September 16 & 17, 2023 | Saturday 10am-10:30pm; Sunday 10am-6:30pm
* This list is updated every month *
The 96th Highlanders Pipes and Drums Inc of Jamestown, NY is under the direction of Pipe Major Pamela Silver. They are proud to represent their region of Jamestown, NY and Chautauqua County.
Enjoy Celtic Galician folk music and dance by 'The Brotherhood of the Bagpipe'. Their angelic sounds, harmonizing bagpipes and traditional percussion will transport you to the rolling hills of Galicia, Spain.
This popular South Buffalo Irish band performs wonderful tunes that delight fans and fairgoers each year.
One of WNY's newer pipe bands, BNSS is dedicated to strengthening Scottish pride in the region, through the art of playing bagpipes. They welcome newcomers of all ages.
Cairde’s always expanding repertoire that runs the gamut from centuries-old traditional tunes. They play a blend of Irish & Scottish traditional and contemporary tunes, pub and fiery rebel songs, along with American folk.
The Caledonian Pipe Band of Buffalo was formed in 1958, and is a family-based organization. They field in Grade 4 and Grade 5 competitions.
Catch and Release is a 5-piece high-energy Celtic influenced band out of Rochester, New York. They cover both traditional and modern Celtic/Irish songs, as well as some standards, polkas, and even a few surprises.
Celtic Spirit mixes traditional pipe music with various modern instruments in unique arrangements created by the band. Their performances span festivals, traditional parades and high profiles shows.
Born in the rustbelt Irish American neighborhood of South Buffalo, NY, Crikwater have become the premier Irish-American Traditional Folk Band in WNY. The pub-scene veterans offer up a mix of fiery fiddle tunes, rowdy pub sing-a-longs, elegant ballads and original songs.
The Gordon Highlanders were formed in 1837 in defense of the City of Buffalo. They are the oldest continuing organization in the City of Buffalo.
The original Feadán Òr performed for about 18 years, and was one of the most known bands in the area. Their newest incarnation's aim is to promote traditional Scottish bagpiping, drumming and dancing, in performances and through teaching.
The Irish Lassies are a 6-piece American Celtic folk band native to the green hills of New York's Finger Lakes region. Enjoy a musical journey from Ireland to America that will move your spirit and rouse you to dance & sing-along.
With roots dating back to 1913, the band has had many incarnations over the years. Now the tradition continues... The MacKenzie Highlanders' offer free bagpipe and Scottish drum lessons to all interested in becoming a member.
McCarthyizm blends 60’s garage and 80’s underground rock with a tasty measure of Celtic flavoring for a cocktail with a punch that delivers one helluva good time, all the time.
The Niagara Regional Police Pipes and Drums is located in Niagara Falls, Canada. They perfom locally and across Canada and the USA at Scottish Highland Games and other Celtic events, both as a concert and competition Pipe Band.
The Reardon & Garvey band performs traditional and contemporary Irish music, American Folk tunes, and some new contemporary songs. With the combination of 3 and 4 part harmonies and instrumentation, they keep audiences highly entertained.
With a love of poetry and adventure on her sleeve, Glon keeps Celtic tradition and appreciation alive in song and story--from medieval to present! Audiences will find her pieces an engaging mix of beauty and insight, with some laughter thrown in as well.
The Restless Soles specialize in a mix of International musical styles, including Celtic tunes. The band is new, but its members have decades of experience performing.
The Rochester Scottish Pipes & Drums is the city of Rochester’s Celtic Ambassador to the world. The band has greatly expanded its repertoire to include both traditional martial music and more modern tunes.
The Screaming Orphans are four sisters who draw on a diverse set of influences, with a strong focus on melody-driven songs with pop and rocks strains.
The Steel City Rovers perform dynamic and expressive music that is a unique composite of traditional Celtic music and North American styles They perform on meticulously crafted replicas of historical instruments that rarely appear on today’s musical landscape.
Taking inspiration from Celtic history, stories and myth, SYR blends their various unique backgrounds to create powerful songs with themes like battle, love, loss, heritage and victory.
Three Parts Whiskey is a trio of friends who truly love entertaining. Born out of the critically acclaimed Penny Whiskey, 3PW offers the best in music from both Ireland & Scotland along with home grown bluegrass, folk influences and a few surprises along the way!
Firmly dedicated to preserving Scottish and Irish heritage through song, Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross delivers music from their ancestors. Having played all over New York, in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Canada, they are "road-ready" for Celtic entertainment.
Yellow Jack celebrates local history through their music. They offer original material, American classics and folk music (including Erie Canal songs).
This small accoustic stage is big on passion. Performers fill The Great Hall with Celtic & local sounds at select times daily.
Celtic sounds originated with solo performers and small groups. This stage hosts their modern counterparts, who blend traditional sounds with their own style. This is our only indoor stage, and offers restaurant-style seating.
Music is alive at the Dagda Faire! The Dragonfly hosts a variety of popular musical acts, all with the goal of keeping the Dagda's atmosphere full of fun and excitement.
Music and dancing at Fireside is nearly non-stop, from local favorites to international rockers. It's the home for the Ceilidh Celebration, and is surrounded by lights, food, ceremonial fires and more!
This wood arena has built in bleachers and a roof, allowing shelter while outdoors. Enjoy dancers, pipe band showcases, unique demonstrations and more!