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 51st annual Alma Highland Festival.

Admission Costs:
Friday - 7:00PM-1:00AM - $10
Saturday -
12PM-6:00PM - included in wristband cost
Saturday - 6:00PM-12:30AM - $5
Sunday - 12PM-6:00PM - included in wristband cost

 

2018 Entertainment

Jedi Mind Trip

Friday, May 25 | 8 PM - 12:30 AM

Founded in 1996, Jedi Mind Trip has been rockin' from Michigan to Florida and everywhere in between. Spot-on vocals coupled with some of the area's greatest musicians makes Jedi's shows like nothing you've ever seen. Jedi Mind Trip is a Rock & Roll band that plays 70's, 80's to Rock dance songs.

Members include:
Elliot - (Drums/Vocals)
Mark - (Keyboard/Vocals)
Dan - (Guitar/Vocals)
Dave - (Bass/Vocals)

$10 Admission

Chelsea House Orchestra

Saturday, May 27 | 1:30 PM & 4:30 PM
Sunday, May 28 | 1:00 PM

Sponsored by Dr. Thomas & Mrs. 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.

Mudmen

Saturday, May 26 | 8:30 PM
Doors Open @ 7 PM

Sunday, May 27 | 4PM

Always entertaining and definitely unique, The Mudmen are a blast of Celtic energy whose members are known to be characters both on and off the stage. First discovered in 1993 as “The Campbell Brothers”, the band signed a deal with EMI Records and changed their name to “Mudmen” in 1998. Their music has been featured on Xbox and PlayStation games, NBC’s television show “Black Donnellys”, WWE Wrestling, Don Cherry’s  9, 19, 20, 21, 24, 27 hockey videos, The Mackenzie Brothers TWO-FOUR Special on CBC, HBO’S Shameless TV show, HNIC Coach’s Corner (Dale Hunter tribute), 6 music videos on Much Music, and they’ve reached top 20 on the Edge radio. With over 2600 shows to date, The Mudmen Robby Campbell, Sandy Campbell, Jeremy Burton, Mike Meacher and Dan Westenenk believe that nice guys can finish first. While enjoying life & what you do translates to all audiences. We gladly welcome them to be a part of celebrating with us this year.

Steel City Rovers

Saturday, May 27 | 3:00 PM
Sunday, May 28 | 2:30 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.

The Founding

Saturday, May 26 | 7:00 PM

The Founding is a Progressive Celtic band from
Kalamazoo, Michigan. With their unique,
energetic, and powerful approach to
songwriting, they strive to constantly push the
boundaries of the Irish and Scottish music
traditions. Over the past two years The
Founding has become one of the premier acts in
their genre in Michigan and promises to be one
of the best of its kind.