Bands

2021 MCIF Headline Bands

The Byrne Brothers –

An Irish band of brothers

This extremely talented family band immigrated from Donegal to Florida and have taken the Irish music world by storm. A Byrne Brothers show is fast paced with brilliant musicianship on multiple instruments, exciting and dynamic arrangements as well as world class Irish Dancing. They are all County Champions of their traditional Irish instruments, Duo and Trio Champions and Ulster Champion Irish Dancers and Dad Tommy was Dublin Champion on Bagpipes.  You will fall in love with the Byrne Brothers and the Motor City Irish Fest is thrilled to welcome them.

The Fitzgeralds

 A family group consisting of fiddling and step dancing siblings – Tom, Kerry & Julie Fitzgerald. These siblings, from just outside of Canada’s renowned Ottawa Valley, have come a long way from their small town roots. Featuring 3-time Canadian Grandmaster Fiddle Champions and Ontario Open Step Dance Champions, this unique act features high-energy fiddling and mind-blowing step dancing. It is the rare combination of exceptional musicianship, incomparable step dancing, audience interaction, evident love of performing, and genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages and sets this group apart. The Motor City Irish Fest is delighted to welcome The Fitzgeralds back.

Over 20 Irish music bands! 

The Motor City Irish Fest showcases the best in Irish / Celtic entertainment on two stages. Over the three-day festival, you will have the opportunity to see many local favorites, as well as internationally renowned bands. Headlining the festival this year are The Fitzgerlands and The Byrne Brothers.

2021 Lineup: **SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
*Click on the band or dance school name for more information*

Headliners: THE FITZGERALDS and THE BYRNE BROTHERS