Celtic Calendar…October, 2019

9/27/19

To keep up with Celtic music happenings in the Bay Area, join the CelticSF Yahoo group:

Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celticsf
(or go to http://groups.yahoo.com and search for celticsf)

Also check the resources listed at the end of this message.

This calendar is also available on the CBA (California Bluegrass Association) website – go to http://www.cbaweb.org and select Regional Newsletters from the News Features menu.

It is also available at https://sites.google.com/site/davbrown2/celtic

Session listings after the events – corrections/additions welcome.

Highlights this month:

* lots of touring acts appearing before & after KVMR Celtic Festival

* Fru Skagerrak (Scandinavian) Oct 18 Back Room, Berkeley

* Fairfax Irish Festival

SAVE THE DATE:

* Dick Hensold (fantastic Northumbrian Small Pipes player from Minnesota) and Patsy O’Brien (Irish guitarist/singer) in November

* Chieftains Feb 2020  “Irish Goodbye Tour”

* J. P. Cormier (Cape Breton) March 2020

* Altan March 2020

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Sept 27-29 2019
KVMR Celtic Festival, Grass Valley
Daimh, Skerryvore, Seven Nations, Moxie Strings, Molly’s Revenge,
Elias Alexander & the Bywater Band, Galen Fraser Trio
John Whelan & Haley Richardson
SierraCapella
Three Times Through
Blake Ritter and Summer McCall
 more TBA
http://www.kvmrcelticfestival.org/

Sept 28 2pm-5pm
Anglo-Celtic Ceilidh
Ashkenaz
https://www.facebook.com/groups/441174033097194/

Sept 28 5pm-10pm
Fest-Noz – party featuring music & dance of Brittany
Music by Shira Kammen, Jim Oakden, Ronan Keryell, & Fest Noz Players of the Wild West
Dances led by Adrienne Simpson, Ronan Keryell & Stephanie Even
Arlington Community Church
52 Arlington Ave, Kensington

Sept 28
Leyla McCalla
The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for The Arts, Sacramento
https://bstreettheatre.org/show/sbl-entertainment-presents-leyla-mccalla/

Sept 30
Elias Alexander and The Bywater Band
Webster Haven, Berkeley
https://www.facebook.com/events/2376365195815306/
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bywater-band-concert-at-webster-haven-berkeley-ca-tickets-72190041357

Oct 1
Elias Alexander and The Bywater Band
Arcata house concert
http://www.relevantmusic.org/CribConcerts/

Oct 4-6 2019
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Golden Gate Park SF
http://www.hardlystrictlybluegrass.com

Oct 5 1pm
Wake the Dead
Terrapin Crossroads
part of the Terrapin Oktoberfest
100 Yacht Club Drive, San Rafael, CA
https://www.terrapincrossroads.net/

Oct 10-14 2019
Portal Irish Music Week
Portal AZ
http://portalmusicweek.com/

Oct 11-19 2019
Celtic Colours  
http://celtic-colours.com/
various locations in Cape Breton
You can watch streaming performances each night (available on demand until the next day’s concert starts)

Oct 17
Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante
Auburn house concert
http://www.auburnhouseconcerts.org
http://www.reidvansante.co.uk

Oct 17-20 2019
O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat
Midlothian, TX
http://www.oflahertyretreat.org

Oct 18-20 2019
Fairfax Irish Festival
http://www.fairfaxirishfestival.com/
https://www.facebook.com/fairfaxirishfest/

Oct 18
Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante
Occidental Center for the Arts
http://www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org/

Oct 18
Fru Skagerrak (Scandinavian)
Back Room, Berkeley
https://backroommusic.com/events-1/2019/10/18/fru-skagerrak
https://fruskagerrak.com/

Oct 20
Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante
Redwood City house concert
jeremy.friedenthal AT gmail.com

Oct 22
Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante
Oakland house concert
houseconcert AT att.net

Oct 22
Daimh
The Crib, Arcata
http://www.relevantmusic.org/CribConcerts/

Oct 24
Daimh
The Palms, Winters

Oct 25
Daimh
Fort Bragg Oak & Thorn

Oct 26 2019
El Cerrito Free Folk Festival
El Cerrito High School, 540 Ashbury Ave
http://www.elcerritofolkfest.org/

Oct 26 2pm-5pm
Anglo-Celtic Ceilidh
Ashkenaz
https://www.facebook.com/groups/441174033097194/

Oct 26 7:30pm
Daimh
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz
https://www.daimh.net/
https://www.kuumbwajazz.org/calendar/daimh/

Saturday, October 26, 8pm
Chris Maden (Marlborough, Massachusetts)
Annual Sea Music Concert Series
Hyde St Pier

Oct 27
Daimh
Pacific Grove church series
(at least according to the band’s website)

Oct 30
Daimh
Freight, Berkeley

Oct 31 7:30pm
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary
Berkeley house concert
http://www.fifthstfarms.com/
http://www.nualakennedy.com/

Nov 1 7:30pm
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary
Eagles Hall, 210 N. Corry St, Fort Bragg
https://oakandthorn.wordpress.com

Nov 2
Wake the Dead
Freight

Nov 2
Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante
Mendocino house concert
lkwardlaw AT yahoo.com

Nov 2 7:30pm
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary
Chico house concert
pullinsusa AT sbcglobal.net

Nov 3 7:30pm
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary
Davis house concert
http://www.wagmanhouseconcerts.org

Nov 4
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary
Soquel house concert
https://www.celticsociety.org/

Nov 5
Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary
Larkspur house concert
fibishvictor AT gmail.com

Nov 8-10 2019
Yachats Celtic Music Festival
Beòlach, Nuala Kennedy and Eamon O’Leary, Kevin Carr, Vishtén, others
Yachats, OR (southern Oregon coast)
http://yachatscelticmusicfestival.org/

Nov 9 7:30pm
Kevin Burke
Soquel House Concert
https://www.celticsociety.org/

Nov 10 3pm
Kevin Burke
St Mary’s By The Sea Episcopal Church, Pacific Grove
https://www.celticsociety.org/

Nov 10
Dick Hensold (fantastic Northumbrian Small Pipes player from Minnesota) and Patsy O’Brien (Irish guitarist/singer)
Los Altos house concert
pippasiersema AT yahoo.com
http://www.dickhensold.com/

November 14 2019 7:30pm
Dick Hensold and Patsy O’Brien
Berkeley house concert
BerkHouseConcerts AT gmail.com

Nov 14
Ryan McKasson, Eric McDonald, Jeremiah McLane
Healdsburg house concert
clendenen.kathy AT gmail.com

November 15 2019 7:30pm
Dick Hensold and Patsy O’Brien
Fort Bragg

Nov 15
Ryan McKasson & Eric McDonald
The Palms, Winters
https://www.mckassonandmcdonald.com/tour

November 16
Dick Hensold and Patsy O’Brien
Sebastopol house concert
jberger AT sbcglobal.net

Saturday, November 16, 8pm
BRASS FARTHING
Annual Sea Music Concert Series
Hyde St Pier

November 17 2019 3pm
Dick Hensold and Patsy O’Brien
Auburn House concert
http://www.auburnhouseconcerts.org

Sunday, 17 Nov. doors – 6pm. music-7pm
Ryan McKasson & Eric McDonald   (Scottish)
The Crib, Arcata
http://www.relevantmusic.org/CribConcerts/

Saturday, 23 Nov. doors – 6pm. music-7pm
As Meigas – Music, Dance & Songs of Galicia
The Crib, Arcata
http://www.relevantmusic.org/CribConcerts/

Fri Dec 13
Steve Baughman
Davis house concert
http://www.wagmanhouseconcerts.org

Fri Dec 13 7:30pm
Danu
Weill Hall-Green Music Center, Sonoma State, Cotati
https://gmc.sonoma.edu/danu-an-emerald-isle-christmas/

Sat Dec 14
Danu
Mondavi Center, UC Davis
https://tickets.mondaviarts.org/5905/5906

Mon Dec 16 7:30pm
Danu
Bankhead Theater, Livermore
https://lvpac.org/event/danu-an-emerald-isle-christmas/

Dec 19 7:30pm
Irish Christmas in America
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz
https://www.celticsociety.org/
https://www.kuumbwajazz.org/

Dec 20
Irish Christmas in America
Center for the Arts, Grass Valley
https://thecenterforthearts.org/events/

Dec 21
Irish Christmas in America
The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for The Arts, Sacramento
https://bstreettheatre.org/show/sbl-entertainment-presents-irish-christmas-in-america/

Thursday, Dec 27 2019-Jan 1 2020
Camp New Harmony
SF Folk Music Club
Walker Creek Ranch (west Marin)
http://www.sffmc.org/harmony_body.html

JANUARY 2020
Alasdair Fraser Community Music Workshop, Ceilidh Dance Party & Brunch
Grass Valley Elk’s Lodge
sally AT culburnie.com
2019: http://www.sierrafiddlecamp.org/ABF_workshop2019.html

Jan 16
SVER and Fru Skagerrak (Scandinavian)
Freight
https://www.thefreight.org/event/1888043-sver-fru-skagerrak-berkeley/

Feb 2020
Chief O’Neill’s Irish Music Festival
Tiburon, CA.
http://www.oneillirishmusicfestival.org/

Feb-March 2020
Roche Harbor Traditional Irish Music Retreat
do-it-yourself – no formal instruction
Roche Harbor, WA (San Juan Islands)
http://www.rocheharborirish.com/

Feb 23 2020
Teada
Pacific Grove church series

Feb 27 2020
Chieftains
Sunset Center, Carmel
https://www.sunsetcenter.org/e-the-chieftains-the-irish-goodbye-531.htm

Feb 28 2020
Teada
Eagles Hall,  Fort Bragg, Oak & Thorn

Feb 28 2020
Chieftains
Zellerbach, UC Berkeley

March 8 2020
J.P. Cormier  Cape Breton singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist (fiddle & guitar)
Berkeley house concert
http://sgreenberg.org/concerts.htm
reservations AT sgreenberg.org
https://www.jp-cormier.com/

March 17 7pm
High Kings & Socks in the Frying Pan  (Irish)
Mondavi Center, UC Davis
https://www.mondaviarts.org/event/2019-20/high-kings-socks-frying-pan
https://www.thehighkings.com/
https://www.socksinthefryingpan.com/

March 2020 ?
Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis
Auburn house concert, fiddle workshop, illustrated talk
http://www.auburnhouseconcerts.org/Auburn_House_Concerts/Performers/Pages/Mick_Moloney_%26_Athena_Tergis.html

March 27-29 2020
Epicenter contra dance weekend
Mill Valley
http://www.nbcds.org/epicenter
Sunday night dance open to the public

March 27 2020
Altan
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA     
https://altan.ie/live/

March 28 2020
Altan
Freight

Apr 2020
Julian Family Fiddle Camp
http://www.familyfiddlecamp.com/

Apr 16-19 2020
CCE (Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann) North American Convention
SF Airport Mariott Waterfront
http://www.CCEConvention2020.com

Apr 2020
John Muir Birthday Celebration
John Muir National Historic Site
4202 Alhambra Avenue at Highway 4 Martinez
http://www.johnmuirassociation.org/php/bday-earthday/bday-earthday.php
http://www.nps.gov/jomu

Apr 25-26 2020
Woodland Celtic Games & Festival
Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland
http://woodlandcelticgames.org

Apr 2020 Noon-5pm
SF Festival of the Mandolins
Croatian American Cultural Center
60 Onondaga Ave, San Francisco, California 94112
2019: http://www.croatianamericanweb.org/event_details.php?id=242

May 16 2020
Northern Nevada Celtic Celebration
Reno NV
http://www.renoceltic.org/entertainment/music/

May 15 2020
SF Scottish Fiddlers
First Presbetarian Church in Berkeley
http://www.sfscottishfiddlers.org/index.htm

May 16
SF Scottish Fiddlers
TBA

May 17
SF Scottish Fiddlers
Bankhead Theater, LIvermore

May 2020
Silicon Valley Irish Fleadh
downtown Mountain View
http://svirishfleadh.com/

May 2020
Redwood Music Camp
Camp Harmon, Boulder Creek
https://www.communitymusicschool.org/redwood-music-camp

May 2020 Noon-4pm
Fresno World Fiddle Day
Sponsored by the Fresno Folklore Society
FYI, videos from Fiddle Day 2017 & 2018 can be found at
http://cmac.tv/producer/?id=185
Also viewable on a Roku player (add the CMAC channel)
First Congregational Church
2131 N Van Ness Blvd, Fresno, California 93704
https://www.facebook.com/events/2044930112265125/

Memorial Day weekend:
Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle Center.
http://www.nwfolklife.org/

June 2020
San Francisco Free Folk Festival
Everett Middle School, 450 Church St (at 16th) SF
http://www.sffolkfest.org/

June 20-28 2020
Sierra Fiddle Camp
Nevada City
http://www.sierrafiddlecamp.org/

June 2020 (weekend starting on the 3rd Friday of June)
Faultline Frolic (contra dance weekend); public dance Sunday night
http://nbcds.org/event/faultline-frolic-dance-weekend/
https://nbcds.org/event/faultline-frolic-weekend-2/

June 2020
Alasdair Fraser’s Ceilidh in the Park
(concluding concert for Sierra Fiddle Camp)
Pioneer Park Nevada City, CA

June 2020
Kate Wolf Festival, Laytonville
Old Blind Dogs

June 2020
fiddlekids, Berkwood Hedge School, Berkeley
http://www.thefreight.org/learn-to-play/fiddlekids-summer-camp/

June 2020 11:30am
fiddlekids concert
Freight free

June 2020
Voice Works (vocal workshop week)
Port Townsend WA
http://www.centrum.org/voiceworks/voiceworks-a-workshop-for-singers.html
http://centrum.org/voice-works-a-workshop-for-singers/

June 28-July 4 2020
Festival of American Fiddle Tunes
Fort Worden State Park., Port Townsend WA
http://www.centrum.org/fiddle/

June 28-July 4 2020
“Mule Barn Camp”
Jefferson County Fairgrounds (next to Fort Worden)
concurrent with Fiddle Tunes
Port Townsend WA
http://www.mulebarncamp.com/

June 28-July 4 2020
BACDS Family Week Camp
Monte Toyon, Aptos (near Santa Cruz)
http://www.bacds.org/familyweek

July 2020
Shasta String Celebration
hosted by Tristan & Tashina Clarridge
Weed
http://www.summerstringsummit.com

July 2020
California Coast Music Camp (CCMC)
near Auburn, Placer County
http://www.musiccamp.org

July 2020
Cascadia Irish Music Week
Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
http://cascadiairish.org/

July31 – Aug 8 2020
Lark in the Morning Camp
Mendocino
http://www.larkcamp.com

Aug or Sept 2020?
(there was no festival in 2019)
Festival of the Sea
Hyde St Pier SF
https://www.nps.gov/safr/index.htm

Aug 2020
Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
http://www.montereyscotgames.com

Aug 2020 (typically 2nd weekend of August)
Balance the Bay (in-town contra dance weekend)
Sunday night dance open to the public
http://www.bacds.org/camps/btb

Aug 2020 (Thurs before Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddle Camp)
Fiddle Summit w/ Scottish Fiddle Camp faculty
Freight, Berkeley

Aug  2020 (Fri through following Sat, week ending in Labor Day weekend)
Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddle Camp
Camp Campbell, Boulder Creek
http://www.valleyofthemoon.org

Aug or Sept 2020 (Friday of Labor Day Weekend)
Valley of the Moon Scottish Fiddling School Concert
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz.
http://www.celticsociety.org/communitylistings.html

September 2020 (Sat & Sun of Labor Day Weekend)
Scottish Highland Gathering & Games
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
http://www.thescottishgames.com/

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SESSIONS:

Items marked with ?? should be verified.

— Irish sessions:

* East Bay:

Starry Plough, Berkeley Sun 8pm
Starry Plough, Berkeley Mon 9pm (playing for ceili dancing)
https://www. thestarryplough. com/events

Starry Plough, Berkeley, 2nd Sat 2pm-4pm – Fair Plé session
promoting and supporting Gender based equality in traditional Irish and Folk music
https://www.facebook.com/groups/509309492838084

Slainte (Jack London Square, Oakland)
Sun 4pm-7pm
Sat 3pm-6pm
 https://slainteoakland.com/

Lark in the Morning 830 Gilman Berkeley – occasional
https://www.facebook.com/LarkInAM
https://larkinthemorning.com

Murray Schoolhouse, Dublin Heritage Center, 6600 Donlon Way, Dublin, CA.
1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday 7 PM to 9 PM.
https://groups.yahoo.com/group/DublinIrishJam

* San Francisco:

Plough & Stars Sun & Tuesday
116 Clement St, SF
http://www.theploughandstars.com/

Irish Cultural Center
(Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Cooley-Keegan Branch of San Francisco)
2700 45th Avenue, San Francisco
1st Sat of the month 7:30pm (??)
http://sf.ccewest.org/

The Chieftain Sunday 6:30pm
198 Fifth Street San Francisco,
http://www.thechieftain.com/live-music

* Marin county:

19 Broadway, Fairfax (??) Sunday 2pm (or 1pm?)
http://19broadway.com/

Mayflower Pub, San Rafael 1st Tues
http://www.themayflowerpub.com/events/

St. Isabella’s school, 1 Trinity Way, San Rafael
Wednesdays from 7–9pm
http://www.marinirishmusic.com/

Wu Wei Tea Temple,
third Sunday 3pm
1820 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930
https://wuweiteatemple.com/collections/events

* Sonoma county:

Aqus Cafe Petaluma – 1st Thurs 7pm-9pm
https://aqus.com/event/celtic-music-session-2016-05-05/2018-04-05/

Redwood Cafe, Cotati
2nd Sun 3pm-5pm
2nd & 4th Sun 6pm-9pm
Irish dancing 1st & 3rd Wed 6pm-8pm
https://www.redwoodcafe.com/

* Peninsula/South Bay:

Summer 2019 Celtic Sessions by the Pool
select Thursdays 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Filoli Historic House & Garden, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, CA
https://filoli.org/events/
• Thursday, July 18th hosted by Walter Levinson of Savage Craic
• Thursday, July 25th hosted by Mo Robinson of Shanachie
• Thursday, August 8th hosted by Leslie Allen Conaghan of Fret & Fiddle
• Thursday, August 22nd hosted by Shauna Pickett-Gordon of Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers
• Thursday, August 29th hosted by Raymond Tsang of Lighthouse String Band.

outdoors ~425 Main St, Half Moon Bay Saturdays 1pm-4pm
mtn_kahuna AT yahoo.com

O’Flaherty’s, San Jose – Tuesdays 6:30 to 10:00
http://www.oflahertyspub.com/
https://www.facebook.com/OFlahertys.Irish.Seisiun

Lilly Mac’s Sunnyvale, CA (??)

* Santa Cruz – see https://www.celticsociety.org/communitylistings.html

* Davis/Sacramento/Auburn:

Fox & Goose
1001 R Street (at 10th) Sacramento, CA 95811
https://foxandgoose.com/music-and-events/
hosted by Stepping Stone
1st Thursday 8pm-10pm

Auburn:
https://www.facebook.com/AuburnIrishSessionPlayers/

Grass Valley:
Wild Eye Pub
https://www.wildeyepub.com/
3rd Thursday 6pm-9pm

— Quebecois (French Canadian):
once a month on a weekend afternoon in Albany. Sometimes, but not always, the 4th Sat of the month.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/QueTradSF

— Scottish

SF Scottish Fiddlers
http://www.sfscottishfiddlers.org/
2nd Sunday, afternoon. Different location every month.
Every Tues 7:15pm-9:30pm North Oakland

— Singing

1st Wed 8pm:
In Harmony’s Way – monthly singing session. free.
BFUU, 1606 Bonita Ave. (cross street Cedar), Berkeley, CA
http://www.inharmonysway.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/InHarmonysWay/

1st Saturday 8pm:
Chantey Sing, Free
Hyde St Pier, SF
Reservations required.  To reserve, peter_kasin AT nps.gov or 415-561-7171

2nd Tuesday 6:30pm-9pm
Chantey sing
hosted by Aaron Clegg (Charmas Trio) & guests
Pour Taproom, Santa Cruz
https://www.facebook.com/pg/charmasceltictrio/events

See also:
https://www.celticsociety.org/sessions.html
http://www.americeltic.net/

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Venues:
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Freight & Salvage 2020 Addison St. Berkeley
http://www.thefreight.org

The Back Room 1984 Bonita Ave Berkeley
http://backroommusic.com

Ashkenaz 1317 San Pablo Ave Berkeley (at Gilman)
http://www.ashkenaz.com

Starry Plough
3101 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley (510)841-2082
http://www. thestarryplough. com/

Subterranean Arthouse, Berkeley

The Plough & Stars
116 Clement Street San Francisco (2nd Ave)
(415)751-1122
http://www.theploughandstars.com/

SF Jazz
201 Franklin Street, San Francisco
http://www.sfjazz.org

Brick & Mortar
http://brickandmortarmusic.com

Sweetwater
19 Corte Madera Ave. Mill Valley, CA, 94941
http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/

Sebastopol Community Cultural Center
390 Morris St., Sebastopol

Felton Music Hall
(formerly Flynn’s Cabaret, Don Quixote’s International Music Hall)
6275 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018
(831) 704-7113
https://feltonmusichall.com/

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz, CA
https://www.kuumbwajazz.org/

St. Mary’s By-The-Sea
146 12th Street and Central Ave., Pacific Grove.

Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center
http://lvpac.org

(see oldtime list for many more)

House Concerts:

Santa Cruz house concert (Daniel Steinberg)
Concerts AT InstantHarmony.com

Sally Greenberg (Berkeley)
http://www.sgreenberg.org/concerts.htm

Wisteria Ways (house concert series in North Oakland)
http://wisteriaways.org/

Bill Wagman – Davis
http://www.wagmanhouseconcerts.org
530-753-3472

Sharon & Jaya Carl – Auburn
530-885-4292
www.AuburnHouseConcerts.org
AuburnHouseConcerts.blogspot.com

Artist websites:
—————-

Marla Fibish
http://www.marlafibish.com/

Noctambule (Marla Fibish & Bruce Victor)
http://www.noctambulemusic.com/

Suzuki Cady
https://www.suzukicady.com/

Richard Adrianowicz, Richard Adrianowicz & Peter Kasin, Out of the Rain
https://www.walkashore.com/

Tipsy House
http://www.tipsyhouse.com

The Jammy Dodgers (Autumn Rhodes, Darcy Noonan, & Dave Cory)
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Jammy-Dodgers-Traditional-Irish-Music/241321102643760

Bicycle Irish (Autumn Rhodes and Patricia Ross)
http://bicycleirish.cei.li/
https://www.facebook.com/bicycleirish

Holdstock and Macleod
http://www.dickholdstock.com

Black Brothers
http://www.black-brothers.com/

Todd Denman
http://www.aniar.net/todd.html

Culann’s Hounds
http://www.sfhounds.com

The Gas Men
http://www.gasmenmusic.com

Kyle Alden
http://kylealden.com/

Story Road
http://storyroadband.com/

Kilty Town
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kilty-Town/108429615994275

Michael Mullen
http://www.michaelmullen.net

Molly’s Revenge
http://mollysrevenge.com

The Fire
http://firescottishband.com

Stepping Stone (Sacramento)
https://www.facebook.com/steppingstonetheband/

Organizations:
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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Cooley-Keegan Branch of San Francisco
http://sf.ccewest.org/

SF Scottish Fiddlers
http://www.sfscottishfiddlers.org/

Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay
http://www.celticsociety.org/
Community Listings:
http://www.celticsociety.org/communitylistings.html
https://www.facebook.com/CelticSocietyMontereyBay

Aniar Records
http://www.aniar.net/

San Francisco Pipers’ Club
http://www.sfpipersclub.org/

Bay Area Country Dance Society (BACDS)
http://www.bacds.org

North Bay Country Dance Society
http://www.nbcds.org

San Francisco Bay Queer Contra Dance & Circle Left
http://www.lcfd.org/sf/

Consolidated California Contra Dance Schedule
http://www.contradancelinks.com/schedule_CA.html

Convenient Contra Calendar (consolidated calendar for Greater SF Bay Area)
http://contra.sf.ca.us/

Sacramento area contra dances
http://www.sactocds.org/

Calendar of Santa Cruz/Monterey dances
http://www.greengrange.org/contras.html

Traditional Dancers of Santa Cruz
http://santacruzdance.org/

Aromas Community Grange Contra Dance
http://www.aromasgrange.org/html_pages/Contra.htm

Monterey Country Dance Community
http://montereycdc.webs.com/

San Francisco Free Folk Festival
http://www.sffolkfest.org/

Sonoma County Folk Society
http://www.socofoso.com/

Resources:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/celticSF

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/QueTradSF

Harmony list (SF Folk Music Club email list):
http://lists.sffmc.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/harmony

Set Dancing in the Bay Area:
http://sf.ccewest.org/dance/dance.html

Tony Becker’s AmeriCeltic website
http://www.americeltic.net/
http://www.facebook.com/AmeriCeltic
He also sends out a weekly session/event list via email.

N California Celtic Calendars (Chuck Jamison & Tony Becker)
http://2jamisons.com/calendar.html

Irish Culture Bay Area
http://irishculturebayarea.com/category/irish-music/
http://dev.irishculturebayarea.com/events/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/irishculturebayarea/events/

Sessions in Santa Cruz & South Bay
http://www.celticsociety.org/sessions.html

Jim Scarff’s SF Celtic Music website  (may contain obsolete info)
http://www.sfcelticmusic.com/index.htm

French and Breton Trad Music in the Bay Area  (may contain obsolete info)
http://www.frenchfolkmusic.com/French_Folk_Music/Home.html

Northwest (Portland, Seattle, etc)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PDXIrishDanceEvent
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PDXCelticMusicEvents
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CelticCafeOREGON
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nwirish
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/washingtoncelticmusic/

http://ceolcascadia.org/
Ceol Cascadia Irish Music Association Seattle WA

http://www.hoilands.com/
Irish music around Seattle