Charleston, West Virginia’s, Inaugural 'Celtic Calling' — a celebration of Celtic arts, culture and traditions. 'Celtic Calling' took place in downtown Charleston, March 4-6, 2016, and included music, dance, education, athleticism and family fun.

Flushed with the success of the event, a committee has already started working on next years Celtic Calling, which will take place between March 3rd-5th.

Please contact if you would like to help and join the facebook page to stay in touch with 'Celtic' themed events in and around Charleston.

Celtic Calling 2016 featured:


- From the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, Gaelic Supergroup Daimh

- Irish Music and Dance from Pennsylvania's Poor Mans Gambit

- Celtic Punk and shenanigans from Bastard Bearded Irishmen

- Celtic Americana and laughs from Father Son and Friends

- Appalachian Celtic Consort, George Daugherty, Mountain Thyme

- Bagpipers, Traditional Celtic Music Sessions and Workshops

Film and Play:
- Join a working class group of mates from Dublin as they seek fame as soul singers, in the hilariously funny big screen showing of ‘The Commitments’.

- Get close to the action for 'A Murderous Wake' by Murder and Merriment.


- Don your kilt and join the challenge of a ‘Highland’  Kilt Run/Walk

- Family Fun Bike Tour for all, inspire wellness and future Tour Stars

Downtown Tour:

- Enjoy a specialty beverage or great meal at Restaurants and Pubs

- Shop at Galleries and Merchants offering Celtic Calling specials

- 'Kirkin of the Tartans' Church Service on Sunday

Discover Hip, Historic.....Almost Heaven, Charleston WV, and plan a visit with the help of the:

Charleston Convention and Visitor Bureau 

Please visit and like Celtic Calling on Facebook

Twitter: @celticcallingwv

Tweet: #celticcallingwv

Music by Poor Mans Gambit

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