Red Hot Chilli Pipers to Perform at Milwaukee Irish Fest

Red Hot Chilli Pipers to Perform at Milwaukee Irish Fest

As the world’s largest celebration of Celtic music and culture, Milwaukee Irish Fest is coming to the city’s lakefront August 14th-17th alongside an impressive list of entertainment. With more than 100 acts ranging from fan favorites to emerging talent – plus a Scotland Music Showcase – festival goers will be treated to the ultimate Celtic playlist.


Fan Favorites

  • The Red Hot Chilli Pipers have fast become a global phenomenon, taking their signature “Bagrock” sound to the masses.
  • Gaelic Storm, who is celebrating their fifteenth anniversary of appearing at Milwaukee Irish Fest and is famed for their rousing, energetic shows.
  • The Willis Clan, a family of artists and musicians who merge their Irish roots with other music and dance genres to create a unique blend of the old and new.
  • Carlos Núñez, a master showman and groundbreaking artist from the Galician region of Spain who remains undisputed as the tradition’s greatest piper.
  • Award winning Irish banjo band, We Banjo 3 is renowned for their incredible technical virtuosity and musical innovation.
  • Glasgow-based Manran brings a powerful blend of Gaelic and English traditional music and is the only band to use the Highland and Uillean pipes in one lineup.
  • Scythian, classically trained musicians who began as a group of street performers and went on to become one of the most energetic groups around.
  • The High Kings come from accomplished musical pedigrees and showcase their incredible versatility and skills while bringing a rousing acoustic flavor to new songs as well as old favorites.


Other top artists include: Beoga, Black 47, Creel, Different Drums of Ireland, Donal Lunny and Andy Irvine, John Carty, Liz Carroll, Seamus Kennedy, Sean Callaghan, McLean Avenue Band, Skerryvore and Tallymoore.

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