CelticMKE - Irish Music and Celtic Culture in Milwaukee, WI

CelticMKE

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to play a bodhrán – or what the heck one is – you’re in the right place. CelticMKE is about sharing our love of Irish music, Celtic history, and culture with people in greater Milwaukee, and all over the world! You’ll find information on events for the whole family, lectures by leading experts in Celtic culture, classes in traditional language, music and crafts, and our signature event, Milwaukee Irish Fest. Whether you want to reconnect with your roots, or explore a culture that’s new to you, CelticMKE is here to help.

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Alison Perkins and Nicolas Brown in Concert

Alison Perkins and Nicolas Brown perform Irish music on uilleann pipes and fiddle in the acoustic listening room of the Ward Irish Music Archives.

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Irish Session

What is an Irish session?

Irish sessions are fun gatherings of musicians sharing tunes and conversations in a relaxed setting...

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Grants and Scholarships

The Scholarship and Grant Committee is now accepting applications for the 2017 Edward J. Ward Music Scholarship. All application materials are due June 30.

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Songcraft and Storytelling: RUNA's Guide for Song Arranging

Songcraft and Storytelling: RUNA's Guide for Song Arranging

Every song that we perform is a story waiting to be told. But how do you find that story? How do you choose a song and then make it your own? When you break it down to basics, the steps of song arranging are pretty simple.

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Tips for Practicing Irish Music

To help make the most of your Irish music (or any style of music) practice time, we've compiled a few tips to help make getting started less daunting...

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Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation Presents Tosa Tonight's Annual Irish Fest Preview Night

Tosa Tonight's Annual Irish Fest Preview Night

Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation presents Tosa Tonight's Annual Irish Fest Preview Night featuring Aoife Scott and Celtica Pipes Rock

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Events

CelticMKE Year Round Calendar

Milwaukee Area Celtic Events

From special concerts to our annual holiday events, see what's happening throughout the year at the CelticMKE Center and in the community on our Year Round Calendar.

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Irish Fest Choir Benefit Concert

Irish Fest Choir Benefit Concert

2017 Irish Fest Choir Benefit Concert, July 22, at the CelticMKE Center, Wauwatosa. The theme this year is DISNEY!

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Milwaukee Irish Fest

Milwaukee Irish Fest

Milwaukee Irish Fest takes place August 17-20, 2017 on Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront. Join us for a weekend of Irish and Celtic music, culture, food, dance, history and more! Get your tickets in advance!

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Fáilte to Irish and Celtic Culture!

Fáilte (that means “welcome” in Gaelic) to CelticMKE, your go-to resource for all things Irish and Celtic in the Milwaukee area and around the globe! You’re probably familiar with our signature event, Milwaukee Irish Fest, but maybe you haven’t listened to historic recordings from our Ward Irish Music Archives, learned Celtic music and culture face-to-face with leading experts during the Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School, or learned the tin whistle or Irish fiddle with faculty from the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music. Start exploring your Irish and Celtic heritage - or discovering your own unique love for it – with CelticMKE today!

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CelticMKE | 1532 Wauwatosa Avenue | Milwaukee, WI 53213-2623 | Phone: (414) 476-3378 | Email: info@celticmke.com

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