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Banshee in the Kitchen entertains the crowd at this year's Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival held at the CSUB Amphitheater.

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From the Central Coast ,The Gillie Wheesels play Celtic music during the Celtic Music Festival at the CSUB Amphitheater. From left to right are David Foster, Barry Johnson, Riley Foster and Guy Wallace.

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Benjamin Rogers takes advantage of the great weather, music and smell of good food to get caught up on sleep at this year's Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival at the CSUB Ampitheater.

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The Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles practice some of their music for their neighbors.

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A bagpipe is played at the Celtic Music Festival.

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Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall enjoys the music of Banshee in the Kitchen.

The Bakersfield Celtic Music Festival, which took place Friday and Saturday at the Cal State Bakersfield Ampitheater, was a celerbation of culture and history.

Photographer Rod Thornburg was there Saturday to capture the spitit of the day.