Chris Brinn of the Napper Tandies and other Celtic music musicians will play live Irish music Saturday, July 9 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Billy’s Tavern, 1 Starr St. behind the business block.

There will be a $3 cover charge with all proceeds benefiting the Maine Celtic Celebration, set for Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17 on the Belfast waterfront. A celebration of music, dance, food and more — including a cheese roll and the Men in Kilts Competition — the Maine Celtic Celebration is a volunteer-driven festival that marks midsummer. For more information, visit

For more information on the evening at Billy’s, look for Billy’s Tavern on Facebook or call 354-1177.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to