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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Riverdance in Houston & Celtic Music in Texas

 Riverdance Mar. 21-26, 2006 Brown Theater @ The Wortham Center in Houston Tickets still available (as of March 8, 2006) DESCRIPTION "RIVERDANCE suddenly became lit from within, from relationships between techniques, from dance intelligence and inspiration, from opportunities to take proven prowess into literally new worlds. Get it while you can." - LOS ANGELES TIMES "Don't dare miss this unforgettable extravaganza. It is an explosion of sight and sound that simply takes your breath away." - CHICAGO TRIBUNE A celebration of Irish music, song and dance. The show focuses on the evolution of Irish dance and its similarities with, and influences on, other cultures. The phenomenon of RIVERDANCE - The Show draws on the Irish traditions and combines the richness of the music with the magic and sensuality of the dance. This extraordinarily unique show features an international company that has taken the world by storm. RUNNING TIME: 2 hr. & 15 Minutes ************************* Some updates--Dropkick Murphys making the rounds. Houston 3/9, Austin 3/10, Ft. Worth 3/11 THIS WEEK'S MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT: Riverdance: Fort Worth 3/7-12 COMING NEXT WEEK: Riverdance: Orange 3/14-15 and some obscure event known as St. Patrick's day. Get your listings in! Check our website to see if we're still missing your info. 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) 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, March 8, 2006 Austin Celtic Association general meeting Bennigan's 301 Barton Springs Road (next door to the Embassy Suites, facing the Hyatt) Austin, TX 512/472-7902 7 PM Open to the public Program: Irish trad music duo Gan Fidil with guest fiddler Heather Gilmer # Thursday, March 9, 2006 The Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas Beethoven Home (off of South Alamo) San Antonio, TX Phone 210-656-2666 for information # Friday, March 10, 2006 Dropkick Murphys Emo's Austin, TX # Sunday, March 12, 2006 St. Practice Day B.D. Riley's Pub 204 E. 6th St. Austin, TX 512/494-1335 2 PM - midnight 2 PM Gan Fidil 5 PM Tea Merchants 8 PM Tune Session Irish Heritage Day sponsored by the Irish Cultural Society of San Antonio Fiesta Room Loftin Student Center San Antonio College 1300 San Pedro San Antonio, TX noon - 5 PM Irish dancers, Boru, Black Bexar Pipe Band, Irish harper Doc Gauzer For information contact 210-655-7291 Craobh Thir na gCnoc (Gaelic League of Austin) meeting Mother Egan's Irish Pub 715 West 6th Austin, TX 3 - 4 PM # Monday, March 13, 2006 No UT session today # Tuesday, March 14, 2006 Scottish Society of San Antonio Monthly board meeting Covenant Presbyterian Church Roleta Drive San Antonio, TX 7 PM ************************************************ EVENTS IN EAST TEXAS, MISSISSIPPI, AND LOUISIANA ************************************************ # Thursday, March 9, 2006 Dropkick Murphys Warehouse Live ballroom 813 St. Emanuel Houston, TX 713-629-3700 8 PM $19.50 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, March 10, 2006 Beyond the Pale Bookhouse Concerts Lindale Public Library 200 E. Hubbard (Hwy 16) Lindale, TX 7:30 PM $8 # Saturday, March 11, 2006 6th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dance sponsored by the Irish American Heritage Association of Katy Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church Great Room 1530 Norwalk Dr. @ Highland Knolls Blvd. Katy, TX 8 PM - midnight $15/person, $25/couple For tickets or to reserve a table call Bridget at 281-492-8780, Mike at 281-395-3038 or Dennis at 281-392-0894. Cass Irish Dancers will perform. # Sunday, March 12, 2006 FM 1960 Area St. Patrick's Day Parade The Grand Marshal's Reception Brian O'Neill's Pub 5555 Morningside Dr. Houston, TX 713/522-2603 2 PM Music Provided by Murder the Stout # Tuesday & Wednesday, March 14-15, 2006 Riverdance Lutcher Theatre Orange, TX 409-745-5535 Tuesday 7:30 PM, $35 - $55 Wednesday 4 & 8 PM, $35 - $55 ********************************************** EVENTS IN NORTH TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, AND ARKANSAS ********************************************** # Tuesday-Sunday, March 7-12, 2006 Riverdance (Boyne Company) Presented by Casa Manana Theatre Bass Performance Hall Fort Worth, TX 817-332-2272 3/7-9: 7:30 PM, $25 - $70 3/10: 8 PM, $33 - $75 3/11: 2 PM $25 - $70 & 8 PM $33 - $75 3/12: 2 & 7 PM, $25 - $70 # Thursday, March 9, 2006 United Scottish Clans of Oklahoma monthly board meeting Church of the Savior 5600 NW 63rd Oklahoma City, OK 7 PM # Friday, March 10, 2006 Cairde na Gael pre-parade party Tipperary Inn 5815 Live Oak Dallas, TX (214) 821-6500 10 PM Beyond the Pale Bookhouse Concerts Lindale Public Library 200 E. Hubbard (Hwy 16) Lindale, TX 7:30 PM $8 The Killdares Pre-St. Patrick's Concert & Block Party Palace Theater 112 West 6th Avenue Corsicana, TX (903) 874-7792 6:30 PM block party 7:30 PM concert $25 for food & concert # Saturday, March 11, 2006 Dropkick Murphys Ridglea Theater Fort Worth, TX Tipperary Inn post-parade party 5815 Live Oak Dallas, TX (214) 821-6500 2 - 6 PM Cairde na Gael and Jigsaw The Killdares Pre-St. Patrick's Concert Milo's 5645 Yale Blvd. Dallas, TX 214-368-9212 12:30 PM Ceili Move Studio corner of Preston & Campbell Rd. 17062 Preston Road, Suite 108 Dallas, TX 7:15 - 9:30 PM Sponsored by the Southwest Celtic Music Association. Dances called by Michael & Susan Harrison. Music played by Mimi Rogers & friends. $5 for SCMA members, $7 for non-members, free for children ages 12 and below. Dancers must be age 13 or older to participate. Younger children may attend with their families, accompanied off the dance floor by an adult throughout the evening. Liquid refreshments (non-alcoholic) will be provided. For questions contact St. Pat's Parade Downtown Dallas, TX # Sunday, March 12, 2006 Behan Benefit for Radio Xavier Slider & Blues 8517 Hillcrest Dallas, TX 2:00 PM St. Baldrick's charity fundraiser Tipperary Inn 5815 Live Oak Dallas, TX (214) 821-6500 Music by Amberhawke Music at 1 PM, St. Baldrick's event starts 4 PM # Monday, March 13, 2006 Beyond the Pale MasterWorks Concert Series Euless Public Library 201 Ector Dr. Euless, TX 7 - 8 PM free ********************* EVENTS IN SOUTH TEXAS ********************* # Saturday, March 11, 2006 Corpus Christi Irish Music Festival held by the Irish Cultural Society of Corpus Christi St. Patrick's Church and School Corpus Christi, TX 10 AM - 4 PM Music includes Campbell & Wilson # Sunday, March 12, 2006 Irish Heritage Day sponsored by the Irish Cultural Society of San Antonio Fiesta Room Loftin Student Center San Antonio College 1300 San Pedro San Antonio, TX noon - 5 PM Irish dancers, Boru, Black Bexar Pipe Band, Irish harper Doc Gauzer For information contact 210-655-7291 # Monday, March 13, 2006 Campbell & Wilson Opening for Buttercup at Grackle Mundy The Wiggle Room 2301 S. Presa San Antonio, TX 8:30 PM - midnight *********************************** EVENTS IN WEST TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO *********************************** # Friday-Sunday, March 10-12, 2006 Scottish-Irish Faire Horseshoe Complex 2002 Cotton Flat Rd. Midland, TX Celtic Concert Friday 7 PM Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 10 PM Ceilidh Saturday 9 PM Performers include Jed Marum, Red McWilliams, Don Gabbert, NeedFire, Sheri Flanagan's Reel Irish Dancers, and Bagpipers from West Texas Presented by the Celtic Heritage Society of the Permian Basin - 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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