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Join The Milwaukee Irish Fest In Mid August

Starting in Mid August, the Milwaukee Irish Fest is North America’s biggest four-day celebration of Irish music and culture. If you've never been to an Irish Festival this is one of the greatest events of the summer, and filled with activities, and entertainment for all ages. During the festivities you'll find yourself swept away by Ireland’s music, dance, drama, sports, culture, and genealogy.

During the Irish fest you'll enjoy music and culture that showcases over 100 entertainment acts at a four-day, 16-stage event at the Henry W. Maier Festival Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront. Among performances at this exciting festival are Gaelic Storm, Brendan Hendry Band, Capitol Ceili Band, Skerryvore, Henry Girls, Myserk, The High Kings, and Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones.

Catch Folk and Irish Ballads performed by Moya Brennan, Bob Reeder, Great BIG Faces, and the Liz Doherty Connection. Plus there will be a amazing performances by the Rince Nia Academy of Irish Dance and the Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance. Celtic Rock fans can get their groove on with Kintra, Mr. Flannery's Ocean, and Jane McDaniel.

On the Children's Stage the Cream City Ceili Band, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, and Kevin Byrne will provide laughter and entertainment for families. While at the Irish fest visit the Milwaukee Pub Garden, or sample delicious Irish foods, browse through the vendors, and enjoy a festive time with family and friends. And, be sure to follow the Irish Fest on Facebook and Twitter for news and updates throughout the event.

You won't want to miss a minute of the Milwaukee Irish Fest because there will be so much to see and experience during the four day festival!

By Nick Worley

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