Two distinctive Irish extravaganzas are coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut in March. North America's premier Celtic event featuring the best in rock and Celtic music, comedy and dance, the Tartan Terrors will take the stage on Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m. Special guests are The Mighty Ploughboys. 

Bowfire, a theatrically staged musical experience featuring an all-star show of the finest violin and fiddle virtuosos, will ignite the audience on Sunday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. featuring jazz, classical, bluegrass, rock, Texas swing and more woven through step/tap dancing and beautiful vocals.  

For tickets to Tartan Terrors ($30) and Bowfire ($60), call or visit the box office, 203-438-5795 or go online,

For the Tartan Terrors show, a Guinness black lager tasting will take place in the lobby for all ticket holders at 7:15 p.m.  An VIP Party Pass ($25 extra per person), which includes a pre-show cocktail party 6:30-7:15 p.m. with open bar, hors-d’oeuvres and priority parking, is available for this show by calling the box office (203-438-5795).  

On Sunday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m., Bowfire will take the stage. Their repertoire is wrapped around superior sound, choreography, lighting, set design, and costume elements.

A touring group from Canada, Bowfire is made up of the leading names in each genre of string playing. This is a new direction in entertainment and performance that features the highest caliber musicians whose music, dance and song make for an electrifying show. 

“It is truly an awesome collection of award-winning talent assembled on one stage.  Bowfire is a great family event,” commented Allison Stockel, executive director of the Ridgefield Playhouse.

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Visit

The Tartan Terrors head for CT next month