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2024 Schedule

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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.

Albannach
12:15 pm - 1:00 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.

SCYTHIAN
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Named after Ukrainian nomads, SCYTHIAN (sith-ee-yin) plays roots music from Celtic, Eastern European and Appalachian traditions with thunderous energy, technical prowess, and storytelling songwriting, beckoning crowds into a barn-dance, rock concert experience. Nashville’s Music City Roots says SCYTHIAN is ‘what happens when rock star charisma meets Celtic dervish fiddling’, and the Washington Post claims “SCYTHIAN'S enthusiasm is contagious, and shows seem to end with everyone dancing, jumping around or hoisting glasses.”

Bastard Bearded Irishmen
3:00 pm - 4:30 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
5:00 pm - 6:30 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.

SCYTHIAN
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Named after Ukrainian nomads, SCYTHIAN (sith-ee-yin) plays roots music from Celtic, Eastern European and Appalachian traditions with thunderous energy, technical prowess, and storytelling songwriting, beckoning crowds into a barn-dance, rock concert experience. Nashville’s Music City Roots says SCYTHIAN is ‘what happens when rock star charisma meets Celtic dervish fiddling’, and the Washington Post claims “SCYTHIAN'S enthusiasm is contagious, and shows seem to end with everyone dancing, jumping around or hoisting glasses.”

Byrne Brothers
8:00 pm - 8:45 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
9:00 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
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Music

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

Piper Jones Band
12:00 pm - 12:45 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.

Sina Theil
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Sina Theil is a German born, Irish based multi-instrumentalist, award winning artist, singer-songwriter, Social Media Influencer, Psychologist, Health & Wellness Contributor to Irish Runner Magazine, Yoga and Running enthusiast, Motivational speaker, TV and radio presenter and winner of several Irish music awards and “Rising Star of the Year 2022” awarded by the late Maryann McTeague Keifer at the American Celtic Listener Supported Music Awards. She started playing piano and composing her first songs at age 7.

Father Son and Friends
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

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.

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
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Music

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

Piper Jones Band
5:00 pm - 5:45 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.

Sina Theil
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Sina Theil is a German born, Irish based multi-instrumentalist, award winning artist, singer-songwriter, Social Media Influencer, Psychologist, Health & Wellness Contributor to Irish Runner Magazine, Yoga and Running enthusiast, Motivational speaker, TV and radio presenter and winner of several Irish music awards and “Rising Star of the Year 2022” awarded by the late Maryann McTeague Keifer at the American Celtic Listener Supported Music Awards. She started playing piano and composing her first songs at age 7.

Father Son and Friends
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

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.

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.

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

Tasting Tent
Tasting Tent
Roe & Co Cocktail Hour
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tastings & Food

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Guinness Perfect Pint
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Located at the Tasting Tent
What is a perfect pint? Join us to find out! Enjoy samples of favorite Guinness varieties, a little bit of history, and get an etched Celtic Fest Ohio souvenir pint.

Feast Hall
Feast Hall
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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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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Walkthrough Events
Walkthrough Events
42nd Royal Highland Regiment

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 Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Walking throughout the festival

Miami Valley Pipes & Drums

42nd Royal Highland Regiment

42nd Royal Highland Regiment

Miller Border Collies Walk Through
Walk Through Event

LOCATION: Walking throughout the festival

Miller Border Collies performance
Show

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

Miami Valley Pipes & Drums

42nd Royal Highland Regiment

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