From:Grand Rapids, MI
Celtic Kilroy plays a variety of instruments such as guitar, banjo, harmonica, Irish penny whistle, Irish drum (bordhan), ukulele, and rhythm bones. For the last twenty years as a solo musician, he has performed at many type of venues and events such as; weddings, funerals, and festivals as a solo performer. In March of 2006, Celtic Kilroy competed in the Battle of Celtic Bands in Ionia Michigan taking second place in the first round. He was the only soloist competing against full set bands in the event!
Celtic Kilroy was a member of a popular Celtic band in West Michigan known as the Kwils 1984 – 2004 who performed in a variety of Irish and Scottish songs, tunes and ballads at many different local and out of state venues..
Celtic Kilroy’s began performing as a human statue in 2012. In additional to becoming one of the favorites to see at the Milwaukee Irish Fest, he performs annually at the Sparta, La Crosse, and Michigan Irish Music Festivals.