2017 Austin Celtic Fest Musicians
Solas founder Seamus Egan is introducing to ACF a special lineup of artists. We will be one of the first festivals to hear his new project!
Hot off their viral dancing video, family members Julie, Tom and Kerry will be joined by guitarist Will MacMorran for a rousing set of Ottawa Valley trad dance and music.INFO
Leading the charge among Celtic Folk Rock bands and delighting fans with their memorable and inspiring songwriting this high energy group from Toronto makes their Austin debut at ACF.More
Lunasa's premier players on Irish pipes and flutes along with All-Ireland champ Patrick Doocy are coming to ACF bringing some of the most acclaimed trad playing in the industry.INFO
Austin's favorite NYC band is returning with a special 20th anniversary tour starring their original band mates. Accordion led madness and rousing tunes ahead!INFO
Hanz is a bringing a team of A-listers to ACF this year including himself and Cary Novotny along with Lunasa's Colin Farrell and Solas' Johnny B. Connolly.INFO
Austin's own top trad stars, Jeff Moore and Chris Buckley are joined by one of Dublin's and now New York's finest accordion players James Keane.
Join one of ACF's favorite storytellers and singers for a special compilation of Irish talent as Mairtin brings together notable performers Gabriel Donohue, Don Penzien and Benjamin Jaber for a special quartet of outstanding music.INFO
One of our favorite friends of the Austin Celtic Festival will be returning again showcasing the areas top pipe band. A nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Scottish Piping to Central Texas since 1977.INFO
Local Texas stars of trad return to ACF with Niamh Fahy, Joseph Carmichael, Chris Buckley and famed bodhran craftsman Rob Forkner of Metloaf Drums.
North Texas Celtic music stars, The Selkie Girls, return to captivate ACF with their lush vocals and dynamic instrumental arrangements of Scottish and Irish songs.
New to ACF this year, Finn has been praised for incredible versatility and is accomplished in a variety of styles. And Nathan was finalist in the Sean O Riada fiddle competition in 2014. We are excited to meet this amazing musical trad duo!INFO
A new group of performers to Austin Celtic Festival is coming to us from Cape Breton and PE, bringing Scottish Border Pipes, Cape Breton Fiddle and Gaelic Song! They join together, blending the rich traditional sound of the Cape Breton fiddle, with the fiery edge of the Scottish Border pipes.INFO
From the Lamar Fine Arts Academy
We are proud to invite Lamar Middle School and Fine Arts Academy Fiddle Group. This talented group of young musicians have already performed at events such as SXSWEdu and we hope this next generation of musicians continue our tradition.