MC2’s fifty-eight comments

  • Re: St Patrick’s Day Ceili

    Note: It's actually the day before St. Patrick's Day, Saturday, March 16 more…

  • St Patrick’s Day Ceili

    Celebrate your Irish roots with a family-friendly St. Patrick's Day Ceili more…

  • Candlelight Restaurant and Lounge

    Morning Session! 11am every other Saturday. Alternates with the Tune Bench, a tune learning workshop sponsored by Portland's Comhaltas Branch. See the calendar at www.cceoregon.org for specific dates. more…

  • Frankie Gavin — Irish Fiddle Legend

    Frankie Gavin, a genuine legend of Irish music, will be in Portland on February 6, 2019 for a solo appearance presented by the Micheal O'Domhnaill Branch of Oregon, Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (www.cceoregon.org). The concert will be held in the elegant ... more…

  • Randal Bays Irish Fiddle Workshop

    Randal Bays will be giving a fiddle “intensive” workshop for intermediate and advanced fiddle players. The class will be diving into selected tunes that Randal will be sending out in advance. Topics below will be gone over in detail: more…

  • Re: Piano Vamping to Irish Tunes

    The BEST is Brendan Dolan -- he backs up a lot of Brian Conway's recordings and also plays for the Pride of New York Ceili Band. more…

  • Re: Sailor’s

    That's weird, it wasn't posted a few days ago and now it's back but without the (Kerr)! Also, that D in the 3rd-to-last bar of the B part should be a B. Or you could play it either way. See you Thursday. more…

  • Sailor’s Hornpipe (Kerr)

    This is the sailor's hornpipe from Celtic Fiddle Festival Rendezvous. Source: Kerr – Merry Melodies, vol. 4, No. 275 (c. 1880’s) more…

  • Re: Who TF?

    That's definitely Betsy Branch on the fiddle. She is a fantastic fiddle player specializing in New England style Contradance music. So there is some Irish traditional music in the Contradance repretoire, but she isn't necessarily trying to play in the I... more…

  • I'm cyberstalking you, Kevin. more…