Irish American Heritage Festival
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Irish and American bands and other acts perform on six stages at the 27th annual indoor-outdoor cultural fest, including The Tossers, The Young Dubliners and The Larkin and Moran Brothers.

Additional festivities include cultural exhibitions, poetry readings, kids activities, a mashed-potato eating contest and a hooley for singles on Friday night. Vendors offer Irish and American fare, clothing, jewelry and more. Fest closes at midnight Friday-Saturday; 11 p.m. Sunday.

Performers include:

The Tossers
The Young Dubliners
Dublin City Ramblers
The Kreellers
The Mickey Finns
Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones
The Great Whiskey Project
Dooley Brothers
The Larkin and Moran Brothers
Kennedy's Kitchen
The Sandcarvers
Kevin Flynn and the Avondale Ramblers
Paddy Homan and Friends
Bagpipes and Drums of the Emerald Society
In Spite of Ourselves
Finbarr Fagan
Irish Heritage Singers
Shannon Rovers
Ceili Mor with Ceoltoiri Chicago
Piob agus fidil with Patrick and Karen Cannady
Matt Stedman Band
Rant Maggie Rant
Nineteen Pints
The Chancey Brothers
Dyed in the Wool
Misericordia Heartbreakers and Heartzingers
Students of the Irish Music School of Chicago
Mulligan Stew
Trinity Irish Dancers
Identity Irish Dancers
Fast Eddie McAteer and Billy O'Donoghue
Gerry Haughey
McNulty School of Irish Dance
Sheila Tully School of Irish Dance
Joe McShane and the SilverBridge Band
City of Chicago Pipe Band
Tooromeen School of Irish Dance
O'Hare School of Irish Dance