Oct 2018

(Updated 10/1/2018)

Contact Venue first to double check event, as changes may occur.  Location is linked to venue website, which is underlined. All information was obtained from venue websites as of the above date.  Please contact venue if entertainment information is missing from the below list. or if you see "TBA" which means venue did not post their music for that particular month or night.  If you would like your Irish pub entertainment to be listed on this monthly update, and your Irish pub is in the Washington, DC metro area, please email: musiclinkco@msn.com at least 1 week prior to the month you want displayed, to ensure your music schedule is included on the monthly IrishUSA DC metro area Irish pub updates.  If you have an Irish concert occurring somewhere within the Washington DC metro area, please email me as soon in advance of the concert as you can, and include venue link, Artist name/link, Ticket price/ link and date of your Irish concert event.  There is no charge to have your Irish event or pub music listed on IrishUSA.  The only request, is to provide a reciprocal link from your promotional website of your event. so we are all connected!

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Date Concert/Fest Location TIme Amt
October 4th and 5th

"Cormac Begle"-Acclaimed concertina player from County Kerry in Concert (2 nights at 2 different venues)

Concert:

Cormac Begley from County Kerry.

Acclaimed concertina player

Public Option on 10/4

1601 Rhode Island Ave NE

Washington, DC

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Capitol Hill Ceili House on 10/5

807 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC

730pm @ Public Option on 10/4

8pm @ Capitol Hill Ceili House

Suggested donation for 10/4 concert is $10-$20 for the artist

 RSVP to HamlinStDinerRSVP@gmail.com

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Friday, 10/5, please buy tickets in advance at:

Click this link to buy 10/5 tickets

Oct 4-7th

"The Importance of Being Earnest"

by Oscar Wilde

The Catholic University of America   (Hartke Theater)

Washington, DC

7:30pm each night and 2 pm on 10/6-7 Call Hartke

Box Office at

202-319-4000

Oct 5th

"Condemned to Remember"

A Holocaust survivor is "condemned to remember" in Irish documentary.

Sola's Nua's Irish film series at NYU in Wash, DC

Abramson Family Auditorium

1307 L Street NW

Washington, DC

6pm doors

630-film showing

8pm Q&A

830pm Reception

RSVP required by clicking here, no charge
Oct 7th

Lord of the Dance MGM National Harbor Theater

National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD

8pm $35-$75+

click here for Ticketmaster

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 15th

Solas Nua Film Series "Charolais"

Film "Charolais"

by Noni Stapleton

A surreal comedy of love, longing and one woman's intense rivalry with a Charolais heifer.

Praised by The New York Times as "brilliantly twisted" this dark comedy shows how far one Irish woman will go to make a quiet home.

 

Dupont Underground

1500 19th Street NW

Washington, DC

7pm, doors open at 630 pm Admission is free but you must RSVP to this link
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 concert!!

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 3 (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!
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)

October 2018

   
    Virginia    
Date Event Location Time FB link
10/1-31 Contact venue P.J. Mulligan's Public House, Herndon, VA  
10/1-31

 

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

Formerly Irish Isle Restaurant

Music 7pm most nights
10/1-31 TBA contact venue Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA 9pm  
10/1-31 TBA contact venue Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA    
10/1-31 TBA contact venue Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va  
10/5-27(music Fri/Sat nights)  TBA.  Not available at post time.  Contact venue. Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 830pm-1230am  
         
10/5 Sharif Duo Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm
10/6 Crime Stoppers Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/12 Mercenary J House Band Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/13 Ciaran Quinn Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/19 Siobhan O'Brien Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/20 Collective A Chord Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/26 Siobhan O'Brien Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/27 The Curbfeelers Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
10/1-3 Pete Baker Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/4-6 Rocky Guttmann

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex,Va

   
10/5-6

 

Both Sides Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/7-10 Siobhan O'Brien Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/11-13

10/12-13

Pat Carroll

Fighting Jameson's

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/14-15

 

Greg S. Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/16-20

 

Pat Garvey Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/20 Pohemia Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/21-22 Pete Baker Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/23-27

10/26

10/27

Sanford Markley

Billy T. Wilde

Diplomatic Immunity

Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/28-31 (downstairs) John McGrath Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
10/28 (upstairs)

Deirdre "Dee" Reilly Concert!

 New CD release Concert!

Dee Reilly Concert! New CD Release concert.  Admission $20 pp. Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va

(This is Dee Reilly's 7th Concert at Murphy's Old town, since Feb 2015. Every show has been a sell-out, or nearly a sell out, meaning barstool only seats remaining!  Make your reservations early, as this show will be over-sold since Dee's new CD just dropped 2 weeks ago!!)  Her show is already 75% sold out in less than 1 week.  If you like Irish and American Country music, you don't want to miss this show!  To see the tracks on Dee Reilly's new album, "My Kind of Country", just click this link.  To read more about Dee Reilly, visit her website at: www.DeeReilly.com

 

7pm, doors open 530pm for concert goers Must make reservations to: musiclinkco@msn.com. or you may call for a reservation to 703-850-5784.  Do not call Murphy's for a reservation, as the reservations are being handled by IrishUSA.com.  Admission, $20 per person.

(Please note, there is no handicap access to the upstairs concert area  at Murphy's.)

Mondays and Wednesdays Irish session Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 8pm
10/7,10/14,10/21 (Sundays) Brian Gaffney Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 5-8pm
10/5 Practically Einstein Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 5-8pm  
10/6 Nick, Ian & the Machine Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/12 19th Street Band Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/13 Shag Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/19 Down Wilson Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/20 David Andrew Smith Band Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/26 Sharif Trio Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/27 Driven to Clarity Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
10/28 Tender Polman Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
Saturday afternoons Traditional Irish Session for Brunch 12pm-3pm Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 12pm-3pm
10/5-6 Brendan's Voyage Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
10/5 Acoustic Soul Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
10/12-13

 

Pat Garvey

 

Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm

 

10/12 Phil Selz Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
10/19-20 Flying Cows of Ventry Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
10/19 Jerry Irwin Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
10/26-27 Brian Gaffney Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm
10/26 Nowhere Men (Beatles Tribute) Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close
10/4 Open Mike w/ Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA  
10/5 Sean Chyun & the DCEivers The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/6 Torry B. Band The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/12 Timmie Metz The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/13 Tom Blood & Late as Usual Band The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/18 Open Mike w/ Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/19 Shartel & Hume The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/20 Mars Rodeo The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/26 Tender Polman The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
10/27 Tejas Singh The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
Monday's Traditional Irish Sessiun Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm
10/6 Acoustic Ayre Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm
10/11 Sea Shanty pub sing Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm
10/13 Josh Allen Band Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7pm
10/20 Dominic Preston Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 630pm
Wednesday's Trivia with Geeks who drink Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA

 

7 - 10pm
    Maryland

October 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  
10/4 Steve Ragsdale Jazz Trio Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
10/5 Toohey & Gotts Wye River Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
10/9 Big Tow Benefit concert (The Arc of Montg. County_) Lahinch Tavern and Grill 6-9pm
10/10 Murray Marsh & Karn Trio Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
10/11 Liz Springer Trio Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/12 40 Thieves Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm
10/13 Seamus Kelleher

former bar-walker at 4P's DC from the Sean Fleming Band from the 1980s-mid 90's!  4P's DC patron/staff  re-union time!

Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8-11pm
10/17 19th Street Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/18 Big Boy Little Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/19 Hurricane Howie Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/20 Sligo Creek Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/24 Fantle & Ziebarth Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
10/25 Chug a Lug Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
10/26 Bruce Ewan Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/27 Tom Blood & Late As Usual Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8pm
10/31 Anne Today's A Team Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7pm
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  
10/1-31 TBA.  Not Available at Post time.  Contact venue. Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD 8-11pm
10/1-31 Not available at post time.  Contact venue

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

7-10pm
 

10/1-31

Not available at post time.  Contact venue.     

 Finnegan's Wake, Rockville, MD

 
Every Wed Traditional Irish Sessiun The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
10/6 Safe Harbour (Mark Walbridge & Sam Morgan) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
10/13 Class Reunion (Brendan Pelan & Chick Hall) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
10/18 Folk Sing In The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
10/20 Brendan's Voyage (Fergus Kennedy & Steve Morris) The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
10/27 Gina DeSimone & the Moaners 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  
10/2 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
10/4 Nick & JR from Battery Lane Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD  
10/5 19th Street Band Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
10/6-31 TBA.  Contact Venue Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
Every Wed  Trivia Kings Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD  
10/1-31 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
10/7 Drew Vervan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
10/14 Ray Weaver Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
10/21 Ciaran Quinn Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm
10/28 Pat Garvey Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm  
10/5 Jeremy Gilless Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD  830pm-1230am
10/6 Melanie & Andres Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD  830pm-1230am
10/12 Pete Best Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm
10/13 Alex Peters Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30am
10/16  TIPSC Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7pm
10/19 Brendan Pelan Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm  
10/20 Ciaran Quinn Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7-10pm  
10/26 John Luskey Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 830pm  
10/3 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm
10/4 Ray Weaver Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7pm
10/5 Michael K Duo Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
10/6 Meg & Angie Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
10/10 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm
10/11 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm
10/12 Meg & Bryan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12am
10/17 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6-9pm
10/18 Drew Vervan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7
10/19 Doug Day Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
10/20 Jocelyn Faro Duo Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8-12pm
10/24 Larry Lay Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 6pm
10/25 Gary Eunice Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
10/26 Pete Best Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
10/27 The Ewald Trio Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 8pm
10/5 Melanie Vanderlee Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
10/6 Eddie Rogers Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD  8pm  
10/12 Melanie Vanderlee Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
10/13 Vickie Roberts Band Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
10/19 Melanie Vanderlee Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
10/20 Harry Traynham Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD 8pm  
10/26 Melanie VAnderlee Pirate's Cove, Galesville, MD

8-12am

 
    Wash., D.C.

October 2018

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

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

 
10/1-6 Brian Gaffney the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
10/7-13 Fergus Kennedy/Steve Morris the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
10/14-20

 

Conor Malone the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
10/21-27 Pat Garvey the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
10/28-11/3 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
10/3 Conor Malone Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
10/10-12 Brian Gaffney Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
10/17-18 Aine O'Doherty Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
10/19 Whiskey Promise Irish Channel, Washington, DC 9pm
10/24-26 Ciaran Quinn Irish Channel, Washington, DC    
10/31  Conor Malone Irish Channel, Washington, DC    
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  
10/25 Brian Gaffney Nanny O'Brien's, Washington, DC    
10/2-5 The Ruffians Rira, Georgetown, DC 930pm
10/9-12 Just the Tipperary Rira, Georgetown, DC  930pm
10/16-18 West Awake Rira, Georgetown, DC 930pm
10/19 Just the Tipperary Rira, Georgetown, DC    
10/23-25 The Black Donnelly's Rira, Georgetown, DC    
10/26 Conor Malone & Steve Morris appearing as "Gabuculs"!! Rira, Georgetown, DC    
10/30-11/2 The Basket House Band Rira, Georgetown, DC