Trad Music

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Trad Music Session – Sept 9

Drop in for a casual listening session with local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes. Free event inside Drexel Hall. Our pub will be open for drink purchases.

Please observe our Covid protocols.

September 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Trad Music Session – Aug 11

Drop in for a casual listening session with local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes. Free event inside Drexel Hall. Our pub will be open for drink purchases.

Mask mandates are currently in effect so please, when not actively eating or drinking, wear a mask. Thank you!

August 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Trad Music Session – June 10

Drop in for a casual listening session with local musicians playing traditional Irish tunes. Free event inside Drexel Hall. Our pub will be open for drink purchases.

June 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Trad Music Seisiún

Drop in and enjoy traditional Irish music featuring local and Irish musicians. Entry is free. The event is inside Drexel Hall.

Our wee pub will be open to purchase your favorite Irish beverages.

May 13th, 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: , , , |

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: , |

Harvest Céilí

Celebrate fall and kick off the holiday season with a community Harvest Céilí!

With help from the lovely dancers of Céilí at the Crossroads, we will have plenty of instruction for those of you not familiar with Céilí dancing (think Irish square dancing). We’ll be dancing all night long with local Irish musicians providing the tunes, […]

November 15th, 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: , , , |

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: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

March 11th, 2019|Tags: , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

March 4th, 2019|Tags: , |

Tune-Learning Music Class

For those with some experience under their belts, but who want a gentle immersion into session playing there is a six week course through the KC School of Irish Music. Learn tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Galacia, Brittany, Cape Breton, and beyond.

Tuition is $120 for a six week class.  A 10% discount will be […]

February 25th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

February 25th, 2019|Tags: , |

Tune-Learning Music Class

For those with some experience under their belts, but who want a gentle immersion into session playing there is a six week course through the KC School of Irish Music. Learn tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Galacia, Brittany, Cape Breton, and beyond.

Tuition is $120 for a six week class.  A 10% discount will be […]

February 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

February 18th, 2019|Tags: , |

Tune-Learning Music Class

For those with some experience under their belts, but who want a gentle immersion into session playing there is a six week course through the KC School of Irish Music. Learn tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Galacia, Brittany, Cape Breton, and beyond.

Tuition is $120 for a six week class.  A 10% discount will be […]

February 11th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

February 11th, 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: , |

Tune-Learning Music Class

For those with some experience under their belts, but who want a gentle immersion into session playing there is a six week course through the KC School of Irish Music. Learn tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Galacia, Brittany, Cape Breton, and beyond.

Tuition is $120 for a six week class.  A 10% discount will be […]

February 4th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

February 4th, 2019|Tags: , |

Tune-Learning Music Class

For those with some experience under their belts, but who want a gentle immersion into session playing there is a six week course through the KC School of Irish Music. Learn tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Galacia, Brittany, Cape Breton, and beyond.

Tuition is $120 for a six week class.  A 10% discount will be […]

January 28th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

January 28th, 2019|Tags: , |

Tune-Learning Music Class

For those with some experience under their belts, but who want a gentle immersion into session playing there is a six week course through the KC School of Irish Music. Learn tunes from Ireland, Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Galacia, Brittany, Cape Breton, and beyond.

Tuition is $120 for a six week class.  A 10% discount will be […]

January 21st, 2019|Tags: , , |

Session Fundamentals

For those who have some skill with an instrument, but who don’t really know the tunes or are unsure of session etiquette, we have Session Fundamentals.

Class is every Monday evening from 6:30-8pm. Cost is $5 per night per attendee. 

In Session Fundamentals,  players will gain the basic vocabulary of session tunes, rhythms, and styles, through the […]

January 21st, 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: , , , , |