Entertainment

The festival has two stages and features a balance of traditional Irish music and Celtic rock, as well as several area Irish dance groups each year. The Penn-Mar Irish Festival Committee is pleased to announce the musical entertainment lineup for 2017:

Bogside Rogues (NEW!)
Irish Blessing (back after a two-year absence)
Cassie and Maggie MacDonald (NEW!)
Reel to Reel (back for a second year)
Screaming Orphans (crowd favorite for several years)
Mickey Spain (of Makem and Spain) (back for a second year)

Irish dance groups for this year will be announced shortly.

Representatives of Susquehanna Pipes & Drums will also be roaming the festival grounds throughout the day.

Follow the festival on social media for updates as the festival nears, as well as features on all of our entertainers.
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Please note: We rotate bands each year in order to keep the entertainment schedule fresh, and some years performers may not be available on our date. Past entertainers have included Amhranai Na Gaeilge, Barleyjuice, Michael Black, Burning Bridget Cleary, Mairtin de Cogain, The Celtic Martins, Down by the Glenside, The Elders, Jeffrey Hoag and Brian Fitzgerald, Kilmaine Saints, The Ladeens, Magill, Mossy Moran, Jamie O’Brien, Haley and Dylan Richardson, Round the House, The Rovers (now called Dublin 5), The Spalpeens, Tommy’s Fault, John Whelan.