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Charlie’s Irish Pub Announces Band Schedule for Nov. 2010-11

November 29th, 2010 by avadmin

Charlie’s Band Schedule

*Subject to Change*

2010

Dec 3&4          Reverse Cowboy

Dec 10&11       Tom Dahill

Dec 17&18      Paul and Lorraine

Dec 31    Paul and Lorraine Special Time 8-Midnight

Cody McKinney (Bass, Guitar, Vocals), Scottie Devlm (Guitar, Banjo, Vocals). Reverse Cowboys came about by blending two individual musical histories to interpret Irish music. They have seamlessly filtered traditional and contemporary Irish music through their long touring and recording history in the American music tradition.

2011

Jan 1                Paul and Lorraine

Jan 7&8           A Little of the Ready

Jan 14&15       Hounds of Finn

Jan 21&22       Reverse Cowboy

Jan 28&29       Paul and Lorraine

Paul and Lorraine have been playing Irish music together for a couple of years now, starting with the rouge folk band Folk Underground and then splitting off to form their own duo. Something for everyone lots of drinking, lots of losing your love, plenty of Death, Doom and Destruction & happy little nights in the Pub. Not to mention some of the best Irish Fiddle Tunes going. They like to take requests & will play almost anything, if they know about half of it.

Feb 4&5          Irish Brigade

Feb 11&12      Hounds of Finn

Feb 18&19      A Little of the Ready

Fed 25&26      Paul and Lorraine

Featuring Mike Wallace and Joe Smith. A consummate stage performer Mike has been happy to spend his time on stage with such great performers as Peter Yeates, Steve Mulligan, Joe Burk, Noel Hill, Paddy O’Brien, and Larry Nugent not to mention his original partner in the The Irish Brigade Gerry Goodwin god rest his soul or current partners Sean Conway and Darren Crossey. Joe’s outstanding vocals combined with his mastery of a wide range of instruments makes him a great performer to watch and listen to.

Mar 4&5          Reverse Cowboy

Mar 11&12      Hounds of Finn

Mar 17   Music on Two Stages

Pub

A Little of the Ready 1-4pm in Pub

Hounds of Finn 430-730pm in Pub

Paul and Lorraine  8-Midnight in Pub

Event Center

The Crossing (Five piece Celtic Group from Chicago, Ill.)

Two dinner shows starting at 5pm and 8pm.

Mar 18             A Little of the Ready

Mar 25&26      Paul and Lorraine

Hounds of Finn play Irish Rock and roots music from around the world. It's mixture of original songs written and performed by both Pete McCauley and Leslie Rich, sprinkled with some traditional Irish and Scottish tunes brought to you by both Michelle MacGregor on fiddle and Pete on Mandolin.

Apr 1&2          Hounds of Finn

Apr 8&9          Paul and Lorraine

Apr 15&16      Reverse Cowboy

Apr 23&24      A Little of the Ready

Apr 29&30      Locklin Road

Locklin Road is a folk trio playing compelling Celtic and original music in an updated style with three-part vocal harmony, guitars, mandolin and bodhran … as well as the occasional tin whistle, banjo-guitar and whatever else is catching their spirit at the time. The trio does a lot of musical storytelling, from traditional Irish ballads to Sheri's original work.

May 5&6         Tom Dahill

May 13&14     Hounds of Finn

May 20&21     Paul and Lorraine

May 27&28     A Little of the Ready

May 29            Irish Brigade – Plays on the Jameson Patio after the Stillwater Marathon – Special Time 12-4pm

“Tom Dahill is one of the best entertainers playing Irish Music. He’ll have you singing the party piece you practiced since you were a kid or dancing an Irish jig for the first time in your life. Tom is a well rounded performer and very easy to work with”

Jun 3&4           Barry Nelson

Jun 10&11       Irish Brigade

Jun 17&18       Irish Brigade

Jun 24&25       Hounds of Finn

Born in Belfast Co. Antrim Ireland, Barry has been playing music since his early teens performing in Ireland, England, Denmark, and Sweden currently based in Virginia U.S.A. He has crisscrossed the U.S.A. many times from Cape Cod to Florida, Maryland to Minnesota. He has played with Coribb Folk, Pennywhistle, and as a solo artist for the former Irish Prime Minster Albert Reynolds and President Ronald Regan. He is never short of a toast, song or story so come listen sing and party with Barry Nelson.

July 1&2          Locklin Road

July 8&9          A Little of the Ready

July 15&16      Tom Dahill

July 29&30      Reverse Cowboy

A Little Of The Ready don't play Irish, Scottish and roots music because of any great reverence, but because of the overwhelming joy of performing live. Their set mixes up great Irish and Scottish pub favorites, Irish rock, folk and originals with soaring four part harmonies and energetic acoustic instrumentation.

Aug 5&6          Paul and Lorraine

Aug 12&13      Tom Dahill

Aug 19&20      Irish Brigade

Aug 26&27      A Little of the Ready

Sep 2&3          Reverse Cowboy

Sep 9&10        Hounds of Finn

Sep 16             Irish Brigade

Sep 17             3rd Annual Half-Way to St. Patrick’s Day Party

Live Music on Two Stages

Irish Brigade 6-10pm on the Jameson Patio

TBD 7:30-11:30pm in Charlie’s Pub

Sep 23&24      Tom Dahill

Sep 30&1        Paul and Lorraine

Oct 8&9          Barry Nelson

Oct 14&15      Irish Brigade

Oct 21&22      Hounds of Finn

Oct 28&29      Paul and Lorraine

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July 28th, 2010 by avadmin

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May 1st at Charlie’s

April 26th, 2010 by avadmin

Saturday May 1st at Charlie’s in the Historic Water Street Inn

Join us at Charlie’s for our 2nd Annual Kentucky Derby Party sponsored by Knob Creek, Maker’s Mark and Jim Beam. We’ll start crafting mint juleps just the way you like them starting at 10am and we’ll keep going until the big race.

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St Patrick’s Day Week Events

March 9th, 2010 by avadmin


Thursday, March 11th
Irish Whiskey Dinner
Friday, March 12th
Paul & Lorraine in the Pub
Saturday, March 13th
Paul & Lorraine in the Pub
Guinness Collector Glass #3
Sunday, March 14th
Ladder Golf Tourny starts at noon
Monday, March 15th
Flight of Irish Beers $3
Tuesday, March 16th
Flight of Irish Beers $3
St. Patrick’s Day
Paul & Lorraine 3:00 – Pub

Paul & Lorraine 8:30 – Ballroom

Daoine Sidhe 8 – Pub

Collector Glass #4
Customer Loyalty Rewards
For every $20 you spend in Charlie’s Pub or Restaurant during the first two weeks of March you will receive a certificate for $5 off admission on
St. Patrick’s Day
Food specials all week!!!

Charlie’s Irish Pub Band Schedule February-March 2010

February 23rd, 2010 by avadmin

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Live Music for Charlie’s Irish Pub located in the Historic Water Street Inn, in downtown Stillwater

Charlie’s Pub features live music every Friday & Saturday night from 7:30-11:30pm

February 26 & 27 – Hounds of Finn

February 26 & 27 - Hounds of Finn

Hounds of Finn play Irish Rock and roots music from around the world. It’s mixture of original songs written and performed by both Pete McCauley and Leslie Rich, sprinkled with some traditional Irish and Scottish tunes brought to you by both Michelle MacGregor on fiddle and Pete on Mandolin.

March 5 & 6 – Barry Nelson

Born in Belfast Co. Antrim Ireland, Barry has been playing music since his early teens performing in Ireland, England, Denmark, and Sweden currently based in Virginia U.S.A. He has crisscrossed the U.S.A. many times from Cape Cod to Florida, Maryland to Minnesota. He has played with Coribb Folk, Pennywhistle, and as a solo artist for the former Irish Prime Minster Albert Reynolds and President Ronald Regan. He is never short of a toast, song or story so come listen sing and party with Barry Nelson.

March 12 & 13 – Paul and Lorraine

March 12 & 13 - Paul and Lorraine

Paul and Lorraine have been playing Irish music together for a couple of years now, starting with the rouge folk band Folk Underground and then splitting off to form their own duo.  Something for everyone lots of drinking, lots of losing your love, plenty of Death, Doom and Destruction & happy little nights in the Pub. Not to mention some of the best Irish Fiddle Tunes going.  They like to take requests & will play almost anything, if they know about half of it.

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ST. PATRICK'S DAY 2010

Live Irish Music on Two Stages

Music starts early in the afternoon at Charlie’s Irish Pub with Paul and Lorraine. At 5pm The Crossing will begin playing in the Water Street Inn ballroom (full food and beverage service available) and Daoine Sidhe will begin their set in Charlie’s Pub. The night wraps up with Paul and Lorraine in the ballroom.

March 20 & 21 – Tom Dahill and Ginny McShane Johnson

March 20 & 21 - Tom Dahill and Ginny McShane Johnson

Tom Dahill is one of the best entertainers playing Irish Music. He’ll have you singing the party piece you practiced since you were a kid or dancing an Irish jig for the first time in your life. Tom is a well rounded performer and very easy to work with.

March 26 & 27 – Langer’s Ball

March 26 & 27 - Langer's Ball

The Langer’s Ball is a 2-piece Celtic Group that has been performing around the Mid-Western states since July 2007. Featuring Michael Sturm on guitar, mandolin & vocals, and Hannah Rediske on accordion and penny whistle, The Langer’s Ball performs a wide variety of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic songs and tunes.

Irish Whiskey Tasting Dinner & Smoker Thursday March 11

Irish Food Specials Friday 12th & Saturday 13th and of course on St. Patrick’s Day!

The Historic Water Street Inn

featuring Charlie’s Restaurant and Irish Pub

101 Water Street South

Stillwater, MN 55082

651-439-6000

www.WaterStreetInn.us

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Newsletter 2/24/2010

February 23rd, 2010 by avadmin

Historic Water Street Inn 101 Water Street South Stillwater, MN 55082 651.439.6000 www.waterstreetinn.us   At the foot of the Historic Lift Bridge    
 
 
Weekend Getaway

Come in out of the cold and warm up in front of your fireplace overlooking the St. Croix River.

Stay Friday and Saturday night in one of our two room Whirlpool / Fireplace Suites for just $149 per night (dbl occupancy).

Your stay will include a romantic Dinner for two in Charlie’s Restaurant on Friday Night

Two beverages in Charlie’s Irish Pub

Full Breakfast Saturday morning and our Award winning Champagne Brunch on Sunday morning

Call now to make your reservation mention this special.

Offer is valid for stays now till end of March 2010.  Not good with any other offer or discount.  Subject to availability, availability maybe limited on some dates.

www.waterstreetinn.us  651-439-6000

 

 

 

 

 Wednesday, February 24th 2010

 Four-Course Menu

 

Each week our Chefs create a four-course dinner menu,

Each course paired with a specially selected glass of wine.

Wednesday nights for $29.95 per person

Served from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, reservations suggested.

 Not valid with any other special offers.

 

Starter

Tempura Battered Cauliflower with Sweet Chili Sauce

Firestone, Gewurztraminer; Santa Ynez

 

 Second Course

Spring Mix Salad with Pears and Grapes

Served with Curried Nuts and Tossed in Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Goodnight, Chardonnay; Central Coast

 

Main Course

Bleu Cheese & Cashew Encrusted Rack of Lamb

Accompanied by Potatoes & Brussels with a Raspberry-Zinfandel Reduction

Guenoc, Petite Syrah; Lake County

 

Dessert

 New York Deep Dish Cheesecake

Harvey’s, Bristol Cream Sherry; Portugal

 

 Historic Water Street Inn -101 South Water Street Stillwater, MN 55082 – 651.439.6000

 
www.WaterStreetInn.us

 
 
 
 
 
 
Live Music for Charlie’s Irish Pub located in the Historic Water Street Inn, in downtown Stillwater
Charlie’s Pub features live music every Friday & Saturday night from
7:30 to 11:30 

 

 

February 26 & 27 – Hounds of Finn

 

Hounds Of Finn play Irish Rock and roots music from around the world. It’s mixture of original songs written and performed by both Pete McCauley and Leslie Rich, sprinkled with some traditional Irish and Scottish tunes brought to you by both Michelle MacGregor on fiddle and Pete on Mandolin.

 

March 5 & 6 – Barry Nelson

Born in Belfast Co. Antrim Ireland. Barry has been playing music since his early teens performing in Ireland, England, Denmark, and Sweden currently based in Ireland He has crisscrossed the U.S.A. many times from Cape Cod to Florida, Maryland to Minnesota. He has played with Coribb Folk, Pennywhistle, and as a solo artist for the former Irish Prime Minster Albert Reynolds and President Ronald Regan. He is never short of a toast, song or story so come listen sing and party with Barry Nelson. This is a “don’t miss” show so come in and catch Barry and a special guest at work, call it that work or not it’s a lot of fun to watch listen and sing a long.    March 12th & 13th Paul & Lorraine   March 17th St. Patrick’s Day Paul & Lorraine 3:00 – Pub   The Crossing 5:00 – Ballroom   Paul & Lorraine 8 – Ballroom   Daoine Sidhe 8 – Pub   Customer Loyalty Rewards For every $20 you spend in Charlie’s Pub or Restaurant during the first two weeks of March you will receive a certificate for $5 off admission on St. Patrick’s Day
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Upcoming Events
Irish Whiskey Dinner Thursday March 11th     

IRISH WHISKEY DINNER

MARCH 11, 2010

Charlie’s Restaurant at the Historic Water Street Inn

Guest Speaker Sam Bremmer

6 P.M.:  SOCIAL TIME:

Butler passed Hors dourves

~ Served with John Powers 12 Year Reserve ~

Powers was the first whiskey distiller to practice the art of bottling their own whiskey. This was to ensure consistent quality up to that time whiskey was sold in cask to Whiskey Bonders. The distillery bottled brand was called Power’s Gold Label to distinguish it from Powers White label which was the bonders’ brand

 

7 P.M.:  START WITH:

Starter

Chopstick Spinach & Asian Tea Spiced Swordfish

with Mandarin Oranges and Soy-Scallion Dressing

~ Served with John Jameson ~

John Jameson’s Dublin distillery was founded in 1780.  When Jameson discovered that certain strains of barley made a superior whiskey he persuaded local farmers to grow them by providing seed grain every spring.  Jameson is the world’s no. 1 Selling Irish whiskey, enjoyed in 112 countries across the globe. 

 

Second Course

Grilled Vegetable Stack with Melted, Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella

With Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Pesto

~ Served with Jameson 12 Year~

Jameson 12 Year Old is the best known aged whiskey in the family of Jameson premium whiskeys. The whiskey offers a taste promise of unrivalled quality and smoothness, and is a great choice to enter the world of Premium Irish whiskeys. Jameson 12 Year Old is an exceptionally smooth whiskey and has complex flavors of toasted wood, spice and sherry, superbly mellowed. 

 

Main Course

Bone-In Charred Rib Eye with Steamed Broccoli & Cuban Fries

Served with Chimichurry

~ Served with Jameson 18 Year” ~

Its mellow, complex taste and lingering finale of wood, spice and toffee have been deftly created by the Master Blender; his hand-picked selection of no fewer than three exquisitely poised whiskeys serving as the light, shade and foreground used to craft this unique blend. Dutifully matured for no less than 18 years in a combination of bourbon and oloroso sherry casks, it’s given a final finish in fresh fill American bourbon barrels.

Dessert

S’mores Stack with Irish Whiskey Cream

~ Paddy’s Old Irish Whiskey ~

On the nose this Irish Whiskey is fresh and lively, as well as aromatic. The initial tasting leads to a complex interplay of nutty maltiness, woodland fragrances and spice, with hints of honey and vanilla. The taste is mild, soft, and with a touch of sweet oil and spiciness. Good background notes of honey, vanilla, toasted wood.

 

$69.95 per person – reservations required

Price includes two premium cigars

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651-439-6000

  Do you like to Ski?   Stillwater and the Water Street Inn are centrally located between three great ski areas:   Afton Alps   Trollhaugen   Wild Mountain   So come and enjoy some great skiing  then relax at the Water Street Inn.   WaterStreetInn.us 101 Water Street South Stillwater, MN 55082 651-439-6000     
  Charlie’s Restaurant and Irish Pub at the Historic Water Street Inn is proud to announce a new promotion. Bring in at least three friends for your birthday dinner and receive a complementary birthday dessert platter showcasing Charlie’s homemade desserts. Pictured above are the New York Style Deep Dish Cheescake with Tuile, Profiteroles with Three Ice Creams and Charlie’s Not-so-short Cake with Drunken Strawberries. 

Grammy Nominated Artist – Beth Patterson to play LIVE at Charlie’s Irish Pub in Downtown Stillwater

December 3rd, 2009 by avadmin

December 3 2009 – The Water Street Inn is proud to announce that Grammy Nominated Artist Beth Patterson will be gracing the stages of Charlie’s Irish Pub for two free concerts December 18 & 19th. Shows start at 7:30pm.

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-from www.littlebluemen.com/b_bio.asp

“She was born in a swamp. Okay, more accurately, she was born in a hospital near a swamp, but that’s close enough to romanticize the origin of this Lafayette, Louisiana native. Described by viewers as “a cross between a cobra and a puppy,” multi-instrumentalist Beth Patterson is foremost a player of the eight- and ten-stringed Irish bouzoukis (adaptations of a traditional Greek instrument). Known for her razor wit and musical versatility, her performances are chock-full of drive, savage energy, and passion, laced with humor and rapport with her listeners, dishing out an eclectic repertoire of original and traditional songs. She integrates her quirky, progressive sound with Celtic music and other ethnic styles, resulting in her own sound she dubs “SWAP” (Songwriter/World/Acoustic/Progressive).

This musical mongrel began her career in her early teens as a classical oboist and a Cajun bass player (with the required teenage heavy metal stint on the side), but not truly belonging to any of these, set out to create her own niche when she was adopted by a stray bouzouki. After moving to New Orleans, she began to play the circuit, initially intending to do the folksy thing, but accepted gigs of all types left and right because no one told her that they shouldn’t be played on the bouzouki. (Not to mention that it was a sin.) So she tried on genres as though playing dress-up, snatching up influences like a crazy cat lady with felines…she couldn’t bear to reject a thing.

Beth later fled to Ireland, studying ethnomusicology at University College Cork, where she explored the music of Ireland, West Africa, India, Indonesia, and the Caribbean, and began to experiment with fusions of these world gems with her musical old flames. This finally rendered her with the mind of a prog rocker, the heart of a world music-lover…and let’s just skip the part about her soul.

So, what has this hussy actually done? Well, Ms. Patterson managed to receive a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from Loyola University, New Orleans (qualifying her to mess with people’s minds). She has released four CDs and has received widespread airplay in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Japan. She has appeared on over ninety recordings (including the soundtrack to the motion picture The One-Eyed King, starring William Baldwin and Armand Assante, and the nationally-charting Change of Habit by her former band The Poor Clares). She’s performed in eleven countries. Over sixty of her original compositions have been recorded, either by herself or by various artists across the US, France, Ireland, and New Zealand. But she claims that she won’t be satisfied until she can start her own “Bethodist” religion (a fellowship that one can join by purchasing one of her CDs and/or bringing a covered dish)!”

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Charlie’s Irish Pub @ Water Street Inn

101 Water Street South

Stillwater, MN 55082

651-439-6000

www.WaterStreetInn.us

www.facebook.com/waterstreetinn

www.twitter.com/waterstreetinn

 

Band Schedule for Charlie’s Irish Pub

November 20th, 2009 by avadmin

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 Live Music for Charlie’s Irish Pub located in the Historic Water Street Inn, in downtown Stillwater

Charlie’s Pub features live music every Friday & Saturday night from 7:30-11:30pm

November 13 & 14 – Hounds of Finn

Leslie Rich is a singer/songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He performs solo and also backed by the beautifully monikered Rocket Soul Choir – An ever changing and adapting group presently a tight four piece. He has played Minneapolis, New York City, Finland, California and around the Midwest.

 

November 20 & 21 – Tom Dahill

“Tom Dahill is one of the best entertainers playing Irish Music. He’ll have you singing the party peice you practiced since you were a kid or dancing an Irish jig for the first time in your life. Tom is a well rounded performer and very easy to work with”

 

November 27 & 28 – Patsy O’Brien

December 4 & 5 – Paul and Lorraine

December 11 & 12 – Tom Dahill

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December 18 & 19 – Grammy Nominated – Beth Patterson

Beth was born in a swamp. Okay, more accurately, she was born in a hospital near a swamp, but that’s close enough to romanticize the origin of this Lafayette, Louisiana native. Described by viewers as “a cross between a cobra and a puppy,” multi-instrumentalist Beth Patterson is foremost a player of the eight- and ten-stringed Irish bouzoukis (adaptations of a traditional Greek instrument). Known for her razor wit and musical versatility, her performances are chock-full of drive, savage energy, and passion, laced with humor and rapport with her listeners, dishing out an eclectic repertoire of original and traditional songs.

Beth studied ethnomusicology at University College Cork, where she explored the music of Ireland, West Africa, India, Indonesia, and the Caribbean, and began to experiment with fusions of these world gems with her musical old flames. This finally rendered her with the mind of a prog rocker, the heart of a world music-lover…and let’s just skip the part about her soul. She has released four CDs and has received widespread airplay in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Japan.

 

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101 Water Street South, Stillwater, MN 55082

651-439-6000

www.waterstreetinn.us

Band Schedule

October 3rd, 2009 by avadmin

Live Music for Charlie’s Irish Pub located in the Historic Water Street Inn, in downtown Stillwater
Charlie’s Pub features live music every Friday & Saturday night from
7:30 to 11:30

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Hounds of Finn

Leslie Rich is a singer/songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He performs solo and also backed by the beautifully monikered Rocket Soul Choir – An ever changing and adapting group presently a tight four piece. He has played Minneapolis, New York City, Finland, California and around the Midwest.
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October 9 & 10

 Paul and Lorraine
Paul and Lorraine have been playing Irish music together for a couple of years now, starting with the rouge folk band Folk Under Ground and then splitting off to form their own duo.  Paul and Lorraine play Irish music. All sorts of Irish music and Scottish music, and English music, some original music and a whole lot of songs where people get sent to prison in Australia forever.  Something for everyone lots of Drinking, lots of lots of losing your love forever, plenty of Death, Doom and Destruction and Happy little nights in the Pub. Not to mention some of the best Irish Fiddle Tunes going.  They like to have fun. They like to take requests and will play just about anything, if they know just about half of it


October 16 &17

 Tom Dahill

“Tom Dahill is one of the best entertainers playing Irish Music. He’ll have you singing the party peice you practiced since you were a kid or dancing an Irish jig for the first time in your life. Tom is a well rounded performer and very easy to work with”
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October 23

Reverse Cowboys

Cody McKinney (Bass, Guitar, Vocals), Scottie Devlm (Guitar, Banjo, Vocals). Reverse Cowboys came about by blending two individual musical histories to interpret Irish music. They have seamlessly filtered traditional and contemporary Irish music through their long touring and recording history in the American music tradition. Scottie has been playing most of his life learning from his father and Cody studied at Berkley College of Music in Boston. Their influences include Steppenwolf, Flogging Molly, and the Young Dubliners.

October 24

 Irish Brigade
Featuring Mike Wallace and Joe Smith. A consummate stage performer Mike has been happy to spend his time on stage with such great performers as Peter Yeates, Steve Mulligan, Joe Burk, Noel Hill, Paddy O’Brien, and Larry Nugent not to mention his original partner in the The Irish Brigade Gerry Goodwin god rest his soul or current partners Sean Conway and Darren Crossey. Joe’s outstanding vocals combined with his mastery of a wide range of instruments makes him a great performer to watch and listen to. He is a native son of Minnesota but has Irish music in his blood and has been playing most of his life.
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October 30 & 31

Barry Nelson
 Born in Belfast Co. Antrim Ireland. Barry has been playing music since his early teens performing in Ireland, England, Denmark, and Sweden currently based in Virginia U.S.A. He has crisscrossed the U.S.A. many times from Cape Cod to Florida, Maryland to Minnesota. He has played with Coribb Folk, Pennywhistle, and as a solo artist for the former Irish Prime Minster Albert Reynolds and President Ronald Regan. He is never short of a toast, song or story so come listen sing and party with Barry Nelson. This is a “don’t miss” show so come in and catch Barry and a special guest at work, call it that work or not it’s a lot of fun to watch listen and sing a long. Barry often plays in the Twin Cities with Brendan Sheridan (accordian, tin whistle, 5-string banjo guitar, vocals): Brendan has a great command of all the instruments he plays as well as having a wonderful old style voice that brings out the best in his large repertoire of songs. Brendan has a fun collection of songs and tunes from the classic Pericy French songs from his own part of Ireland to a bunch of very nice “old time” American classics too. Otherwise Barry plays with a large variety of local musicians when he comes to town either way this is a “don’t miss” show so come in and catch Barry and his friends at work,… if we dare call it that. Work or not it’s a lot of fun to watch listen and sing a long.

November 6 & 7
Paul and Lorraine

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