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.

Please wait while we gather your results.

What's New

Dave Curley and Pauline Conneely in Concert - Milwaukee

Dave Curley and Pauline Conneely in Concert

Steeped in Irish music, dance and culture, Dave Curley and Pauline Conneely are recognized as world renowned Irish musicians. See them April 1, in Wauwatosa.

Read More...

Stay Connected

Stay up-to-date on all things CelticMKE! Sign up for our newsletter.

Read More...

Please wait while we gather your results.

Featured

St. Patrick's Day

Seven Things You Should Know about St. Patrick’s Day

With such a strong and vibrant Irish community, it’s important to remember what St. Patrick’s Day is really about. Here are seven things you should know about this special day.

Read More...

Milwaukee Irish Fest Tickets

Tickets - Discounts

Check out all the FUN ways to save your green for Irish Fest 2017! Special admission days, offers and more. BUY ONE GET ONE currently available until March 17!

Read More...

Milwaukee Irish Fest Choir

Milwaukee Irish Fest Choir Auditions

Now's your chance be a part of the Milwaukee Irish Fest Choir! Join an incredibly talented group of youth that are passionate about music and learning the Irish heritage. Auditions will be held March 27 for both the Youth (14-20) and Children's (7-14) Choir at the CelticMKE Center.

Read More...

Visa Issues for Foreign Artists Coming to U.S.

Disincentives for Foreign Artists

With the current laws and tax/visa rules, it's causing artists to reconsider or even forego coming to the States to perform and tour. This article breaks down costs and barriers artists encounter.

Read More...

Ward Music Archives

The Ward Irish Music Archives is a resource center for Irish and Irish-American music. Major collections include our Irish sheet music collection, the Francis O'Neill Cylinders in the Dunn Family Collection, the Stapleton Bing Crosby Collection, and the Milwaukee Irish Fest Collection of Irish music recordings.

Read More...

Ed Ward - Founder's Corner

Founder's Corner

Follow Ed Ward, Founder of the Milwaukee Irish Fest, as he takes us back in time to his discoveries of Irish music, locally to internationally, and his quest to preserve Irish history.

Read More...

Please wait while we gather your results.

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.

Read More...

Dave Curley and Pauline Conneely in Concert - Milwaukee

Dave Curley and Pauline Conneely in Concert

Steeped in Irish music, dance and culture, Dave Curley and Pauline Conneely are recognized as world renowned Irish musicians. See them April 1, in Wauwatosa.

Read More...

Irish Fest Center

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!

Read More

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

Miller Lite

Jameson

Aer Lingus

Sprecher

Lakefront Brewery

Celtic

McGourthy Family

Habush Habush & Rottier

© 2016 CelticMKE. All Rights Reserved.
top