Celtic Hooligans bring their celtic folk songs!

  The Celtic Hooligans are a group of Erie area fellows that play traditional Celtic folk songs! We’re excited to have them perform at the 2016 Erie Irish Festival! Stay tuned for upcoming performance information & much more! See you there!!! Stay tuned for more ENTERTAINMENT news for 2016. Follow us on FACEBOOK for all of the latest IRISH news, updates Read more about Celtic Hooligans bring their celtic folk songs![…]

“Mo Chairde” means MY FRIENDS

An Erie Irish Festival feature for 2016 features live music with Mo Chairde (The Irish for My Friends) = Maureen Conway Reich and Mary Ann Beach, from the Cleveland and Akron area.  These long time friends are traditional Irish musicians who play a variety of instruments including flute, whistles, fiddle, tenor banjo and mandolin. When not playing with Read more about “Mo Chairde” means MY FRIENDS[…]

City Fiddle

An Erie Irish Festival favorite, celtic music from City Fiddle returns to the stage! Stay tuned for performance information & more! See you there!!! Stay tuned for more ENTERTAINMENT news for 2016. Follow us on FACEBOOK for all of the latest IRISH news, updates & more! See you in September! #erieirishfestival2016

Rosanne Higgins, AUTHOR

Rosanne Higgins is an anthropologist and a novelist who writes about the Irish immigrant experience in Western New York during the nineteenth century.  Orphans and Inmates is the first in a series of books chronicling three sisters orphaned on the journey from Ireland to Buffalo, New York.  Using a colorful cast of characters (many of Irish descent) Read more about Rosanne Higgins, AUTHOR[…]

The Bangerzz, a fun neo-celtic rock band

Returning this year to Erie Irish Festival 2016 is BANGERZZ! Welcome back! A Neo-Celtic Folk-Rock outfit that provides tunes and grooves that make you want to sing and move. When the BangerZZ are on stage, the only thing that won’t take you by surprise is how much fun you’re having. Members: The BangerZZ are: Dan Read more about The Bangerzz, a fun neo-celtic rock band[…]

Mountain Thyme Ramblers

A new addition to the Erie Irish Festival weekend is featuring Mountain Thyme Ramblers… a five piece Bluegrass Band with a touch of Irish music, performing in the Northwestern PA area. Members include: Mike Berry -Banjo Dan Aldrich-Dobro Craig Pieper-Mandolin Vocals Randy Bowers-Guitar Vocals Brad Kamaromy-upright Bass Check them out facebook! Stay tuned for more ENTERTAINMENT news for 2016. Follow Read more about Mountain Thyme Ramblers[…]

Bring your Dancing Shoes for County Mayo Irish Band

Another premier Irish Band that is sure to get you dancing and moving during the weekend at Erie Irish Festival 2016 is featuring County Mayo. Check them out and hear their music…here! The band specializes in Irish ballads but their song bag includes plenty of Scottish, Australian, and Canadian songs as well as familiar Irish-American favorites and American Read more about Bring your Dancing Shoes for County Mayo Irish Band[…]

Al-Mazing’s magical Irish Festival experience

Al-Mazing’s magical act is lined up for all guests to enjoy this year!!! From Pittsburgh, this magician is an enthusiastic entertainer for all audiences including adults & children! We are excited to have Al-Mazing perform for us throughout the weekend this year!!! Bring the whole family, you won’t want to miss this one! Follow up with us later, once Read more about Al-Mazing’s magical Irish Festival experience[…]

Music Line Up featuring Corned Beef & Curry

Well folks, the 2016 irish festival is slowly booking our live music entertainment for the entire weekend!!! This year, we are pleased to announce that Corned Beef & Curry is going to take this years stage!!! These guys are a premier Pittsburgh band whom are full of live celtic energy! They will take away the night on Friday and Saturday Read more about Music Line Up featuring Corned Beef & Curry[…]

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