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.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Current Events

Current Events

Tune in tonight (6PM or Midnight Irish time) for the Irish Aires show.  To hear a live streaming show go here.  To hear it in the KPFT archives go here

To see our playlist as we play it, go to: 
http://www.kpft.org/studio/playlist.php

Find On Going Irish Events in the Houston area by clicking 
here.

ALL items (see details below)

-01/18/14 - Irish Aires on KPFT 90.1 in Houston @ 6PM Central US time
-01/18/14 - Blaggards @ Molly's Pub Kingwood
*01/23/14 - Constant Billy at Baba Yega's 
-01/25/14 - Burns' Ceilidh at Houston Heights Women's Club
*01/25/14 - Burns Night at D&T Drive Inn
*01/25/14 - Blaggards @ Dan Electro's Guitar Bar
*01/25/14 - O'Maoileidigh School Ceili at Molly's Pub Downtown
-02/08/14 - The Rory Miggins Irish Stew Cook-Off at Lucky's Pub
*02/14/14 - Valentine's Day w/Blaggards @ Ashford Pub
-02/15/14 - Blaggards at Molly Maguires
-02/22/14 - Houston Open Feis location to be announced (Deleted)
-02/28-03/02 - North Texas Irish Festival at Fairpark in Dallas (updated info)
-03/01/14 - Beerboozeapalooza at The Corkscrew with the Dead Rabbits
*03/01/14 - Houston Gaelic Athletic Club Golf Outing at Quail Valley in Missouri City
-03/02/14 - Drop Kick Murphy's at House of Blues Houston
*03/08/14 - Houston Gaelic Athletic Club Season Starts Against San Antonio
-03/09/14 - Traditional Irish Music Concert with the Brock McGuire Band at Univ of St Thomas
*03/15/14 - Houston Gaelic Athletic Club plays Exhibition Match after Dynamo's Game
-03/20/14 - Flogging Molly at House of Blues Houston
-06/07/14 - The 2014 Houston Beer Fest w/ The Dead Rabbits 
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Informal Irish Language Lessons at Jason's Deli

We are located at Jason's Deli. As you enter turn to your left we are at the table by the window to the outside patio.

2611 S Shepherd Square 
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 520-6728

Classes are held each Wednesday evening between 6pm-8pm

Informal group who get together and learn Irish at their own pace. Vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, song, stories and other fun stuff tailored to suit the curious traveler. 

$10.00 donation for time and materials 

Tim Theisen
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From the Houston School of Irish Music: With school starting back up, it's time to register for music programs for your kids! The Houston Irish Youth Band is a great program for kids ages 6-18. Ideal for homeschoolers and those in public/private school. Only 2 rehearsals a month. Come check us out!

http://www.hsoim.org/Registration.aspx
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This year is the 97th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Uprising. If you hadn't heard the following, I thought you might be interested. It was done for CBS radio in 1966 for the 50th anniversary. The narrator is Charles Kurwalt (
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Kuralt) was the narrator: 

Part 1  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kvMs74E3Wc (Preview) 
Part 2  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5NsMOh_4eE (Preview) 
Part 3  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCsKBdMee8U (Preview) 
Part 4  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDz_tRjkUVs (Preview) 
Part 5  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6DM1J83bjY (Preview) 
Part 6  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1JPJ6i_cCY (Preview) 

These were uploaded to YouTube thanks to K Ryan 
http://www.youtube.com/user/markev123

There are loads of great pictures & other Irish Stuff.  So Join the Irish Aires Page on FaceBook
http://www.facebook.com/groups/35456222064/ 

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-01/18/14 - Blaggards @ Molly's Pub Kingwood

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Time: 9:00pm

Molly's Pub Kingwood
29803 Loop 494
Houston, Texas 77339

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*01/23/14 - Constant Billy at Baba Yega's

This Thursday January 23, 2014 from 7-9pm Constant Billy performs at 

Baba Yega 
2607 Grant St 
Houston, TX 77006 
(713) 522-0042. 

Come on out to a lovely old Montrose venue with a full restaurant and bar- now with live music as a new attraction. Join us on the patio where you can have dinner and/or a drink surrounded by a lush garden complete with fishpond, waterfall & fountains! Fabulous setting, unforgettable music. No cover charge! 

What: Constant Billy returns to Baba Yega!
Where: 2607 Grant St Houston, TX 77006 (713) 522-0042 in the Montrose. 
When: This Thursday January 23 from 7-9pm. 
How Much: No cover!

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-01/25/14 - Burns' Ceilidh at Houston Heights Women's Club

6:00-9:30pm
The Houston Heights Women's Club 
1846 Harvard Street, Houston, Tx

Join Us For A Fundraising Evening Of -
Ceilidh entertainment, Scottish Fare, 
Ceilidh Dancing and raffle prizes!

TICKETS: $15.00, please RSVP:
       
linda@elam.cc or 832-443-7249
       RSVPs are vital to our planning!

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*01/25/14 - Burns Night at D&T Drive Inn

D&T Drive Inn
1307 Enid
Houston, TX 77009
713-868-6165

Chef Richard Knight, who will open Hunky Dory later this year, is hosting Burns Night at D&T Drive Inn at 7 p.m. Jan. 25. 

The event will celebrate the life and writings of Scottish poet Robert Burns. 

The evening will include bagpipers, plenty of scotch, poetry readings and a traditional menu of Scottish fare, including haggis and Cock-a-leekie soup. 

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased here. 

D&T Drive Inn is a neighborhood ice house that is perfect for happy hour or a night out with friends. We serve food, craft beer, frozen shandy & sangria, and wine.

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*01/25/14 - Blaggards @ Dan Electro's Guitar Bar

Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time: 8:00pm until 10:00pm

Dan Electro's Guitar Bar 
1031 East 24th Street 
Houston, TX 77009.

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*01/25/14 - O'Maoileidigh School Ceili at Molly's Pub Downtown

Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Molly's Pub
509 Main St, 
Houston, Texas 77002-3104
www.houstonirishdance.com

Come & Celebrate
Live Irish Music & Ceili Dancing

Bring the whole family
$5 donation (suggested but not required); $15 family max

Free Street parking after 6PM in downtown Houston

Molly's offers a great menu & bar selection

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-02/08/14 - The Rory Miggins Irish Stew Cook-Off at Lucky's Pub

Lucky's Pub
801 St. Emanuel, 
Houston, Texas 77003

7th Annual Miggins Memorial
Irish Music Festival & Stew Cook-off
Live Music ~ Great Food ~ Great Company

All for $10 per person, 12 and under are free
Rain or Shine!

Miggins Brothers, Rory & Larry Joe, together forever.
We miss you both.

When: Saturday, February 8, 2014
Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

What's going on? 
Live Music - Dancers - Guinness Relay - Raffles - Vendors and
More fun that you can shake a Shillelagh at!

Judging to include: 
Irish Stew - Chili - Open Irish Dish - Irish Dessert - Chicken
Best Booth (Public Opinion voting)
Miggins family
Volunteers are needed!
We are in need of volunteers. If you are interested, please contact Cheryl McSorley Rebsch or Ginger Ney at 281-704-7435 
 
Questions:
Ginger Ney at 281-704-7435 

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*02/14/14 - Valentine's Day w/Blaggards @ Ashford Pub

Friday, February 14, 2014
Time: 9:30pm

Ashford Pub
13308 Westheimer 
Houston, Texas 77077

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-02/28-03/02 - North Texas Irish Festival at Fairpark in Dallas (updated info)

Friday, February 28th 6:00-11:00pm

Saturday, March 1st 10:30am-11:30pm

Sunday, March 2nd 11:30am-7:30pm

Location: Fair Park, Dallas, TX

Performers: 
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
Solas
Dervish
Nuala Kennedy Trio
Makem and Spain Brothers
Ed Miller
The Máirtín de Cógáin Project
The Town Pants
We Banjo 3
5 Second Rule
Behan
Beyond The Pale
Blaggards
Blue Fiddle
Celtica
Coyne and Reeves
Don Gabbert
Jiggernaut
Poor Man's Fortune
The Jig Is Up!
Trinity River Whalers
And Many More!

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-03/01/14 - Beerboozeapalooza at The Corkscrew with the Dead Rabbits

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time: 1:00pm until 6:00pm

The Corkscrew
1308 W. 20th St, 
Houston, Texas 77008

There'll more details as they come but it's an entire day celebrating whiskey and beer! What else do ye need to know?!?

The Link for tickets will be available after the New Year!

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*03/01/14   Houston Gaelic Athletic Club Golf Outing at Quail Valley in Missouri City

Details to follow

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-03/02/14 - Drop Kick Murphy's at House of Blues Houston

Sunday 03/02/2014 
Doors: 06:30 PM
Show:  07:30 PM
Prices: 
$28.00 - General Admission
$33.00 - General Admission Day of Show
$38.00 - Balcony Seats
Ages: all

House of Blues Houston     
1204 Caroline
Houston, TX 77001
(832) 667-7733

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*03/08/14 - Houston Gaelic Athletic Club Season Starts Against San Antonio

Details to follow

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-03/09/14 - Traditional Irish Music Concert with the Brock McGuire Band at Univ of St Thomas

Monday, March 17, 2014: St. Patrick's Day Mass Celebrated by His Eminence Daniel N. Cardinal DiNardo at 10:30 am at the University of St. Thomas in the Chapel of St. Basil, 3802 Yoakum Blvd, and Brunch following Mass in the Jerabeck Gymnasium, 4000 Mt. Vernon; contact Lori Gallagher at 713-525-3592 or 
irishstudies@stthom.edu for reservations; $25 in advance by March 10, 2014; $30 at the door

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*03/15/14 – Houston Gaelic Athletic Club plays Exhibition Match after Dynamo's Game

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, the Houston Dynamo have invited us to play an exhibition on Saturday, March 15th at BBVA Compass stadium after the match between Houston and Montreal. This for the entire Irish community in Houston and we will need everyone's support.

BBVA Compass Stadium
2200 Texas Street, 
Houston, Texas

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-03/20/14 - Flogging Molly at House of Blues Houston

Live Nation Presents The 10th Annual Green 17 Tour with Flogging Molly

Thursday 03/20/2014 
Doors: 07:00 PM
Show:  08:00 PM
Prices: 
$33.00 - General Admission
$36.00 - General Admission Day of Show
$40.50 - Balcony Seats
Ages: all

House of Blues Houston     
1204 Caroline
Houston, TX 77001
(832) 667-7733

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-06/07/14 - The 2014 Houston Beer Fest w/ The Dead Rabbits

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Time: 12:00pm

Houston Beer Fest
Hermann Square Park – 
900 Smith St., 
Houston, Texas 77002101

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Venue Info

Alley Theatre
615 Texas Avenue, 
Houston, Texas
(713) 220-5700

Ashford Arms Pub
14605 Perthshire, 
Houston, TX 77079
(281) 497-5316

Barnevelder Movement Arts Complex
2201 Preston Street
Houston, Texas, 77003

Big John's
6150 Wilcrest Drive, 
Houston, TX 77072 
(281) 498-3499

Bohemeo's, 
408 Telephone Road, 
Houston, Texas

Brian O'Neils
5555 Morningside Dr, 
Houston, TX 77005
713-522-2603

Bull & Bear
11980 Westheimer Rd # A
Houston, TX 77077-6670
(281) 496-6655

Cactus Music & Records
210 Portsmouth 
Houston, TX

Center for Irish Studies, University of St Thomas
Lori Meghan Gallagher, JD
Director, Center for Irish Studies
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-3592 (direct)
713-525-3866 (fax)
irishstudies@stthom.edu
www.stthom.edu/irishstudies

Coffee Oasis
4650 NASA Parkway 
Seabrook, TX 77586
http://www.coffee-oasis.com/

Concert Pub Galleria Houston
5636 Richmond Ave  
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 278-7272
http://www.theconcertpub.com/GALLERIA.html 

Continental Club
3700 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002-9504, United States
(713) 529-9899

Dan Electro's Guitar Bar 
1031 East 24th Street 
Houston, TX 77009. 

Deans Credit Clothing 
316 Main Street, 
Houston, Texas 77002

Echo Lounge
1515 Pease St.
Houston, TX
713-659-2000

Foundry United Methodist Church
8350 Jones Road at Highway 290, 
Houston, Texas

The Goose's Acre Bistro & Irish Pub
21 Waterway Ave,
Spring, TX 77380

The Grand 1894 Opera House
2020 Postoffice Street
Galveston, TX 77550
Phone: 800-821-1894
409-763-7173
Fax: 409-763-1068
Email: 
tickets@thegrand.com

Griff's
3416 Roseland Street
Houston, TX 77006-4307
(713) 528-9912

Highland Village Farmer's Market, 
2720 Suffolk Dr.
Houston, Texas

House of Blues
1204 Caroline St, 
Houston, TX 77002 
(888) 402–5837

Houston Amateur Sports Park.
12131 Kirby Drive, 
Houston, Texas, 77045

Irish American Heritage Assoc.
Municipal Utility District Building
Cimmaron Pkwy at Hidden Canyon Rd (just west of S Mason Rd)
Katy, Texas
http://users.hal-pc.org/~triolamj/ 

Jesse H Jones Hall for the Performing Arts 
615 Louisiana Street
77002
Houston, TX, US
(713) 227-3974
http://www.houstontx.gov/joneshall/index.htm

JP Hops House\
2317 South Highway 6 
Houston- 
(one block north of Westheimer on Highway 6)
Call 281-496-0623

Kenneally's Irish Pub
2111 S Shepherd Drive
Houston, Texas 77019
713-630-0486

Khon's 
2808 Milam Street 
Houston, TX 
77006 (713) 523-7775 
(click 
HERE for map)


The Last Concert Cafe
1403 Nance St. 
Houston, TX.  77002 
713 226-8563

Late Nite Pie
302 Tuam Street
Houston, TX

Listening Room at Nia Moves- 
508 Pecore- in the Heights
Houston, TX  77009
info@niamoves.com

Logon Cafe, 
3508 Calder Ave
Beaumont, Texas
409-832-1529
www.logoncafe.net

Lucky's Pub
801 Saint Emanuel Street, 
Houston, TX 77003 
(713) 522-2010 

Lynn's Longbranch Saloon
5505 Pinemont 
Houston, TX 77092-2619 
(713) 686-8668.

Mc Gonigel's Mucky Duck
2425 Norfolk Street
Houston, TX 77098-4113
(713) 528-5999
www.mcgonigels.com

Millbend Coffeehouse
1370 North Millbend
( @ Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church)
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Molly Maguires
15945 Kuykendahl Rd, 
Houston, TX 77068 
(281) 580-6167

Mollys Pub Downtown
509 Main
Houston, TX 77002
713-222-1033

Molly's Pub Kingwood
29803 Loop 494, 
Kingwood, TX 77339 

Molly's Pub Tomball
28107 Texas 249 ,
Tomball, TX 77375 
281-255-2175     

Molly Malone's Pub
7824 Louetta Road
Spring, TX 77379, United States
(281) 370-4949
FaceBook Page

Molly's on Westheimer
11128 Westheimer 
Houston, Texas
713.789.95

Olde City Pub
14124 Stuebner Airline Road, 
Houston, TX 77069 
832-249-6167

Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe
413 20th Street  
Galveston, TX 77550
(409) 762-9199

R&R Sports Bar & Grill
3338 FM 528, 
Friendswood, TX 77546
281-996-8300 

Rudyards Pub
2010 Waugh Dr, 
Houston, TX 77006
713-521-0521

Scout Bar
18307 Egret Bay Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 335-0002
http://www.scoutbar.com/home.php 

Shamrock Tavern
16150 Stuebner Airline Rd. Suite F
Spring, TX 

Sherlock's Baker Street Pub
10001 Westheimer
Houston TX 77042

Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge, 
3714 Main St
Houston, Texas

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church
8915 Timberside Drive
Houston, 77025
713-667-653

Stats Sports Bar & Grill
10480 Louetta Rd, 
Houston, TX 77070

Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand Hotel 
2300 Ships Mechanic Row, 
Galveston, TX 77550

Union Tavern
435 El Dorado Blvd # A,
Webster, TX 77598
(281) 486-6644 

Urban Harvest Farmers Market 
In the Parking Lot behind
3000 Richmond at Eastside 
Houston , Texas

The Vanishing Point
2411 Strand, 
Galveston, TX.
(409) 750-9101

Verizon Wireless Theatre
520 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 230-1666

Waldo's Coffee House. 
1030 Heights Blvd , 
Houston , TX 77008 
(713) 869-0700

West Chase Tavern
10630 Westheimer @ Blue Willow 
Houston, Texas 77042 
713-785-5567.

White Swan
4419 Navigation
Houston , TX

Winedale in Round Top, Tx 
3738 FM 2714  
Round Top, TX 78954 
(979) 278-3530
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 jay
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