Las Vegas’ legendary Fremont Street Experience will be the place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day when live entertainment kicks off on Tuesday, March 17.
St. Patrick’s Day at the Fremont Street Experience brings free concerts with Whiskey Galore, Tempest and Celtic and Irish Performers on Tuesday, March 17. The performance schedule is as follows: Tempest, 8-11 pm, 1st Street Stage; Whiskey Galore, 8-11pm, 3rd Street Stage; Celtic and Irish Performers 8-11pm, Main Street Stage.
Whiskey Galore formed in 1997 as the result of friendship and a deep passion for Celtic music. Since then the band has been delighting audiences with their unrivaled mix of raw and technical talent, producing lively Celtic tunes with pipes, drums, Irish flute, bodhran, djembe, guitar and other instruments. Based out of Bakersfield, CA, Whiskey Galore’s signature brand of spirited Celtic sound has entertained fans in various venues throughout California and Nevada.
Tempest treats fans to high-energy folk rock, fusing together Irish reels, Scottish ballads, Norwegian influences and other world music elements. The band has released more than 12 critically acclaimed albums and continues to travel throughout the country.
In addition to live entertainment, Fitzgerald’s Hotel & Casino will be hosting “Shamrock & Roll 2009” with green beer on tap, Irish coffee and signature Irish specials. At 5pm on the 3rd Street Stage, the Fitz will have three exciting contests including a Leprechaun Look-A-Like, Green Jello Eating Contest and an Irish Jig Off.
Green beer starts flowing on Tuesday, March 17 at the Fremont Street Experience. All are invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while surrounded by the iconic neon lights of the Fremont Street Experience. All concerts are free and open to the public and parking is available at the Fremont Street Experience parking garage located at Carson and 4th Streets.
The Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historical downtown Las Vegas. In 1995, Fremont Street was closed to vehicular traffic and a giant screen was suspended 90-feet over the street to display spectacular light and sound shows on its 1,500 foot surface. The 12.5 million lights of the Viva Vision screen dazzle 365 nights a year and make the Fremont Street Experience a one-of-a-kind venue. With direct pedestrian access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants, specialty retail and free nightly entertainment, the Fremont Street Experience attracts millions of annual visitors. The Fremont Street Experience can be found online at www.vegasexperience.com.