Jimmy Keane’s thirty-four comments

  • Re: Chicago on a Friday night

    @Duke of Leinster -- there are sessions in Chicago on both Friday and Saturday -- your best best is with John Williams at Clancy's (southwest of the city in Oak Lawn). They are to start at 8PM but usually begin 8:30ish. Here's a list of the weekly options... more…

  • bohola: Jimmy Keane & Pat Broaders — 18th Anniversary Concert

    Join Jimmy Keane & Pat Broaders in concert as they celebrate 18 years of performing together as bohola. It will be a mighty night of music and song!! more…

  • Re: The Charleston

    I just updated the story behind my tune "The Charleston" and Eugene O'Donnell's tune "The Derry Reel" if you'd like to know how they came about... more…

  • Re: The Derry

    "The Derry Reel" was composed by Eugene O'Donnell and appeared on an album he did with Mick Moloney entitled "Uncommon Bonds" -- 1982 or 3, I think. I was on that album too and played Eugene's tune along with he and Mick on that track: more…

  • Re: Saltarelle Clifden for Irish Trad Music

    Thanks Linda and good luck! By the way, not sure what well temperament tuning vs equal mean, but just this -- you will need to get the box spot tuned at least once a year (or more, depending on how often/hard you play)… more…

  • Re: Saltarelle Clifden for Irish Trad Music

    Hi Linda -- I've an earlier version Clifden which I purchased on spec at the time since there were none here in Chicago (nor I think in the States at the time either) just the button box version to serve as a basis. more…

  • Mick Moloney, Robbie O’Connell, & Jimmy Keane

    Join Mick, Robbie, and Jimmy as they celebrate 30+ years of music and song together. Limited seating so please book in advance. Concert tickets are sold exclusively from the Brown Paper Tickets website (http://www.mock.brownpapertickets.com/) or by callin... more…

  • bohola: Jimmy Keane & Pat Broaders

    Join Jimmy & Pat at the Southern Illinois Irish Festival more…

  • bohola: Jimmy Keane & Pat Broaders

    Join Jimmy & Pat on their return to the Piper's Hut Concert Series more…

  • Re: Piano Accordion Fingering

    In terms of fingering on the PA (and after playing it for nearly fifty years), sometimes I wonder if I'd be better off just playing with my knuckles… 😉 more…