This site includes the postings from the Irish Aires email list. This includes a listing of Irish/Celtic events in the Houston area and other information that the Irish Aires radio program posts.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

The Jig is Up! Upcoming Gigs


The Jig Is Up!


Waldo's Coffee House

1030 Heights Blvd.

Houston 77008

September 30, 2011

7:30 PM

no cover

The house has a $5 corking fee, as I understand it.


Mod Coffee House

2126 Post Office


October 8, 2011 (Art Walk)

6 - 9 PM



O'Flaherty's Irish Music Retreat

Sunday Dinnertime Concert

October 23, 2011

Location and Time TBA


Austin Celtic Festival

Fiesta Gardens on Lady Bird Lake

Austin, TX

November 4 & 5, 2011

Time TBA

Houston's newest Irish band combines flute, fiddle, accordion, vocals, and guitar for a vibrant rendition of the energetic traditional dance music and song of Ireland. After many years of playing sessions together, the band members realized they shared the same mindset, approach, and love for traditional Irish music. Thus they have created a band that remains true to tradition, yet presents  the music in a creative and entertaining manner. The Jig is Up! features the flute playing of Larry Mallette, whose 20 years in the traditionīˇ¯ has made him the band's resident musical historian. The band's fantastic fiddle player, Diehl Moran, provides both grace and drive to the music. Judd Heartsill's pulsive accordion and melodeon playing fills out the group's big sound and helps to supply the
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