2014 Live Music and Events
Fri Apr 25 - Whiskey of the Damned returns to the pub (9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.). There will be a $5.00 cover at the door.
Whiskey of the Damned will headline Oshkosh Irish Fest on Thu Jun 12. There will be ticket giveaways throughout the night during their show at McGuinness Irish Pub on Fri Apr 25!
Sat Jun 7 - St. Baldrick's Fundraiser: One week before Oshkosh Irish Fest where all of the McGuinness Irish Pub bartenders and fellow team members will have their heads shaved to raise money to fight childhood cancer, join us in the pub to enjoy the O'Donnell Brothers (9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.).
Sat Jun 14 - We will be running our annual shuttle to Oshkosh Irish Fest this year on Saturday only. Our popular Shenanigan's package will be available again this year for only $20.00. It includes your ticket to get into Oshkosh Irish Fest, transportation to & from the fest and a $5.00 drink when you return to the pub. No need to worry about paying for parking in Oshkosh either.
Sat Jun 21 - We are planning a rings tournament in the pub. Grab a partner and come into the pub to practice up. More information can be found at the following link https://www.facebook.com/events/1491432594404373/.
Sat Jun 28 - Jenn & Mike of Hearthfire make their debut performance at McGuinness! They will be performing acoustically in the pub (9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
Sat Jul 19 – Sarah and the Hus-Band return to the pub! With their acoustic fiddle and guitar they play Celtic/Irish, country/bluegrass, oldies, folk, classical and contemporary. Checkout their schedule on FB (Sarah and the Hus-Band). They will play from 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m..
Sat Jul 26 – The Boys of Ballywell (9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.) return to the pub. The Boys of Ballywell: Tom McQuinn on guitar, Mark Johnson on fiddle and John Cezynski on Uilleann Pipes!
Aug 7 - 10: The 2nd annual Mile of Music in downtown Appleton including some performances in the pub!
Sat Aug 23 - The O'Donnell Brothers are back in the pub (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.). One last show with all the brothers together before John heads back to Wales for the winter.
Sat Sep 6 – Sarah and the Hus-Band return to the pub! With their acoustic fiddle and guitar they play Celtic/Irish, country/bluegrass, oldies, folk, classical and contemporary. Checkout their schedule on FB (Sarah and the Hus-Band). They will play from 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m..
Sat Sep 20 - 1/2 Way to St. Patrick's Day celebration in the pub!!! Hearthfire will be performing as a full band in the pub for the first time! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Sep 26 - 27: Octoberfest in downtown Appleton
Sat Oct 11 - Derek Byrne returns to the pub with his Kick Ass Celtic Blue Grass (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Sat Nov 8 - Clodagh's Humane Society charity event in the pub
Sat Nov 15 - One of Wisconsin's best groups for Traditional Irish Music, Athas out of Milwaukee, WI returns to the pub! (9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
Sat Nov 22 - The full band of Hearthfire returns to the pub! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Sat Dec 6 - Derek Byrne returns to the pub with his Kick Ass Celtic Blue Grass (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Sat Dec 20 - Our Annual Christmas party in the pub with music by the legendary Folk-N-Irish (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
The Fox River Hurling Club is just beginning our outdoor season. You can visit the Fox River Hurling Club website for more information. Come check out the fastest game on grass which has been around for over 2000 years.
The men of Ireland were hurling when the gods of Greece were young.
(PJ Devlin circa 1924)