McGuinness Irish Pub LLC

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

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2014 Live Music and Events

Sat Nov 8 A Night Gone to the Dogs! Clodagh's annual dog fundraiser in the pub begins at 6p! There will be raffles, trivia and music by the legendary Folk-N-Irish during the evening. Come support a great cause! A fundraiser for the neediest most at risk dogs in the highest kill animal control in WI. Canine Cupids saves dogs of all breeds, sizes and shapes. This night we will have Live Music by Folk-N-Irish, trivia, auctions and raffles. We are also celebrating Clodagh McGuinness’ B-day! Event starts at 6p, Trivia at 7p, Band at 830p and then auctions and raffles at 1030p.

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! They play a mixture of traditional and contemporary Celtic rock music. Checkout their great high-energy performance! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

Sat Nov 29 – The O’Donnell Brothers return to the pub! They play a variety of traditional Irish tunes and some good ole downright raucous Irish Drinking Songs! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

Sat Dec 6
Paddygrass returns to the pub with their Kick Ass Celtic Blue Grass (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

Sat Dec 13 – 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. Checkout their schedule on FB (Sarah and the Hus-Band). (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.)

Wed Dec 31 - Annual New Year's Eve Party in the pub! Bring in the Irish New Year at 6:00 p.m. and then we can celebrate it again at midnight...2 chances to get it right ;-)!

Sat Jan 17 - The Roving Scallywags make their 1st ever appearance in 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!

Sat Jan 24 - 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. (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

Sat Feb 7 - The Tinker Boys return to the pub with a Duo performance. Tinker Boys are a blend of musicians from an assortment of backgrounds, strung together to form a band that explores the many sides of the acoustic genre. Besides originals, Tinker Boys perform a variety of material from Celtic to modern day folk/rock/country.

Sat Feb 14 - 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! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

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! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

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. (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

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! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)

 

Limited Sunday Openings at the pub! 

The pub will open Sun Nov 23 at 11:00 a.m. to show the Packers vs. the Vikings. Come into the pub to cheer on the Pack and enjoy our Sunday specials.

Opening for Sunday afternoon Packer games!

The pub will open 1 hour before all Sunday Packer games that begin at 12:00 p.m. and 3:25 p.m.. Come enjoy some Packer specials, good craic and may the luck of the Irish be with the Pack! Sunday specials include $1.00 off of Guinness, Smithwicks, Harp, Bloodys & ALL Bottled Beer!

 

The Fox River Hurling Club is planning now for our indoor season starting 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)