Keith Harkin in Concert

Keith Harkin is an Irish singer-songwriter from Derry City, Ireland now residing in Los Angeles CA. Over the last 15 years, his musical talents have brought him across the world from the UK to Canada to Australia to America and back. Keith was also a lead singer of the massive Irish sensation “Celtic Thunder” which […]

December 10th, 2019|Tags: , |

Michael Londra Celtic Yuletide

Emmy® nominee, Michael Londra, the Irish singer best known as the voice of Riverdance on Broadway and for his own US TV special, “Beyond Celtic”, presents an evening, bringing you “Christmas from Ireland” told in song, dance and the festive stories of his youth.

The evening features traditional, heartwarming Irish carols like Winter, Fire and Snow […]

December 8th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Irish SummerFest

We’re into the “dog days” of summer…so let’s have a party! We’ll have yard games set-up outside (weather permitting), refreshing summer beverages, food trucks, topped off with live music and dancing inside our cool, air-conditioned Drexel Hall. Tickets are $10 (kids 6 and under are free). Are you a KCIC member? If not…why aren’t you? […]

August 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Young Dubliners

Just Announced – Omg Omg Omg!! Guess who is going to open for The Young Dubs? The one and only Kian Bryne! Doors open at 7:30 for GA and Kian will start right at 8pm. So if you’ve been on the fence about going to this, now you get 2 for one!

The Young Dubliners have built […]

June 7th, 2019|Tags: |

Socks in the Frying Pan

Socks in the Frying Pan are a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Comprised of Aodán Coyne on guitar and vocals and the accomplished Hayes brothers, Shane Hayes on accordion and Fiachra Hayes on fiddle & banjo, this youthful trio blend Irish […]

March 14th, 2019|Tags: , , |


Mark your calendars.
It’s that time of year! Join us as we kick-off the Irish Season with our 8th Annual Irish WinterFest, a celebration of Irish music and dance. Featuring local and regional musicians mixed with good food, drink and craic, WinterFest returns to Drexel Hall, the event space located at the Kansas City Irish Center.

Also […]

February 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones

THE SHOW IS ON – Doors at 6:30pm.

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones are known throughout the world for their quality musical presentation of Irish patriotic songs and traditional music. A perrenial favorite every time they come to town, we are excited to welcome them to the KC Irish Center to help us […]

February 15th, 2019|Tags: , |

Declan O’Rourke Performance

Declan O’Rourke: Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine
Acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke (“Gallileo”) makes his Kansas City Irish Center debut
with a live performance of his epic song cycle Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, performed with an
eight-piece all-star folk & trad ensemble, including John Sheahan (The Dubliners), Dermot Byrne (Altan),
Caitriona Frost (Celtic Woman), and Cillian […]

February 5th, 2019|Tags: , |

Open Mic Night PiNTS!

Music, poetry, comedy, whatever – we want to hear it at the Center on Open Mic Night hosted by KC’s very own John Keck. We are a nation of immigrants with all styles of music. Bluegrass, Folk, Latino, Indian, Blues, Country and so many more! Come down with your instruments or just your voice and […]

January 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Lúnasa in Concert

Journey back to Ireland this Christmas season with the Celtic band Lúnasa, joined by special guest Ashley Davis. Hosted by the band’s renowned MC and teller of tall stories Kevin Crawford, join us for an evening of Irish music and storytelling with a band that is internationally recognized as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental […]

November 30th, 2018|Tags: , |

Dave Curley & Andrew Finn Magill

Dave Curley was born and raised in Ireland. Andrew Finn Magill, a North Carolina native, plays music as though he were. Curley and Magill grew up with similar influences on opposite sides of the Atlantic. Curley, a singer, multi-instrumentalist and dancer, was raised in Corofin, a village in County Clare on the west coast of […]

November 11th, 2018|Tags: |

Mundy in Concert

This will be a grand evening – Mundy performing at the Irish Center with locals Carswell & Hope opening.

Doors at 6:30
Carswell & Hope – 7pm
Mundy – 8pm



Born Edmond Enright in the rural town of Birr, County Offaly, Ireland in 1975, Mundy became a multi-platinum artist at a young age after his debut single, “To You […]

October 11th, 2018|Tags: |

Kansas City Irish Fest

Come celebrate our Celtic Pride in Cow Town! For ticket information, volunteer opportunities and a full schedule of events, visit

August 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

The Byrne Brothers – Tickets available at door

The Byrne Brothers and dad Tommy are Ireland’s biggest band on social media! With over 20 Million Views on Facebook and You Tube all over the world. Their video from The All Ireland Fleadh 2016 received 3.3m views and a video from Shop Street Galway received 14.9m views in Dec 2017 and a video from […]

July 29th, 2018|Tags: , |

John Byrne Band

A Night of Pogues Covers and Originals
The Irish Center of Kansas City is pleased to welcome The John Byrne Band to Drexel Hall on Thursday, May 31 for a one-of-a-kind-event that celebrates legendary Irish band The Pogues’ with an evening of covers and original songs.

The John Byrne Band is led by former Patrick’s Head front […]

May 31st, 2018|Tags: , |

Byrne & Kelly in Concert

We are very sorry to cancel the Byrne and Kelly concert on Wednesday. Here is a statement from Neil:
It’s with great sadness and heartbreak to let everyone know that my beautiful dad past away peacefully this evening at 8.37pm.
I will miss dad like I’ve never missed anything in my life.
Thank you from myself and the […]

May 9th, 2018|Tags: , |

Baile an Salsa in Concert

Baile An Salsa, an international mix of world-class musicians, seamlessly blends Latin rhythms and traditional Irish Music – a fusion they call “Salsa-Trad.” We are so excited to welcome them back to the Irish Center – last year’s concert was quite the party – and this year we’re upping the fun level with pre-concert Salsa […]

May 4th, 2018|Tags: , |

The High Kings in Concert

We are so excited to welcome The High Kings back to the KC Irish Center for a second consecutive year! To say that The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful – is an understatement. They are, essentially, marking out a new […]

March 20th, 2018|Tags: |

11th Anniversary Party

Join us after the St. Patrick’s Day parade as we celebrate our 11 year anniversary! We will have food trucks outside starting at 2pm and of course our pubs will be stocked with your favorite Irish drinks. Below is our entertainment while we wait for the parade committee to announce the winners of the parade!

1:30 […]

March 17th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Morris Brothers Band

Get ready for the St. Patrick’s Day season with the Morris Brothers.

February 17th, 2018|Tags: |

Morris Brothers Band

A Benefit For Special Olympics. Get ready for the St. Patrick’s Day season with the Morris Brothers.

February 3rd, 2018|Tags: , |

John Morris at Murray’s

See John Morris perform at Murray’s in south KC.

January 25th, 2018|Tags: |

Jazz Spirits

We’re taking Drexel Hall back to her days as a Jazz Hall for this very special evening of Spirits and Jazz at the Kansas City Irish Center. Restless Spirits will be providing samples of all their fabulous products – gin, vodka, poitin, Stone Breaker Blended Whiskey, Sons of Erin Irish Whiskey, and their new, limited […]

December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Gala ’17

It has been a defining decade for the Kansas City Irish Center, and we have reason to celebrate as we commemorate ten years of supporting, preserving and promoting Irish culture – and our first year in our new home at Drexel Hall! Join us as we raise a glass to toast the past, present and […]

August 25th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Emmet Cahill Concert

Join us Sunday, May 7 for Celtic Thunder’s own Emmet Cahill.

Celtic Thunder lead singer and Ireland’s most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill is returning to the KC Irish Center he embarks on his nationwide spring 2017 US tour. Emmet is launching his debut Irish orchestral album, having recently been signed on a major recording deal with […]

May 7th, 2017|Tags: , |