May 2018

(Updated 5/6/2018)

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Date Concert/Fest Location TIme Amt
June 1

Garland Jeffrey's and the Coney Island Playboys with lead guitarist, Justin Jordan (known in DC metro area from playing with the Sean Fleming Band and Smoke 'N Mirrors)! City Winery

1350 Okie Street

Washington, DC

8pm-930pm $20-$28 from barstools to VIP seating.

Buy Tickets Click Here

June 3 Sean McCann (of Great Big Sea)

 

Jammin Java

Vienna, VA

7:30 pm $25

Buy Tickets

    Pub Music

Washington DC Metro Area

May 2018

   
    Virginia    
Date Event Location Time FB link
5/1-31 Contact venue P.J. Mulligan's Public House, Herndon, VA  
5/1-31

 

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

Formerly Irish Isle Restaurant

Music 7pm most nights
5/4 Eddie Pasa Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA 9pm  
5/5 Josh Airhart Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/10 The Wing Its Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/11 Aine O'Doherty Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/12 Nick, Ian and the Machine Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/17 19th Street Band Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/18 William Dicke Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/19 Danny Burns Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/24 Lenny Burridge Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/25 Aine O'Doherty Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/26 Bobby Stevens Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
5/11 Collective Achord Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm
5/12 Curbfeelers Celtic House, Arlington, VA    
5/18 Sheen Righter Duo Celtic House, Arlington, VA    
5/19 Swell Band Celtic House, Arlington, VA    
5/24 Malarkey Celtic House, Arlington, VA    
5/25 Sebastian McLaughea Celtic House, Arlington, VA    
5/26 Ron Hicks Project Celtic House, Arlington, VA    
5/1-5 Siobhan O'Brien Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/4-5

 

Both Sides Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/6-7 Pete Baker Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/8-12 Martin Marron Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/11-12 The DCEivers Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/13 Nick T Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/13-20 Pat Carroll Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/18-19 Both Sides Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/21 Nick T Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  

5/22-28 Pat Garvey Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
5/25-26 Freddie Long Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
5/29-6/2 Sanford Markley Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
5/4 19th Street Band Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/5 Far Away Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/6 Fergus & Stevie Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/10 Siobhan O'Brien Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/11 Driven to Clarity Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/12 High Five Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/13 Fergus & Stevie Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/17 Siobhan O'Brien Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/18 Thunder Buddies (featuring Kara) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/19 Practically Einstein Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
5/20 Brian Gaffney Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA

 

 
5/24 Judge Smith Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA

 

 
5/25 Keeton Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA

 

   
5/26 Nick, Ian and the Machine Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA

 

   
5/27 Brian Gaffney Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA

 

   
5/31 Pete Baker Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA

 

   
5/1-31 Contact venue.  Not available at post time Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA    
5/4 Ciaran Quinn Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 700-11pm
5/5 Scott Fallon Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 700-11pm

 

5/11-12 Sean Fleming Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va    
5/18-19 Gerry Timlin 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
5/4-5 Britton James Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
5/9 Andrew Burleson Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/10-11 Sanford Markley Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/17 Dan Gallager Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/18 Sharif Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/19 The Buzz Hounds Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/23 Andrew Burleson Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/25 Chasing Autumn Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/26 Eddie Pasa Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
5/31 Dan Gallager Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
Saturday afternoons Traditional Irish Session for Brunch 12pm-3pm Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 12pm-3pm
5/4-5 Pat Garvey Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
5/4 Day Job (Blues) Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
5/11-12 Brendan's Voyage Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
5/11 Hilary Veltri Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
5/18-29 Flying Cows of Ventry Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
5/18 Ashley Chevalier Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
5/25-26 Brian Gaffney Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
5/25 Phil Selz Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
5/3 Open mike with Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/4 Sean Chyun & the DCEivers The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/5 Mostly Irish The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/11 Andrew Burleson Duo The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/12 Omar Teitelb Solo The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/17 Open mike with Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/18 Justin Shappiro The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
5/19 Medicine Wind The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
5/25 Dusty Rose Trio The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
5/26 Sky Henry Band 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
  5/5 Eric Highsmith Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7pm
5/10 Sea Shanty PUb Sing Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA  
5/12 Dominic Preston Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 6-9pm  
5/17 Brian Gaffney Live! Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7pm  
5/19 Acoustic Ayre Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA    
5/26 Josh Allen Band Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA    
    Maryland

May 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  
5/4 Wooden Fish Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm
5/5 Toohey & Gotts (Wye River Band) Lahinch Tavern and Grill    
5/9 Steve Ragsdale Jazz Trio Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-11pm  
5/10 Gina and Neal Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10pm  
5/11 Two Man Trio Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
5/12 Seamus Kelleher Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10pm  
5/16 19th Street Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
5/17 Gerry Timlin Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
5/19 Sookey Jump Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
5/24 Sean Fleming (solo) Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7:30-10:30pm  
5/25 Matt Slocom and the Gravel Road band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
5/26 Sligo Creek Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm  
5/31 Chug a Lug 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  
5/9 Siobhan O'Brien Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD  
5/16 Siobhan O'Brien Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD

 

   
5/1-31 Not available at post time.  Contact venue

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

7-10pm
 

5/1-31

Not available at post time.  Contact venue.     

 Finnegan's Wake, Rockville, MD

 
Every Wed Traditional Irish Sessiun The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
5/4 John Lyon & Bryan Dorothy The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
5/5 Paul Gannon & Mitch Fanning The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
5/11 The Fly Birds The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
5/12 Brendan Pelan & Chick Hall The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md 8on
5/17 Folk Sing In The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md 9pm
5/18-19 Brian Gaffney The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
5/25 Safe Harbour The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
5/26 Mark Keenan 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  
5/1 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD  
5/3 Drew Stevyns Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/4 Cathy Ponton King Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/8 Beast from the East Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/10 Cory Cotter Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/11 Battery Lane Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/12 High Score Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/15 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/17 Brian Harris Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/18 The Leftovers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/19 Maggie Shot Burns Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/22 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/24 The Side Effect Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/25 The DCEivers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/26 Chute Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/29 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
5/31 Conor Malone Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
Every Wed  Trivia Kings Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD  
5/1-31 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
5/6 Drew Vervan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
5/13 Gary Eunice Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
5/20 Seamus Kelleher Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
5/27 Ciaran Quinn Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD    
5/3 Irish Trad Session w/ Peter Brice Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 730pm
5/4 Andrew Bell Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD  830pm-1230am
5/5 Alex Peters Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7-10pm
5/11 Pete Best Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm
5/12 Kieran Lally Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30am
5/15 TIPSC 7-11 Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7-11pm
5/18 Seamus Kelleher Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 4-8pm  
5/19 Drew Vervan Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
5/25 John Luskey Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
5/26 Ciaran Quinn Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
5/2 TIPSC (7-10pm) Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-10pm
5/3 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12am
5/4 Dana Haas Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12am
5/5 Meg and Angie Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD  
5/10 Gary Eurice Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm
5/11 Meg and Bryan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
5/17 Seamus Kelleher Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12am  
5/18 Dana B Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm  
5/19 Acoustic TK's Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm  
5/24 Drew Vervan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm  
5/25 Mark O' Dell Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD    
5/26 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD    
    Wash. DC    
 Music sometimes Live music.  Contact venue Duffy's Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
5/1-5 Fergus Kennedy & Steve Morris the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
5/6-12 Brian Gaffney the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
5/13-19

 

Pat Garvey the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
5/20-28 Conor Malone the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
5/29-6/4 Pat Garvey 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
5/2-4 Conor Malone Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
5/9-12 Ciaran Quinn Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
5/16-17 Ciaran Quinn Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
5/23-26 Pete Baker Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
5/31 Brian Gaffney Irish Channel, Washington, DC

 

   
5/1-31 Not available at post time.  Contact venue  Kirwan's on the Wharf

749 Wharf Street SW, DC

New pub opened Oct 2017, owned by Mark Kirwan of Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA
Every Thur Local artist Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
Every Sat Live Music Local Bands Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
5/24 Brian Gaffney Nanny O'Brien's, Washington, DC    
5/1-3 The Tipperary Rira, Georgetown, DC 930pm
5/8-10 Basket House Band Rira, Georgetown, DC  930pm
5/15-17 The Diddley Idols Rira, Georgetown, DC 930pm
5/22-24 The Laudunam Brothers Rira, Georgetown, DC