Byrne & Kelly

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 […]

May 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , |

We Banjo 3 at the Truman

Award-winning quartet WeBanjo3 from Galway, Ireland combine Irish Music with Old-Time American and Bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy and roots. When this band of brothers take flight in a wave of virtuosity, verve and joie-de-vivre, feet tap and pulses race.

Enda & Fergal Scahill and Martin & David Howley are among the most […]

March 20th, 2020|Tags: |


It’s that time of year! Join us as we kick-off the Irish Season with our 9th Annual Irish WinterFest, a celebration of Irish music and dance. Due to popular demand, we are expanding this year’s event to include the Derek Warfield and the Young Wolf Tones Concert on Friday evening, February 28 (single event tickets here). […]

February 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones

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 perennial favorite every time they come to town, we are excited to welcome them to the KC Irish Center to help us kick-off the Irish Season!!

Doors open at 7:00pm, Concert […]

February 28th, 2020|Tags: , |

The High Kings in Concert – SOLD OUT!

The high-energy, highly-talented Irish band The High Kings is returning to the Kansas City Irish Center for one night only! We are excited to welcome The High Kings back to the Kansas City Irish Center. This will be their third concert in four years at the Center – and just like the previous two concerts, […]

February 19th, 2020|Tags: |

Winter Wonderland Ceili & Silent Auction

Join The Christine O’Riada Foundation for the Irish Arts in celebrating as they host a Winter Wonderland Céilí & Silent Auction.

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $25 and includes:

Live Music
Catered Dinner
Unlimited fun!

January 25th, 2020|Tags: , , |

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: , , |

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: , |