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Monday, October 01, 2007

Celtic Music in Texas

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Austin Celtic Festival still needs volunteers, particularly for the ACF booth. See for details. Also, the mail problems continue; we can send but not receive. Alternative addresses for various ACA addresses have been posted on the website; is the default address. IN FROM ELSEWHERE: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Hass in Wichita Falls 10/3, Oklahoma 10/5-6 ON THE ROAD: Needfire in Shreveport 10/5 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 (or as early as you can). Regular events are listed once a month. *********************** EVENTS IN CENTRAL TEXAS *********************** # Thursday, October 4, 2007 Austin Celtic Association board meeting Texspresso 2700 W Anderson Ln. Austin, TX (512) 467-9898 7 PM Open to the public # Sunday, October 7, 2007 Celtic Song Session Things Celtic 1806 W. 35th Street (just east of Mopac, on the north side of the street) Austin, TX 512-472-CELT 2:30 - 5 PM The space is outdoors but sheltered (though sometimes we can sing inside). Please bring a folding chair as seating is limited. Also, bring some water or a non-alcoholic beverage to wet your whistle. Please kindly observe the no-smoking policy for the benefit of the singers. Everyone who comes will have a chance to sing. Any song that is Irish, Scottish, or otherwise Celtic will do. Songs tend to be solo round-robin, but singalongs are great too. A cappella singing is preferred in the Irish tradition. Just bring your voice. You may also bring a guitar or other instrument if you prefer to accompany yourself. ************************************************ EVENTS IN EAST TEXAS, MISSISSIPPI, AND LOUISIANA ************************************************ # Thursday, October 4, 2007 Legacy Fenian's Pub 901 East Fortification Street corner of Fortification and Jefferson Jackson, MS (601) 948-0055 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, October 5, 2007 Needfire Red River Revel Arts Fest Shreveport, LA # Saturday & Sunday, October 6-7, 2007 Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Workshop and Ball (an event for advanced Scottish country dancers) Houston, TX Teacher: Marianna Harvey Live music provided by the Music Makars For information or to receive an application, contact Carol Palmer at 713-776-8531 Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival Louisiana Purchase Zoo Monroe, LA # Sunday, October 7, 2007 House Concert Constant Billy and one-woman show "She Moved Through the Fair" Houston, TX 7:30 - 9:30 PM $15 # Monday, October 8, 2007 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 ********************************************** # Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Brothers 3 Courthouse Jam 8.0 Restaurant Fort Worth, TX (817) 492-4673 9 PM (event runs 5 - 10 PM) Benefit for Santa Fe Adolescent Services The O'Bobs Pearl Pearl @ Commerce Dallas, TX 7 - 11 PM # Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas Midwestern State University Akin Auditorium Wichita Falls, TX 7 PM 940-397-4291 # Friday, October 5, 2007 Celtic Session Borders Books & Music 300 Norman Center Court Norman, OK 405/573-7907 8 - 10 PM For information, please contact Jacque Rapp at 405-364-4526. # Friday & Saturday, October 5-6, 2007 Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Land Run Stage Noble Ave. (Hwy. 33) Guthrie, OK Friday stage set 2 PM Saturday fiddle workshop 10 AM Saturday stage set 1 PM Festival tickets: 3-day pass $65 by Oct. 4, $80 after Oct. 4 Friday only: $27.50 by Oct. 4, $35 after Oct. 4 Saturday only: $30 by Oct. 4, $35 after Oct. 4 # Saturday, October 6, 2007 Irish Rogues singalong Trinity Hall Irish Pub and Restaurant 5321 East Mockingbird Lane #250 Dallas, TX 214-887-3600 9 PM Trinity River Whalers Main Street Theater 107 N. Main St. Mansfield, TX 817-473-6060 8 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, October 7, 2007 Jenny Glass Trinity Hall Irish Pub and Restaurant 5321 East Mockingbird Lane #250 Dallas, TX 214-887-3600 noon - 2 PM # Monday, October 8, 2007 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. -- Texas Celtic Music Network If you do not want to receive any more newsletters, To update your preferences visit Forward a Message to Someone BEWARE OF ATTACHMENTS CARRYING VIRUSES! THIS LIST DOES NOT SEND ATTACHMENTS!
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