SaturdayJUNE 15, 20199:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Prosser Wine and Food ParkProsser, Washington

$10 General Admission - $5 5-12 years/65 & older - Children 4 years and under admitted free!

Celtic music from the traditional sounds of the Scottish Lowland pipes, guitar, fiddle, dulcimer, and bodhran, through the stirring sounds of the pipes and drums, Scottish Fest has it all.

We give a big Thank You to our 2019 Main Stage sponsor: Yakima Federal

Bands confirmed for our 2019 fest are listed below.

We'll have a great day of Celtic music, song, and dance!

- 2019 Main Stage Band Line-up -
Click on band name or photo for more info.

Bellow Bridge

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Bellow Bridge is an acoustic four-piece band from Portland, Oregon that was formed in 2013. The band plays music with a traditional Irish flavor. They favor material with strong melodic roots and pull their core repertoire of songs, ballads, and tunes from the rich folk traditions of Ireland, Scotland, and England. The Bellow Bridge experience is accessible to both general audiences and trad-loving music enthusiasts alike.

The joy of making music together is what keeps
Bellow Bridge ticking as a band. They think of themselves as the village band, like in times past when live music was just a part of community life. Good fun and great tunes are at the heart of what Bellow Bridge is all about.

Bellow Bridge's released CD is: Cautionary Tales (2016)

This is the band's first appearance at our fest.

Band members include:
Jason Hohl - mandolin, button accordion, vocals
Philip Dale - uilleann pipes, whistle
Sarah Emett - vocals, bodhràn
Flint - guitars, bouzouki, vocals

Sons of Malarkey

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Sons of Malarkey have a foot in Irish Trad and a foot in Celtic Rock and are the perfect mix of the two. Founded in Portland, Oregon in 2009, their smooth vocals and fantastic music capture listeners from the first note. What began as jam sessions around kitchen tables has become a seasoned live band that performs throughout the Pacific Northwest at such venues as the Coastal Celtic Music Festival, Galway Bay Irish Music Festival, Portland Pirate Festival, Newport Celtic Festival, and others. They are also regular performers at the Dublin Pub, Mississippi Pizza, and other pubs around Portland.

The band has always had a strong love of the traditional, but they love the modern elements as well. A
Sons of Malarkey set includes covers of traditional Irish favorites such as “Finnegan’s Wake” and “Whiskey in the Jar”, as well as toe-tapping originals like “Gone, Gone, Gone”.

Sons of Malarkey's released CDs are: Presenting Sons of Malarkey (2011) and Gulls Lads (2016).

This will be the band's third appearance at our fest (2014, 2016).

Band members include:
Josh Curll - vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, banjo
Dan Edgar - vocals, mandolin, bouzouki, piano
Phil Weber - vocals, bass guitar
Cheryl Weber - whistle
David Battrick - drums
Jennifer Edgar - bodhrán, Vocals

Skweez The Weezle

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Skweez The Weezle is an acoustic band that has been proudly carrying on the Celtic music tradition since March 1999 from their base of operations in the Tri-Cities (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland), greater West Richland, metropolitan Benton City, and Mid-Columbia area of southeastern Washington State.

Their current repertoire includes traditional and original Celtic tunes and songs from Highland and Lowland Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton Island, Brittany, Wales, and the USA.

For the past twenty years,
Skweez The Weezle has kept a busy schedule performing throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana at festivals, Highland games, concerts, coffeehouses, wineries, book-stores, universities, weddings, receptions, and private parties.

The band's released CD is: A Celtic Band (2002, sold out)

Band members include:
David Lanigan - Scottish Lowland bagpipes, whistles, tenor mandola
Troy Hanford - guitar, vocals
Mike Day - Irish bodhràn, snare cajon, backing vocals

Three Rivers Dulcimer Society

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Three Rivers Dulcimer Society (based in the Tri-Cities, Washington) first got together in March 2003. The group continues to grow as people learn about them and hear their playing.

Folks in the group play mainly Appalachian mountain dulcimers, but they also have hammered dulcimers, mandolins, fiddles, guitars, penny whistles, bodhràns, flute, Irish harp, harmonica, cello and bass.

They welcome all ages, abilities, and acoustic instruments!

- 2019 Pipe Band and Highland Dancers -
Click on name or photo for more info.

Columbia Regional Pipe Band
and
Mid-Columbia School of Highland Dance

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The Columbia Regional Pipe Band got its start in 2011 when members of the Desert Thistle Pipe Band (active from 1976 to 2011 in southeastern Washington’s Tri-Cities area) teamed with like-minded pipers and drummers from across the Pacific Northwest region to form a band centered on pipe band competition. This “regional” characteristic is reflected in the band’s name. Today’s Columbia Regional Pipe Band is made up of pipers and drummers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The band's tartan is Blue Ramsay (ancient).

Columbia Regional Pipe Band has competed regionally at the BC Highland Games, Bellingham Highland Games, Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games, Portland Highland Games, and Spokane Highland Games. In 2015, the band competed at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Pipe Major Judy Morrison has led Columbia Regional Pipe Band since its formation in 2011.

Band members performing at the 2019 fest are:

Pipe Corps:

Pipe Major
- Judy Morrison
Pipe Sergeant
- Don Stewart

Jeff Brewer
Dan Grimes
Joe Moulton
Lisa Notman
Aaron Stratton
Drum Corps:

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- Michael Choma - Side

Tom Hamming - Side
Margaret Nickerson - Bass
Brittney Sergeant - Tenor
Scottish Highland dancers from Mid-Columbia School of Highland Dance will be dancing to the pipe band's music. The school has branches in Richland, Washington and Athena, Oregon.

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The goals at the school are to educate, inspire, help, nurture, and dance the traditional Scottish Highland dances that have been passed down since the 1700's.

Veteran Highland dancer Cassandra Humphrys is the school's instructor.

Email the Entertainment Chair (entertainment@prosserscottishfest.org) for more information on 2019 performers.

SaturdayJUNE 15, 20199:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Prosser Wine and Food ParkProsser, Washington

$10 General Admission - $5 5-12 years/65 & older - Children 4 years and under admitted free!