Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Winter 2009 Repertoire Workshops

You’re welcomed to join, all instruments,
for a traditional Irish music workshop

Sunday January 11th, 2009
Sunday March 1st, 2009
Sunday March 29th
Sunday April 26th
From 2pm to 4pm

30$ for one workshop
100$ for all 4

At 1148 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
To confirm, please email:
Or phone 416-462-2972

The best place to park is along Hastings, the side street, or take the TTC and the streetcar stop is Leslie street.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

St Paul's School of Irish Music

Our wonderful Committee, dedicated to the young musicians of St Paul's School of Irish Music here in Toronto have once again started a new school year.
There are more children playing the fiddle, the whistle, the flute and the piano than ever before!

And to kick things off this year, the school has a new website, feel free to visit

2009 Northeast Tionól

Once again, a great success! The Tionol was fabulous, it was great to see everyone, and thank you to all the wonderful organisers. Here are some of Paul Reid's fabulous photographs.

Mike McHale

Benedict Koehler & Mick O'Brien

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


The welcome in Montreal by the Siamsa School was wonderful.
Eamon and I played at the Cagibi, and had a lovely night downtown at McKibbins.

Thanks to everyone, Kelly Symons,
Marilyn Aitken and Denis Martin for all their help in organizing this event.

Clip from the pub
another Clip

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Repertoire Workshop with Patrick Ourceau

Fall-Winter 2008

You’re welcomed to join, all instruments,
for a traditional Irish music workshop

Sunday, September 7th, 2008
Sunday, October 5th, 2008
Sunday, November 9th, 2008
Sunday, December 7th, 2008
From 2pm to 4pm

30$ for one workshop
100$ for all 4

At 1148 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
To confirm, please email:
Or phone 416-462-2972

Monday, July 28, 2008

Chulrua back on Tour

Check out my website to find out where we'll be next week. Along with Paddy O'Brien and Pat Egan, the concerts will include the Waterloo IA, Campaign IL, as well as Cantons MA

All the details are on the Chulrua website. Hope to see some of you there!

Roberts Creek Fiddle Camp

Wow, Thank you to everyone in Roberts Creek for the great welcome! What a great school! Ann and John Law run a great camp, and hopefully all the kids had a great time.

We headed out before we had a chance to truly say goodbye to everyone, so if we missed anyone, all the best for the rest of the summer.

Monday, June 30, 2008

Heading West

I'll be off to Vancouver July 4th, and will be teaching at the Sunshine Coast Summer School of Celtic Music for the first time.

If you want to get in touch with me, call my cel phone or email.

Looking forward to seeing everyone in the Catskills NY in just a few weeks!
There's still room for registration at the Irish Arts Week - feel free to contact them to come join the madness.

After a wonderful week end in Chicago, we'd like to congratulate Amy Reynolds & Brock Napierkowski on their marriage and wish them all the luck in their new home!

Friday, May 30, 2008

Great Week-End

Thanks to Louise Mulcahy, Brian Holleran, Katie Linnane & Sean McComiskie for coming up this week end to Toronto. Your presence was greatly appreciated by all musicians in our community.

This years' Chris Langan week end was a great success, check out Paul Reid's amazing pictures.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Toronto Celebrates!

It's getting to that wonderful time of year again, the Chis Langan!

We had such a great time last year, and this year may great friends and musicians will be showing upt...includuing Louise Mulcahy (watch this great clip of the Mulcahy family in Clare), Hammy Hamilton, Jimmy O'Brien Moran, Dave Papezian...Paper, Sean
McComiskey, Pat O'Gorman & Julie Shryer and many more.

This is a great reunion, celebrating Chris Langan and getting together with local musicians.

For concert tickets, For registering for the weekend, For further information,

picture taken by Paul Reid

Monday, April 7, 2008

April 19th Workshop, Peterborough, Ontario

Fiddle Workshop 1pm to 3pm

The location is right on Highway 7 in the town of Norwood.
It's number 4415 (east side of the town).
For more information, contact Alilee at(705) 639-5530

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Traditional Irish Dance Tunes and Songs April 4th

Patrick Ourceau & Eamon O'Leary - Traditional Irish Dance Tunes and Songs

Friday, April 4, 2008; 8:00 PM

Commodore Barry Club / Irish Center
Carpenter Lane and Emlen Street
Phila., Pa 19119 / (610) 486-2220

Another link...

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Friday Harbor!

It's a great pleasure to be invited back to the great Friday Harbor Irish Music Camp!

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Monday, February 11, 2008

Mid West Tour

After a wonderful time at the Chicago University Folk Fest, I'll be heading back to the mid west for a bunch of gigs.

Here are the dates:
Feb 16th, Duluth
Feb 18th, Rochester MN
Feb 19th, South Bend IN
Feb 21st, Chicago's Irish American Center
22nd, Belleville IL
then the 23rd in Bloomington IN for a house concert (contact
and finishing up on the Feb 25th in Paddy O'Brien's home at the Lowry Theatre

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Kingston Workshop Week end!

Thanks to all of you who attended the week end of workshops and concert Saturday night with Debbie Quigley, but mostly, thank you Bob for putting off of this together!