* Echoes of Erin

Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music

Echoes of Erin will be returning to the air on Sunday, June 13.


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/


Check out Ceol Agus Rince Promotions for a calendar listing Irish music concerts and sessions from Maine to Florida: http://www.ceolagusrince.com/


Support Live Music!!


Traditional Music Sessions


The Playwright Irish Pub

1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Sundays, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Open Session

June 6: John Tabb, Kira Jewett, Joe Heeran

June 13: Jeanne Freeman and Ellen Redman

June 20: Jerry O’Sullivan, Katie Murray, John Whelan

June 27: Loretta Murphy and Katie Murray


    Parkville Market

1400 Park Street, Hartford, CT

Mondays, 2nd and 4th 6:30 to 8:30 PM, June 14 and 28, July 12 and 26, August 9 and 23

Open Session

Hosted by Jeanne Freeman

June 14: Jeanne (fiddle), Claudine Langille (mandolin/banjo), John Tabb (button accordion), Joe Heeran (guitar)

June 28: Jeanne (fiddle), Loretta Murphy (button accordion), Katie Murray (fiddle), and Flynn Cohen (guitar, banjo)


Irish Music Concerts

Support Our Local Musicians!!!


Katie Murray and Jeff DesRosier

Saturday, June 26, 2021, 7:30 PM – Playwright Irish Pub, Hamden, CT


Liz McNicholl

Saturday, June 19, 2021, 7:30 PM – Playwright Irish Pub, Hamden, CT

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Check out Liz’s schedule at www.lizmc.com


The New Leaf

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Check out all the New Leaf appearances at

New Leaf Irish Band Tour Dates (bnds.us)


The Coracles

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


The Jolly Beggars

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


Brannigan’s Corner

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


Dan Ringrose

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


Dan Ringrose and Jeanne Freeman

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Check out the Ringrose/Freeman schedule on https://www.ringroseandfreeman.com/


The Alehounds

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



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.

Bingo Fridays at 7:00 PM.


 The Irish Cultural & Sports Association of Southern Connecticut

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



 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


2021 Irish Festival:

Friday, September 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM 

Saturday, September 18, 2021, 2:00 PM – 11:00 PM


 West Haven Irish American Club



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



Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Temporarily Closed

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 June 10, 2021