The Milwaukee Irish Fest is presenting three Ireland-themed shows that air for free online this weekend, August 20, 21 and 22!
The organizers of the Milwaukee Irish Fest are producing an online program featuring Irish music, dancing and interviews for people to plug in and enjoy from anywhere in the world with the support of Culture Ireland and in collaboration with TradFest Temple Bar in Dublin.
Additional support for this weekend’s three-day virtual program is provided by CiderBoys, Epic Creative, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Northwoods, The Packing House, O’Donoghue’s Irish Pub, R&R Insurance, Tralee Irish Imports and WaterStone Bank.
The three-day virtual Milwaukee Irish Fest program will be free here on IrishCentral, at the Milwaukee Irish Fest website, on the Milwaukee Irish Fest Youtube channel, as well as on Facebook – giving you plenty of options to choose from!
Although the virtual program is free, the organizers of the Milwaukee Irish Fest ask you to please consider supporting its organization, CelticMKE, which is a 501 (c) (3) organization – donations are tax deductible. You can donate online here.
If you are attending the Milwaukee Irish Fest in person or are unable to watch the virtual program live, the streams will be available on demand, free, after the festival.
The Milwaukee Irish Fest returns in person this weekend, from August 20-22, more than 75 artists will perform on 14 stages at the Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. You can read more about the Milwaukee Irish Fest 2021 here.
Milwaukee Irish Fest Virtual Program – Day 1, Friday August 20
With: Aisling Lyons Band, The Remedy Club, Frankie Gavin, interview with Irish artist / curator Paula Stokes, Ryan Sheridan, separate video stream: Live from Milwaukee Irish Fest with Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas
Milwaukee Irish Fest Virtual Program – Day Two, Saturday August 21
With: The Mulcahy Family, The Ocelots, interview with Irish company Fishamble Theater (artistic director Jim Culleton), Colm and Laura Keegan, interview with Irish poet Paula Meehan (from ISA Ireland), Seo Linn and separate video stream: Live from Milwaukee Irish Fest with Gaelic Storm.
Milwaukee Irish Fest Virtual Program – Day Three, Sunday August 22
With: Moxie, Siamsa Tire, Niamh Regan, Larry Beau and Aoife Scott