St. Pats Parade: Babin Brothers, Fonn Mor, Trinity Irish Dancers, Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band
Doors: 11:00 AM
Show: 12:00 PM (ends at 6:00 PM)
12:00 – 01:00 Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band
01:30 – 02:00 Trinity Irish Dancers
02:00 – 04:00 Fonn Mor
04:15 – 06:00 Babin Brothers
JON – Lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, percussion
SAM – Lead guitar, vocals, ukulele, bass, percussion
Babin Brothers take influences from traditional Irish folk music and soulfully blend it with a rock attitude.
An old and new Ireland blend with world beat rhythms to create the unique Celtic sound of Fonn Mor.
With rich, soulful vocals, fiddle, guitar and a wide range of percussive instruments, Fonn Mor delivers an energetic live show that has helped them build a strong and ever increasing following. Fonn Mor performs in clubs and at concerts throughout the Midwest. Their festival performances have included the Milwaukee Irish Fest, Chicago Celtic Fest, and Michigan Irish Fest, among many others.
Trinity Irish Dancers
The Trinity Academy of Irish Dance–based in Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison–is one of the best and most well-known Irish dance schools in the world. Now entering their 31st year, Trinity dancers continue to astound audiences with breathtaking performances, excel in competitions (holding an unprecedented 38 World titles) and pay tribute to their Irish heritage through their unique and amazing art form.
Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band
The Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band was formed in 1975 by Pipe Major Ian Swinton and Leading Drummer Jim Sim to bring world class competition to the Chicago area. In its long and storied history, the band has been very successful in achieving this mission.