At The Amphitheater:
Skean Dubh accompanies our annual Maypole ceremony and dance, and they will also take the stage for a featured concert performance. Traditional and modern celtic music: Fire-driven instrumentals, Scottish ballads, Irish pub-songs, Celtic folksongs, and gorgeous slow airs. Young and old alike enjoy the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. They have that unique combination of traditional melodies, driving rhythms, and extremely musical vocals.
"Hail to thee, Bright Beings! We are Pandora Celtica, a dark faerie Celtic band from the lands of dream and myth. We have been brought together by the kings and queens of the Fae for your entertainment, and we will transport you with our rich harmonies, tribal drumming and ancient songs of sorrow, loss and longing. Be you pirate or faerie, lord or lady, angel or demon, or some other kith… leave your mortal mask at home and revel with us as you truly are. Thank you for inviting us to be part of this celebration of joy and magic, Beltania! Please visit us at PandoraCeltica.com and Facebook.com/PandoraCeltica."
Djembe Cowboys The Djembe Cowboys (& Pikes Peak Drum Tribe) is a West African percussion group made up of women and men from the Colorado Springs area. We feature new arrangements of traditional African drum rhythms. This high energy music is made for celebration and dancing. Drums, being some of the oldest known musical instruments with direct ties to ancient knowledge and energies, can be used to channel and direct your own course as you step forward.. dance forward to be the change!
Orpheus Pagan Chamber Choir has become a respected entity within Denver's Pagan community, receiving acclaim for its performances at the Denver Witches' Ball, Front Range Pagan Pride Day, and Beltania. "12th Night with Orpheus" has become an overnight tradition within the community and beyond, and its ritual based on the myth of Demeter and Persephone was a highlight of Beltania 2011.
Main Stage concert -- Orpheus brings you favorite Pagan songs, witchy tunes, and more, in a celebration of the earth and its mother, Gaia.
Amphitheater concert -- With Global warming and climate change, Fukushima, and countless other man-inflicted disasters, our much-giving Earth is in need of healing. Orpheus honors Gaia and the Earth with four centuries of songs about nature, the seasons, the mystical cycle of life, and the very Earth itself, including some of your favorite pagan tunes like: The Voice, Ancient Mother, and We Won’t Wait.
-> Past Performances at Beltania <-