Following the concert.

Join the fun- hang out, or jump in and play! 

Marriott Hotel – Country Club Plaza, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

We’ll be serving Smithwick’s Irish Ale and Harp

Musicians! Winter Steam is your chance to enjoy some pints and strut your stuff at this high-energy indoor beer tent!

Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge will take place January 13, 2024.


-No entry fee
-Twelve (12) entries only; alternate spots will be held

1st $750, 2nd $500, 3rd $250
Plus, other prizes TBD.

Immediately following Winter Storm 2023: The Pipes & Drums Concert

Winter Steam Venue, Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, 2nd Floor

– Time limit: 5 minutes
– Instrumentation: anything goes
– Personnel: minimum of two per entry/group, no Maximum
– Any given individual may play with one group only
– Method of selection of winner: adjudication by an official Winter Storm judging panel.
– Order of play will be posted at Winter Steam

Entrants may enter prior to the weekend to get on the list and assure a spot by emailing Roger McCrummen

On-site entry is also allowed if there are open spots . Marriott Hotel, 2nd Floor, Winter Storm Registration Desk

Entry deadline is Saturday, January 13, 2024, 3:00 P.M.

The Winter Steam event is free! Get an all you can drink pint glass for just $30.