Téada

Sun
14
August 14 @ 7:30 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Téada means “strings” in the Irish language. This group revels in the vibrant traditional music of Ireland, playing up its structural intricacies while preserving the timeless energy of traditional reels, jigs, hornpipes, and more.

$20
Wed
3
August 3 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Skerryvore first formed on the tiny lsle of Tiree off Scotland’s west coast in 2005. Back then, the band consisted of Tiree-born brothers Daniel Gillespie (accordion) and Martin Gillespie (bagpipes, whistles & accordion) who bonded with holidaymaker Fraser West (drums & vocals) and friend Alec Dalglish (lead vocals & guitar) over a shared love of music: everything from traditional to rock and jazz.

$22
Thu
28
July 28 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Gaelic Storm’s sound mixes traditional Irish music with modern influences, creating songs as wide-ranging as the band’s own audience. From bluegrass fans and country cowboys to Deadheads, rock & rollers, and Celtic fanatics, Gaelic Storm has built one of the most diverse fan bases in modern music.

$25
Mon
11
July 11 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Named Ireland’s Folk Band of the Year, The High Kings are Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Darren Holden, and Paul O’Brien. The High Kings all grew up in households soaked in the Irish musical tradition, and each member of the band witnessed firsthand the power of well-crafted Irish music on an audience. They have sold out hundreds of shows, in Ireland and the U.S., made numerous TV appearances, and achieved platinum status twice.

$35
Wed
27
April 27 @ 8:00 pm

With Special Guest: Chris Trapper

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Newfoundland’s Alan Doyle, formerly of Great Big Sea, chalks up a lot of where is he right now to luck.

$40, $50 reserved, $60 gold circle
Thu
10
March 10 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling”, and brilliant Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Over the last 20 years of creating a buzz at festivals and concert halls across the world, they have truly set the standard for fiddle and cello in traditional music. They continue to thrill audiences internationally with their virtuosic playing, their near-telepathic understanding and the joyful spontaneity and sheer physical presence of their music.

$25
Wed
2
March 2 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

JigJam are a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of the midlands in Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre which has been branded as ‘I-Grass’ (Irish influenced Bluegrass), their onstage energy along with their virtuosic musical ability has captivated audiences throughout the world.

$20
Thu
24
February 24 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

For more than 20 years, Toronto’s Enter The Haggis has been bringing a rock edge to contemporary celtic music by effortlessly melding bagpipes and fiddles with classic rock n’ roll instrumentation and AAA-friendly vocals.

$20
Wed
12
Cancelled
January 12 @ 8:00 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

With a mix of fiddle, accordions, pipes and whistles, alongside guitar and vocals, underpinned by driving bass, drums and keys, Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music.

$22
Fri
17
December 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

The Ark 316 S. Main Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Mick Gavin and guests will feature some traditional Celtic Christmas music in what could be dubbed ‘Christmas Ceili.’

$20