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Byrne & Kelly

Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly are returning to Kansas City for a night of music and storytelling – what the Irish do best!

Driven by dynamic vocal harmonies, the duo seamlessly combines genres like traditional Irish and Americana to create a fresh, Celtic folk sound that has garnered comparisons to iconic folk-rock duos like […]

October 30th, 2022|Tags: , |

Shane Hennessy in Concert

Shane Hennessy in Concert – Wednesday, August 10

Irish guitar virtuoso Shane Hennessy joins us for a concert in Drexel Hall!

Irish virtuoso guitarist Shane Hennessy has established himself as one of the leading guitarists on the world stage, known widely for his fingerstyle, flatpicking, and percussive guitar-playing approaches.

His energetic live performances and his cinematically-vivid compositions tie […]

August 10th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Byrne and Kelly – CANCELLED

CANCELLED – Byrne and Kelly in concert

Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly are returning to Kansas City for a night of music and storytelling – what the Irish do best! Driven by dynamic vocal harmonies, the duo seamlessly combines genres like traditional Irish and Americana to create a fresh, Celtic folk sound that has […]

June 24th, 2022|Tags: |

Kian Byrne / The Black Creatures

Pints on the Patio with Kian Byrne and The Black Creatures

Patio season is back! We are kicking off our outdoor concert series, and are excited to feature Kian Byrne and The Black Creatures in the first Pints on the Patio of 2022 – Thursday, April 7! Gates open at 5:45 p.m. and live music will […]

April 7th, 2022|Tags: , |

Socks in the Frying Pan

Socks in the Frying Pan

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the award-winning Irish band Socks in the Frying Pan at the KC Irish Center!

From unknown band in 2014 on their first US endeavor to one of the most sought-after Irish music groups in the world today, Socks in the Frying Pan’s meteoric rise continues still – […]

March 17th, 2022|Tags: |

15th Birthday Open House

Join us after the parade from 12-3pm for an open house to celebrate our 15th birthday! We’ll have music from Jump 2-3, dancing from the KC Irish Dance Company, and a food truck ready outside. We’ll also have our wee pub open for drinks, and some birthday cake to celebrate 15 years of Irish culture […]

March 17th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

The High Kings – March 7

The High Kings – March 7 – Show at 7pm

The high-energy, highly-talented Irish band The High Kings is returning to the Kansas City Irish Center for TWO nights!!

We are excited to welcome The High Kings back to the Kansas City Irish Center. This will be their fifth appearance in six years at the Center – […]

March 7th, 2022|Tags: , , |

The High Kings – March 6

The High Kings – March 6 – Show at 7pm

The high-energy, highly-talented Irish band The High Kings is returning to the Kansas City Irish Center for TWO nights!!

We are excited to welcome The High Kings back to the Kansas City Irish Center. This will be their fifth appearance in six years at the Center – […]

March 6th, 2022|Tags: , , |

An Evening of Irish Storytelling

An Evening of Irish Storytelling and Music
The KC Irish Center and National Storytellers Network are partnering to bring you an evening of Irish storytelling and music.

Storytelling is woven into the fabric of Irish culture, encompassing everything from the mundane to mythology to true life adventures – which may or may not have been based on […]

March 4th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones

A special group of Irish men and women have been responsible for preservation of the tradition of Irish ballad singing over the past 50 years. Derek Warfield is a distinguished name among them. Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones are bringing that musical tradition forward with a reference […]

February 26th, 2022|Tags: , |

Winterfest 2022

Irish Winterfest Returns – February 19 – 6-9pm

Our annual kick-off to the Irish Season is back this year, so plan on joining us for Irish WinterFest 2022! This casual, family-friendly event features local Irish musicians and dancers, food truck, and of course our wee pub will be open to purchase your favorite snacks and beverages.

Something […]

February 19th, 2022|Tags: , |

SOLD OUT! Irish NYE with Eddie Delahunt

Irish New Years Eve with Eddie Delahunt
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

We celebrated virtually with Eddie last year and are so excited to celebrate Irish New Year’s Eve in person this year!

Join us as we say goodbye to 2021 and welcome 2022, Irish style! Many of us have traditionally rung in the New Year with […]

December 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The Canterberries – Dec 2

Christmas Pints – December 2 – The Canterberries
If you saw these ladies in August at the Center or at Irish Fest, you know!

The holidays are almost here, and we’re ready for some Christmas tunes! Who better to bring back for our special Christmas Pints inside Drexel Hall than one of our most popular groups from this year’s […]

December 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Pints with a Purpose – Veterans Day Benefit

Pints with a Purpose – Veterans Day Benefit Concert
Thursday, Nov. 11 from 6-9pm. We’re honoring all Veterans while giving support to one local veteran with our Pints With A Purpose event.

People have been so supportive of our Pints on the Patio events, helping raise funds to support the Center as we cope with the financial […]

November 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Eddie Delahunt’s Púca Party

Eddie Delahunt’s Púca Party
As many of you will remember, for a number of years one of the “can’t miss” Halloween/Samhain celebrations in Kansas City was Eddie Delahunt’s annual Púca Party, held in the former Harling’s Upstairs. While we may not have the “unique” atmosphere of Harling’s (which is probably a good thing), we can certainly […]

October 29th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The Black Creatures – Sept 16

September 16 Pints on the Patio – The Black Creatures
The Black Creatures make a point to blur the lines of genre while maintaining a recognizable cohesion; often times blending contemporary styles of pop, hip-hop, dance, R&B, EDM and soul with cinematic and storytelling sci-fi/fantasy elements and themes. With the complex approach The Black Creatures take to their […]

September 16th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The Canterberries – August 12

August 12 Pints on the Patio – The Canterberries
The Canterberries are Emma Vogt, Hannah Dahlor and Abby Parra – a group of three, lifelong friends (20 years and counting?) who love to sing and share music with each other. You can typically find us on our porch, working through new songs and harmonies. Sorry neighbors! We hope […]

August 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The Kelihans – July 29

July 29 Pints on the Patio – The Kelihans

Songs of family and friends, old times and legend. Pub rock with punk energy and working class harmonies. Birthed from the midown of Kansas City behind years of weekly duty at happy hour. Given to sometimes raucous, sometimes beautiful, deliveries of original tunes and heartfelt traditionals offered to honor […]

July 29th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Damian McCarthy | Jessica Paige – July 15

July 15 Pints on the Patio – Damian McCarthy
Join us for an evening of live music in our beautiful outdoor courtyard as we resume our outdoor concert series Pints on the Patio. Featured entertainment will be Damian McCarthy performing from 6:30-7:30pm.

We’re sorry, but Jessica Paige has had to cancel her performance. Damian will play for the full […]

July 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Fritz Hutchison – June 17

June 17 Pints on the Patio – Fritz Hutchison
Join us for an evening of live music in our beautiful outdoor courtyard as we resume our outdoor concert series Pints on the Patio. Featured entertainment will be Fritz Hutchison performing from 6:30-7:30pm.

Multi instrumentalist singer-songwriter Fritz Hutchison’s inescapably midwestern brand of rock and roll is sure to make your […]

June 17th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Jeff Porter – June 3

June 3 Pints on the Patio – Jeff Porter
Join us for an evening of live music in our beautiful outdoor courtyard as we resume our outdoor concert series Pints on the Patio. Featured entertainment will be Jeff Porter performing from 6:30-7:30pm.

Jeff is most known as the guitarist of the reunited The Rainmakers. Jeff has many years as a songwriter, […]

June 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Jill Westra & Them KC Boys – May 20

May 20 Pints on the Patio – Jill Westra & Them KC Boys
Join us for an evening of live music in our beautiful outdoor courtyard as we resume our outdoor concert series Pints on the Patio. Featured entertainment will be Jill Westra & Them KC Boys performing from 6:30-7:30pm.

Only 60 tickets will be sold in order to maintain social distancing. […]

May 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Lauren Krum w/ Mike Stover – 4/15

April 15 Pints on the Patio – Lauren Krum with Mike Stover
Join us for an evening of live music in our beautiful outdoor courtyard as we resume our outdoor concert series Pints on the Patio. Featured entertainment will be local singer/songwriter Lauren Krum and musician Mike Stover performing from 6:30-7:30pm.

Only 60 tickets will be sold in order to […]

April 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Byrne & Kelly – CANCELLED

 

We are excited to welcome Byrne and Kelly back to the KC Irish Center!

What began as Celtic Thunder’s Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly performing a series of shows together called “Acoustic By Candlelight” back in 2012 has turned into what is now known as Byrne and Kelly. Driven by dynamic vocal harmonies, the duo seamlessly […]

March 26th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Pop-Up Irish Music Seisiún

Drop in and enjoy traditional Irish music featuring local and Irish musicians. Our wee pub will be open to purchase your favorite Irish beverages.

March 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , |