Seanie Vaughan
Seanie Vaughan is a indie rock and folk artist from Connemara, Galway, Ireland. In 2011, Seanie released his debut album “Altered Vision” which reached no.5 in the Irish Indie Album Charts. The album features lyrics with obvious connotations of growing up in rural Ireland. Vaughan spent much of his teenage years perched behind the taps in the family bar in Clifden – perfect training for[...] Read More »

Seanie Vaughan

Keith the Magic Man
Keith (aka The Magic Man) performs table top and up-close magic. His tricks appeal to all ages, and include card magic, coin magic, and much more!! He also performs as a balloon bender! Keith has been doing magic for over three years, and has performed at Third Thursday in Vermilion, Lake Erie Crushers games, The Elyria Strawberry Festival, Father’s Day Lunch Rockport Center, St. Joseph[...] Read More »

The Magic Man – Magician & Balloon Bender

Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival Fireworks
Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival will be hosting a spectacular fireworks show on Saturday, July 15th after dusk, so be sure to bring the family out and enjoy the show!


Bill Squire
In 2004, at age 22, Bill Squire was just your regular old excommunicated Mormon Missionary trying to find his way through life. Returning from a two-year-long Mormon mission in the Philippines, Bill found his voice on stage traveling the country telling jokes as he relentlessly pursued stage time. In 2008 Bill recorded and released his debut album Sarcasm Bus independently and has sold thousands of[...] Read More »

Comedian Bill Squire

The Prodigals are considered to be one of the most successful bands to emerge from the east coast Irish scene. While the band members largely grew up in Ireland, their current roots are in Manhattan. The Prodigals’ sound retains authentic Irish traditional melodic roots, while embracing eclectic world rhythms infused with NYC energy. They have released ten albums—the most recent in 2022—and have headlined major[...] Read More »

The Prodigals

The High Kings
After 15 years at the top of their game, The High Kings are still selling out venues around the world to an ever- growing army of loyal fans. Having already surpassed a million listeners on Spotify as well as 2 platinum albums in their time, The High Kings are celebrating 15 years together by releasing 15 brand new tracks to their fans as well as[...] Read More »

The High Kings

Derek Warfield’s 50 years of experience coupled with the talent and energy of The Young Wolfe Tones brings the old tradition of Irish balladry into a new age. The story of Ireland is transmitted in their music and song and illuminated by the outstanding musicianship of three wonderful ambassadors of a new generation of traditional players. Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones deliver Ireland’s[...] Read More »

Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones

The New Barleycorn
The New Barleycorn present their live Irish show with vitality, passion, and a touch of humor. Singing and playing both contemporary folk and traditional Celtic songs and music, they have woven their own musical tapestry of intricate rhythms and melodies. Alec and John have performed live and on many television and radio shows—both together and separately—in such places as Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia,[...] Read More »

The New Barleycorn

The Bow Tides
The Bow Tides is a powerhouse Celtic ensemble led by three Irish fiddlers—Ellery Klein, Jessie Burns, and Katie Grennan. These dynamic women are veterans of the stage and studio, with a collective 15 years as the fiddlers with the Irish-American supergroup Gaelic Storm. In the summer of the pandemic 2020, the world over was feeling lost and in much need of connection, inspiration, and community.[...] Read More »

The Bow Tides

Derek Wikarski – Lead vocals, harmonica, bodhran, mandolin Paul Wikarski – Guitar, banjo, fiddle, bodhran, vocals ​Here’s Brother Crowe; a 4-piece Celtic Roots Rock powerhouse ready to tear up the stage! Brother Crowe is a gritty, Bluegrass-leaning Celtic Roots Rock Band out of Detroit, who focuses on original music while staying true to their Celtic Roots. Their music (by Brother Crowe and The Kreellers) is available[...] Read More »

Brother Crowe

Brigid's Cross
Since their formation in 1996, Brigid’s Cross has been performing an eclectic blend of music with a Celtic twist, bringing joy to audiences across the US and in Ireland. Their fun, engaging and energetic style has been a staple throughout the years as they continue to entertain crowds of all ages. Their talent and humor are a must-see at festivals, pubs, concert venues and cruises![...] Read More »

Brigid’s Cross

Emigrant's Wake
Emigrant’s Wake are a Celtic rock band based in Akron Ohio, consisting of Marty Ryan from County Limerick, Patrick Custy from County Clare, and Nikki Custy and Nick Frank from Ohio. Emerging from sessions after Akron Hurling matches, of which all members are a part of, Emigrant’s Wake came together to blend traditional Irish classics with a modern twist. They have defined a sound originating[...] Read More »

Emigrant’s Wake

The Elders
The Elders remain one of the top Celtic-rock bands in the US after 24 years because of their timeless sound. It’s their passion, great melodies, unique harmonies, unparalleled musicianship, and strong songwriting that keeps them connected. Their songwriting began in 1998 when two musicians moved back from L.A. to Kansas City to play Irish music. Norm Dahlor and Brent Hoad played in numerous bands, but[...] Read More »

The Elders

Ally the Piper
Ally is a multi-instrumentalist out of New York. She specializes in celtic instrumentation, such as the Highland Bagpipe, Scottish Smallpipe, Irish whistles, and vocals. At age 16 Ally became a world champion performing on the Highland Bagpipe, and holds several domestic and international titles. She performs professionally, and virtually through her various social media platforms where she has amassed nearly three million followers, making her[...] Read More »

Ally the Piper

James Kilbane
Since his success in the ‘You’re a Star’, an Irish reality television talent search show in 2004, James has gone on to record and release 13 well-received albums and numerous single releases. James Kilbane’s music is now known around the world. He has a mix of his Irish culture, across folk, country and gospel styles of music. Kilbane is award winning for his gospel and[...] Read More »

James Kilbane

Andrew McManus Trio
Andrew McManus is joined by fiddler Tessa Thistlethwaite, and Mark Whalen Jr. on percussion. Andrew is a singer-songwriter originally from Armagh, Northern Ireland, now residing here in Cleveland, Ohio. Growing up during the tail-end of the Troubles in Armagh, the ecclesiastical capital of Ireland near the two St. Patrick’s Cathedrals and the ancient Celtic site of Emain Macha, Andrew was heavily influenced by the local[...] Read More »

Andrew McManus Trio

The Pipes and Drums of the Cleveland Police was formed in 1996, in conjunction with the 160th anniversary of the Cleveland Division of Police.

Cleveland Police Pipes & Drums

The West Side Irish American Club Pipe Band originally started out as the Irish Heritage Pipe Band in 2002, and officially joined forces with the West Side Irish American Club in 2013. Of our nine pipers, five have been with the band since its inception, and our Drum Sergeant, Mike Taylor, has been with us since the beginning as well. For those of you keeping[...] Read More »

West Side Irish American Club Pipe & Drum

If you hear Irish music and it makes you want to skip or kick your heels, then Irish dancing may be perfect for you! The Brady Campbell Irish Dance School welcomes new students—beginning at age 4—all year round. They have two locations on the west side of Cleveland and offer beginner through adult classes. Their teachers have a long history of sharing the traditional steps[...] Read More »

Brady Campbell Irish Dance School

The Academy Irish Dance
The Academy classes are open to dancers of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to experienced dancers. At The Academy, students learn Irish Dancing in an exciting and dynamic environment! Whether a child is looking to compete or just enjoy the artistic sport of Irish Dance, there is a place for everyone at The Academy! The Academy’s mission is to inspire the very best[...] Read More »

The Academy

The Leneghan Academy was founded in 1992 by Catherine Leneghan. Catherine was trained by two Cleveland legends: Theresa Burke and Bob Masterson. Along the way she had opportunities to train under many prestigious instructors both at home and abroad. Taking her Irish roots from Ballycroy,Tourmekeady and Islandeady Mayo she was steeped in Irish tradition early on. She is certified as a teacher (TCRG), adjudicator (ADCRG)[...] Read More »

Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance

Welcome to the world of Irish Dancing! The Burke School of Irish Dancing strives to instill a love of Irish dance and culture in all of our students. The dancers of the school range in age from 4- 21, learning high self-esteem, fast friendships and success that comes with Irish Dancing. Some of the dancers have traveled all over the United States competing at numerous[...] Read More »

Burke School of Irish Dance

Ballinloch, our town on the lake: connecting our home in Northeast Ohio to our heritage in Ireland, telling stories of our families, from rebellions to immigration, and trips back to “home”. Ballinloch blends traditional tunes with sometimes haunting, sometimes uplifting original lyrics by songwriter, Marcus Dirk. Like true schanachies of old, Ballinloch’s tales keep the hearth’s fire lit with music that draws us back to[...] Read More »


The Byrne Brothers, hailing from Donegal, Ireland, are a family band and Irish dancers who have garnered much success and recognition. Their achievements include winning the 2022 Young Artist Academy© Award for Outstanding Music Ensemble and being named Rising Stars of the Year 2021 and Best CD Cover of 2021 by American Celtic Radio Listeners for their album “Living the Dream.” The Byrne Brothers are[...] Read More »

The Byrne Brothers

The Fitzgeralds
A family group consisting of fiddling and step dancing siblings, The Fitzgeralds are Tom, Kerry, & Julie Fitzgerald and Alanna Jenish on guitar. This unique act features high-energy fiddling and mind-blowing step dancing. It is the rare combination of exceptional musicianship, incomparable step dancing, audience interaction, evident love of performing, and genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages and sets this group[...] Read More »

The Fitzgeralds