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  • Churchill’s British Restaurant & Pub

    Open session held every Tuesday night from 7:30-9:30pm. Churchill's is one of the nicest pubs in the Dallas area, with a lovely, rustic feel, and is very supportive of traditional music. more…

  • Re: Siar an Bóthar Intro Music

    Thanks for fixing that link! Any further insight as to who the musician might be? more…

  • Siar an Bóthar Intro Music

    Hello all! Can anyone help me identify the music that is used as the intro for Siar an Bóthar (such as in this video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jcBhazIO7Y)? I'd mainly like to find out who the fiddle player is -- not so much the title of that specific t... more…

  • Open the Door for Three

    Kieran O'Hare, Liz Knowles, and Pat Broaders (aka Open the Door for Three) play a crackin' version of this tune on the closing track of their self-titled album. more…

  • And in case that previous comment didn't make any sense, I'm referring to "The Silver Chair" from C.S. Lewis' children's series, The Chronicles of Narnia. Puddleglum is one of the main characters in that book, a marsh-wiggle in fact. 😉 more…

  • The Silver Chair

    Well, he obviously must've been reading C.S. Lewis when he wrote this one! =D more…

  • Story Behind the Tune

    So I was at the Friday Harbor camp a couple of weeks ago and it was an absolute blast! Gorgeous scenery, wonderful people, and of course, excellent music. 🙂 more…

  • Randal Bays with Davey Mathias on YouTube

    Here's a really nice clip of Randal Bays playing this tune with Davey Mathias accompanying him on guitar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IewhZEwNYAI more…

  • Clip of Liz Carroll Playing This Tune

    I just found a *really* nice clip on YouTube of Liz Carroll playing a set of reels back in 1986, and this is one of the tunes she plays. Here's the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Up9kKmov6Z8 It's the 3rd tune, starting around 2:38. Enjoy! more…

  • On fiddle and other instruments with notes below the low D on flute and whistle, it's typical to play measure 4 with a low B, as follows: more…