Outside the circle

When you’re caught up in playing at a session I think sometimes we forget that people outside the circle are actually listening to us and our music makes an impact. A few weeks ago I attended the bi-weekly Irish session at the Jericho Cafe in Jericho. It was a small session but the tunes were … More Outside the circle

The red string

In some Chinese folklore, it is believed that the gods tie an invisible red cord around the ankles of those that are destined to meet one another in a certain situation or help each other in a certain way. I love this concept. I envision a red string attached to me throughout my life and … More The red string

An Irish session in Brattleboro – McNeill’s Pub

This Wednesday head out to the Irish session at McNeill’s Pub in Brattleboro. Below is some information on it written by flute and whistle player, Dan Restivo. McNeill’s Pub Session Currently, I co-host the monthly second-Wednesday session at McNeill’s Pub in Brattleboro. Originally founded by fiddler Randy Miller and guitarist Roger Kahle, its first home … More An Irish session in Brattleboro – McNeill’s Pub

2014 in review

It’s been a great year. Thanks for your readership and your continued support of traditional Irish music and local bands. Check out all that happened in 2014 on this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,700 times in 2014. If it were a … More 2014 in review