CM School of Fine Arts to Host 12th Annual Celtic Music Jam, March 19th

CLIFTON PARK – On Sunday, March 19th, the CM School of Fine Arts is proud to be hosting its 12th Annual Celtic Music Jam. Audiences are welcome to come to enjoy this family-friendly event that boasts a variety of live performances and activities and immerses themselves in rich, aged Celtic traditions! This year, the Celtic rock group Maggie’s Clan will lead the open jam. Proceeds from the event will go towards the school’s scholarship fund for their high-risk students.

The event’s itinerary is as follows:

  • Shamrock mug painting experience 12:00 pm
  • Social dance from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Irish step dance demonstration 3:00 pm
  • 12th Annual Capital Districts Celtic Music Jam, 3:30 pm with Maggie’s Clan
  • Live music (cont.) 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Shamrock market and craft beverages by Frog Alley from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Celtic Music Jam was first brought to fruition 12 years ago to memorialize my Irish grandmother. She was a significant guiding light in my life and nurtured a deep love for music in our family as well as her community. Grandma Peggy was an organist, a singer, and a very well-rounded musician. I started the Celtic Music Jam to honor my grandmother after her passing, and she lives on in the music we share and the grand times we experience!

– Collette McComb, founder and owner of CM School of Fine Arts

Maggie’s Clan is American Celtic Rock, fusing traditional Celtic instrumentation and folklore with the contagious energy of rock and roll. Created in 2016, this seven-piece, one-of-a-kind powerhouse, have been performing at local and regional pubs, music venues, and festivals in NY from Rockaway, Queens, to the Adirondacks. Maggie will hit you with a wall of sound from driving rhythms, hard rock vocals, bagpipes, fiddle, and mandolin. 


The family-friendly event will run from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. There is a $15.00 entry fee, and all proceeds will go towards the CM School of Fine Art’s scholarship fund for their high-risk students.

Frog Alley Brewing will be providing beverages for this event.

To learn more, contact Collette McComb at [email protected].

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