4th- Cheryl Renee’ with Dem Bones, 5th-Ceol Mhor, 11th- Dex, 12th- TBA, 18th- Low Heat, 19th – Williams Family Band, 25th- Andrew Stafford, 26th The Hanky Panks. Molly Malone’s Irish Pub 6111 Montgomery Road, 45213 513.531.0700
Cleveland – Mary Robinson at Severance Hall
9th 12:30 p.m. – Former President of Ireland and Human Rights Advocate Mary Robinson will be awarded the Inamori Ethics Prize and will speak on “New Challenges for Human Rights in the 21st Century” at Severance Hall. Free Admission. Severance Hall 11001 Euclid Ave Cleveland, OH 44106-1713.
Cleveland / Willoughby – Mullarkey’s
5th – Kevin McCarthy, 12th – OSU vs. USC, 19th – Dan McCoy, 26th – Pat Shepherd
Cleveland / Willoughby Croagh Patrick’s Pub
4th – Irish DJ John McSkolny 5th – 1/2 Way to St. Pat’s Party Mossy Moran, New Barleycorn, IACES Pipes & Drums, Black Sheep Pipes & Drums, Brady/Campbell Irish School of Dance, Cornhole Tourney, Buckeyes game. 6th – Matt Murphy out of Deerborn, MI, 8th – Open Sesiun, 24th – Dan McCoy. 4857 Robinhood Dr. 44092
Cleveland / Medina – Sully’s
4th – Michael Crawley, 5th – Mossy Moran, 12th – The New Barleycorn, 18th – The Kreellers, 19th – The Music Men, 25th – That Irish Band, 26th – Fergie and the Bog Dogs. 117 West Liberty Medina, 44256 www.sullysmedina.com
Cleveland – West Park Station
Cleveland / Olmsted Twp – West Side Irish American Club
WSIA Club 8559 Jennings Rd. 44138 www.wsia-club.org. 440-235-5868.
Food & Entertainment Every Friday 6:00 to ?
4th – The Terriers 11th – Folktic, 18th – Bald Paul’s Irish Blues Band, 25th – Mary Agnes Kennedy / 20th – Annual Clambake – Best in the West! 3:00 – 5:00. Call for tickets.
St. Pat’s Gaelic Football Club and The WSIA Club Present: Youth Irish Cultural sessions Tír Na nÓg (Land of the Youth). Classes for Irish-American youth on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month thru October. 1pm – 5pm. Sessions cover Gaelic Football, Basic Irish Language, History of Irish Music and Ceili Dancing. 5-18 years old / $25 for entire year. Membership of the WSIA is not required, but encouraged. Info: Eileen Maloney 440-327-1029, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cleveland -The Harp
2nd – Lonesome Stars, 5th – The Porter Sharks, 9th – $100.00 Trio, 11th p Brent Kirby, 12th – Chris Allen, 16th – Lonesome Stars, 19th – Pitch the Peat, 23rd – $100.00 Trio, 25th – Kristine Jackson, 26th – Chris Allen, 30th – Lonesome Stars.
Cleveland – PJ McIntyre’s
2nd – monthly pub quiz hosted by Mike D., strat at 6:30, 4th – Oasis, 5th – Kerosene (Nashville Star finalist), 6th – DISCO INFERNO, 11th – The Spazmatics, 12th – Diamond Minds (Neil Diamond Cover band), 18th – MoMojo, 19th – Carlos Jones (Reggae), 25TH – 1/2 TO ST PATRICKS DAY PARTY! MUSIC BY THE KREELLERS, BRADY CAMPBELL IRISH DANCERS, PIPERS, GUINNESS GIRLS AND MORE….., 26th – Punch the Clown. PJ’s is now Booking all Parties in their new CRAIC PARLOR PARTY ROOM. Call Patrick for Bookings and Info. Showing ALL GAA Action!
Cleveland – Flat Iron Café
4th – Jimmy-O, 11th – Bald Paul’s Irish Blues Band, 18th – Becky Boyd, 25th – TBD
The Flat Iron has extended happy hour, shot specials and food specials every Friday night, come down and check it out!
Cleveland – Sullivan’s Irish Restaurant & Pub
Cleveland – Beck Center for the Arts
7th – Fall 2009 classes begin, 10th – Hear & Touch the Music/Guitar, 19th-30th – Fiddler on the Roof. Beck Center for the Arts 17801 Detroit Avenue Lakewood, OH 44107 (216) 521-2540 x20
Cleveland – Irish American Club East Side
11th – Wally Franz (Pub), 18th Mary Agnes Kennedy (Pub), 25th – The Geeze Cats (Upper Hall). Irish American Club East Side 22770 Lake Shore Blvd. Euclid, 44123. (216) 731-4003 www.irishamericanclubeastside.com
Cleveland / Mentor – Hooley House
Tuesdays – Hooley with Richie; Wednesdays – Pub Trivia; Thursdays (except the 17th) Karaoke with 2P’s; Sundays – S.I.N. Night with Samantha. PLUS: 4th – iTex, 5th – DJ, 11th – Reese Dailey Band, 12th – DJ, 17th – St. Practice Day with Brigid’s Cross!! 7:30 start time…wear green to win, 18th – Just George, 19th – UFC fight/no cover charge, 25th – Morrison McCarthy, 26th – DJ. 7861 Reynolds Rd., Mentor www.1funpub.com (440) 942-6611
Huron – Shamrock & Thistle Celtic Gathering
19th & 20th – Featuring Searson, The Kreelers, Zoo Station, The Terriers, Morrison & McCarthy, Turn the Corner, Michael Crawley, Marcus Dirk, Pipe Bands, Irish and Highland Dancing, Food, Vendors, Kid’s Area Demonstrations and more. Call 419.357.2688
Columbus – Shamrock Club Events
3rd – Bardic Circle Sessions; 8th – Progressive Euchre; 11th – Cornhole Tournament; 12th – OSU/ USC Game & Potluck; 13th – General Meeting; 17th – Bardic Circle Sessions; 18th – Kirby Sessions; 19th – Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party [Entertainment includes: Ni Chiara School of Irish Dance, Shamrock Club Pipe & Drums, Capital City Pipe & Drums, Columbus Police & Fire Pipe & Drums, and the Ladies of Longford]; 24th – Quiz Night. 60 W. Castle Rd. Columbus 43207 614-491-4449 www.shamrockclubofcolumbus.com
Columbus Byrne’s Pub
4th – Katty Whomp us, 5th Vinegar Hill, 11th – Grassahol, 18th – Death by Banjo, 19th – 9 Castle Close, 25th – New Grass Station, 26th – Homeland, 10/2 – Cowboy Hillbilly Hippy Folk. Byrne’s Pub 1248 West Third Avenue Columbus, 43212 (614) 486-4722 www.byrnespub.com.
Dayton – AOH & LAOH Events
JFK Division #1 / Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Mary of the Gael, Division # 1 & Member Organizations. * The Men’s Division website is www.aoh-dayton.org.
Detroit – Gaelic League
See a complete list of news, events and background for the Gaelic League of Detroit at www.gaelicleagueofdetroit.com
Ancient Order of Hibernians – Writing Contest
The National Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH) has announced the 2010 Irish History Writing Contest. The contest is open to all children in grade levels 6-12. Grades 6, 7, 8 – topic: Role of Women in the 1916 Rebellion (500 to 1000 words). Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 – topic: The Irish Playing the Game: Sports of the World (750 to 1500 words). Submit entries to your local division. Winners at local level are sent to the state level then onto the national level. http://www.ohio.aoh-laoh.com/
Indianapolis – 14th Annual Indy Irish Fest
Indy’s Irish Fest returns to Military Park Sept. 18-20 for its 14th -annual celebration of the state’s Celtic heritage. Festival features include four stages of live Irish music and step dancing, as well as shopping, food, cultural and children’s activities, sporting events and more. More than 25,000 visitors are expected to attend during the three-day run. The festival is headlined by The Fenians, Micky Finns, Searson, The Sandcarvers, Skelpin and Brigid’s Cross. Bagpipers and nationally and internationally acclaimed step dancers also appear throughout the Fest. For more information, visit www.indyirishfest.com or call the Indy’s Irish Fest Information Line at (317) 713-7117.
Ongoing Traditional Irish Sessions – Bring your instruments and play along!
Croagh Patrick’s – 2nd Tuesday of every month from 8 to 10pm
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, Cleveland – Thursday 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
Claddagh Irish Pub, Legacy Village, Lyndhurst Sunday 27th, 6 – 9 pm.
Bowling Green Common Space* – 437 South Main, Bowling Green. SLOW SESSIONS – so folks can learn tunes. 2nd & 4th Monday, 7:00 to 8:00
Blarney Pub* – Toledo, 1st Saturday of the month 5-8 pm.