August 29, 2014

River Fest hosts Halfway to St. Pats Patty

The Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipe and Drums Band will bring the music of St. Patty’s Day to River Fest Park Sept 5 for the Halfway to St. Patty’s Day Party .

SOUTH BUFFALO - It’s been nearly six months since the South Buffalo streets were crowded with green-garned gatherings of merriment, bag-pipes, and jigs. And that is too long according to the folks at River Fest Park and the Valley Community Association.

On Fri, Sept 5, River Fest Park will celebrate the wearing of the green at their 4th Annual “Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party” – and all are invited to help celebrate.

The Left Overs will be taking the stage and bringing your cherished Celtic tunes. The Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipe and Drum Band will be kicking it in their kilts. These local Irish favorites are sure to bring out the Irishman in you – regardless of heritage.

“The LeftOvers” were the recipients of “Best Acoustic Band” in Artvoice’s “Best of Buffalo” awards for three years running, and with good reason. The LeftOvers brand of Irish ballads and song offer a bit of fun, a bit of history and an easy reason to raise a glass in friendship with those you know best. Come see why The LeftOvers have established a large following in the Western New York and bring audiences to their feet in true Irish fashion.

The Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipe and Drum corps have brought the sounds of Ireland to the Buffalo area for years and have played parades, parties, celebrations and honor guard events – and they wouldn’t miss this event. Nothing puts you in a mood to wear green like these talented men in kilts belting out echoes of the homeland. And the people from the homeland are expected... Read the rest of this article in News


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