September 2017

(Updated 9/1/2017)

Contact Venue first to double check event as changes may occur.  Location is linked to venue website. All information was obtained from venue websites as of the above date.  Please contact venue if entertainment information is missing from the below list.

 

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Date Concert/Fest Location TIme Amt
9/9

 

 

Samuel Beckett's Annual Irish Festival

Outside and Inside!

Vendors, Bagpipers, Dancers, Music-All Day

Samuel Beckett's

Shirlington, VA

All Day Free!
9/10 Annual Irish Festival at

The Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD

6119 Tulane Avenue

(Featuring the Irish Innmates and the 19th Street Band)

Irish Inn Glen Echo, MD

6119 Tulane Ave.

3:00-7:00 pm  
9/23

 

Aoife Scott & her Band  (7pm)

Her sublime voice is a thing of beauty that stops people in their tracks. Fragile and ethereal one minute and strong and vibrant the next, Dublin Folk singer-songwriter Aoife Scott has become a force to be reckoned with on the Irish folk and traditional scene.  An impeccable pedigree as a member of the legendary Black Family, which includes her mother, Frances, and her aunt, Mary: Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene, while garnering acclaim and recognition both here and abroad as she hones her craft

Performing at the CCE Irish Folk Festival

CCE Irish Folk Festival

Fairfax, VA

12:00-7:30pm Free
9/24

Lahinch Tavern & Grill, Potomac, MD

2nd Annual Irish Festival (Outdoors & Indoors!)

Traditional Irish music from 3-5pm

19th Street Band from   5:00-7:00 pm

Special guest appearance by Siobhan O'Brien @ 4:45!

3:00pm-7:00 pm No cover charge!
9/25

 Aoife Scott and her Band

Her sublime voice is a thing of beauty that stops people in their tracks. Fragile and ethereal one minute and strong and vibrant the next, Dublin Folk singer-songwriter Aoife Scott has become a force to be reckoned with on the Irish folk and traditional scene. An impeccable pedigree as a member of the legendary Black Family, which includes her mother, Frances, and her aunt, Mary: Aoife is steadily rising to the top of the traditional and folk music scene, while garnering acclaim and recognition both here and abroad as she hones her craft

Institute of Musical Traditions

Institute of Musical Traditions

Takoma Park, MD

 

7pm Unknown.  Check Venue website nearer to the date!
Sunday, Oct 29th

Deirdre "Dee" Reilly

An Intimate Acoustic Evening with Nashville recording star, Dee Reilly

A special & unique evening with one of Irish America's finest entertainers, Deirdre "Dee" Reilly.

Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Dee Reilly is a delight & delivers a great mix of Irish & country songs of the past, present & future as she showcases tunes from previous albums, as well as those she has yet to record. Her shows include everything from VA native Patsy Cline to, George Jones, to Mary Black, to Paddy Reilly & more Irish & country artists.

Dee's love & passion shines through in her powerful voice,  dynamic stage presence, "gift of the gab" & engaging stories.

Lahinch Tavern & Grill

7747 Tuckerman Lane

Potomac, MD

6pm-9pm $20

for reservations, email: musiclinkco@msn.com or call Patty @ 703-850-5784

    Pub Music

Washington DC Metro Area

Sept 2017

   
    Virginia    
Date Event Location Time FB link
9/1-30 Contact venue P.J. Mulligan's Public House, Herndon, VA  
9/1-30

 

Contact Venue Nana's Irish Pub, 7843 Main Street, Middletown, VA   

Formerly Irish Isle Restaurant

Music 7pm most nights
9/9/2017 Annual Beckett's Celtic Festival! (see above!) Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA all day  
9/130 Not available at post time.  Contact venue Samuel Beckett's, Shirlington, VA    
9/1 Billy & Bob Classic Country Music Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm
9/2 Cecilia Grace Duo Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/8 The Loop Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/9 Woody Lissauer Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/15 Ciaran Quinn Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/16 Girl X Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/22 Chris Brunn Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/23 Ron Hicks Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/28 Malarkey Celtic House, Arlington, VA 8 pm  
9/29 Chapter 11 Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/30 The Curbfeelers Celtic House, Arlington, VA 9:30 pm  
9/1-2 Fighting Jamesons Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va 8:30pm
9/1-2 Rocky Guttmann Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/3-6 Mike Strutton Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/7-11 Mason Sebastian Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/12-16 Pat Garvey Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/15-16 Billy Wilde Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  
9/17-18 Pat Carroll Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/19-23 Sanford Markley Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/22-23 Both Sides Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/25 Scott O'Fallon Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/25 Billy Wilde Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
9/26-30 Mason Sebastian Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va  

 

 

 

9/29-30 Muddy Cows Murphys Irish Pub, Old Town Alex, Va    
all Fri-Sat Check website or Facebook page for weekly entertainment updates Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
9/1 High Five Duo Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 9pm  
9/2 Nick, Ian and the Machine Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/3 Sunday Jazz Brunch with Tara Hofmann

Fergus & Steve (6pm)

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/4 Traditional Irish session with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/6 Traditional Irish session (8pm front snug) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/8 Britton James Duo Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/9 Sylvia Plath Bake Sale Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/10 Sunday Jazz Brunch with Tara Hofmann

Brian Gaffney (6pm)

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/11 Traditional Irish session with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
9/13 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm)

 

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
9/15 Practically Einstein Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
9/16 Shag Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
9/17 Sunday Jazz Brunch with Tara Hofmann (TBA)

Brian Gaffney (6-9pm)

Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/18 Trad sessiun with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/20 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm) Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA 12:30-2:30pm

 

 
9/22 Mike Tony Scoglio Duo Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA  
9/23 Irresponsible  Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/24 Sunday Jazz Brunch with Tara Hofmann (TBA)

Brian Gaffney (6-9pm)

 Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/25 Trad sessiun with Brian Gaffney & Brendan Mulvihill

 

 Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/27 Trad Irish music sessiun front snug (8pm)

 

 Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/29 Driven to Clarity  Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/30 Far Away  Daniel O'Connell's, Old Town, Alex, VA    
9/1-30 Not available at post time. Contact venue Fiona's Irish Pub, Springfield, VA 8:30pm-12:30am  
9/8 Aido Croke Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 730-1030pm
9/15-16 Gerry Timlin Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 730-1030pm  
9/22-23 TBA Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 730-1030pm  
9/29/30 Sean Fleming solo Ireland's Four Provinces, Falls Church, Va 730-1030pm  
Every Sun Karaoke Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
Every Mon Pub Quiz Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
Every Tues Open Mike Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm
9/1-30 Not available at post time.  Contact venue Ireland's Four Courts, Arlington, VA 9:00 pm  
9/1-2 THe Hedgerows Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/1 Phil Seiz Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
9/8-9 Brendan's Voyage Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/8 Tejas Singh Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
9/15-16 The Flying Cows of Ventry Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/15 Day Job (Blues) Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/22-23 Brian Gaffney Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/22 Nowhere Men (Beatles Tribute Band) Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
9/23 CCE Irish Festival (Music all day!) Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va music all day  
9/29-30 Celtic Union Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 7-930pm  
9/29 Acoustic Soul Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, Va 10-close  
9/1 Timmie Metz The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 9-1am  
9/2 Mostly Irish Band The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/7 Open Mike with Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 9pm  
9/8 Ted Garber The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA 9-1am  
9/9 Sky Henry The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/15 Magic Bus The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/16 Tom Blood & Late as Usual Band The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/21 Open Mike with Dusty Rose The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/22 Bob & Steve The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/23 Duffy & Ro The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/29 Tejas Singh The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
9/30 Justin Shapiro The Olde Brogue, Great Falls, VA    
Monday's Traditional Irish Sessiun Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 8pm  
Wednesday's Trivia with Geeks who drink Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA

 

7 - 10pm  
9/9 Eric Highsmith Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7 pm
9/14 Sea Shanty Singers Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7 pm  
9/16 Dominic Preston Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7 pm  
9/23 Siobhan O'Brien Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7 pm  
9/30 Acoustic Ayre Paddy Barry's Irish Pub, Tyson's Corner, VA 7 pm  
    Maryland    
Friday's Traditional Irish Music & Culkin School of Irish Dance Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10 pm  
Every Monday Pub Quiz Lahinch Tavern and Grill

7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD

730pm  
9/2 The Rockits Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/6-7 Beyhan Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10pm  
9/9 40 Thieves Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/13 Jeff Carmella Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/14 Tooey & Gotts Wye River Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 7-10pm  
9/16 Sligo Creek Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/20 Jeff Carmella Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/21 Jimmy Nalls and Neil Foely Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/23 Liz Springer Trio Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/24 Annual 1/2 St. Patrick's Day Festival, featuring traditional Irish music, 19th Street Band and special guest appearance by Siobhan O'Brien at 4:45 Lahinch Tavern and Grill 3-7pm  
9/27 19th Street Band Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/28 Celtic Rose Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
9/30 Bruce Ewan Blues Lahinch Tavern and Grill 8:00-11pm  
Every Sunday Brooks Tegler Jazz Group Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD    
Every Monday The Irish Innmates-traditional Irish sessiun Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD    
9/6 & 9/20 19th Street Band Irish Inn at Glen Echo, MD    
9/1 Katie Hargrove

The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD)

7-10pm
9/2 Ryan Amato The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/7 Dave Smith The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/8 Eddie Pasa The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/9 Brian Weber The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/14 Lenny Burridge The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/15 WL Bishop The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/16 Justin Shapiro The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/21 Joe Bernui The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/22 Eddie Pasa The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/23 Eli Levi The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/28 WL Bishop The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/29 Eli Levi The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
9/30 Joe Bernui The Irish Whisper, National Harbor (Oxon Hill, MD) 7-10pm  
 

9/1-30

Not available at post time.  Contact venue.     

 Finnegan's Wake, Rockville, MD

 
Every Wed Traditional Irish Sessiun The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/4 Sea Shanty Sing a Long The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/8 Pat Garvey The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/9 John Lyon & Bryan Dorothy The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/10 Night & Day Trio The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/15-16 The Bag O'Vaughans The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/19 Misbehavin' Maidens The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/21 Folk Sing In The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md  
9/22-23 Fergus & Steve The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
9/29-30 Brian Gaffney The Limerick Pub, Wheaton, Md    
Every Wed Karaoke Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD 830-11pm
Every Sunday Mary Ann Redmond Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD  
9/1 The DCEivers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/2 Too Damn Big Orchestra Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/5 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/8 The Leftovers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/9 Scorpion Rose Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/12 The Beast from the East Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/14 The Side Effect Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/15 The DCEivers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/16 Tropik Sol Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/19 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/21 Chute Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/22 Tom Blood Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/23 19th Street Band Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/26 Sean Chyun & TK Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/29 The DCEivers Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
9/30 Battery Lane Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle, Bethesda, MD    
Every Wed  Trivia Kings Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD  
9/1-30 TBA.  Contact venue.  Not available at post time. Molloy's Irish Pub and Grill, Crofton, MD 930pm
Every Tues Trad Irish Sessiun McGinty's, Silver Spring, MD  
Every Wed Karaoke McGinty's, Silver Spring, MD  
Every Thurs Live Local Music McGinty's, Silver Spring, MD  
Every Sun Live Irish Music from 4-8pm Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4:00-8:00 pm
Every Wed Irish Sessiun Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 8pm  
9/1 Paul Rowan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 8pm  
9/3 Brendan Pelan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm  
9/10 Seamus Kelleher Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm  
9/14 Ciaran Quinn Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 730pm  
9/15 Ray Weaver Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 8-12  
9/17 Drew Vervan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm  
9/21 Ray Weaver Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 730pm  
9/24 Pat O'Brennan Galway Bay, Annapolis, MD 4-8pm  
9/1 Jim Wockenfuss Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 am
9/2 Paul Rowan Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 am
9/8 RAy Weaver Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-1230am
9/9 Brendan Pelan Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm
9/15 Colin Rowe Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-11:30
9/16 Ray Weaver Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 8:30-12:30 pm
9/19 TIPSC Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD 7pm
9/22 Ray Weaver Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
9/23 Melanie Vanderlee & Andres Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
9/29 Dana B Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
9/30 Drew Vervan Killarney House, Davidsonville, MD    
9/1 Pete Best Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230am  
9/2 Meg & Angie Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230am  
9/7 Ray Weaver Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
9/8 Meg & Bryan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
9/9 Seamus Kelleher Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
9/14 Ray Weaver Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
9/15 Drew Vervan Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230am  
9/16 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
9/17 Ray Weaver Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 3pm  
9/21 Ciaran Quinn Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
9/22 Dan Haas Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
9/23 Ray Weaver Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
9/28 Brian Gaffney Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 7-11pm  
9/29 Doug Segree Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
9/30 Rick & Regina Brian Boru, Severna Park, MD 830-1230  
    Wash. DC    
Most Wednesdays Live music.  Contact venue Duffy's Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
9/1-2 Fergus & Steve the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm  
9/3-9 Brian Gaffney the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
9/10-16 TBA (contact venue) the Dubliner, Wash, DC    
9/17-23 Pat Garvey the Dubliner, Wash, DC Sun-Th 730pm, Fr-Sat 830pm
9/24-9/30 TBA (contact venue) the Dubliner, Wash, DC    
Every Tues Trivia Kings Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
Every Wed District Trivia Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
 9/1-2 TBA Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
 9/7 Fiddlers Fancy Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
9/8-9 Ciaran Quinn Irish Channel, Washington, DC  
9/14-16 Brian Gaffney Irish Channel, Washington,DC    
 9/20-21 Conor Malone Irish Channel, Washington,DC    
 9/22-23 Whisky Promise Irish Channel, Washington,DC    
9/27-30 Pete Baker Irish Channel, Washington,DC    
Every Thur Local artist Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
Every Sat Live Music Local Bands Fado Irish Pub, Washington, DC  
9/1-3 The Croppy Boys Rira, Georgetown, DC  
9/2-10 Briste Rira, Georgetown, DC  
9/11-21 All Folkd Up Rira, Georgetown, DC  
9/22-10/1 Cooney & Ryan Rira, Georgetown, DC