Dayton Celtic Fest 2024 Headliners announced

last updated 04/01/2024
Dayton Celtic Fest 2024 Headliners announced

Headliners have been announced for the 2024 Dayton Celtic Festival at Riverscape this July.

Summer 2024: Dayton Celtic Fest Headliners Announced!

Here are SIX reasons to get excited about the return of Dayton Celtic Fest this summer!  The United Irish of Dayton, organizers of Celtic Festival, have announced the headline acts for the popular three-day festival, which will take over Riverscape July 26-28, 2024.

Gaelic Storm

This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2,000 shows, it is a true force to be reckoned with. With their latest release, Go Climb a Tree, their music has never sounded more representative of themselves as musicians and as live performers. Gaelic Storm’s storytelling, thrilling instrumentals, and devotion to traditional Celtic music have captivated their legion of fans over the last 20 years. 


When virtuoso Irish playing jumps the pond running naked through the wide open fields of bluegrass/Americana JigJam is born. Bluegrass and American Folk music originated from the group’s home, and now JigJam is here to take it back!

Socks in the Frying Pan

Socks in the Frying Pan are a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around. One of the most sought after groups in Irish music today, the worldwide ‘Sock Invasion’ continues!

The Drowsy Lads

The Drowsy Lads thundered onto the Irish music scene in the US over 15 years ago and their fire and comradery has won over both casual music-lovers and those steeped in hardcore Trad.  2018 brought the release of their 4th album, Everyone In, and the distinction of “Best Irish American Band of 2018”. With an undeniable genuineness that flows from their live performances, the future continues to look bright for these Lads.

The Fitzgeralds

The Fitzgeralds, a family group consisting of fiddling and step dancing siblings. 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.

Davy Holt

Davy Holt performs Traditional, Original & Contemporary Scottish folk music in an upbeat and energetic style that has seen him become a well known and popular entertainer throughout Scotland. Davy’s music has seen him tour throughout Europe and North America.

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