Booking Shows

ghilliesLincoln Irish Dancers perform for weddings, birthday parties and reunions, cultural celebrations, festivals, schools, churches, independent/assisted living facilities, pubs/restaurants, civic groups, clubs, workplaces, church groups and more.

Show requests are accepted year round. Requests for shows between May and August and during March (“St. Patrick’s season”) should be made at least 30 days in advance if possible. Requests are processed on a “first come first served” basis. We can include audience participation in simple dances in our shows if requested.

If you’re interested in a booking or finding out more about it, email us at You may also phone 402-802-8644 and ask for Robin or 402-580-4566 and ask for Elizabeth. Or, you may download a Show Request Form  here . Submit the completed form (email preferred), allowing 3-5 business days for review and approval. We generally need a minimum lead time of two weeks for rehearsal between the approval date and the requested show date.

If the request can be approved, a Show Coordinator will contact you to discuss the details of your show, including our billing/remittance process.


Evenings and weekends, with limited weekday performances.

Space Requirements

We recommend a minimum space of 12′ x 12′ and prefer a hard surface such as vinyl, laminate or wood that is sturdy and level.


Fees for local performances generally range from $100 to $250, depending on length of show and the profit/non-profit status of your organization. NOTE: Requests for a show of less than 30 minutes will be billed at the “minimum/30 minute” rate. Mileage both directions at the federal business rate will be required for events outside of Lincoln, Nebraska. Mileage can be determined by googling “mileage Lincoln NE to (your address, town)”. For extended or lengthy out-of-town performances, other fees may also apply, and pricing is sometimes arranged on a “package” basis. When you contact us for a booking, we will discuss all details with you then. All payment is due in advance.

Performance at Parthenon

Performance at Parthenon