The Van | Janesville Irish Fest

Irish BIFF Stew


Join Kerry Ingredients & Flavours, the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) and the Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) for a celebration of Irish food, music, and film.

The opening act of the first annual Janesville Irish Fest is bound to be a hit with the award-winning Irish duo PATRICK & GERARD performing onstage at the Rock County Historical Society. Enjoy Irish Stew and rustic breads as the house band from Milwaukee’s Mo’s Irish Pubs entertains. This duo has been performing for nearly a decade and features WAMI award-winning guitarist Kevin Patrick and Wisconsin legendary vocalist and Grammy nominated songwriter Greg Gerard.

The Van starring Colm Meaney

WHEN:  Thursday, October 3rd, 2013  @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

WHERE:  The Rock County Historical Society
440 North Jackson Street, Janesville, WI 53545

COST:  $10 per person – Music, film and bottomless Irish Stew.
Advance tickets available from the RCHS & BIFF Offices or
or online tickets at

CONTACT:  RCHS 608-756-4509  BIFF 262-951-5066


Featured BIFF Film

The evening is topped off with the hilarious and poignant Irish comedy, The Van, starring Colm Meany in an outdoor setting featuring the BIFF 27′ inflatable movie screen, sponsored by First National Bank & Trust. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, the venue will be hosted indoors with limited seating available. Proceeds will support the quality programming of RCHS and BIFF in Rock County.

Guinness and Irish Coffee available at the cash bar!
No carry ins

Proceeds to support the Rock County Historical Society and the Beloit International Film Festival


5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Patrick and Gerard, famed Irish duo

7:30 p.m.  The Van starring Colm MeaneyCelebrated Irish comedy, part of Roddy Doyles  Barrytown Trilogy

The rest  of the BIFF Year Round Schedule

Sponsored by:

Kerry Ingredients Janesville Irish FestRock County Historical Society