* Echoes of Erin

Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music

Since the University of New Haven is effectively closed,

Echoes of Erin is suspending its broadcast schedule

until further notice. Stay safe and wash your hands!!!


Sundays: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM


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



Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Echoes-of-Erin-158682951466552/


Support Live Music!!

Traditional Music Sessions

Session leaders are tentative and subject to change.

All sessions listed below are canceled until further notice.


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

1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT


   Mondays (2nd and 4th), 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Inishmor Pub

Main Street, Colchester, CT


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

1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT


*      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, April, 18, 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/

Sunday, March 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - Keeney Memorial Historical Society - Wethersfield, CT (Postponed)



Brannigan’s Corner

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

Every other Sunday, 7:30 PM

April 5

April 19


Dan Ringrose

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


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Check out their schedule on https://www.ringroseandfreeman.com/


The Alehounds

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Check out the Alehounds on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thealehounds/


The High Kings


New Date

Sunday, July 5, 2020, 7:00 PM

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Garde Arts Center, New London, CT

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


Claudine Langille and Silas Hamilton

April 25, 2020, 7:30 PM

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House Concert

3 Lark Road, Simsbury, CT

Reservations: burkecurryseery@gmail.com or 860-217-0990


One for the Foxes


Tadhg Ó Meachair (piano/accordion), Dave Curley (vocals/guitar), Joanna Hyde (vocals/fiddle)

Sunday, May 3, 2020,7:00 PM

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT



Gaelic Storm

Sunday June 21, 2020, 8:00 PM

Gaelic Storm

Infinity Music Hall, Norfolk, Connecticut


Local Irish Clubs and Organizations

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


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

All events are canceled until April 30, 2020!


Every Friday, 7:00 PM


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


Hurling and Football


IACC Golf Classic

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Alling Memorial Golf Club

35 Eastern Street New Haven, CT 06513

Entry Fee: $125.00 per player

For further information, please contact:

Tracy Williams, 203-673-6169, tlove507@hotmail.com 

Nikki Brooks, 203-215-8756, tiggernrp@sbcglobal.net


 The Irish Cultural & Sports Association of Southern Connecticut

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



Written by Bernard Farrell

Directed by Karl Ryan

The Connecticut Irish Theater Troupe

Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 2020, 7:30 PM

Sunday, May 3, 2020, 5:30 PM

Whitneyville Cultural Commons, Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT


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


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



 West Haven Irish American Club



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



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





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 March 25, 2020