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Canadian, Irish
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Vancouver, BC
Pat Chessell was born in Vancouver, British Columbia – not the first place that comes to mind when one thinks of Celtic folk musicians. His first public appearance was with his family friend, the late Danny Burns in Vancouver's now defunct Culpepper's Pub, a venue which became well known for hosting some of the best Celtic music in town.
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American, British, European, Irish
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Seattle, WA
Hank Bradley and Cathie Whitesides are traditional folk music masters.
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Irish
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Olalla
Founded by Pam and Philip Boulding, Magical Strings has been sharing the joy of Celtic music and dance in the lives of people around the United States and abroad since 1978. They have recorded 21 albums encompassing traditional Celtic arrangements, original compositions and subtle world music influences, collaborating with incredible musicians such as Dan Fogelberg, Garrison Keillor, Alex di Grassi, Amadou Jobarteh, and Keola Beamer. When not on the road, Philip and Pam teach, build instruments, compose, and seem to have boundless energy for their creative life which is nurtured at their home, Magic Hill, on a beautiful farm by the Puget Sound.
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American, Irish
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Dan Carollo is a Seattle-area finger-style and rhythm guitar accompanist who performs a blend of traditional Irish and American tunes, originals and hymns (primarily in DADGAD tuning).

CeltoGrass is the name of the independent record label founded by guitarist Dan Carollo in 2003. The name also conceptualizes the influence of both traditional Irish and American music.

Take a shot of espresso, a pint of Guinness, old-time religion, a slab of peat, a bag of grass clippings and you have something resembling "CeltoGrass".
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Canadian, Irish
Location
Seattle, WA
Puget-Sound based Pinniped plays tunes flowing from the Celtic tradition, with old and new pieces from Ireland, Quebec, and even farther afield.
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Irish
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Pasco
Skweez The Weezle plays traditional and original Celtic tunes and songs on bagpipes, whistles, guitar, bodhràn, and other instruments.
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Canadian, Irish
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Kiérah is a dynamic Celtic fiddle performer and composer from B.C., Canada. With 13 years of Classical training behind her, Kiérah takes Celtic fiddling to a whole new level.
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Irish
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Crumac arose, phoenix-like, from the ashes of The Suffering Gaels, the premiere Irish band in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest for two decades.
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American, Irish
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Fae Wiedenhoeft and her Seattle based band. Passionate, Folky, Celtic-y Music since 2007.
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Irish
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Canadian, Irish, Scottish
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Irish
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Olympia, WA
The Irish Cultural Society of the Pacific Northwest was founded in 2014 as a Washington State nonprofit corporation and took over running the Sean-nós Northwest Festival. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The Sean-nós Northwest Traditional Irish Weekend celebrates and promotes three aspects of traditional Irish culture: sean-nós singing, sean-nós dancing, and the Irish language.
Community Focus
Irish
Location
Seattle, WA
A Seattle-based, competitive Irish Dance school with over 40 years of history in the Pacific Northwest.
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Irish
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Renton, WA
Rowan Fae Irish Dance offers classes to people of all ages and abilities in Renton, Washington.
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Irish
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Seattle, WA
Community Focus
Irish
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle Gaels, a program of the Irish Heritage Club of Seattle, endeavors to promote the Irish Sports of Gaelic Football, Hurling, and Camogie to Men, Women and Youth in the pacific northwest.
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Irish
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Kirkland, WA
Community Focus
Cambodian, Cameroonian, Chinese, Filipino, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Israeli, Italian, Japanese, Kenyan, Korean, New Zealander, Norwegian, Polish, Taiwanese, Uzbek, Vietnamese
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle is proud to be a leader in promoting and developing sister city relationships with 21 international communities.
Community Focus
American, Chinese, Irish, Italian, Japanese, South Korean
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Spokane, WA
We are the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Spokane’s five Sister City Societies.
Community Focus
Irish
Location
Seattle, WA
The Irish Heritage Club is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious organization that organizes and promotes activities of an Irish cultural nature in the Greater Seattle area, the State of Washington, USA.