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Occurs on Friday March 15 2024

Approximate running time: 2 hours


The Backstage
84810 State Hwy 13
Bayfield WI 54814

Event Notes


A Musical Tour of Ireland

Featuring the Blue Canvas Orchestra

Friday, March 15, 2024
Doors Open: 5:30PM
Show: 7:00PM

Tickets: $26/ Half Price Youth 17 & Under

Sponsored by: Friends of Mike Fauerbach - In Honor of his Memory

The Backstage's 2024 season is sponsored in part by Jim Bryan & Dee Johnson.

Kick off your St. Patrick's weekend during a night of Irish music with Stevie Matier, Molly Otis, Andy Noyes, Harrison Olk and Nori Schwenzfeier, all Blue Canvas Orchestra regulars, and Big Top favorites. Quoting Stevie: “Beidh ceol, scealta agus craic againn anocht” which means “We'll have music, stories, and fun tonight!” Expect an intimate show featuring all that is Irish: both ancient and modern; contemporary and traditional; music, stories and fun. Plus, partake in an Irish menu and special Irish cocktails mixed for you at the bar.

The Backstage

Big Top's new year-round performance space is located at the Big Top Box Office & Giftshop at the juction of Hwy 13 and County Hwy J at the gateway to Bayfield. During a unique night out at The Backstage you can enjoy live entertainment, drinks, speciality cocktails, and a unique menu of shareable plates. For additional information, contact the Box Office at 715-373-5552.

Ticket Fees

*Plus applicable taxes and fees

  • 5.5% State and local sales tax
  • $5 Facility Fee per ticket (facility fee is used for tent, building, and grounds needs)
  • 3% Credit Card Handling Fee per order.
  • ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchanges will be given.


By purchasing a ticket to this event, you and your party agree to abide by the following conditions:

  • Attendees grant unrestricted rights & licenses for use of their likeness in any form of public broadcast and production, and for promotional purposes
  • Big Top Chautauqua reserves the right to refuse admission or evict anyone from the venue premises due to disorderly behavior without issuing a refund.
  • Big Top Chautauqua reserves the right to search all persons, packages, bags, and other items entering venue grounds and/or other properties owned by Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua. The safety of our guests, volunteers, staff, and artists are top priority.
  • All venue policies and procedures are subject to change without notice.

Make an annual donation of $125 or more and receive exclusive access to ticket pre-sales, usually a week before the general public. Learn more about the Blue Canvas Club HERE

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