michaelpthompson’s seven comments
Vancouver, BC Canada
North American Irish Dance Championships. more…
The Burns Pub
Sunday evenings, 7 pm. Fairly advanced players, but friendly. more…
Santa Fe NM
We're in Santa Fe NM for the weekend. Anybody know of any sessions for Sat. Or Sun. Eve? more…
Re: What do you think of resophonic mandolins for Irish traditional music?
I was in a session last week and a fellow brought in a resonator mandola. It was surprisingly quiet. Not the "warm" sound that people here are talking about, but he really could pick that thing, and we made some really nice music. Nicer than the nice banj... more…
Re: Do you have to quaff to quaver?
I'm not sure if it's required, but I do know that the more people drink, the better I sound. more…
Re: Last thing said on BBC’s Culan?
It's probably Slán agus beannacht leat, which means goodbye and blessings be with you. It's a common blessing upon parting. more…
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