-night-only performance by this legendary traditional Irish fiddler. Plough & Stars Irish Pub, San Francisco, 9pm.  Information >

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Saturday, March 4th. DocFest: a one-day Irish documentary film festival featuring three premiere films

Delancey Street Theater, San Francisco.  Information >

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Sunday, March 12. Children’s Hour of Song and Dance.

Join us for an hour of song and dance to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco.  Information >

Sunday, March 12. Centenary Celebration of the Pearse and Connolly Fife and Drum Band.

San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco.  Information >

Saturday, March 25. Chinese and Irish Workers in the Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad.

A conversation among scholars and the community. United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco.  Information >

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Sunday, March 26. Family Stories Workshop.

With Margaret Cooley. A popular facilitated workshop on the research and composition of family histories. United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco.  Information >

Sunday, March 26. Crossroads Salon.

A forum for writers/artists, as well as readers/viewers.  Information >

Hibernia Hall photo

Sunday, April 2. Oral Histories of the Irish in San Francisco.

An Afternoon of Storytelling. Families welcome. United Irish Cultural Center, San Francisco.  Information >