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Saturday, September 02, 2006

Celtic Music in Texas

ADMINISTRATIVE NOTE: Calendar for the second week of September will go out early. Please get your listings in by Wednesday the 6th. THIS WEEK'S MUSICAL HIGHLIGHT: CeltFest Mississippi in Jackson, September 8-10. Headliners include Liz Carroll & John Doyle, Robbie O'Connell, and Tim Britton PERFORMERS ON THE ROAD: Various performers at CeltFest Mississippi, 9/8-10 Blaggards: Dallas 9/3 Spot: Houston 9/6 Heather Gilmer: Lubbock 9/7-10 (Caprock Celtic Fall Fest) 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 (like this time). *********************** EVENTS IN CENTRAL TEXAS *********************** # Sunday, September 3, 2006 ***NO SONG SESSION TODAY*** (Labor Day weekend) # Wednesday, September 6 Celtic & Traditional Music Society Weekly session starts today BUR 228 (Burdine Hall) University of Texas campus Austin, TX 7 - 10 PM The purpose of the UT CTMS is to meet in sessions to get together with meet like-minded folks and learn and play some tunes (in a smoke-free environment!). We hope that you can join us...and don't forget to bring your acoustic instruments. For information contact Justina Hernandez at Email Phil Schappert at to be added to the mailing list. Austin Celtic Association board meeting Texspresso 2700 W Anderson Lane Austin, TX (512) 467-9898 7 PM Open to the public Austin Uilleann Pipers' Club meeting Austin, TX 1 PM For location & other information call 512/280-4752 # Friday-Sunday, September 8-10, 2006 Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" Dougherty Arts Center 1110 Barton Springs Road Austin, TX 8 PM $12 Friday & Saturday, $6 Sunday Reservations encouraged. Call (512) 771-6174 or email 7:30 PM Friday: Opening night reception with music by Gan Fidil and refreshments from Mother Egan's and Fado Irish Pub Produced by the Renaissance Austin Theatre Company Sponsored by the Celtic Cultural Center Runs Thursdays-Sundays through September 24 Friday, September 15: 7 PM presentation on the works of Eugene O'Neill; half-price admission for Austin Celtic Association members # Sunday, September 10, 2006 Craobh Thir na gCnoc (Gaelic League of Austin) meeting Mother Egan's Irish Pub 715 West 6th Street Austin, TX 512-431-6290 3 - 4 PM ************************************************ EVENTS IN EAST TEXAS, MISSISSIPPI, AND LOUISIANA ************************************************ # Saturday, September 2, 2006 Blaggards The Proletariat 903 Richmond Ave. Houston, TX 713/523-1199 # Wednesday, September 6, 2006 Spot Rudyard's Houston, TX # Thursday, September 7, 2006 Blaggards Halfway to Paddy's Day Molly's Pub League City, TX 9 PM 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, September 8, 2006 Blaggards Molly's Pub 28107 TX-249 (S) Tomball, TX 281/255-2175 10 PM # Friday-Sunday, September 8-10, 2006 CelticFest Mississippi Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum I-55 @ Lakeland Drive (Hwy 25) Jackson, MS Headliners: Liz Carroll & John Doyle, Robbie O'Connell, Tim Britton # Saturday, September 9, 2006 Blaggards Halfway to Paddy's Day Molly's Pub 11128 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 713/789-9580 9 PM # Saturday & Sunday, September 9, 2006 Celt-Iberia TBH Center 333 S. Jensen Houston, TX Saturday 8 PM Sunday 3 PM Part of GuitaroMania 2006 Also featuring the Classic/Electric Guitar Duo of Anthony Glise and Jason Riley # Monday, September 11, 2006 Highlands and Islands social & business meetings Look Out (function room upstairs) Hwy 49, North of 1-10, near K-Mart Gulfport, MS 6 PM social 6:30 PM meeting ********************************************** EVENTS IN NORTH TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, AND ARKANSAS ********************************************** # Saturday, September 2, 2006 ***Crush Day Party was moved back to August 27*** Paisley Close Half Way to St. Patty's Day Tipperary Inn 5815 Live Oak Dallas, TX (214) 821-6500 Ceili Move Studio corner of Preston & Campbell Rd. 17062 Preston Road, Suite 108 Dallas, TX 7 - 9 PM Sponsored by the Southwest Celtic Music Association. Live music & callers. $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 Irish Rogues singalong Trinity Hall Irish Pub and Restaurant 5321 East Mockingbird Lane #250 Dallas, TX 214-887-3600 9 PM Open Tune Session Trinity Hall Irish Pub and Restaurant 5321 East Mockingbird Lane #250 Dallas, TX 214-887-3600 3 - 6 PM Contact Ken Fleming at for information. # Sunday, September 3, 2006 Blaggards The Dubliner 2818 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 214/818-0911 Jenny Glass Trinity Hall Irish Pub and Restaurant 5321 East Mockingbird Lane #250 Dallas, TX 214-887-3600 noon - 2 PM # Tuesday, September 5, 2006 The O'Bobs Pearl Pearl @ Commerce Dallas, TX 7 - 11 PM # Wednesday, September 6, 2006 Boru's Ghost OSU-OKC Farmer's Market Couch Park Oklahoma City, OK 11:30 AM - 1 PM # Thursday, September 7, 2006 Jed Marum, Karen Mal, Kathleen Jackson Poor David's Pub 1313 South Lamar St. Dallas, TX (214) 565-1295 8:30 - 10:30 PM $10 # Thursday-Sunday, September 7-10, 2006 Grapefest 2006 Grapevine, TX 800-457-6338 Celtic music includes: Thursday: Spriggan at 3 PM on the Hummer Stage and Needfire at 7 PM on the International Stage. Friday: Jed Marum Band at 5:00 and 6:30 PM on the International Stage and The Killdares at 8 PM on the Bud Light Stage Festival admission: adults $6 ($10 weekend pass), seniors 62+ & children 6-12 $3 # Friday, September 8, 2006 Jed Marum with Karen Mal and Kathleen Jackson Trinity Hall Irish Pub and Restaurant 5321 East Mockingbird Lane #250 Dallas, TX 214-887-3600 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM Celtic Session Java Dave's 1911 S. Sunnylane Del City, OK 7:30 - 10 PM Sponsored by the Oklahoma Celtic Music Association # Saturday, September 9, 2006 The Killdares Flying Saucer Addison, TX 972-934-ALES Boru's Ghost Half Way to St. Patty's Day Tipperary Inn 5815 Live Oak Dallas, TX (214) 821-6500 # Monday, September 11, 2006 Traditional Irish session The Flying Saucer 323 President Clinton Ave. Little Rock, AR 7:30 PM Musicians, dancers, and listeners of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Sponsored by the Arkansas Celtic Music Society. Contact Weesa Boyd at 501/602-5508 for information. *********************************** EVENTS IN WEST TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO *********************************** # Thursday - Sunday, September 7-10, 2006 Caprock Celtic Fall Fest and Harvest Dance Lubbock, TX For more information contact Chris Smith at (806) 742-2270 ext. 249 or - 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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