April 2017

(Updated 4/30/2017)

Contact Venue first to double check event as changes may occur.  Location is linked to venue website. All information was obtained from venue websites as of the above date.  Please contact venue if entertainment information is missing from the below list.

 

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Date Concert/Fest Location TIme Amt
4/29

Seamus Kelleher

Singer/Songwriter, former lead guitarist of the Sean Fleming Band.  Remember the "barwalker" to "Sultan's of Swing" at the 4P's DC?  Seamus is back for a return engagement at Lahinch.  Call for reservations!  Here's a link with rare footage from his famous 'barwalk" at 4Ps DC!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hPpsicFIcE

 

Lahinch Tavern & Grill, Potomac, MD 8:00 pm No cover charge!

Reservations Highly Recommended.

April 30th Greater Washington Ceili Club Cherry Hill Park Ballroom.

9800 Cherry Hill Park, College Park, MD

3:00 pm dance workshop-high cauled cap

4-8pm Ceili (pot-luck dinner during first break)

Admission

GWCC member $15, Children of GWCC members 1/2 price ages 11-20 yrs old.

Non-members $20 and Children < the age of 11 Free.

May 1st

TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS featuring Jerry Douglas & Aly Bain (Boys of The Lough) and All-Star Band with special guests THE MILK CARTON KIDS, MAURA O’CONNELL, DECLAN O’ROURKE, and KAREN MATHESON (Capercaillie) Birchmere

Alexandria, VA

7:30 pm Ticket price $45

Click here to purhcase tickets from Ticketmaster

May 2nd, 2017 (Tuesday)

Irish Heritage Day with the Washington Nationals! (against the Arizona Diamondbacks) Nats Park, Washington, DC Festival outside Nats park at 5pm.  Game time 7:05 pm Tickets reserve now gives access to festival, music, dance, Irish pubs on site:

$50 baseline reserved ticket (includes VIP access to pre-game party tent)

$28 outfield reserved

$20 Scoreboard pavilion

all tickets include a donation to the John Barry charitable fund.

May 20

Flogging Molly The Fillmore

Silver Spring, MD

  $35. General Admission, Standing room only

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June 17

Daniel O'Donnell National Theater, Washington, DC 8 pm Tickets $53-$250

Click this link for tickets from Live Nation/Ticketmaster

June 20

Celtic Woman Wolftrap Filene Center, Vienna, VA 8 pm Tickets $40-$85

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    Pub Music

Washington DC Metro Area

April 2017

   
    Virginia    
Date Event Location Time FB link
4/1-30 Not available at post time. Contact venue P.J. Mulligan's Public House, Herndon, VA  
4/1-30

 

not available at post time. Contact Venue Nana's Irish Pub, 7843 Main Street, Middletown, VA   

Formerly Irish Isle Restaurant

 
4/6 Mike Leverone Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/7 Aine O'Doherty Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/8 Huntley Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/13 Oren Polak Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/14 Nick Ian & the Machine Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/15 Danny Burns Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/20 19th Street Band Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/21 Aine O'Doherty Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/22 Bobby Stevens Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/27 Mike Scoglio Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/28-29 TBA Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
4/7 Mars Rodeo Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm
4/8 Red Shoes Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/13 Malarkey Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/14 Judge Smith Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/15 Aine O'Doherty Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/21 The Loop Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/22 Peter Flemming Duo Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/28 Ciaran Quinn Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/29 Rob Mays Duo Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
4/2-5 Mike Strutton Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va 8:30pm
4/6-8 Pat Carroll Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
4/7-8 Both Sides Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
4/9-10 Rocky Guttman Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
4/12-15 Pat Garvey Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
4/14-15 Fighting Jameson's Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  

4/16-17

John McGrath Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
4/18-22 Mason Sebastian Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
4/21-22 Muddy Cows Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
4/23-24 Rocky Guttmann Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
4/25-29 Sanford Markley Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
4/28-29 Dave Andrews BAnd Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  

 

 

 

4/30-5/1 Scott O'FAllon Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va 830pm  
all Fri-Sat Check website or Facebook page for weekly entertainment updates Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
4/3 Trad sessiun with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 1230-230pm  
4/5 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 930-130am  
4/7 19th Street Band Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 8pm-12am 
4/8 Driven to Clarity Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/9 Brian Gaffney Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 6-9pm  
4/10 Trad sessiun with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/12 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/14 Walk of Shame Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/15 David Andrew Smith Band Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/16 Jazz Brunch with Tara Hoffman Trio

Conor Malone 6-9pm

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/17 Trad sessiun with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/19 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/21 Practically Einstein Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  

4/22

Irresponsible Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
4/23 Jazz Brunch with Tara Hoffman Trio

Conor Malone 6-9pm

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
4/24 Trad sessiun with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
4/26 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/28 Nick Ian & the Machine Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/29 Kara & Matty D Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
4/30 Jazz Brunch with Tara Hoffman Trio

 Conor Malone 6-9pm

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 12:30-2:30pm

 

 
4/5-6 TBA Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 9pm
4/12-13 TBA Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 9pm
4/19-20 TBA Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 9pm
4/26-27 TBA Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 9pm  
4/7-8 TBA Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 730pm
4/14-15 John McGrath Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 9pm  
 4/21-22

 

Sean Fleming Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 7 pm  
4/28-29 TBA Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va    
Every Sun Karaoke Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
Every Mon Pub Quiz Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
Every Tues Open Mike Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
4/1-30 TBA contact venue Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm  
4/1 Sean Fleming Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
4/7-8 Hedgerows Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
4/7 Tejas Singh Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
4/14-15 Brian Gaffney Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
 4/14 Nathaniel Davis Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10pm-close  
4/21-22 Flying Cows of Ventry Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
4/21 Acoustic Soul Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10pm-close  
4/28-29 The Quietmen Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
4/28 Joshua Rich Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10pm-close  
4/6 Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 9-1am  
4/7 Alan Scott The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 9-1am  
4/8 Mostly Irish The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 8-12am   
4/14 Mars Rodeo The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 9-1am  
4/15 Justin Shapiro The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
4/21 Torry B Duo The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
4/22 Dusty Rose Trio The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
4/28 Billy Thompson Band The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
4/29 Medicine Wind The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
Monday's Traditional Irish Sessiun Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm  
Wednesday's Trivia with Geeks who drink Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA

 

7 - 10pm  
4/4 Concert:  Ann Kirrane & Gabe Donohue Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10pm $15 per person

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4/7 Joseph Monasterial Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7 pm
4/8 Acoustic Ayre Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10pm  
4/13 Sea Shanty Singers Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10 pm  
4/15 Joseph Monasterial Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10 pm  
4/16 2nd STory Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 1130am-230pm  
4/20 Eric Highsmith Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7=10m  
4/21 Joseph Monasterial Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10pm  
4/22 Dominic Preston Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 630-930pm  
4/28 Joseph Monasteral Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10pm  
4/29 Eric Highsmith Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7-10pm  
    Maryland    
Friday's Traditional Irish Music Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10 pm  
4/12 & 26th 19th Street Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill

7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD

8-11pm  
4/8 Liz Springer Trio Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
4/15 Bruce Ewan Blues Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
4/19 Jimmy Nalls & Neil Foley Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
4/20 Sligo Creek Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
4/22 40 Thieves Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
4/27 Jimmy Nalls & Neil Foley Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
4/29 Seamus Kelleher, former lead guitarist of the Sean Fleming Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
Every Sunday Brooks Tegler Jazz Group Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD    
Every Monday The Irish Innmates-traditional Irish sessiun Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD    
4/5 & 19 19th Street Band Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD    
  Opened Oct 2016!

4/1-30

Not Available at post time.  Contact Venue.

The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD)

6-9pm
 

4/1-30

Not available at post time.  Contact venue.     

 Finnegan's Wake, Rockville, MD

 
Every Wed Traditional Irish Sessiun The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/3 Sea Shanty sing a long The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/7 Billy Mayfield The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/8 Misbehavin' Maidens The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/9 Skylark (6pm) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/14 John Lyon & Brian Dorothy The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/15 Brendan Pelan & Chick Hall The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/16 Trad Session w/ Betsy O'Malley (6pm) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
4/20 Folk Sing In (8pm) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
4/21 Dennis Vaughan The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
4/22 The Bag O'Vaughan's The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
4/23 Night and Day Trio (530pm) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
4/28 Pat Garvey The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
4/29 Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
Every Wed Karaoke Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD 830-11pm
4/9, 16,23,30 Mary Ann Redmond Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD  
4/1-30 TBA-not available at post time Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
Every Wed  Trivia Kings Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD  
4/1-30 TBA.  Contact venue.  Not available at post time. Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD 930pm
Every Tues Trad Irish Sessiun McGinty's, Silver Spring, MD  
Every Wed Karaoke McGinty's, Silver Spring, MD  
Every Thurs Live Local Music McGinty's, Silver Spring, MD  
Every Sun Live Irish Music from 4-8pm Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4:00-8:00 pm
4/7 Shelli & Kurt Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm
4/8 Melanie Vanderlee Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm
4/14 Pete Best Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 3-530pm
4/15 Alex Peters Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm
4/21 Amber North Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-11:30
4/22 Andrew Bell Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7-11pm
4/28 Andrew Luskey Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm
4/29 Justin Ryan Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830-1230am
3/21 TIPSC Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30
3/24 Colin Rowe Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm  
3/25 Ray Weaver Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
3/31 Dana B Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
4/6 Pat Garvey Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11  
4/7 Colin Rowe Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12 pm  
4/8 Meg & Brian Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
4/13 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
4/14 Shelli & Kurt Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
4/15 Amber North Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12pm  
4/20 Pat O' Brennan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7/11 pm  
4/21 Donna B Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
4/22 Pete Best Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12pm  
4/27 Pat Garvey Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
4/28 Michelle McTierney Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230pm  
4/29 One Third Wish Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD    
    Wash. DC    
Most Wednesdays Live music.  Contact venue Duffy's Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
4/2-8 Brian Gaffney the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
4/9-15 TBA contact venue the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
4/16-22  Pat Garvey

 

the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
4/23-29

 

TBA contact venue the Dubliner, Wash, DC    
4/30-5/6 TBA contact venue the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
3/26-4/1 TBA the Dubliner, Wash, DC  
Every Tues Trivia Kings Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
Every Wed District Trivia Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
4/5-6 Fiddler's Fancy Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
4/7-8 Whisky Promise Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
4/12-15 Pete Baker Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
4/19-20 Aine O'Doherty Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
4/21-22

 

Ciaran Quinn      
4/26-29 Conor Malone Irish Channel, Washington, DC    
Every Thur Local artist Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
Every Sat Live Music Local Bands Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
4/3-9 Knapsack Rira, Georgetown, DC  
4/10-16 Folklords Rira, Georgetown, DC  
4/17-30 TBA (not available at post time) Rira, Georgetown, DC