George Wilson: Regret the experience
Editor: Paddyfest was a totally, incredibly bad event. Aside from the stupidity of encouraging excessive drinking to the point of inebriation, we could not take the decibels coming out of the speakers as hard rock bands played their non-Irish music.
Great stuff for a hard rock concert but not for an Irish Music Festival weekend as promoted. I should have looked up the bands before I spent $100 and dragged my wife and kids down — we could not hear each other speak. Worst event we’ve ever attended. Hope they don’t do it again next year and deceive the public again. Hardly a family-friendly event, what with their aggressive alcohol consumption announcements from the stage, which continued throughout the two hours we were there until we left.
Lake Havasu City