MichaelBolton’s two hundred and eleven comments

  • Re: New site feature: Trips

    Neither "London, England" nor "London, United Kingdom" nor "London, UK" are specific enough for the location parsing code, apparently. With each of those entries, I get the message "The name of the place you’re going to needs to be more specific (the n... more…

  • Re: The Last Jar

    But The Last Jar is still open! The session has migrated lock, stock, and barrel. Paddy Fitzgerald remains the very gracious and able host, and when I was there on September 7 2016, it was a terrific and very well-attended session. The room is loud, th... more…

  • Re: Durty Nelly’s

    Durty Nelly's is permanently closed, according to its own Web site. more…

  • Re: The Blarney Stone

    From above: "This session has been cancelled. The woman who runs the pub is completely insane and has no idea about Irish music whatsoever. " more…

  • Re: Cat And Fiddle

    If it survives elsewhere, it's dead here, n'est-ce pas? Marking it closed. more…

  • Re: The Kingsley Jones Pub

    After being shut down for 11 years, I think an appropriate mourning period has passed and we can actually mark it closed, rather than simply saying it's closed. more…

  • Down to first Saturday

    According to the barman on 2015/03/28, this session now happens only on the first Saturday of every month. more…

  • Closed. Very closed.

    Whatever else one might say about this pub, one can say this: as of March 26, it’s closed. By the scaffolding, perhaps for renovations, or perhaps for something more extensive. But it’s definitely closed, for now. more…

  • Definitely on.

    This session has been going strong for a good while now. Ben Gunnery (fiddle) and Chris O'Malley (piano accordion) are hosts, and Brian Kelly (banjo) often appears. Very high standard of playing here—and brisk tempos. more…

  • One would think that if it were still going, it would be mentioned on their Web site. It isn't. more…