April Out & ABout Ohio News and Events

Akron Fish Frys at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall
Fish fry every Friday except April 10th.  5pm – 7pm. Baked or Fried Fish, fries, baked potato, mac & cheese, cole slaw, applesauce, cottage cheese. Kids Menu available. To Go orders available – 330-724-2080. 2000 Brown St. Akron, 44319

Avon Lake – Irish Heritage Center’s 4th Annual Spring Fling Fashion Show and
Luncheon 26th – 12:30 –  3:00 p.m. Tickets:   $20.00 Fashion Show by CHICO’S.  Info: Diane at IHC Office   (440) 933-3413 Irish Heritage Center 726 Avon Belden Road

Cincinnati, Point Pleasant: President U. S. Grant Birthday Celebration:
25th – @ Noon. Grant was the only president born in Ohio with Irish ancestry Info. 800 283 8932.  www.ohiohistory.org/places/

Cleveland – Sullivan’s Irish Restaurant & Pub
1st – PATIO Opens and FIREPLACE is on!
4th – The New Barleycorn
Cleveland – West Park Station
Medina – Sully’s
3rd –   The Kreellers
4th –    Fergie and the Bog Dogs
11th –  The New Barleycorn
17th –  The Other Brothers
18th –  Mossy Moran
24th  – Bald Paul’s Irish Blues Band
25th –  Jim Gill  ….
Cleveland / Olmsted Twp – ..West Side.. Irish American Club
17th – Night at the Races.  Food Available, entertainment in The Pub.
19th – 25 Card Game 3:00 p.m.
26th – Logan Wells, info: 440-235.5868
Post Fish Fry bands:
3rd – Emerald Heart
10th – The Terriers.
17th – Bald Paul’s Irish Blues Band
24th – Wally Franz
5/1 Lisa Spicer
Fish Fry – Every Friday thru Lent, 5 to 7:30, with Free Entertainment in The Pub after.  West Side Irish American Club 8559 Jennings Rd. 44138 www.wsia-club.org. 440-235-5865
Cleveland -The Harp
1st – Lonesome Stars
3rd – The Kilroys
4th – Pitch the Peat
8th – $100.00 Trio
10th – Walking Cane
11th – Chris Allen
15th – Lonesome Stars
17th – Porter Sharks
18th – Cats on Holiday
22nd – $100.00 Trio
24th – Chris Allen
25th – Kristine Jackson
29th – Lonesome Stars
5/1 – 10th Year Anniversary Party with the Porter Sharks!!
ClevelandWilloughby – Mullarkey’s
4th –  Kevin McCarthy
11th – One More Pint
18th – Dan McCoy
25th – Pat Shepherd
5/2 – Kevin McCarthy
Cleveland / Willoughby – Mick’s Pub.
2nd – Dan McCoy
9th – Donal O’Shaughnessy
10th – Indians Home Opener Party w/Irish DJ McSkolny
16th – Steve “Funky Poodle” Jochum
23rd – Gabe McSeveney
30th – Gary Perkins and The Irish Saints
Cleveland – PJ McIntyre’s
1st – Ireland vs.Italy World Cup Qualifying match!!!!!!
1st –  Monthly Pub Quiz hosted by Mike D.  Registration starts at 6:30.   Great time for all.  Cash Prizes!!!
3rd – Pat Shepard
4th – The Krelleers
10th – Disco Inferno
11th – Reality Tour Band
17th – Chris Allen Band
18th –  Terry Barrett Band ( Reggae)
24th –  Charlie in the Box
25th –  Joe Rohan
PJ’s is now Booking all Parties in their new CRAIC PARLOR PARTY ROOM.  Call Patrick for Bookings and Info.
Cleveland…. – Flat Iron Café
2nd – Tigue and Eroc
3rd – Tigue and Francis Quinn
4th – Ettiquete 5:30-9 HH  Pop Rocks 10pm
11th – Robin Stone HH
17th – Turn and Cough 10pm
18th – Bluescasters 5:30-9    Faction 10pm
24th – Kristine Jackson 5:30-9   Skinny Moo 10pm
25th – Echo Forte 10pm
The Flat Iron has extended happy hour, shot specials and food specials every Friday night in April, come down and check it out!

Dayton – AOH & LAOH Events
3rd  – First Friday Ceili Party. 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at 818 Linden Avenue in Dayton
Contact Shelagh McGovern 937-321-6687 / mcgoverndance@live.com.
4th  – Ohio State Board Meeting, 1:00 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fairborn Contact Theresa O’Connell 937-258-0133/tcoconnell@mvh.org.
11th  – An Irish Music Hall Session. 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at the AOH Hall.  Contact Kevin Graham 937-864-2641.
17th  – AOH Social Hour, 8:00 p.m., AOH Hall.  Contact John Hickey 937-253-4329 / irishlawserve@yahoo.com
19th  – Mass followed by Mother/Daughter Breakfast, 10:30 a.m., Mass at St. Joseph Church on East Second Street then breakfast at AOH Hall at 4127 Dayton-Xenia Road.  Contact Theresa O’Connell 937-258-0133/tcoconnell@mvh.org.
JFK Division #1 / Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Mary of the Gael, Division # 1 & Member Organizations. * The new Men’s Division website is www.aoh-dayton.org.

Hiram – Traditional Music Sessiún
26th – Hiram College, 2:30 p.m Frohring Music Hall, 11746 Dean St.,Hiram.  Good music, fellowship, tea & soda bread.  F6r info:  Tina Dreisbach at 330-569-5485

Ongoing
Traditional Irish Sessions
 – Bring your instruments and play along!
Great Lakes Brewing Co – First Monday of Every month in the Beer Cellar, 6-9 PM.  (Tends to be intermediate to advanced players)
Cleveland WSIA Club
, Jennings Rd., Olmsted Twp – 1st Saturdays of the Month in Pub BEGINNERS AND KIDS WELCOME!  Usually 2-5pm, call to verify time. (440) 235-5868 website: www.wsia-club.org
Old Angle Tavern, W. 25th  Street in Cleveland – Thursday nights at 8PM
Bardic Circle at The Shamrock Club of Columbus Beginner-friendly, intermediate-level Irish session meeting every other Thursdays from 8:00 pm -11:00 pm
Sully’s 117 W Liberty, Medina – Sessions on the 1st  & 3rd Sunday’s of the Month, from 7pm -9pm
Bowling Green.. Common Space* – 437 South Main, Bowling Green SLOW
SESSIONS – so folks can learn tunes.  2nd & 4th Monday of each month, 7:00 to 8:00

Blarney Pub* – 1st Saturday of the month in Toledo, 5-8pm. Grounds For Thought* – 174 S. Main Street, Bowling Green 2nd Sunday of the month, 1-4pm at. October through May or June.*Mary Dennis or Bob Midden 419-352-8050 or mjdennis@woh.rr.com

Barleycorn Gigs &Newswww.thenewbarleycorn.com
Brigid’s Cross Gigs & News www.brigidscross.com
Callahan &O’Connor www.callahanoconnor.com
Drowsy Lads Gigs & News www.thedrowsylads.com
Homeland www.homelandmusic.com
Mossy Moran Gigs& News www.mossymoran.com
Kreellers Gigs & News www.kreellers.com
Pitch the Peat Gigs News www.pitchthepeat.com
Portersharks Gigs andNews www.myspace.com/theportersharks
Prodigals Gigs &News www.prodigals.com
Fintan Gigs & News www.fintanband.com
Terriers Gigs &News

Chili Cook Off Benefit for Autism Society

Autism Society Chili Cook-Off Benefit

Thursday, April 2, 2009 6 pm – 9 pm.

Terrace Club of Progressive Field

Be a part of the Greater Cleveland Chili Cook-off for Autism to benefit the Autism Society of Greater Cleveland. Join family and friends to sample some delicious chili and share a wonderful time with a chance to win some great prizes.

Business Casual, Door Prize, 50/50, Chinese and Silent Raffles

PARKING: Parking Garage off Huron Road

ENTRY: $20

“Empowerment for the Autism Community”

The mission of the Autism Society of Greater Cleveland (ASGC) is to provide information, coordinate services and remove obstacles to opportunities for the benefit of those who live with autism. Our vision is to make the Greater Cleveland area the best place to live for those with Autism Spectrum Disorders. All proceeds raised will be used exclusively to assist individuals and families in Northeast Ohio living with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Autism Society of Greater Cleveland
P.O. Box 41066
Brecksville, Ohio 44141
(216) 556-4937 | FAX: (216) 328-9812 support@asgc.org | www.asgc.org

March Out & About Ohio – WOW what a fun month this is going to be

Out & About Ohio – March

Misc:

Barleycorn Gigs & Newswww.thenewbarleycorn.com

Brigid’s Cross Gigs & News www.brigidscross.com

Callahan & O’Connor www.callahanoconnor.com

Drowsy Lads Gigs & News www.thedrowsylads.com  

13th  – Claddagh Pub on Front St. Columbus – 8:30 – midnight

14th  – Shamrock Club – Columbus 8:30 – midnight

17th  – Veterans Memorial Auditorium Irish Family Reunion – Noon – 3pm

Homeland www.homelandmusic.com

Mossy Moran Gigs & News www.mossymoran.com

Kreellers Gigs & News www.kreellers.com

Pitch the Peat Gigs News www.pitchthepeat.com

Portersharks Gigs and News www.myspace.com/theportersharks

Prodigals Gigs & News www.prodigals.com

Fintan Gigs & News www.fintanband.com

Terriers Gigs & News

7th – NorthPark Brew ‘n Bistro “10 Days to St. Pat’s Party!”  The Irish Trading Company will have a pre-sale of all your necessary parade gear, Plus Two for 1 County T-shirts.  Full Menu available.

16th – West Side Irish American Club with Bangers and Boxty

20th – Irish American Club East Side

Join the Terriers for a Session Sundays @ Claddagh Irish Pub, Legacy Village, Lyndhurst March 1 and March 22,  7 – 10pm intermediate to advanced musicians welcome!

 

Akron – Summit Co. AOH

7thWorld Class Ceili with the O’Hare Irish Dancers 6 – 10 p.m., Our Lady of the Elms High School Auditorium $5 / Children age 3-18 $1.  Live music, Silent Auction, Basket Raffles, food, face painting, cake walk & more…

8thAll Irish Day. Doors open at noon with entertainment beginning at 1 p.m.

Hibernian Hall, 2000 Brown Street  This event is free for the whole family!  There will be toe tapping music, singing, and dinner including ham, cabbage, and carrots for $6.00. Fergie and the Bog Dogs performing.
14th & 17th – Fun Irish Days in Akron… Traditional Irish Breakfast including juice and coffee from $7 – $8. 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Hibernian Hall, 2000 Brown Street. Parade steps off at 12 noon on Main Street in downtown Akron. After Parade Parties from 1 p.m. – Midnight at the Hibernian Hall, 2000 Brown Street  and Knights of Columbus Hall, 2055 Glenmount  Avenue Food, beverages and live entertainment from Noon until Midnight Admission is $5, both parties for one admission fee

Contact the Hall Office with questions or for more details at (330)724-2080.        

Akron –  Fish Frys at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall

Fish fry every Friday except April 10th.  5pm – 7pm. Baked or Fried Fish, fries, baked potato, mac & cheese, cole slaw, applesauce, cottage cheese. Kids Menu available. To Go orders available – 330-724-2080. 2000 Brown St. Akron, 44319

Cleveland Grays Post Parade St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

17th – Right after the Parade, featuring Pitch the Peat and Punch the Clown 2:00 to 10:00.  Full cash bar, food & seating. Cleveland Gray’s Armory 1234 Bolivar (see ad elsewhere in this issue)

Cleveland – Sullivan’s Irish Restaurant & Pub

7th – The New Barleycorn

17th – Open at 8:00 a.m. on Saint Patrick’s Day. Serving food all day

Cleveland – West Park Station

5th  – Tigue and Eroc
6th  – Echo forte 10pm
7th  – Etiquette happy hour
13th  – Kristine Jackson HH  Drunk Betty 10pm
14th  – Colin Dussault
19th  – Tricky Dick 10pm
21st – Bluescasters HH   Faction 10pm
27th – The Brave Youngsters 10pm
28th – Skinny Moo 10pm

Medina – Sully’s

6th   –   Shaffer Brothers – 8:30pm
7th  –    West Side Steve – 8:30pm
13th  –   The Kreellers  –  9:30pm
14th –    Bald Paul’s Irish Blues Band – 10pm
17th –    That Irish Band  7pm / Celtic Eagle Pipe Band, Piper Tyler Tag, Dancer  Kate Tag
20th  –    The New Barleycorn – 8:30pm
21st  –    Mossy Moran – 8:30pm
27th  –    The Island Doctor – 8:30pm
28th  –    Callahan and O’Connor – 8:30pm

Cleveland / Olmsted Twp – West Side Irish American Club

7th – Annual Honorees Dance 7:30 p.m. info: John Lally 44.808.1729

14th Claddagh Ball w. Sean Fleming Band, New York.  Kathleen Chambers 440.427.0858

16th – Boxty & Sausage w/ music in the bar

17th –Annual Mass at St. Coleman’s @ 10:30, Two Band sin the Hall after the 142nd Annual St, Patrick’s Day Parade

Fish Fry – Every Friday thru Lent, 5 to 7:30, with Free Entertainment in The Pub after

West Side Irish American Club 8559 Jennings Rd. 44138 www.wsia-club.org. 440-235-5865

Cleveland -The Harp

4th – Lonesome Stars
6th – Walking Cane
7th – Pitch the Peat
11th – $100.00 Trio
13th – The Kilroys
14th – The Porter Sharks
17th – The Boys From CO. Hell 9pm
25th – Lonesome Stars
27th – Cats on Holiday
28th – Chris Allen

Cleveland / Lakewood – Beck Center for the Arts

Tony Award –winning musical Grey Gardens By Doug Wright. Through March 29

Studio Theater.  A “scandalously entertaining” musical about Jackie Kennedy’s eccentric aunt and cousin, Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter, “Little” Edie.

Hear and Touch the Music – Bagpipes  March 12th – An interactive music-making experience for our youngest students. For ages 1 to 6; 2nd Thursday of each month;  different instrument featured each month.  Music-Armory Building

Cleveland / Willoughby – Mullarkey’s

7th –  Kevin McCarthy

14th – One More Pint

17th – Dan McCoy 1pm to 5pm & 8pm to close.  Plus bagpipers throughout the day!

21st – Dan McCoy

28th – Pat Shepherd

Cleveland – Stamper’s Grill Pub

5th – The New Barleycorn

6th – Swamp Boogie Band

12th  -Richard Greer

13th  – The Cellar Hounds

17th –  St. Patrick’s Day – OPEN at 10am. All Day Irish music, Corned Beef Dinners, Home Made Irish Stew, LIVE MUSIC from 3 – 5pm by The Irish Cottage Boys, followed by The 87TH Cleveland Pipe Band, followed by members from Brace Yourself Bridget.

19th  – Rat Pack Dinner Show

20th  – Time Trax

26th  – Becky Boyd

27th  – Cruisin

28th  – The Sellouts.

Cleveland / Willoughby – Mick’s Pub

8th  – The New Barleycorn

Cleveland – PJ McIntyre’s                          

4th  – MONTHLY PUB QUIZ HOSTED BY MIKE D.

6th – MO MOJO ( Zydeco, Blues, Cajun)

7th – CRUISIN

13th – ZOO STATION- U2 COVER BAND

14th – THE KREELLERS

16th – ST. PRACTICE DAY PARTY

17th – HAPPY ST PATRICK’S DAY. DOORS OPEN AT 7AM. 1ST 100 people receive free souvenir T-Shirt.  Irish Breakfast served.  Food, drink, dance and one heck of a song-song

20th – CHRIS ALLEN BAND

21st – COSMIC CANDY

27th – JOE ROHAN

28th – CHARLIE IN THE BOX

PJ’s is now Booking all Parties in their new CRAIC PARLOR PARTY ROOM.  Call Patrick for Bookings and Info.

Cleveland – Flat Iron Café

6th – Joe & J
13th – The Flat Iron Disciples
17th – Special St. Patty’s Day performance by Donal O’Shaughnessy, upstairs from noon until ??
20th – Mossy Moran
27th – Bald Paul’s Irish Blues Band

The Flat Iron has extended happy hour, shot specials and food specials every Friday night in March, come down and check it out! 

Cleveland – Beachland Ballroom

8th – Black 47 NOTE EARLY 6:00 p.m. Show Time,  Opening MOSSY MORAN

Cleveland _ Irish American Club East Side

1st – Corned Beef & Cabbage

6th – Tom Sweeney in Concert for the Padraic Pearse Center
7th –  Irish Whiskey Night with Callahan and O’Connor .

8th – Family Day
14th – Guinness and Harp Night with The Boys from County Hell

16th & 17th -Irish Coffee Fergie and the bog dogs
28th – The Kreellers
Cleveland – The Grog Shop

5th – The Tossers 9 pm – $10

Cleveland – House of Blues – Saw Doctors and 5th Annual FREE St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

6th – Saw Doctors

17th – 5th Annual FREE St. Patrick’s Day Celebration!  Music Hall – Mix 106.5’s Brian and Joe Broadcasting Live! 9 am – Noon:  Brian & Joe and The Endorsements  2:30 pm: Prodigals.  DJ Sparky B.  Cambridge Room- 9 am – Noon: Boys from the County Hell – A Tribute to The Pogues. 1 pm: Second Place.  Doors open at 5:30 AM / Restaurant opens at 10 AM. There will be a $12 Irish Food Buffet available in the Music Hall.  HOB 308 Euclid Avenue, Downtown Cleveland. 216.523.BLUE

 

Columbus – Eileen Ivers in Concert

8th – Eileen Ivers at the Southern Theatre, presented by CAPA (See Ad elsewhere in this issue for details)

Columbus – The Shamrock Club of Columbus Events

13th  – Ladies of Longford (After Fish Fry) $2.,

14th – The Drowsy Lads Big Show $3

16th – Yankee Celtic Consort $2

17th  – The Kells and Brigade Reunion $5.

26th – Tony Kenny in Concert (See Ad elsewhere in this issue for details)

The Shamrock Club of Columbus  is 60 W. Castle Rd (614) 491-4449

Columbus – Fado Irish Pub

16th – Seven Nations

Dayton Masonic Center – The Chieftains

7th – The Chieftains at Dayton Masonic Center, 126 N. Main Street 937-496-3863

Dayton – AOH & LAOH Events

JFK Division #1 / Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Mary of the Gael, Division # 1 & Member Organizations.  * The new Men’s Division website is www.aoh-dayton.org.
2nd  – An Irish Music Hall Session. 8:00 to 11:00 p.m.  AOH Hall.  Contact Kevin Graham 937-864-2641.
6th  – First Friday Ceili Party. 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at 818 Linden Avenue, Dayton. Contact Shelagh McGovern 937-321-6687 / Shelaghmc@juno.com.
7th  – Celtic Academy of Irish Dance presents “Celtic Movements”. 7:00 p.m. at Northmont Community Auditorium, 4916 W. National Rd.  Dayton. For info www.celticacademy.com or  937-256-6086.
14th  – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. 3:00 to 10 p.m. IUE-CWA Local 755 Hall, 1675 Woodman Drive Dayton.  Contact Eric Dilger 937-256-8351 / edilger@yahoo.com

17th  – St. Patrick’s Day Mass.  12 p.m. St. Joseph Church 411 East Second Street, Dayton
20th  – AOH Social Hour, 8:00 p.m., AOH Hall.  Contact John Hickey 937-253-4329 / irishlawserve@yahoo.com

21st – AOH Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the AOH Hall.  www.DonorTime.com / 937-684-7307.

Lima – Ronan Tynan at Lima Civic Center

5th – Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan will be performing at the Lima Civic Center.  Call 419-224-5222

Massillon – Canton Ulster Project Event

27th – Maidens IV in Concert

Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon.  The Ulster Project promotes peace in Northern Ireland by bringing Catholic and Protestant teens from their country to our area to stay with host families of like backgrounds for one month in each summer.  Advance tickets are available in the lobby of the Lions Lincoln Theatre, or online at www.mcUlster.com, $8 or $10 at the door. Info: pmrobeck@gmail.com .

Toledo – Traditional Irish St. Patrick’s Celebration

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day,  the Lucas County Hibernians offer a traditional family oriented celebration.  There will be no Kegs and Eggs and no green beer, but there will be live Irish music with Keltic Kaleidscope and Irish dancers from the Ardan Academy of Irish Dance (formerly the Heinzman School). There will be a special performance by the Central Catholic High School Alumni Glee Club at 7:30. There will also be Irish Food as well as hot dogs, Irish beverages, and soda pop, coffee or tea.  People of all ages are welcome.  The hours are 4:00 PM until 10:00 PM.  No cover charge.  Come to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a traditional Irish way, with family and friends.

 

Youngstown –  Eamonn & The Ravens

15th – The Iron Shamrock, 4:00 p.m.

17th – The Iron Shamrock, 4:00 – 10:00

8414 Market St. Boardman

Ongoing Traditional Irish Sessions – Bring your instruments and play along!
            Great Lakes Brewing Co – First Monday of Every month in the Beer Cellar, 6-9 PM.  (Tends to be intermediate to advanced players)

Cleveland WSIA Club, Jennings Rd, Olmsted Twp – 1st Saturdays of the Month in Pub BEGINNERS AND KIDS WELCOME!  Usually 2-5pm, call to verify time. (440) 235-5868  website: www.wsia-club.org

Old Angle Tavern, W. 25th  Street in Cleveland – Thursday nights at 8PM

Bardic Circle at The Shamrock Club of Columbus  Beginner-friendly, intermediate-level Irish session meeting every other Thursdays from 8:00 pm -11:00 pm

Sully’s 117 W Liberty, Medina  – Sessions on the 1st  & 3rd Sunday’s of the Month, from 7pm -9pm

Bowling Green Common Space* – 437 South Main, Bowling Green. SLOW SESSIONS – so folks can learn tunes.  2nd & 4th Monday of each month, 7:00 to 8:00

Blarney Pub* – 1st  Saturday of the month in Toledo, 5-8pm.
Grounds For Thought* – 174 S. Main Street, Bowling Green. 2nd Sunday of the month, 1-4pm at. October through May or June.

*Mary Dennis or Bob Midden 419-352-8050 or mjdennis@woh.rr.com