LongNote’s four hundred and sixty-five comments

  • Na Draiodoiri Update.

    Kenny, if you read this, get this. A fella showed up at the session at Fergie's yesterday w. bodhran and whistle, it was none other than Mal Whyte. He has been acting for some years now and lives in Philly. Of course, we have many mutual friends and we ha... more…

  • Session @ Plough

    Yes! Session still 5-9 PM. more…

  • Re: ciaran tourish and dermot byrne, name the tunes?

    Con McGinley's / The Newfoundland more…

  • Hear! Hear!

    Acquired a copy of this at the weekend -- thanks Dan -- and have listened to it several times since. I have to back up Jason's kind words. Very strong, straight-forward playing, no fuss. Nice variety of tune types, instruments and treatment. The sean-nos ... more…

  • Fermanagh Version

    Gets played in Fermanagh as Jimmy Duffy's Highland. Here it is more or less as learned from Rev Gary Hastings way, w ay back in the early 80s, but in a considerably straightened out version. more…

  • Plough & Stars, Philadelphia

    I am not sure if the author of the previous post was in the right pub on the wrong day or the wrong pub on the right day. Amplified? Gig format? If the author actually sat in for a few tunes, I am not sure how he / she could have gotten that impression. T... more…

  • Update

    Apparently, there is still some sort of session on the first Friday of each month, but I am not sure exactly what kind of a shape it is in currently.The 4th Friday ceili is still going. more…

  • Two Version from Danny O’Donnell

    Here are 2 versions of the tune picked up from transcriptions of Danny O'Donnell in "The Northern Fiddler". The first has something of the 6/8 pipe march about it. more…

  • Dead - Yet Again!

    After a brief three week run this session is CANCELLED. more…

  • Resurrected As Of Wed September 29

    Apparently, this session has come back to life yet again beginning tonight and continuing on Wednesdays from 8 till 11PM. The Bards was always a good venue for a session, but couldn't make up its mind if it really wanted to be an Irish pub or just a non-d... more…