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Wednesday, November 02, 2005

Celtic Music In Texas

THIS WEEK'S MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT: Austin Celtic Festival, 11/5-6 IN TEXAS FROM ELSEWHERE: (in addition to performances at the Austin Celtic Festival) The McKassons: Crockett 11/4 (also San Antonio 11/9) Bowfire: San Antonio 11/6, Kerrville 11/8 The Prodigals: Austin 11/7 ON THE ROAD: (in addition to everyone coming to Austin for the festival) Blaggards, Austin, 11/5 COMING NEXT WEEK: ZoukFest (NM), 11/6-12 Note: These mailings assembled by unpaid volunteers in a sleep-deprivation experiment. All schedules subject to change or perhaps even error. Send listings, preferably in text-only format, to The calendar covers Monday to Monday (under normal circumstances) (actually it's more often Tuesday these days cuz Mondays are rough) and is mailed over the weekend (under normal circumstances). Submit your listings by Friday. Regular events are listed once a month. *********************** EVENTS IN CENTRAL TEXAS *********************** # Wednesday, November 2, 2005 Irish tune practice session (note different day this week) J&J Barbeque 300 Whitestone Blvd. (Rte. 1431, west of US183) Cedar Park, TX 6:30 - 9 PM Call Mary Ann at 512/260-8838 for questions # Friday, November 4, 2005 Session at J&J barbeque this week moved to Wednesday, Nov. 2 # Saturday, November 5, 2005 Blaggards Fado Irish Pub 214 W. 4th St. Austin, TX 10 PM # Saturday & Sunday, November 5-6, 2005 Austin Celtic Festival Fiesta Gardens Austin, TX Featuring Randal Bays & Daithi Sproule, The Prodigals, Jerry Holland, Robbie O'Connell, Gerry O'Beirne # Sunday, November 6, 2005 Bowfire Laurie Auditorium 711 Stadium Drive Trinity University San Antonio, TX 7 PM $25-45 # Monday, November 7, 2005 The Prodigals Cactus Cafe Texas Union UT Austin campus Austin, TX 8 PM $10 # Tuesday, November 8, 2005 Bowfire Kathleen C. Calloux Centre for the Performing Arts 910 Main Kerrville, TX 7:30 PM $25-30 (students $12.50) ************************************************ EVENTS IN EAST TEXAS, MISSISSIPPI, AND LOUISIANA ************************************************ # Thursday, November 3, 2005 Blaggards The Meridian 1503 Chartres Houston, TX 713/225-1717 $15 with COWBOY MOUTH Houston Highland Games Association meeting St. Thomas Episcopal School Auditorium 4900 Jackwood Houston, TX 281-558-5580 6:45 - 7:45 PM board meeting 8 PM general membership meeting # Friday, November 4, 2005 The McKassons Camp Street Cafe Crockett, TX # Saturday & Sunday, November 5-6, 2005 The Houston Feis (Irish step dance competition) sponsored by the O'Maoileidgh Irish Dance School JW Marriott Greenspoint Hotel Saturday: 8 AM - 4 PM Ceili 8 PM Sunday: 8 AM - noon The Feis will also feature booths selling Irish arts, crafts and foods. ********************************************** EVENTS IN NORTH TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, AND ARKANSAS ********************************************** # Thursday, November 3, 2005 Brothers 3 Performing Arts Center Hill College Hillsboro, TX 7:30 - 8:45 PM # Friday, November 4, 2005 The McKassons Camp Street Cafe Crockett, TX # Saturday, November 5, 2005 Behan Tipperary Inn 5815 Live Oak Dallas, TX (214) 821-6500 Killdares CD release party Hard Rock Cafe 2601 McKinney Avenue Dallas, TX 214-855-0007 $5 10 PM (doors at 9 PM) St. Andrew's Night Celebration presented by Scottish Clans of North Texas St. Stephen Presbyterian Church 2700 McPherson Ave. Fort Worth, TX 6 PM (doors open at 5 PM) Potluck dinner - Bring covered dishes & desserts (meat provided) $6 age 13 and older $3 children 6-12 Free under 6 Entertainment: Parecelt, North Texas Caledonian Pipes & Drums, Celtic Crossroads, Oran ********************* EVENTS IN SOUTH TEXAS ********************* # Sunday, November 6, 2005 Bowfire Laurie Auditorium 711 Stadium Drive Trinity University San Antonio, TX 7 PM $25-45 *********************************** EVENTS IN WEST TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO *********************************** November 6-12, 2005 ZoukFest 2005 Ghost Ranch Retreat Center Abiquiu, NM - Texas Celtic Music Network If you had this forwarded to you, sign on at BEWARE OF ATTACHMENTS CARRYING VIRUSES! THIS LIST DOES NOT SEND ATTACHMENTS!
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