The Keigher Academy of Irish Dance was established in 1999, under the direction of Sharon McLemen, Susan Keenan and Holly McNichols. The academy is proud to offer classes for dancers of all levels, beginners though championship.  Keigher also, strives to accommodate competitive dancers as well as recreational dancers, offering a range of activities to suit each family. 

Hailing from our very own Chicago, Illinois, The Dirty Wellies serve up traditional Irish/Celtic music.

​Members: Regina Garrity - accordion; Margaret O'Callaghan - fiddle; Bernadette Murphy - fiddle; Frank Gleeson - mandolin, banjo, guitar; Jim Aman - whistle, bodhran; Vincent O'Callaghan - bodhran

Whiskey of the Damned

The Tunes of Glory are a competition, parade, performance and teaching pipe band from the western suburbs of Chicago based in Warrenville, Illinois. Their roster comprises over 20 active pipers and drummers, and a number of students. The Band performs in the Chicago area delighting audiences everywhere. Tunes of Glory is under the musical direction of Pipe Major Mike Heywood and lead drummer Joanna Lloyd.

Tunes of Glory Pipes & Drums

John Condron is a Philadelphia born singer-songwriter, musician, & producer who currently makes his home in the Chicago-land area. The former front man for the power quartet “the benefit” has been spending much of his time lately focusing on solo performances as well as performances w/ his new full band project “The Old Gang Orchestra”. The most recent shows highlight songs from his latest collection “…If Any or at All” , released on the Flipside Works label in addition to material from his four previous studio albums.

Irish session featuring musicians 
   from various main stage acts
Irish Wolf hounds
and more


Saturday Aug. 26, 2017 • St. Joseph Park • 700 Theodore St • Joliet

Noon to 10 p.m.

The Hatfield Sisters

12:00 pm

Fest Opens

​line-up TBA


The Dirty Wellies

The Hatfield Sisters charm audiences year after year.

Their brand of Celtic Rock features Eoin McCarthy - Guitar/Vocals/Bagpipes, Gina Romantini - Fiddle/Mandolin/Vocals/Melodica, Matt Schuetz - Bass/Vocals/Drums, Andrew David Weber- Drums/Vocals/Various other instruments, Brian Link- Accordion/Piano/Trombone/Vocals, and Marco Conley (Mark O'Connely)- Fiddle/Mandolin/Guitar/Banjo/Vocals.

John Condron


All times times are approximate.