Sept 2018

(Updated 9/7/2018)

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Date Concert/Fest Location TIme Amt
Sept 7, 2018

 

The Rogues (from Houston) & the Shamrogues (from East Coast)

Celtic music "Double Header!"

Ramshead Tavern

33 West Street

Annapolis, MD

8pm $25

Click here for tickets!

9/14/2018

 

Celtic Thunder X Tour Modell Lyric Center, Baltimore, MD 730pm Tickets, click this link!
9/15/2018

Celtic Thunder X Tour Warner Theater, Washington, DC   Tickets click here
Sept 15th (Saturday)

Lahinch Tavern & Grill Annual Irish Festival

(Outdoor BBQ, Live music, dancers, and great craic!)

1/2 Way to St. Patrick's Day Festival!

Lahinch Tavern & Grill Annual Irish Festival

Tuckerman Lane and 7 Locks Road, Potomac, MD

4pm Free!
Sept 15th (Saturday)

Samuel Beckett's Annual Celtic Fest

(Live music, dancers, pipers, food & drink!)

1/2 Way to St. Patrick's Day

Samuel Becketts

Shirlington, VA

All Day Free!
9/21-22

 

Murphy's Grand Irish Pub 40 Year Anniversary

Old Town Alexandria, VA

Fri 9/21-40 cent Guinness from 4-7pm!

Sat 9/22- 11am to close, live music from:  Pat Carroll, Both Sides, Pat Garvey, Siobhan O'Brien, Sanford Markley, Brendan Sheridan, Diplomatic Immunity

Murphy's Grand Irish Pub 40 Year Anniversary

King Street

Old Town Alexandria, Va

Festivities 9/21-22

40 cent Guinness on Friday from 4-7pm!!

No cover charge!
Sept 22, 2018 (Saturday)

The Young Dubliners w/ opening act,     Siobhan O'Brien The Hamilton Live

14th Street

Washington, DC

Doors open 630pm

Show 8pm

Tickets: $19.75-$29.75

Click here for tickets!

Sept 22, 2018 (Saturday)

The Washington D.C. metropolitan area branch of the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, with sponsorship from the City of Fairfax and the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts, will present the 23rd Annual CCÉ Irish Folk Festival in Fairfax, VA.

Featuring Anne Kirrane & Gabriel Donohue; "Bua"-Sean Gavin, Brian Miller, Devin Shepherd, Brian O'hAirt, Billy Jackson plus a roster of prominent talent from Irish traditional music & dance.

Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Faifax, VA and the Auld Shebeen, Main Street, Fairfax, VA.

Click here for details

Noon-630pm $10 per person

$20 per family (max)

Sept 23, 2018 (Sunday)

Irish Heritage Day at NATS Park

Sunday, September 23 is Halfway to St. Patrick's Day at Nationals Park! Join fellow Irishmen from around the Washington DC area to support the Nationals as we take on the New York Mets.

All fans who purchase a Baseline Reserved ticket through this link will have access to a pregame festival, with food and drink samplings from around Ireland. Information regarding the pregame event will be announced prior to the game.

 

Nationals Park

Washington, DC

1:35pm $20-$60

Click Here to buy tickets

9/23/2018

Gabriel Donohue and Ann Kirrane Irish House Party

Rock Spring Congregational Church, Saegmiller Room, 5010 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA

730pm Suggested donation $20 per individual, $40 per family
Sept 28, 2018 (Friday)

The Young Dubliners w/ opening act,     Siobhan O'Brien The Soundry

10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD

Doors 7pm

Show 8pm

Tickets $20-25

Click here to purchase tickets

Oct 11th Lilt and Culkin School of Irish Dance, Live The Limerick Pub

11301 Elkin St, Wheaton, MD 20902, tel. (301) 946-3232.  This will be the inaugural show for the new concert series Live From The Limerick Pub.  The entire show will be streamed live online from the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/livefromthelimerickpub

 

   
Oct 20th

"Mundy", all the way from Ireland!!

Mundy.Laurel.Oct2018.htm

 

" Mundy", Irish musician, mostly known from his Irish radio notoriety for the Ireland cover of the song, "Galway Girl",  written by American artist, Steve Earle, after the movie release premiere in 2007 of "P.S., I Love You", starring Hillary Swank,  Gerard Butler,  Jeffrey Dean Morgan and  lead actors, Kathy Bates, Lisa Kudrow! Laurel Park, MD

130 N. Laurel Place Track,

Laurel, MD

2-7pm No charge!
Oct 28th, 2018

Oct 2018- New album release!!

Deirdre "Dee" Reilly

A concert for the launch of her new album release:

"My Kind of Country"

Murphy's Irish Pub

713 King Street

Old Town Alexandria, VA

 

 

"My Kind of Country"

Album release concert from:

7:00-10:00 pm

Doors open at 5:30 pm

upstairs at Murphy's

 (note: upstairs is not handicap accessible)

Admission is $20 per person (cash).  Note: the upstairs of Murphy's Alexandria, has no handicap access. For reservations, send your email reservation to Patty Simpson, let her know how many in your party, (table or barstool), and a phone number to: musiclinkco@msn.com

"My Kind of Country"

11/1/2018

 

Stars from  "the Commitments" The Birchmere

Alexandria, VA

7:30pm $35

Click this link to buy tickets!

November 9-11,  2018

Timonium Maryland Irish Fest

Timonium, MD

 

Cow Palace Maryland State Fair

Timonium, MD

Fri night, all day Saturday and most of Sunday $10-$20

Click here for advanced ticket purchase

12/1/2018

Scythian Ramshead Tavern

33 West Street

Annapolis, MD

9pm $24.50

Click here to buy tickets!

12/2/2018

Eileen Ivers

Eileen Ivers Christmas shows The Barns at Wolftrap

Vienna, VA

3pm & 8pm $27-$32

Click this link for tickets!

12/7, 8 and 9, 2018 (4 shows)

 

Carbon Leaf

 

Ramshead Tavern

33 West Street

Annapolis, MD

 

4 Shows

12/7-8:30pm

12/8-3pm

12/8-8:30pm

12/9-1pm

$39.50

Click here to buy tickets!

12/13 and 12/14, 2018

Carbon Leaf The Birchmere

Alexandria, VA

730pm $39.50

Click this link for tickets!

Dec 23

"Cherish the Ladies"

A Celtic Christmas

In their Celtic Christmas program, the Ladies put their signature mark on classic carols such as “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Silent Night.” Their arrangements highlight the group’s unique Celtic instrumentation, beautiful harmonies and spectacular step dancing.

 

The Weinberg Center

20 West Patrick Street

Frederick, MD

3:00 pm $20-$35

 

Click this link to buy tickets.

    Pub Music

Washington DC Metro Area, separated by State (VA, MD, DC)

Sept 2018

   
    Virginia    
Date Event Location Time FB link
9/1-9/30 Contact venue P.J. Mulligan's Public House, Herndon, VA  
9/1-30

 

Contact Venue Nana's Irish Pub, 7843 Main Street, Middletown, VA   

Formerly Irish Isle Restaurant

Music 7pm most nights
9/1-30 TBA contact venue Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA 9pm  
9/7 Judge Smith Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm
9/8 The Swell Band Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/14 Warehouse Descendents Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/15 Ciaran Quinn Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/21 Practically Einstein Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/22 High Five Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/28 Down Wilson Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/29 The Curbfeelers Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/2-5 Donal O'Shaughnessy Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/6 Pat Carroll

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex,Va

   
9/7-8

9/7-8

Pat Carroll

Fighting Jameson's

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/8-10 Nick T Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/11-15

9/14-15

Pat Garvey

Both Sides

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/16-17

 

Rocky Guttmann Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/21-22

Murphy's Pub is turning 40!  40 Cent Guinness on Friday, Sept 21 from 4-7pm!

Music from open to close on Saturday!

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/18-22

9/21

9/22

Sanford Markley

Billy T. Wilde

 Diplomatic Immunity

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/23-24 Greg S. Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/25-29

9/28-29

Siobhan O'Brien

Freddie Long

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/30-10/1 Pete Baker Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
Mondays and Wednesdays Irish session Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 8pm
9/9, 16, 23 (Sundays) Brian Gaffney Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 5-8pm
9/30 (Sunday) Judge Smith Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 5-8pm  
9/1-30 (music Fri/Sat nights)  TBA.  Not available at post time.  Contact venue. Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 830pm-1230am  
9/7-8 Sean Fleming (solo) Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va  
9/14-15 Gerry Timlin Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va  

 

9/28-29 Brian Gaffney Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va    
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
9/1-30 TBA. Not Available at post time.  Contact venue Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
Saturday afternoons Traditional Irish Session for Brunch 12pm-3pm Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 12pm-3pm
9/7-8 Brendan's Voyage Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
9/7 Hilary Veltri Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
9/14

9/15

The Quietmen

1/2 Way to St. Pat's Day CCE Irish Festival!  Irish Dancers, Live Irish music all day!

Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
9/14 Kat Somers Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
9/21-22 Brian Gaffney Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/21 Siobhan O'Brien Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
9/28-29 Flying Cows of Ventry Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
9/28 Radio NV Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
9/6 Open Mike w/ Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
9/7 Dusty Rose Duo The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/8 The Posuers The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/14 Tender Polman The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/15 Billy Thompson Band The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/20 Open Mike w/ Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/21 Mostly Irish The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/22 Medicine Wind The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/28 Sanford & Lena The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/29 Justin Shappiro The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
Monday's Traditional Irish Sessiun Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm
9/13 Sea Shanty Pub Sing Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm
9/15 Josh Allen Band Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7pm
9/22 Dominic Preston Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 630pm
9/29 Eric Highsmith Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7pm
Wednesday's Trivia with Geeks who drink Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA

 

7 - 10pm
    Maryland

September 2018

   
Friday's Traditional Irish Music & Culkin School of Irish Dance Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10 pm
Every Monday Pub Quiz Lahinch Tavern and Grill

7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD

730pm  
9/8 Cravin' Dogs Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
9/13 Chug-A-Lug Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
9/14 Audio Fuel Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
9/15         1/2 Way to St. Patrick's Day Annual Festival, 4pm!  Outdoor BBQ, Live Music, Dancers! Lahinch Tavern and Grill 4pm-
9/15 Sligo Creek Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm  
9/19 19th Street Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
9/20 Sookey Jump 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  
9/1-30 TBA.  Not Available at Post time.  Contact venue. Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD 8-11pm
9/19 Siobhan O'Brien Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD 7-10 pm  
9/1-30 Not available at post time.  Contact venue

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

7-10pm
 

9/1-30

Not available at post time.  Contact venue.     

 Finnegan's Wake, Rockville, MD

 
9/22 Siobhan O'Brien

 Finnegan's Wake, Rockville, MD

   
Every Wed Traditional Irish Sessiun The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/1-30 TBA.  Not available at post time.  Contact venue. The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
Every Wed Karaoke Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD 830-11pm
Every Sunday Mary Ann Redmond Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD  
9/4 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/6 Drew Stevyns Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD  
9/8 Battery Lane Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/11 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/13 One Bridge Lane Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/14 19th Street Band Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/15 The DCEivers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/16 Lena & Sanford Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/21 My Life on Hold Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/22 The Leftovers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/28 The DCEivers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/29 InDA Meantime Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
Every Wed  Trivia Kings Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD  
9/1-30 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
Every Wed Irish Sessiun Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 8pm
9/9 Ciaran Quinn Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
9/16 Seamus Kelleher Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
9/23 Brendan Pelan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
9/30 Seamus Kelleher Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm  
9/7 Drew Vervyn Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD  830pm-1230am
9/8 Peter James Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD  830pm-1230am
9/14 Seamus Kelleher Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm
9/15 Pete Best Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30am
9/18  TIPSC Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7pm
9/21 John Luskey Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm  
9/22 Ciaran Quinn Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7-10pm  
9/28 Seamus Kelleher Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm  
9/29 Andrew Bell Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830 pm  
9-5 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm
9/6 Andrew Bell Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7pm
9/7 Dana B. Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
9/8 Parks Edge Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
9/12 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm
9/13 Seamus Kelleher Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm
9/14 Meg & Bryan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12am  
9/15 Harry Traynham Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6-9pm  
9/19 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm  
9/20 Drew Vervyn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7pm  
9/21 Drew Sokel Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12pm  
9/26 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm  
9/27 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7pm  
9/29 Larry Gershon Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD    
9/3 John Luskey Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 3pm

 

 
9/7

9/7

John Luskey

Melanie Vanderlee

Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 6pm

8-12am

 
9/8 Vicki Roberts Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 6pm  
9/8 Shawn Owen

Elvis & Raines

Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD

6-10pm

8-12am

 
9/9 Jason Morton Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 3pm  
9/14 Melanie Vanderlee Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
9/15 Dana B.

Seamus Kelleher

Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 6-10pm

8-12am

 
9/16 John Luskey Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 3-7pm  
9/21 Just Us

Melanie Vanderlee

Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 6pm

8pm

 
9/23 Three of a Kind

Eddie Rogers

Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 6-10pm

8pm

 
9/23 Shelli & Kurt Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 3-7pm  
9/29 Seamus Kelleher Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
9/30 Peter James Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 3pm  
    Wash., D.C.

September 2018

   
 Music sometimes Live music.  Contact venue Duffy's Irish Pub, Washington, DC

New Location 9/2018: 1016 H St, NE, Wash, DC

 
9/2-8 Brian Gaffney the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
9/9-15 Fergus Kennedy/Steve Morris the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
9/16-22

 

Pat Garvey the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
9/23-29 Conor Malone the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
9/30-10/6 Brian Gaffney the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
Every Tues Trivia Kings Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
Every Wed District Trivia Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
9/6-8 Conor Malone Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
9/11-15 Brian Gaffney Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
9/19-22 Ciaran Quinn Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
9/26-29 Pete Baker Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
Sundays (3:00-6:00pm)

Thurs/Fri/Sat nights (9:30-12:30am)

Traditional Irish Session

LIve acoustic music.

 Kirwan's on the Wharf

749 Wharf Street SW, DC

 
Every Thur Local artist Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
Every Sat Live Music Local Bands Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
9/20 Brian Gaffney Nanny O'Brien's, Washington, DC    
9/4-7 Just the Tipperary Rira, Georgetown, DC 930pm
9/11-13 The Crooked Jacks Rira, Georgetown, DC  930pm
9/14 Just the Tipperary Rira, Georgetown, DC 930pm
9/18-20 Skidoo Rira, Georgetown, DC    
9/21 The Ruffians Rira, Georgetown, DC    
9/26-27 Skidoo Rira, Georgetown, DC    
9/28 The Ruffians Rira, Georgetown, DC