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Appaloosa Music Festival is our very own festival. Watch this video to see why "Virginia is for Lovers" chose our festival for its 2018 "Virginia if for Music Lovers" grant. Located in our home town in the heart of Wine Country Virginia, just one hour west of Washington DC, Appaloosa is DCs Roots Music Camping Festival! EARLY BIRD 50% OFF tickets go on sale on April 15, 2018. Get your tickets at www.appaloosafestival.com
Washington D.C.'s most energetic and eclectic band.”

— The Washington Post

Scythian has reinvented folk rock in America.”

— iHeart Radio

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Scythian in Dayton! (SATURDAY)

The Greek Orthodox Hall, 500 Bemonte Park North, Dayton OH

Dayton Celtic Festival headliners Scythian are back in town for TWO consecutive nights of music at the Greek Orthodox Hall. Last year over 1,000 people came to the Victoria Theatre and this year Scythian has opted for a more intimate show experience with a 450 person capacity each night. Two unique nights of music but one common theme - Music Among Friends! We really do feel like Dayton is family and eagerly await our return the heart of The Heart of it All. Tickets are now on sale and the show is ALL-AGES. There will be no opener - just a whole lot of Scythian. Two sets of music so bring your dancing shoes! Doors are at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.

Scythian in Dayton! (FRIDAY)

The Greek Orthodox Hall, 500 Bemonte Park North, Dayton OH

Dayton Celtic Festival headliners Scythian are back in town for TWO consecutive nights of music at the Greek Orthodox Hall. Last year over 1,000 people came to the Victoria Theatre and this year Scythian has opted for a more intimate show experience with a 450 person capacity each night. Two unique nights of music but one common theme - Music Among Friends! We really do feel like Dayton is family and eagerly await our return the heart of The Heart of it All. Tickets are now on sale and the show is ALL-AGES. There will be no opener - just a whole lot of Scythian. Two sets of music so bring your dancing shoes! Doors are at 7pm, show starts at 8pm.

Scythian in Columbus

Byrne's Pub, 1248 West 3rd Avenue, Columbus OH

The very first show on our Road to St. Patrick's Day Tour is a stop at one of our favorite pubs. Pubs is where it all started for us and Byrne's is one of our oldest haunts. Come to this pub to experience an up-close musical experience which gives you a window of what life was like for Scythian before they were a festival band. There is never any script for us when it comes to a pub show! Space is limited so be sure to call ahead to get your tickets.

(614) 486-4722

The Hamilton w/Forlorn Strangers

The Hamilton, 600 14th St NW, Washington DC

Scythian will help you work off that Thanksgiving meal with an amazing show at one of DC's top music venues - The Hamilton. Our buddies The Forlorn Strangers will be coming up from Nashville to open and are an opening act you don't want to miss! Their throwback sound hearkens to the vibes of the 60s and their stage chemistry cannot fail to move and inspire you. This is our hometown show and whether you near or far we hope you can hop in the car and make a weekend of it in the nation's capital! Doors 6:30pm | Show 8pm

Scythian in Galway IRELAND

Monroe's Live, Galway

It really doesn't get better than a Saturday night show in Galway! We'll be rocking the gem of Ireland with two sets at Monroe's Live. The venue stage is upstairs while the pub is downstairs. Please let all your friends know that we're coming to town - we'd love to play for as many locals as possible. As always tune in to social media to get a daily video diary update! Show is 18+. 10 Euro ticket for non tour-members.

Scythian in Killarney IRELAND

The Killarney Grand, Main St., Killarney

Man oh man, for those of you on the first inaugural Ireland trip, you'll recognize this venue as the site of the fabled Disco Killarney. Awesome pub in the front, raging disco in the back this venue has the best of old and new Ireland. We'll be hitting the stage for two sets. Come with your dancing shoes because this night will be one for the story books!

Scythian in Cork IRELAND

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix Street, Cork

Scythian will be part of a great evening of fun at The Crane Lane Theatre in Cork Ireland. Starting at 730pm there is a Caeli Lesson, then Scythian takes the stage at 10pm for a raging 90 minute set to be followed by another fantastic local act. If you're anywhere within 1,000 miles of the venue you need to come! As always, stay tuned on our instagram and facebook pages to see the daily updates of the tour.

IBMA Street Festival - DANCE TENT!

IBMA Street Fest, Fayetteville St., Raleigh NC

Scythian is back to close out the Dance Tent! For those of you who have never been to Merlefest or IBMA - this is always one of the rowdiest sets of the year! So be sure to catch our 5:15pm set on the big stage and then close out the night covered in sweat and drenched in laughter! The street fest is FREE and ALL AGES!

IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass - Captial Stage

IBMA Street Fest, Fayetteville St., Raleigh NC

Scythian is thrilled to be back for TWO sets at the FREE / ALL AGES "Wide Open Bluegrass" Street festival hosted by IBMA. Downtown Raleigh NC turns into one giant music festival with banjos and upright bass aplenty! If you've never been you have to experience this unique festival that draws bluegrass enthusiasts from all over the nation. The Festival is FREE and ALL AGES!

The Grey Eagle (Asheville NC) ALL AGES!

The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave , Asheville NC

Scythian is back for an ALL-AGES show at The Grey Eagle. The show will be "An Evening With Scythian" so that means two sets of music and dancing. We had a great showing last time out and hope our friends from far and wide can make it out to celebrate the release of our new album "Dance All Night"

Scythian's Appaloosa Music Festival (Scythian's Festival)

Skyline Ranch Resort, 751 Mountain Road, Front Royal VA

Scythian's roots music camping festival is not to be missed! Rising stars in Bluegrass, Celtic and Americana will entertain you under the Blue Ridge Mountains. There is camping available and hotels just down the road for those who need a bed.

Kids 12 & under go free and there will be a kids zone. The only roots music camping festival within two hours drive of DC - Appaloosa is DC's Roots Music festival!

Scythian's Appaloosa Music Festival (Scythian's Festival)

Skyline Ranch Resort, 751 Mountain Road, Front Royal VA

Scythian's roots music camping festival is not to be missed! Rising stars in Bluegrass, Celtic and Americana will entertain you under the Blue Ridge Mountains. There is camping available and hotels just down the road for those who need a bed.

Kids 12 & under go free and there will be a kids zone. The only roots music camping festival within two hours drive of DC - Appaloosa is DC's Roots Music festival!

Scythian's Appaloosa Music Festival - Kickoff Party!

Skyline Ranch Resort, 751 Mountain Road, Front Royal VA

Friday night The Will Overman Band will kick things off for those of you who want to come a day early and make the most of your weekend. The Pub Night is 21+ and admission is free. Beer will be available for those who wish to partake and the stars will be twinkling! There is plenty to do in the area: canoe rentals and Skyline Drive and Skyline Caverns five miles away in one direction and Passage Creek five miles in the other direction. Horseback trail rides are also available (call main office of Skyline Ranch to reserve).

Johnstown Free Medical Clinic Benefit (ALL AGES)

Peoples Natural Gas Park, 90 Johns Street, Johnstown PA

This will mark Scythian's first performance in Johnstown and it is for a worthy cause. The Johnstown Free Medical Clinic will receive the proceeds of this show and we're hoping our friends from Pittsburgh can make the jaunt up and support the cause. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
On the day of the event doors will be open at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:15 with fashion and dance troupe. Scythian performs at 9:30.

Scythian in BUFFALO NY (w/Town Pants)

Outer Harbor at Canalside, 325 Fuhrmann Blvd, Buffalo NY

Scythian is back in Buffalo! Its been oh so many moons since we were last here and we're looking forward to playing with our buddies The Town Pants. It will be a great ALL-AGES evening of Celtic Rock so pack a blanket and come wearing your dancing shoes!

Milwaukee Irish Fest (Aer Lingust Stag

Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee WI

Sunday we play just before Dervish on the Aer Lingus Stage. The Final Scattering takes place on our stage and is a must see for those of you who have never been. So come early and catch our set and then see every performer of the fest get on our stage and play mad tunes file fireworks go off. A fitting ending to the largest Irish Festival in the world!

Milwaukee Irish Fest (Aer Lingus Stage)

Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee WI

Milwaukee, we missed you last year! We're making up for it by returning for 3 days of fiddling-frolick! On Friday we'll be closing out the Aer Lingus Stage with a 10:15pm set. Come are celebrate the release of our new album "Dance All Night"! See you in August!

Musikfest - Volksplatz Stage (FREE)

Musikfest, 437 Main St, Bethlehem PA

Friday night at Musikfest!! We will be releasing our new album "Dance All Night" and doing 2 sets at the Volksplatz Stage. The Dance Tent will be raging since this is our first weekend set at Musikfest in 5 years! The event is FREE and ALL AGES so spread the word!

Musikfest - Americaplatz Stage (FREE)

Steel Stacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem PA

We're baaack! Musikfest, we're thrilled to be back at the Americaplatz stage for a thunderous set of music under the ancient Steel Stacks of Bethlehem! This is an ALL-AGES FREE event and so we encourage fans far and wide to make the trek and catch us for TWO days of music. Thursday AND Friday!

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