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Bonus Session at Stein Haus

Because the new session setup is 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at the Stein Haus and 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at the Midland Brewing Company, there will occasionally be months where the 1st Tuesday is the same week as the 2nd … Continue reading

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Stein Haus

Here’s the inaugural installment of the new Stein Haus session.  Kathy, Jerry, Randy, Linda, Bruce, and Randy.

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Bay City Irish Session Moves!

Bruce Alvesteffer tells us “Wanted to let everyone know that the Bay City Irish sessions will now be held at the Stein House every 1st, 3rd, and 5th (if there is one) Tuesday of the month.” The first session there … Continue reading

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White Pine Celtic at the Midland mall, right now.

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Mick Gavin teaching Irish fiddle at the White Crow

The latest White Crow newsletter says Irish Music Hall of Fame Fiddler: Mick Gavin coming to the CROW once a Week to join our Teaching staff. Limited slots available on Wednesdays with one of the Midwests’ Finest Irish Fiddle Teachers! … Continue reading

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Crossroads Ceili at the Ark

Mick Gavin’s Crossroads Ceili is playing at the White Crow in Saginaw Saturday night (7 pm). I don’t know who exactly will be playing with Mick this time out, but he always has some of Michigan’s absolute best Irish musicians … Continue reading

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New Location for Bay City Session Tonight

Tonight’s Bay City Celtic session will be at Coonan’s Pub. It’s at 1004 N. Johnson Street, two blocks north of Center Avenue. The session starts at 7:00 PM.

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Midland Folk Festival Workshops

The Midland Folk Festival is next weekend, and they’ve posted their workshop schedule for Friday and Saturday. There are a lot of interesting looking classes, but I’d like to put in a word for the four I’m teaching: Friday, 10 … Continue reading

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Legacy / Dervish / No session on August 2nd

On Sunday, Legacy is going to be at the White Crow, 3pm-5pm. I don’t know much about them, but the sound samples at their web page seem pretty nice. On Monday, Dervish will be at the Midland Center for the … Continue reading

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Dervish in Midland!!

Just opened up the evening paper to discover that Dervish are playing in Midland on August 1st. They are a terrific band from Ireland, one of the first of the “modern” (post-Bothy Band) groups, with blazing tunes and lovely singing. … Continue reading

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