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10th annual San Diego Tartan Day Festival

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 11:00a to 4:00p

Celebrate the “wee bit o’ Scot” that lives in you! The 10th Annual San Diego Tartan Day Festival offers a “sampler” of all things Scottish in our area, bringing the music, food, and tartans of Scotland to life! Find your own tartan (family or geographic), see displays by Scottish organizations, enjoy bagpipes and drums, Scottish highland and country dancing, and music from some of southern California’s most exciting Scottish entertainers, and traditional Scottish fare for sale.

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10th annual San Diego Tartan Day Festival

ANNOUNCING ... A New Tartan for San Diego!!! Come celebrate with us at San Diego Tartan Day, April 6! http://www.tartandaysd.com/sandiegotartan.htm

Performers at this Event
42nd Black Watch Highland Society
42nd Black Watch Highland Society Remove performer from this event
(Marching demonstration) The 42nd Black Watch Highland Society, Inc., is a non-profit 501C3 corporation consisting of men and women of good character who are interested in the history and traditions of the Scottish regiments, particularly the Black Watch Regiment (The Royal Highlanders) and its affiliated units.
Geese in the Bog
Geese in the Bog Remove performer from this event
The Oceanside-based duo of Kathleen and Doug McBain, "Geese in the Bog," take their name from a popular jig and together they bring to the stage warmth, vitality, and a vast selection of music played on accordion, guitar, and bagpipes....
The Lacemakers
The Lacemakers Remove performer from this event
All female Celtic Trio. Specializing in multi-instrumental performances and exploration of all genres of American music throughs Celtic roots.
Highland Fusion
Highland Fusion Remove performer from this event
Highland Fusion is a unique performing dance group that fuses a variety of different styles of dance and music together. Through their own original choreography, Highland Fusion blends traditional Scottish Highland dance with modern styles, such as jazz and ballet....
The Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band
The Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band Remove performer from this event
The Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band is dedicated to furthering the art of Bagpipes, drums, dancing, and the Scottish culture. As a non-profit organization, free instruction is offered for prospective or interested pipers and drummers.
House of Scotland Ceilidh Band
House of Scotland Ceilidh Band Remove performer from this event
'Cèilidh' is a word from the Gaelic meaning 'to visit'. In the tradition of Scottish and Irish local communities, before TV and electronic media, villagers would gather at a neighbor's house or community hall and the participants take turns performing ....
House of Scotland Pipe Band
House of Scotland Pipe Band Remove performer from this event
Under the leadership of Pipe Major Peggy Yuile, the House of Scotland Pipe Band performs throughout San Diego and the Western United States, taking part in parades, festivals and many other celebrations....
House of Scotland Gaelic Class
House of Scotland Gaelic Class Remove performer from this event
The Scots Gaelic class meets Thursday nights from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the House of Scotland or at a members house. The class is taught from an experiential point of view through the Speaking Our Language video, book, and tape series from BBC Scotland and Cànan in Scotland....
Naismith Academy of Piping
Naismith Academy of Piping Remove performer from this event
Directed by Campbell Naismith
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society of San Diego
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society of San Diego Remove performer from this event
The San Diego Branch of the Society offers a variety of classes, affordably priced (in traditional thrifty Scots fashion). Our local branch also boasts an experienced collection of teachers....
The San Diego School of Highland Dancing
The San Diego School of Highland Dancing Remove performer from this event
Under the direction of Chrissy Ambler
The Clovers
The Clovers Remove performer from this event
San Diego female trio playing Scottish and other traditional music; members are also part of the House of Scotland Ceilidh Band
Whisky Dreams
Whisky Dreams Remove performer from this event
Whisky Dreams plays both traditional Irish and Scottish favorites and modern pop and country songs, but with a unique sound that is truly a rare blend of the two. Whisky Dreams has an eclectic mix of influences including: Tommy Makem and The Clancy Brothers, Steppenwolf, Ingrid Michaelson, The Corries, The Who, Dave’s True Story, The Weavers, Big & Rich, Boston, Reba Mcintyre, Pete Seeger, Toto, Cisco Huston, Martina McBride, Woody Guthrie, The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, The Chieftains, and Christina Perri.
The Westlin Weavers
The Westlin Weavers Remove performer from this event
Westlin is an adjective used by Robert Burns to describe people and places of the West, such as those in his beloved Ayrshire. As musicians who live and perform in another Western region -- California -- we've borrowed this name from the great bard of Scotland....
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