CelticMKE - Irish Music and Celtic Culture in Milwaukee, WI

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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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whY give to CelticMKE

whY give to CelticMKE?

communitY, familY, connectivitY, ancestrY....find out how you can contribute to CelticMKE's mission of being a resource for all things Irish and Celtic.

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Celtic Boutique

Celtic Christmas Boutique

November 23: The Celtic Christmas Boutique is a unique event that helps people discover gifts from the Emerald Isle and beyond. Showcasing Irish and other wares such as jewelry, artwork, clothing, Irish gifts and crafts.

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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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In memory of Edward J. Ward, visionary and founder of Milwaukee Irish Fest, donations can be made to

In Memory of our Founder, Ed Ward

In memory of Edward J. Ward, visionary and founder of Milwaukee Irish Fest, donations can be made to either the Tommy Makem Cultural Legacy Fund or to the CelticMKE Talent Development Fund, per Ed's request.

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De Dannan

De Dannan and the Golden Age of Irish Traditional Music

Based on the groundbreaking blending of traditional and modern music techniques introduced by composer Sean O'Riada at the University College Cork in the 1960s, a number of new Irish bands emerged a decade later that revolutionized Irish traditional music, including De Dannan.

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Golf Outing Raises Funds for Ward Irish Music Archives

Golf Outing Raises Funds for Ward Irish Music Archives, The Great Irish Open, CelticMKE, Ward Irish Music Archives, Irish Fest, Milwaukee Irish Fest, Milwaukee Archives, Irish Archives, Irish Sheet Music, Celtic MKE Wauwatosa, Celtic Milwaukee,

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5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear (photo by Daniel Fernandez)

5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear

The tin whistle is a humble instrument but can sound amazing in the hands of an expert musician. Listen and learn about 5 influential Irish whistle players.

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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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Celtic Boutique

Celtic Christmas Boutique

November 23: The Celtic Christmas Boutique is a unique event that helps people discover gifts from the Emerald Isle and beyond. Showcasing Irish and other wares such as jewelry, artwork, clothing, Irish gifts and crafts.

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Winter Dreams: A Holiday Concert featuring Tallymoore

Winter Dreams: A Holiday Concert featuring Tallymoore

December 7: As the Winter season approaches, gather with friends and family for an evening of holiday music with the contemporary folk group Tallymoore.

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Support CelticMKE on Amazon!

Are you an avid Amazon shopper? Did you know Amazon gives back to non-profit organizations like us through what they call Amazon Smile? The difference is that when you shop through Amazon Smile, they will donate to CelticMKE every time you make a purchase! All you have to do is choose CelticMKE as your organization of choice to support, through the link here, and shop from the Amazon Smile website (the specific website that ensures donations go to the organization). 

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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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Irish Fest Center

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

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