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Winter Celtic Festival Kickoff! Cask Chasers, Bonnie Knees & New Brigade

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Burns Weekend is BACK and bigger than ever as Havre de Grace's Winter Celtic Festival! This year, we're kicking off the festivities with a triple decker stack of incredible entertainment featuring... **CASK CHASERS LIVE PODCAST & WHISKY TASTING** Pour a dram and settle in...THIS is the Cask Chasers Podcast! Join internationally renowned whisk(e)y enthusiasts and podcast personalities Bobby, Aaron, and Katie as they take you on a guided tour of some of their favorite Scotch whiskies. Celebrity guest Richard Crawford from Amazon Prime's Leave No Trace joins the crew for a Scotch whisky tasting adventure you don't want to miss! Learn more about Cask Chasers and brush up on your favorite episodes HERE - http://caskchasers.org/podcast Check out Richard Crawford on Amazon Prime or at https://www.richard-crawford.com/. **Whisky flights are available for purchase in advance online AND on site. Each flight includes Glenlivet 12, Balvenie 14 (Caribbean Cask finish), Jura 12, and Aberlour 12. **BONNIE KNEES KILT COMPETITION** Grab your best Scottish regalia for everyone's favorite male beauty pageant! Our brave contestants will compete in three rounds of Highland-inspired challenges to highlight the laird with the most winning personality and the prettiest plaid. Dress accordingly and sign up on site - you might just be crowned as having the Bonniest Knees of 2022! **THE NEW BRIGADE** What's a Celtic festival kick off without The New Brigade? The region's most charismatic Celtic Rock band returns to The State to turn up the volume Thursday night and lead into a weekend-long celebration of Celtic music and more! Check them out HERE - https://www.facebook.com/TheNewBrigade Tickets for Thursday night's kickoff at The State are available NOW at the door and online at the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/.../winter-celtic-festival... But mark your calendars for more concerts and special events at The State EVERY day of HdG's Winter Celtic Festival - details coming soon!! Check out https://hdgburnsgathering.org/ for more info about Havre de Grace's Winter Celtic Festival 2022! ***************************************************************************** SHOW DETAILS ***************************************************************************** 6:00PM = Doors (and bar) open! 7:00PM - 8:00PM = Cask Chasers LIVE Podcast & Whisky Tasting 8:00PM - 9:00PM = Bonnie Knees Kilted (Male) Beauty Pageant 9:00PM - 11:00PM = Celtic Rock Concert with The New Brigade! **Food and bar specials by Laurrapin Caters **Portion of proceeds benefit Luna's House Animal Rescue & Education Center http://www.lunashouse.org/ RECOMMENDED AUDIENCE: +21. Any attendees under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.