Denver Music Lovers' Guide to Saint Patrick's Day Events

Keggs & Eggs returns to the Blake Street Tavern.
Keggs & Eggs returns to the Blake Street Tavern. Miles Chrisinger

Saint Patrick's Day is upon us again, which means a lot of drinking for some, while others will party in other, greener ways. Here's our guide to celebrations with Celtic music and Irish dance, as well as some concerts to get you in the Saint Pat's spirit.

Fadó Irish Pub and Howl at the Moon Present St. Patrick’s Day 2018 Outdoor Fest
Saturday, March 17
Although Fado closed last year, the folks behind the Irish pub have teamed up with Howl at the Moon to put on an all-day outdoor festival with live bands and outdoor bars flowing with Guinness and Irish whiskey all day. For nearly two decades, this has been one of the biggest parties in downtown. Three food trucks will be on site. Tickets start at $20.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: iPod
12 to 1 p.m.: Dancers
2 to 4 p.m.: The Clancy's
4 to 6 p.m.: Wild Mountain
6 to 8 p.m.: Howl at the Moon
8 to 10 p.m.: Big Paddy

click to enlarge Capitol Hill Hooley. - BRANDON MARSHALL
Capitol Hill Hooley.
Brandon Marshall
Capitol Hill Hooley at the Irish Snug
Friday, March 16, and Saturday, March 17
Featuring Irish music and dancers, the Hooley has long been a signature event at this Irish pub.

The full lineup:

Friday, March 16:
5 p.m.: Wicked Sheehogues
6 p.m.: Irish Stepdancing with Connolly School of Dance
6:30 p.m.: Paddy's Daredevils
6:45 p.m.: Irish Stepdancing with Connolly School of Dance
7:00 p.m.: Paddy's Daredevils
7:30 p.m: Bodha
9:15 p.m.: Chancers Hooley

Saturday, March 17:
11:30 a.m.: Irish Dancers
1:15  to 9 p.m.: Irish Stepdancing with the Reed School (Multiple performances throughout the day Main Stage, Under the Snug, In the Pub)
1:00 p.m.: Paddy's Daredevils
1:30  to 4:30 p.m.: Bodha
4:15 p.m.: Magic Show and ballon twist with Stuart Hayner
4:30 p.m.: Reed School of Irish Dance
4:45 to 6:30 p.m.: The Commoners
6:30 p.m.: Denver and District Pipe Band
6:45 p.m.:  Reed School of Irish Dance
7 to 9 p.m.: Chancers Hooley
8 p.m.: Ciorcal Cairde Irish Pipes and Drums
9 p.m.: Reed School of Irish Dance | Special Performance
9:30 to 11:30 p.m.: Under a Blood Red Sky

Read on for more of Denver's best Saint Patrick's Day music events.
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