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: , |

RUNA in Concert

The Kansas City Irish Center is excited to welcome RUNA back to Kansas City for a one-night concert event. Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving […]

January 15th, 2017|Tags: |

Kilmore Carols

Originally composed by an Irish friar living in Spain, the ethereal Kilmore Carols have been performed for over 250 years in the same small chapel within the Kilmore parish of Wexford County, Ireland.  This concert features Ensemble Ibérica’s breathtaking soprano, Victoria Botero.

Victoria Botero – soprano
Beau Bledsoe – baroque guitar
Betse Ellis – fiddle
Clarke Wyatt – banjo
Trilla Ray-Carter – […]

December 10th, 2016|Tags: |

Holiday Pints

Come join us for our monthly PiNTS, Holiday style!
Dig out your best holiday gear for our ugly holiday sweater contest! Ballybricken will be playing and Céilí at the Crossroads will be leading everyone in a few céilí dances to get us all in a jolly mood.

$5 at the door and kids under 12 are free!

FOOD […]

December 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Damien Rice Tribute Concert

Join us at the new Kansas City Irish Center for an intimate evening of music by Irish singer-songwriters, performed by Kansas City artists, including a tribute performance of Damien Rice’s 2002 album “O”.

Performances by:

Carswell & Hope
Katlyn Conroy (La Guerre)
Anna Cook
Damon Bailey
The Good Hearts
Nicholas St. James

Tickets are $8. Purchase below or at the door. If purchasing […]

November 18th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Dylan Walshe Live

This will be a spectacular show!! Only 50 tickets available!! VIP tickets feature pours from Restless Spirits of Sons of Erin Irish whiskey and Stone Breaker whiskey! Plus handmade from scratch hors d’oeuvres made by our fabulous chef!

General admission tickets will be available on the 23rd of September for $15. (this will not include meet […]

October 1st, 2016|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

September 3rd, 2016|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


September 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

New Dublin Voices

Please join us for this free concert.


Internationally-acclaimed New Dublin Voices is a leading Irish chamber choir. Founded by award-winning conductor, Bernie Sherlock, in 2005, NDV strives to present concert programmes that are fresh, innovative and exciting, ranging widely in style and period, from the medieval to the contemporary. The choir takes special pleasure in exploring […]

June 28th, 2016|Tags: |