Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish Tunes

FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- St. Patrick's Day fun is already in full swing and Irish music is sounding on the Fayetteville Square.

Many muscians could be heard throughout the town and we caught up with one piano accordion player who is an Irish native. He says he has been playing since he was seven, and that Irish music runs in his family starting with his grandfather who was one of nine brothers in a band.

"They did a lot. They actually toured England, Ireland, Scotland, the U.S. and they ended up playing in Carnegie Hall... For me it's been good to get back to my roots, it's been good to meet different people, and it's been good to have something that belongs to me that I can do right here in Fayetteville," said Richard McCusker.

WATCH the video to see Photojournalist Erin Gilleece share how folks are celebrating the holiday here in Northwest Arkansas, with an Irish sound.

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