Our upcoming shows

June 2nd - 6:00-7:30 pm

 First Friday on Fourth St. Steubenville, Oh

Faire May will be the first band at the June First Friday festival in Steubenville, Ohio.  This month's theme is "Ye Olde First Friday" and it features Faire May, axe throwing, Lego castle contests, food trucks, and much more!

June 24th - 2:00-4:00pm

 Quick Service Bike Shop Anniversary block party

Come to 701 n. Lincoln Ave. Bridgeport, OH on Saturday June 24th to celebrate Quick Service's 50th anniversary!  The block party will feature BBQ, Brewkeepers, and live music by Faire May!  

July 8th 7:00-9:00 PM

 Benwood City Park Concert Series

Faire May will be the featured band at the Benwood City Park Concert on July 8th!  Come hear some fast paced Irish folk music as well as Appalachian favorites.

July 13th 7:00-10:00 pm

 Oglebay Lakeview Patio (DUO)

Come see the Faire May Duo perform at Oglebay's Lakeview Patio!  Enjoy the summer night with some Irish and Appalachian music.

August 15th 12:00-1:00 pm

 Ohio County Library LWB ITalian Concert

On August 15th the Ohio County Library celebrates the feast of San Rocco with traditional Italian music by Faire May!  The concert is held at the basement of the library and is free of charge!


May 20th - 5:30-8:30pm

 Moundsville Appalachian Evening

Faire May will be the featured band at Moundsville's Appalachian Evening.  Visit the Moundsville Arts and Culture Commission's website or Facebook page to purchase tickets!  Event will be held at Moundsville Riverfront Park.

March 18th - 3-5pm

 Oglebay's Celtic Highland Festival

Faire May will be the featured band at Oglebay Park's Celtic Highland Festival!  We will be performing inside the main hall of Camp Russel.

March 17 - 7-9pm

 Saint Patrick's day at the Bridge Tavern

This year's St. Patrick's day concert will take place at the Bridge Tavern in downtown Wheeling, WV!

March 14 - noon

 Irish Music and History for Lunch with Books

Come to the Ohio County Public Library to hear Irish music from Faire May along with history of Ireland's Civil War.  The presentation will begin at noon and is held in the basement of the Library.

March 4 - 6-9pm

 Wheeling Celtic Festival

Faire May will be the headline band for the Wheeling Celtic Festival held inside the River City Restaurant building (next to Wes Banco Arena).  There will be food and entertainment throughout the day, and Faire May will finish out the night with music from all the Celtic nations from 6-9pm.

March 3

 Irish music at Independence Hall

Independence hall is hosting its annual Irish Concert on March 3rd!  The show will consist of both Faire May and Gallowglass.  Time TBD

January 6th - 7pm

 Anuual Irish Epiphany Concert at Leo's

Faire May will return to Leonardo's Coffeehouse in Steubenville, Ohio, bigger and better than ever!  This year we are upstairs on the 3rd floor ballroom!  Tickets are $5 and can only be purchased at the door.

December 21 - 6pm

 Irish Christmas at Independence Hall

This year Faire May is bringing some Christmas cheer to Wheeling's Independence Hall!  We will play Old Carols, new favorites, Fun Irish tunes, and more!  You won't want to miss this.

Concert is free and open to the public.  Independence Hall is located at 1528 Market St, across from WV Northern College.

December 18

 Victorian Christmas - Cockayne Farmstead

3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

This is Faire May's yearly Christmas tradition!  This beloved event is held inside the historic Cockayne Farmstead in Glen Dale WV (Across from John Marshall Highschool).  Faire May will be playing old victorian Christmas songs and carols inside this wonderful historic house.  There will be two shows, one during the day and a candlelight concert at night.  

Tickets are selling out, so contact the Cockayne Farmstead to reserve your seats!



December 17

 Bridge Tavern - 7 P.M.

Faire May will be playing a fun folk/Irish Christmas show at the Bridge Tavern in downtown Wheeling!  Come get some amazing food and listen to us play some Christmas favorites in a traditional style.

December 10

 Victorian Christmas Concert - 5 p.m.

Faire May will be performing their well-loved Victorian Christmas Show at the Steubenville Public Library on 4th Street.  All the band members will be dressed in authentic 1800s garb and we will play wonderful Christmas songs and carols!

 The show is FREE and open to the public but seating is limited!  Make sure you have a seat by calling the Main Library at 740-282-9782 

December 10

 Victorian House Tours - 2:30-3:30 P.M.

Come see Faire May close out the Steubenville Ohio Historic District House tours!  The houses on the tour include the two Bayberry B&B's - Westfall House (741 N 4th) and Garrett House (813 N 4th), Griesinger House (847 N 4th), Grandview (848 N 4th), and Cooper House (723 N 5th).

 Faire May will be playing traditional Victorian Carols from 2:30 to 3:30 inside of the Griesinger House, 847 N 4th Street.

Tickets are limited to purchase them here!


October 7th, 3 to 5 P.M. - Wellsburg Applefest

Come to the Wellsburg Applefest on Friday, October 7th at 3 p.m. to hear Faire May play a show packed with fun folk music for all ages!  The festival is held each year in downtown Wellsburg, WV and features food, music, vendors, and much more.  

September 4th, 4 P.M. - Fort Henry Days

Fort Henry Days is a large authentic Colonial Encampment event that features period vendors, authentic music, and a reenactment of the battle of Fort Henry.  This year, Faire May will perform right after the Battle Reenactment on Sunday, September 4th (Right around 4 p.m.).  This show will feature authentic 18th century tunes and songs played on authentic acoustic instruments.  Don't miss this event!

August 16th @ Noon - Ohio County Public Library

Come to the Ohio County Public Library in Downtown Wheeling on the feast of Saint Rocco for an Italian music demonstration performed by Faire May!  The program will include traditional songs and dancing music from Italy using authentic instruments.  Program begins at noon and will last about 40 minutes!

July 23rd 7-9p.m. - Bridge Tavern

Faire May will be playing a concert at the locally adored Bridge Tavern located across the street from the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge.  Come get some delicious food and listen to the music that has always been a part of West Virginia, folk music!

June 3rd - First Friday's on 4th Street - Steubenville OH

Faire May will be performing during the June First Friday event on Fourth Street in Steubenville Ohio!  This event features unique vendors, great food, and music the whole day.  The music stage is located just outside of Leonardo's Coffeehouse in downtown Steubenville.  Time of Faire May's performance is to-be-determined!

June 18th - Parkersburg Multi-Cultural Festival

Faire May is going to Parkersburg!  The Parkersburg Multi-cultural festival features international food, games, and entertainment.  From 2 P.M. to 3 P.M. Faire May will play music from Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Hungary, and other countries!  

June 21st - Toe Tappin' Tuesdays

Faire May will be playing at Warwood Park's Toe Tappin Tuesdays event on June 21st from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

April 2nd - 5 p.m. - Homesteading Conference

Join Faire May for the Steubenville Ohio Homesteading Conference!  Conference Tickets are require to attend all the fun and educational events.  The band will be playing traditional music to end the conference from 5 to 6 p.m.  The conference will take place at the Four Seasons Community Center at 129 School St, Steubenville, Ohio.

For more info on the conference and to get tickets, click the button below visit the website!

March 19th - Oglebay Celtic Festival

Faire May will be performing from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Oglebay Celtic Festival.  The festivities will be taking place near Oglebay Park's Levison Shelter with Faire May playing nearby inside Camp Russel.  Free admission!  Traditional Irish Music all day!

March 12th - Wheeling Celtic Festival

Faire May will be closing the night at the Wheeling Celtic Festival!  The festival will run from noon to 8 p.m. with entertainment from various Celtic music groups.  Faire May will be performing from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to close the evening!  

There will be vendors, Irish foods, and lots of fun!

The Wheeling Celtic Festival is held inside the River City Restaurant and Artisan Center in downtown Wheeling (Near Wesbanco Arena).

March 15th - Noon - Lunch With Books

The Faire May duo, Jariel Henthorn and Zac Gordon, will be a part of the Ohio County Library's Irish Lunch With Books event!  The event will feature poems and traditional music from Ireland's rich history.  The presentation will be held downstairs inside the Ohio County Library.  For more info, click the button and visit the Facebook event below!

March 5th - Independence Hall

Come see Faire May and Gallowglass present an afternoon of traditional Irish music inside the beautiful historic West Virginia Independence hall located in downtown Wheeling.  Gallowglass will be performing at 1 p.m. and Faire May will begin their program at 3 p.m. 

(Times are subject to change)

Free admission!

February 27th - Sweet Winter Ball

You're invited!  Faire May will present a short program of traditional music during our Sweet Winter Ball!  This ball will include folk dancing from various countries and time periods.  It will be a fun time of dancing, music, and community!  

For more info on this dance, please visit the tab on our website called "Sweet Winter Ball".

January 8th - Leonardo's Coffeehouse - 7 P.M.

Come see Faire May perform Christmas, Irish, and European folk music!  We will be playing inside of Leonardo's Coffeehouse on 4th Street in Steubenville Ohio.  Concert begins at 7 P.M. and is free to the public!  

December 21 - Lunch with Books - 12 P.M.

Come see Faire May at the "Lunch With Books" event at the Ohio County Library!  We will be part of Don Feenerty's Christmas presentation on The Simple Gift.  We will be playing traditional Christmas music!  

December 19th - Cockayne Christmas Concert - 2 shows

Join us at the Cockayne Farmstead in Glen Dale West Virginia on December 19th for a historical Christmas music show!  Faire May will present traditional Christmas music from years past while wearing authentic 19th century garb.  The Cockayne House is a 19th century home that housed several musicians throughout its years; including a musical club called the "Oriole Club".  

Daytime Concert: 3 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Candlelight Concert: 8 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.

All proceeds benefit the historic Cockayne house! 

Tickets can be purchased at the Cockayne Farmstead's website by clicking below:

July 24th - Sycamore Center - 6:30 to 8:30 P.M.

Members of Faire May will perform part of the night at the Sycamore Center in Steubenville Ohio.  The concert will be part of their "Sy's Cafe" event that features coffees and other wonderful drinks as musicians entertain you!  Also performing this evening is Hannah and Celia Mergen on violin and cello as well as the group known as "Make a Joyful Noise".  This whole event is FREE and OPEN to the public and donations to the Sycamore Center are greatly appreciated!    

July 15th - Berkman Amphitheater Concert Series - 7 p.m.

Come see Faire May put on a great show as part of Fort Steuben's summer concert series!  We'll be playing all our favorites, from Irish to Appalachian to European Folk Music!  After Faire May will be the Joseph Sisters! This whole concert is FREE and OPEN to the public!

July 8th - Cockayne Farmstead - NOON

Faire May will give a musical presentation on the music of Appalachia for Cockayne Farmstead's "Hungry For History" event!  You'll hear good music from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries!  This is FREE and OPEN to the public!

email: fairemaymusic@gmail.com 

phone: (304)-559-4656