* Echoes of Erin

Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music

Sundays: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM

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The University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut

 

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L to R: Joan Kennedy/Pat Kennedy, Pat Hosey, Mike McGrath, Chuck Vigue

 

Listen live at www.wnhu.org

Playlists

 

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Support Live Music!!

Traditional Music Sessions

Session leaders are tentative and subject to change.

 

*      Sundays 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM: The Playwright Irish Pub

1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

January 26: Damien Connolly

 

*      Tuesdays 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM: The Playwright Irish Pub

1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

January 21: Loretta Murphy and Jeanne Freeman

January 28: Jeanne Freeman and Ellen Redman

 

*      Tuesdays 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM: Bull's Bridge Inn

South Kent, CT (~one mile north of New Milford line on Route 7)

Led by Dave Paton

 

*      1st and 3rd Wednesdays 7:30: La Boca Restaurant

337 Main St., Middletown, CT

     Music with Jeanne Freeman (fiddle) and guest.

 

 Thursdays (3rd) 7:45 PM: P.V. O'Donnell branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

St. Gabriel Church Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford, CT

 

 Saturdays (4th) 3:00 – 5:00 PM: Burke-Curry-Seery branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Charlie’s Pizza – 386 Prospect St., East Hartford, CT

 

Irish Music Concerts

The Coracles

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 8:30 PM, Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Friday, February 28, 2020, 7:00 PM, Irish American Home Society, 132 Commerce St., Glastonbury, CT

Friday, March 13, 2020, 7:00 PM, Black Rock Yacht Club, 80 Grovers Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 8:30 PM, Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 3:30 PM, Irish American Community Center, Venice Place, East Haven, CT

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 6:00 PM, Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Friday, March 20, 2020, 7:00 PM, Irish American Home Society, 132 Commerce St., Glastonbury, CT

Saturday, April, 2020, 8:30 PM, Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

 Check out the Coracles and their complete schedule at www.thecoracles.com.

 

The Jolly Beggars

Check out their web site at http://www.thejollybeggarsmusic.com/

Saturday, February 1, 2020, 8:00 PM, Irish Heritage Society of Milford, CT

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 8:30 PM, Playwright Irish Pub, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 8:30 PM, Gaelic American Club, Fairfield, CT

 

Brannigan’s Corner

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Duffy’s Tavern, 241 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT

Every other Sunday, 7:30 PM

January 26

February 9

February 23

 

Dan Ringrose

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Check out Dan’s web site: https://danringrosemusic.com/

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 2:30 PM, Sons of Erin, 22 William Street, Westfield, MA

Friday, January 31, 2020, Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub at the Irish Cultural Center, 429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 6:00 PM, Five Churches Brewery, 193 Arch St., New Britain, CT

 

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7:30 PM

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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

https://www.thekate.org

 

Gaelic Storm

Thursday, February 13, 2019, 2020, 7:00 PM

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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

https://www.thekate.org

 

Eileen Ivers

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 8:00 PM

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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

https://www.thekate.org

 

Altan

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 8:00 PM

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Ridgefield Playhouse

80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, CT

https://ridgefieldplayhouse.org/

(203) 438-5795

 

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Sunday, March 1, 2020, 7:00 PM

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Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA

Tickets: http://www.nbotickets.com/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=360&event=11440

 

Dublin City Ramblers

Friday, March 6, 2020, 8:00 PM

Dublin City Ramblers

Infinity Music Hall, Hartford

Tickets: https://www.infinityhall.com/Events/dublin-city-ramblers-3-6-2020/

 

Lunasa

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 PM

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Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA

Tickets: https://www.nbotickets.com/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=360&event=11542

 

Jerry O’Sullivan

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The Greater Bridgeport Symphony

Eric Jacobsen, Conductor

There and Back Again

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 8:00 PM

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Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

Tickets and Information: https://gbs.org

There and Back Again will be a wonderful evening with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony.

Jerry O’Sullivan will perform Shaun Davey’s The Brendan Voyage — a travelogue of the 6th-century voyage of St. Brendan “the Navigator”. The Greater Bridgeport Symphony will follow Jerry with Dvorak’s 9th Symphony “From the New World.”

Sofia Gilchenok, a co-winner of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s Young Instrumentalists’ Competition will perform Bartok’s Viola Concerto.

 

John Whelan, Dylan Foley, Conor Hearn

Friday, March 20, 2020

Irish Heritage Society of Milford

131 Bridgeport Ave, Milford, CT

 

The High Kings

Friday, March 20, 2020, 8:00 PM

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Garde Arts Center, New London, CT

Tickets: https://gardearts.org/events/the-high-kings/

 

Talisk

Friday, March 20, 2020, 8:00 PM

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Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

https://www.thekate.org

 

John Whelan and Brian Conway

with Conor Hearn

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 8:00 PM

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First Congregational Church of Branford, 1009 Main Street, Branford

Hosted by the Branford Folk Music Society

 

St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Stamford: Saturday, March 7, 2:00 PM

Hartford: Saturday, March 14, 11:00 AM

New Haven: Sunday, March 15, 1:30 PM

 

Local Irish Clubs and Organizations

*    The Irish American Community Center (IACC) and the New Haven Gaelic Football and Hurling Club

http://www.IACC-CT.com

Become a Member of the IACC: http://www.iacc-ct.com/?page_id=5

The IACC organizes, sponsors and hosts many events of interest to the community.

 

Events at the IACC

Bingo

Every Friday, 7:00 PM

BINGO is coming to the club on Friday nights beginning  in December!

 

Hurling and Football

Saturday, January 25

12:15 PM

Hurling: Tipperary vs Limerick

2:15 PM

Football: Donegal vs Mayo

4:15 PM

Football: Kerry vs Dublin

 

Sunday, January 26

9:00 AM

Hurling: Waterford vs Cork

11:00 AM

Hurling: Kilkenny vs Dublin

 

Indoor Training

Indoor training starts on Sunday, January 26, 2020. See Schedule below. All times are 10:30 AM to 12:00 Noon.

 Training is at the Connecticut Sportsplex, 216 Foxon Rd., North Branford

 The dates and times are:

January 26

February 2

February 9

February 16

February 23

March 1

 

Happy Hour/Trad Session/Super Bowl Party

February 2, 2010, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Followed by the Super Bowl!

Free admission, but bring something to share with others.

 

Parade Queen Selection

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 8 PM

Doors open 7:00 PM

 

Annual Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Contact Anne Hines at (203) 488-4902 or ahsheep@aol.com.  

Reservations are necessary by February 20.

 

 The Irish Cultural & Sports Association of Southern Connecticut

There are many events organized, sponsored and hosted by the IC&SA. Become a member!

http://www.icsa-home.org/

 

 The Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society, Inc. (STIMS)

http://www.shamrockirishmusic.org/index.html

STIMS is a wonderful organization that is responsible for bringing to the area many Irish musicians.

Join their mailing list.

 

*    Irish Heritage Society of Milford

         http://www.milfordirish.org/

 

 West Haven Irish American Club

     https://www.facebook.com/whIrishclub/

 

*    P.V. O'Donnell branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

http://pvodonnellcce.org/index.html

 

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

3011 Whitney Avenie, Hamden, CT

The museum houses the world’s largest collection of Hunger-related art.

A visit to the museum is a very moving experience.

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The Irish Piper by William Oliver (1874)

Support the Museum

https://www.ighm.org/

 

 

 

Website maintained by Charles Vigue.

Email contact: cvigue@newhaven.edu

for further information and for posting of news and concert listings on EchoesofErin.net.

 

Website updated January 21, 2020