Festival Schedule

Saturday, June 18, 2022

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Main Stage
Main Stage
Byrne Brothers
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Music

The Byrne Brothers are a Traditional Irish music and dancing family from Ireland. Their show combines explosive foot stomping Jigs & Reels with world class Irish Dancing and singing. The boys will have you in stitches all night long with stories and antics and in tears before the night is out with beautiful songs like Amazing Grace into a grand finale with Bagpipes and the three brothers dancing together.

Father Son and Friends
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Music

Father Son and Friends is a traditional Celtic-Americana Folk Band with Scots-Irish roots that settled in Kentucky, USA. Now calling Englewood, Ohio home, Father Son and Friends travel the country promoting their Celtic heritage at Highland Games, Irish Festivals, Historical Festivals, Community Festivals, Theaters and Pubs. Their shows will have you laughing, clapping and singing along.

Albannach
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Music

Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for "Scottish" or "Scotsman". That's exactly what we are - born and bred in Scotland, our purpose in life is to share our intriguing culture, history and heritage with you by means of our music. Albannach are not just another Scottish 'Pipes & Drums' band, indeed we bring a new and exciting form of music to your living room. A championship winning piper, an extremely talented main drummer, bass drummers and bodhran musician bring you a brand new approach to percussion and Celtic music. Our style of music is exciting, energetic and enchanting and we promise to leave you begging for more.

Bastard Bearded Irishmen
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Music

Pittsburgh-based Bastard Bearded Irishmen is one of the most entertaining and energetic live shows today. Their sound is an original, ferocious blend of traditional and contemporary Celtic music, mixed with punk, gypsy and high-energy rock n’ roll.

Drowsy Lads
4:45 pm - 6:15 pm
Music

The Drowsy Lads thundered onto the Irish music scene in the US over 15 years ago and have become fan favorites at every turn. Sticking to traditional roots the Lads bring a fire and excitement that is quickly winning over audiences. 2018 brought the release of their 4th album, Everyone In, and the distinction of “Best Irish American Band of 2018”. With an undeniable genuineness that flows from their live performances, the future continues to look bright for these Lads.

Father Son and Friends
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Music

Father Son and Friends is a traditional Celtic-Americana Folk Band with Scots-Irish roots that settled in Kentucky, USA. Now calling Englewood, Ohio home, Father Son and Friends travel the country promoting their Celtic heritage at Highland Games, Irish Festivals, Historical Festivals, Community Festivals, Theaters and Pubs. Their shows will have you laughing, clapping and singing along.

Byrne Brothers
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Music

The Byrne Brothers are a Traditional Irish music and dancing family from Ireland. Their show combines explosive foot stomping Jigs & Reels with world class Irish Dancing and singing. The boys will have you in stitches all night long with stories and antics and in tears before the night is out with beautiful songs like Amazing Grace into a grand finale with Bagpipes and the three brothers dancing together.

Albannach
8:50 pm - 10:00 pm
Music

Albannach is Scots-Gaelic for "Scottish" or "Scotsman". That's exactly what we are - born and bred in Scotland, our purpose in life is to share our intriguing culture, history and heritage with you by means of our music. Albannach are not just another Scottish 'Pipes & Drums' band, indeed we bring a new and exciting form of music to your living room. A championship winning piper, an extremely talented main drummer, bass drummers and bodhran musician bring you a brand new approach to percussion and Celtic music. Our style of music is exciting, energetic and enchanting and we promise to leave you begging for more.

Pub Stage
Pub Stage
Jameson’s Folly
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Music

A local favorite to the Dayton area, Jameson’s Folly features toe-tapping, hand-clapping Irish and Folk tunes.

Piper Jones Band
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Music

The Piper Jones Band is a lyrical, high energy trio based on the moving and beautiful sounds of the Highland bagpipes, accompanied by unique percussive chords from the bouzouki and inspired drums. While maintaining a strong musical base in traditional tunes from Ireland, Scotland, and Appalachia, the group also performs original instrumental compositions and powerful vocal harmonies, as well as stepping off stage from time to time to lead the audience in traditional Celtic dances. The Piper Jones Band brings authentic, traditional music to your audience in a fresh, entertaining way.

Dulahan
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Music

Dulahan’s music is a Celtic hybrid that pays homage to the traditional but incorporates all the varied musical influences of the four members into its unique sound. The result is a unique blend of creative songwriting and musical energy that draws on both contemporary and the traditional Celtic but also unmistakably contains subtle hints of a Roots/Americana feel as well.

Poor Mans Gambit
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Music

An energetic trio of Celtic artists blending Celtic and American folk music. Poor Man’s Gambit is based out of Pennsylvania and has a long performance list including regional festivals, events, and a tour of England and Ireland.

Jameson’s Folly
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Music

A local favorite to the Dayton area, Jameson’s Folly features toe-tapping, hand-clapping Irish and Folk tunes.

Piper Jones Band
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Music

The Piper Jones Band is a lyrical, high energy trio based on the moving and beautiful sounds of the Highland bagpipes, accompanied by unique percussive chords from the bouzouki and inspired drums. While maintaining a strong musical base in traditional tunes from Ireland, Scotland, and Appalachia, the group also performs original instrumental compositions and powerful vocal harmonies, as well as stepping off stage from time to time to lead the audience in traditional Celtic dances. The Piper Jones Band brings authentic, traditional music to your audience in a fresh, entertaining way.

Dulahan
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Music

Dulahan’s music is a Celtic hybrid that pays homage to the traditional but incorporates all the varied musical influences of the four members into its unique sound. The result is a unique blend of creative songwriting and musical energy that draws on both contemporary and the traditional Celtic but also unmistakably contains subtle hints of a Roots/Americana feel as well.

Poor Mans Gambit
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Music

An energetic trio of Celtic artists blending Celtic and American folk music. Poor Man’s Gambit is based out of Pennsylvania and has a long performance list including regional festivals, events, and a tour of England and Ireland.

Dance Stage
Dance Stage
Columbus Celtic Dance
Dance

CCD is a friendly, 50+ person group of beginner to prizewinner Columbus adults in their 20s to 70s who dance recreationally, perform, and/or compete in the adult levels!

Richens Timm Irish Dance
Dance

The Richens/Timm Academy is one of the most recognizable and respected names in the world of Irish dance. It is the most established and accomplished school in both central Ohio, central Indiana and now Wyoming. The Academy’s rich history began over 35 years ago when Ann Richens ADCRG, a native of Dublin, Ireland, began traveling to Columbus from Dayton, Ohio to share her passion for Irish dance. After her prized pupil, John Timm, captured the 1993 Senior Men’s World Championship title, they partnered and the school became the Richens/Timm Academy. Following Ann’s passing in 2011, Richens/Timm is now directed by John and his wife, Heather Timm.

Dayton Scottish Dance
Dance

Scottish Highland Dancing is the perfect combination of art and sport. You do not have to be Scottish to participate in this type of dance. Whether your interest lies in performing or competing, Highland Dancing is for you! Boys and girls of all ages and skill levels perform and compete together throughout the year at local, national, and international events. Wearing the traditional kilt and dancing to bagpipe music will develop skills that will give you valuable experiences that can have a positive impact throughout life.

Columbus Celtic Dance
Dance

CCD is a friendly, 50+ person group of beginner to prizewinner Columbus adults in their 20s to 70s who dance recreationally, perform, and/or compete in the adult levels!

Celtic Academy of Irish Dance
Dance

The Celtic Academy of Irish Dance invests in all of our dancers, instilling the importance of self-confidence, pride, and a family atmosphere. We are proud of our hard working dancers who enjoy what they do and are well-rounded ladies and gentlemen.

McGovern Irish Dance
Dance

The mission of McGovern Irish Dance is to provide exceptional Irish dance instruction for Beginner through Championship levels. Classes for ages three to adult, at all of our Ohio and Indiana locations. We strive to develop the self-esteem, confidence, and Irish dance skills of each dancer in a positive, nurturing environment where all of our students can reach their full potential. We work to instill a sense of unity and friendship among our students and their families through a variety of Irish cultural events and opportunities at McGovern Irish Dance.

Richens Timm Irish Dance
Dance

The Richens/Timm Academy is one of the most recognizable and respected names in the world of Irish dance. It is the most established and accomplished school in both central Ohio, central Indiana and now Wyoming. The Academy’s rich history began over 35 years ago when Ann Richens ADCRG, a native of Dublin, Ireland, began traveling to Columbus from Dayton, Ohio to share her passion for Irish dance. After her prized pupil, John Timm, captured the 1993 Senior Men’s World Championship title, they partnered and the school became the Richens/Timm Academy. Following Ann’s passing in 2011, Richens/Timm is now directed by John and his wife, Heather Timm.

Dayton Scottish Dance
Dance

Scottish Highland Dancing is the perfect combination of art and sport. You do not have to be Scottish to participate in this type of dance. Whether your interest lies in performing or competing, Highland Dancing is for you! Boys and girls of all ages and skill levels perform and compete together throughout the year at local, national, and international events. Wearing the traditional kilt and dancing to bagpipe music will develop skills that will give you valuable experiences that can have a positive impact throughout life.

McGovern Irish Dance
Dance

The mission of McGovern Irish Dance is to provide exceptional Irish dance instruction for Beginner through Championship levels. Classes for ages three to adult, at all of our Ohio and Indiana locations. We strive to develop the self-esteem, confidence, and Irish dance skills of each dancer in a positive, nurturing environment where all of our students can reach their full potential. We work to instill a sense of unity and friendship among our students and their families through a variety of Irish cultural events and opportunities at McGovern Irish Dance.

Cincinnati Highland Dance
Dance

Cincinnati Highland Dance's mission is to preserve the Scottish Culture for future generations through the art of Scottish Highland Dancing Presenting and educating the general public about Scottish dance, history, and music through performances. To help dancers achieve a higher level of health, fitness, confidence and self-esteem while developing good character and instilling values that will last a lifetime

Celtic Academy of Irish Dance
Dance

The Celtic Academy of Irish Dance invests in all of our dancers, instilling the importance of self-confidence, pride, and a family atmosphere. We are proud of our hard working dancers who enjoy what they do and are well-rounded ladies and gentlemen.

Cincinnati Highland Dance
Dance

Cincinnati Highland Dance's mission is to preserve the Scottish Culture for future generations through the art of Scottish Highland Dancing Presenting and educating the general public about Scottish dance, history, and music through performances. To help dancers achieve a higher level of health, fitness, confidence and self-esteem while developing good character and instilling values that will last a lifetime

Tasting Events
Tasting Events
Woodchuck Cidercation
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Located at in the Tasting Tent
Join the Woodchuck Hard Cider crew for cider and education.
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Roe & Co Whiskey Tasting
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tastings & Food

LOCATION: The tasting pavilion (The Tipsy Cauldron)

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Taste of the Isles
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tastings & Food

LOCATION: Feast Hall

Sample Irish foods such as sausage roll & beans, pork pies, scotch eggs, and an Irish slammer cheesecake! Seatings at 3 pm and 7 pm. $50 per seat. Limit 100 per tasting event.

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Woodchuck Cidercation
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Located at in the Tasting Tent
Join the Woodchuck Hard Cider crew for cider and education.
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Roe & Co Whiskey Tasting
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tastings & Food

LOCATION: The tasting pavilion (The Tipsy Cauldron)

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Guinness Etching
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Located at the Tasting Tent
Join a Guinness Ambassador to dive into the history of this legacy Irish stout and receive a pint glass etched with your name.
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Roe & Co Whiskey Tasting
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tastings & Food

LOCATION: The tasting pavilion (The Tipsy Cauldron)

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Taste of the Isles
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tastings & Food

LOCATION: Feast Hall

Sample Irish foods such as sausage roll & beans, pork pies, scotch eggs, and an Irish slammer cheesecake! Seatings at 3 pm and 7 pm. $50 per seat. Limit 100 per tasting event.

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Performance Circle
Performance Circle
Miller Border Collies performance
Show

Collies from the Miller Border Collie group will show off the skills of their dogs with herding demonstrations.

Miller Border Collies performance
Show

Collies from the Miller Border Collie group will show off the skills of their dogs with herding demonstrations.

Walkthrough Events
Walkthrough Events
42nd Royal Highland Regiment Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Marching in a parade throughout the festival

Miller Border Collies Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Walking throughout the festival

42nd Royal Highland Regiment Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Marching in a parade throughout the festival

42nd Royal Highland Regiment Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Marching in a parade throughout the festival

Miller Border Collies Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Walking throughout the festival

Miller Border Collies Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Walking throughout the festival

42nd Royal Highland Regiment Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Marching in a parade throughout the festival

Saturday, June 18, 2022

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