paul archer’s fifteen comments

  • Re: Cumberland Arms

    This is a lovely venue with a great atmosphere. It was a little quiet the last couple of times agroup of us went up but a good night all the same. more…

  • Voodoo Cafe

    First Sunday of the month. Celtic leaning and the odd song. more…

  • Re: Britannia Inn

    This session has recently moved to the Voodoo Cafe in nearby Skinnergate. Same crew, same times. more…

  • Re: The Long Note

    Not Jenny's Welcome. The best version, for me, is Paddy Glackin's on Hidden Ground. The first track/ more…

  • Re: Riverdance

    Another great Bill Whelan tune. Can I just ask: Why do some Americans call DANCE TUNES, SONGS? There are NO WORDS so they are TUNES. more…

  • Re: Britannia Inn

    Good music, friendly and good beer. more…

  • Re: Strings for the fiddle

    I would really like to find a cheaper steel rope core steel string. I have used Helicores for years. They are great, stay in tune and suit lots of different fiddles. My problem is the A string shredding at the B note in first position. I have loads of spa... more…

  • Re: All Bairns Dance

    I was proud to be the fiddle player in The Rub and to associated with the other members who were: Becky Taylor, more…

  • Re: Dennis Doody’s

    Must be closely related to this? more…

  • Re: Being able to play alone but not with others

    PS I think a metronome or playing along to recordings is a good method. more…