McGuinness Irish Pub LLC

201 S Walnut St
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 830-7616

Hours:   Tues - Fri 4:30 pm - close, Sat 2:00 pm - close

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Live Music and Events


Sat Feb 21 - St. Baldrick's Fundraiser - St. Baldrick's Fundraiser in the pub. Come out to help raise $$for kid's cancer research. There will be raffles, auctions, some fantastic Irish dancing about 7p and great live music from Sarah & Jon between 8p to 11p. We will have a $3 cover at the door that will be donated to St. Baldrick's ( http://www.stbaldricks.org/ ) that evening.

Sat Feb 28
- Irish Heritage Day.  Join us starting at 12:00 p.m. for a day full of Irish culture and traditions. We also celebrate the new ownership of Eric, Chris, and Matt.  Atlantic Wave will debut at the pub! (8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) No Cover, Free Whiskey Samples & lots of Craic!

Wed Mar 4 - McGuinness March Madness begins!
The 1st Quarter Final begins at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Thu Mar 5 - Kennedy's Kitchen has been making Irish music together since 1998, averaging about 80 shows per year playing everything from backyard parties and weddings to pubs, concert halls, and national festivals. From their home in South Bend Indiana, They traveled as far as New York City and Naples Florida, recording five CDs along the way. They are family and friends, gathering every Thursday evening for dinner, laughter, and music rooted in traditional Irish Music, jigs, reels, hornpipes, aires, recitations, stories, and songs . .. It's a mix of all things Irish from traditional to pub songs, from toe-tapping to deeply moving . . . and it's always fun. (7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.) $5.00 Cover

Fri Mar 6 - Andreas Transø is a modern embodiment of the old seanchaí (shanachie) tradition, a traveling musician and educator keeping alive traditional folk culture and history while captivating and entertaining his audiences, large and small, whatever and wherever the venue. Transø was born and raised in the Ocooch Mountains of southwestern Wisconsin, a remote and beautiful area of the upper Driftless Region that was the final destination for many Irish immigrants, especially during the 19th century. Traditional Irish tunes and songs, along with a love for storytelling and good humor, were passed down to Andreas, and he is now bringing them to audiences both big and small. (9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.) No Cover!

Sat Mar 7 - Sarah and the Hus-Band return to the pub. Sarah & Jon return with their acoustic fiddle and guitar. They play Celtic/Irish, Country/Bluegrass, Oldies, Folk, Classical and contemporary (8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.) No Cover!

Wed Mar 11 - McGuinness March Madness! The 2nd Quarter Final begins at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Thu Mar 12 - Sheamus Fitzpatrick & the McNally Boys return to the pub! (7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) No Cover!

Fri Mar 13Tallymoore make their debut performance in the pub 9p to 1a! Milwaukee folk group Tallymoore is aligned with groups such as The Avett brothers and The Lumineers in updating folk music with more modern instrumentation and arrangements, though unlike those groups, they're focused particularly on the Celtic tradition.  They use traditional folk instruments such as mandolins and fiddles to reinterpret traditional Irish songs.  Thick with rich harmonies and rollicking instrumentation, Tallymoore's authentic sound lends itself to sing-alongs and dancing in the spirit of the centuries of Celtic music it draws from. (9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.) $5.00 Cover

Sat Mar 14- St. Patrick's Weekend Celebration Begins - Pub opens at 11:00 a.m.. Traditional Irish Food, Drink, and Music all day and night! Corned Beef and Cabbage will also be available in the pub. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Appleton's only authentic Irish Pub!!

Tue Mar 17 - St. Patrick's Day Celebration - Pub opens at 6:00 a.m. for a day full of good food, fantastic Irish whiskey & pints, some live music, dancing and plenty of Craic! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Appleton's only authentic Irish pub! Traditional Irish Food, Drink, and Music all day and night!! Corned Beef and Cabbage will also be available in the pub.

Wed Mar 18 - McGuinness March Madness! The 3rd Quarter Final begins at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Thu Mar 19 - Joe Cullen makes his debut performance in the pub! (8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.) No Cover!

Fri Mar 20 - The Tooles make their debut performance in the pub 9p to 1a! Built from the wreckage of several other bands, The Tooles have created their own fiery brand of Irish pub music. Combining traditional tunes with powerful originals and a few favorite pub songs, Amy, David, and Kurt bring together influences from Dublin to Nashville, with a bit of Midwestern grit thrown in. (9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.) No Cover!

Sat Mar 21 - The Roving Scallywags return to the pub! The "Roving Scallywags" (Formerly known as Small Town Delinquents) play covers of bands such as the Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Great Big Sea and Gaelic Storm, as well as some originals and a lot of great contemporary covers! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.) No Cover!

Wed Mar25- McGuinness March Madness! The 4th Quarter Final begins at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Thu Mar 26- McGuinness March Madness! The Elite Eight Round begins at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Fri Mar 27- McGuinness March Madness
! The Elite Eight Round begins at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Sat Mar 28 - McGuinness March Madness! The Final Four/Championship Round starts at 7p. Come enjoy our version of March Madness as 16 Irish Whiskey's have been seeded and will face off to determine the 2015 Champion. May the best Irish Whiskey Win!

Sat Mar 28- The full band of Hearthfire  returns to the pub! They play a mixture of traditional and contemporary Celtic rock music. Checkout their great high-energy performance! (8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) No Cover!

Sat Apr 18 -
Evan & Tom of Leahy's Luck return to the pub with their fantastic Irish Folk Music. Tom has been playing guitar & singing on stage for almost 24 years now. His son Evan brings his excellent Bodhran skills and expanding guitar & vocals back to McGuinness Irish Pub. Come enjoy some Irish, folk & bluegrass music in the pub. (8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) No Cover!

Sat Apr 25 -
The full band of Hearthfire  returns to the pub! They play a mixture of traditional and contemporary Celtic rock music. Checkout their great high-energy performance! (8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) No Cover!

The Fox River Hurling Club is now in the middle of our indoor season that began in Jan 2015. 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 and is the national sport of Ireland.

The men of Ireland were hurling when the gods of Greece were young.

 

(PJ Devlin circa 1924)


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