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Celebrate Irish Fest at Allerton Park on August 12th

You can enjoy Irish music on the evening of August 12th at Allerton Park. Irish Fest will feature two bands: opening act Broken Brogue and headliner Téada. Broken Brogue, a Decatur-based band playing traditional Irish and Scottish music takes the stage at 6 p.m. and Téada follows at 7:40 p.m.

Per the press release: 

A donation of $5 per person, $10 per family is suggested for Irish Fest, part of the Allerton Concert Series Presented by the Ayers Family. Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets for the outdoor venue.

Food will be available from Mama D’s Smokehouse and BBQ, Watson’s Food Truck and Jimmy John’s. Allerton’s Greenhouse Café will also be open until 6 p.m. for pre-concert food purchases. Concert goers can also bring their own food.

A cash bar will also be available. Those wishing to stay overnight on the Allerton grounds can find information at or by calling 217-333-3287.

For additional information, visit the Allerton website

Top image of Téada by Damien Stenson and courtesy of Allerton Park.


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