Stevie C’s sixty-nine comments

  • Re: First Bodhran.

    There should be bodran slow sessions where they all 'play' together. That would teach em. more…

  • Re: First Bodhran.

    Learn the chunes first, then quit. more…

  • Memories of a Dublin Childhood - Did Ya Ever…

    I thought some of you might enjoy this poem by Pat McCann. Raglan Road on the whistle played by Joe Dunne. All the best, Steve more…

  • Re: Medieval Sunday!

    Ptarmigan - Are you already aware of this resouce? more…

  • This session has been meeting at a private residence on and off. It's still on most Friday evenings, 6:30 - 9 pm. Same players. No smoking atmosphere (although smokers can still smoke and hear the music just outside the door). BYOB. more…

  • Re: Stupid things people say

    Peter - Excellent comment re: 'the gift." more…

  • Re: Stupid things people say

    Guy elbows his way into a session in Miltown and stuns the well-known local players and punters with his mastery of the tunes on a Thai folk instrument, the Khan. Everyone is speechless except one kid from Detroit. more…

  • Re: Begginer Wooden Flute

    You might want to consider asking Casey if he's willing to let you try one of his folk flutes as part of the decision making process. He's one of the most accommodating makers out there, and having one in your hands is always better than using one's imagi... more…

  • Hughes

    I had the good fortune to play with the folks in the snug March 2007. Came with my flute, not knowing what to expect. I'd been there a few years prior with no instrument and learned a great deal listening. Players were really good, and they were very welc... more…

  • Smuggler’s

    I had the good fortune to play with the people at this session in March 2007. Dick and his mates were all very welcoming and I enjoyed their music very much. It was great to get a tune in with them. A fellow at the bar sang one of the most depressing, and... more…