* Echoes of Erin

Traditional and Contemporary Irish Music

Regrettably, the University of New Haven is closed to keep

us safe from the coronavirus. Thus, Echoes of Erin

 has suspended its broadcast schedule.


Check out our Facebook page


We share many live concerts and home videos!!


Sundays: 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM


The University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut


Pat and Joan Kennedy  A person standing in front of a computer

Description automatically generated  A person sitting on a table

Description automatically generated  A picture containing indoor, wall, person, man

Description automatically generated

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

Session leaders are tentative and subject to change.

Except where noted in red, all sessions and concerts listed below are canceled until further notice.


Sunday sessions at the Playwright resume on May 2nd. Invited musicians only!

*      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

Support Our Local Musicians!!!


Liz McNicholl


The New Leaf

Friday, May 7, 2021, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Irish House Restaurant and Trinity Pub

429 Morgan Road, West Springfield, MA

A group of people holding instruments

Description automatically generated with medium confidence


The Coracles

A group of people posing for the camera

Description automatically generated

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/






Brannigan’s Corner

A group of people posing for the camera

Description automatically generated

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


Dan Ringrose

A person holding a microphone

Description automatically generated

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


Dan Ringrose and Jeanne Freeman

Image result for Dan Ringrose Jeanne Freeman

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


The Alehounds

A picture containing person, indoor, floor, holding

Description automatically generated

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 resumes at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 14.


 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



 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.

A couple of people that are standing near each other

Description automatically generated

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 28, 2021