Entertainment Tent

We have world class entertainment and the best events on the globe. Below you explore and learn a little more about who will be performing at the 50th Anniversary Alma Highland Festival.

Unless otherwise stated, admission into the entertainment tent after 6 PM will be $7.

2017 Entertainment

The Rock Show

Friday, May 26 | 8 PM - 1 AM

This Ultimate Rock Tribute is one of the Midwest’s top touring Rock Tribute bands. Incredible musicians Tommy K. on keyboards/lead vocals, Michael Hawkes on guitar/vocals, Levi Goodwin on bass guitar, and Chris Bartnikowski on drums/vocals.  Together they make magic by recreating some of your favorite songs from hit artists like AC/DC, Guns and Roses, Journey, Styx, and REO Speedwagon. They provide an all-ages musical voyage; an ultimate tribute event which sounds, looks, feels, and smells just like the real deal.

$10 Admission | TICKETS

Chelsea House Orchestra

Saturday, May 27 | 3 PM
Sunday, May 28 | 3 PM

Sponsored by Dr. Thomas & Alice Haverbush*

“Using traditional stringed instruments, including violins, cellos, and bass, plus wind instruments like clarinets and flutes, as well as lesser known instruments such as the djembe and cajon, Chelsea House Orchestra’s music is lively and rich with history. Chelsea House Orchestra has performed in Chicago, Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, at Celtic-based events, huge festivals drawing thousands, private fundraisers, and for dignitaries from the U.S., Canada and Scotland. www.chelseahouseorchestra.org. Follow CHO on Facebook.

The American Rogues

Saturday, May 27 | 8:30 PM - CLOSE
Doors Open @ 7 PM
Sunday, May 28 | 4 PM

For years, the performances of this Celtic/Rock/World music group have electrified audiences around the world. Renowned for their musical skill, quick wit, and engaging stage show, the American Rogues have mastered the art of creating an immediate connection with their audiences.

Steel City Rovers

Saturday, May 27 | 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 28 | Noon - 6 PM

The Steel City Rovers are Celtibilly; the cross-pollination of the Celtic and North American traditions.  With sophisticated and hypnotizing musical arrangements, and expressive and clever lyrical compositions, they are commanding and dynamic performers.  This act is a blend of both seasoned and young talent who are simply electric to witness in person.

Blarney Castle

Saturday, May 27 | 6 PM - 11 PM

This Kalamazoo band’s music combines the technicality of Western classicism with the rich folk music heritages of Ireland and Scotland with a progressive energy that appeals to audiences of all ages. Their discography includes To a City, Fair and Silhouettes Against the Soil.

Fresh Pict

Saturday, May 27 | 1:30PM

Fresh Pict is the off shoot of the old Hurry the Jug band that broke up after the loss of its fiddle player.  Collin and Patrick DeWitt have chosen to go on with the Celtic folk tradition by reforming as Fresh Pict.  Collin (Bodhran, vocal backs and step dancing) and Patrick (Penny whistle, bagpipes and vocals) are joined by Max Brown (acoustic guitar) from Kalamazoo, and Don Sare (Bass and vocals), from Charlotte.