Patrick Flaherty’s twelve comments

  • Greasewood Blarney

    Pub songs, Session Tunes, Ballads, and lots of Craic. St. Paddy's Day good times. more…

  • Re: Wild Bleu

    We welcome all kinds of acoustic music, hey it is a session with diverse musicians. The last session of the year on the 29th was filled with singing. We leaned hard on bluegrass and country standards. However there were a few Irish gems. We had 7 players... more…

  • Re: Wild Bleu

    Starting this session back up for the fall in October. Now starting at 3PM. Going till?? at least 5PM more…

  • Bellingham Irish Festival

    Join us at the Bellingham Irish Festival Friday, October 5th through Sunday, October 7th in beautiful Bellingham, Washington. more…

  • Re: Greasewood Blarney

    6 PM Start, Slainte! more…

  • Greasewood Blarney

    Three piece Irish Session Tunes and Drinking Songs played on Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar, and Tenor Banjo more…

  • Pickin’ on Mitchell

    Robert Cannon(Acoustic Blues), Diamond Dave and the Diphthongs (Old-Time & Irish), Greasewood Blarney(Irish Session Mashed Taters), Keening Foxhounds(Bluegrass): Open Jam from 8 to 10 somewhere in Downtown Mitchell more…

  • Re: Usher’s Island

    An All-Star assemblage of the best of the best. John Doyle's controlled energy comes through with splendid instrumentals by all the players. I passed on a copy to my 25 year old daughter and she liked it a lot. As the song on the CD says "Good as it Gets"... more…

  • Re: Ger The Rigger

    I love this tune a bit slower than the ultra fast Polka speed. It takes on a more classical, sublime feel, the same way you get a beautiful sound to Star Above the Garter when played considerably slower(see Cherish the Ladies version of Star). more…

  • Re: The Girl I Left Behind Me

    Just read the "Grant" biography by Ron Chernow. He quotes a letter of a union soldier as he remembers the union band playing "Girl I Left Behind" on flutes and drums as the troops marched toward Vicksburg for the epic battle. The tune sounds so Irish. I p... more…