Events

2014

Irish music at these venues:

 

First Saturday Session at The Warehouse Pub on W. Gaines Street from 7 ’til 10 pm.

First Sunday: 7 pm The Warehouse on Gaines St. (great parking now)

Second Sunday: Sligo Line performs  at Finnegan’s Wake and features traditional Irish tunes, songs, and dance from 7-10 PM. All brought to you by an all star group of performers! Free!

Third Sunday: Fermentation Lounge in the All Saints District (check for times)

Fourth Sundays:  7 pm, Finnegan’s Wake Irish Pub at Manor at Midtown, Fifth Ave & Thomasville Rd. The best of Irish whiskeys and Guinness on tap transports one to the emerald isle. Jane Scott on fiddle, Gordon Scott on tenor banjo, and Aaron O’Rourke on guitar play the best of Irish music in Tallahassee joined by other great Irish session players in town. Come on out from 7 ’til 10 pm to sample the taste, feel, and sounds of Ireland.

February 1 

The band hosting the 1st Saturday Session in the front room of  The Warehouse Pub on Gaines Street on Sat., Feb. 1st from 7:00 ’til 10:00 PM is Hearthstone. Hearthstone is a high energy band with the best of the young players in Tallahassee. Members are Katie Geringer (fiddle), Jaime Hammack (PW & flute), Bret Woods (concertina, accordion), Evan Powell (keyboard), and Steve Hodges (guitar, bouzouki, mandolin). If you haven’t heard these young musicians, it’s a must to come see them.

February 7

The Irish Rovers in concert at Ruby Diamond
(FSU’s Seven Days of Opening Nights)

February 9

Sligo Line performs  at Finnegan’s Wake and features traditional Irish tunes, songs, and dance from 7-10 PM. All brought to you by an all star group of performers! Free!

February 23

From 7:00 ’til 10 PM, the 4th Sunday session at Finnegan’s Wake will be led by Jane Scott (fiddle, vocals), Gordon Scott (tenor banjo, vocals), and Aaron O’Rourke (guitar, mandolin). Many great Irish musicians in Tallahassee join the Scotts and Aaron. Coming to a session at Finnegan’s is like stepping into a bit of the authentic Irish pub scene.

March 8

TIS Roast of Jackie Pons, Leon County Schools Superintendent

Who’s going to prod our Jackie about his quirks and missteps?  Sheriff Larry Campbell, who took a bit of roasting himself, and Bob Gabordi, editor of the Tallahassee Democrat.  Many others who want to poke an all-in-fun stick at Jackie.  The Roast will take place at the American Legion at Lake Ella.  Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  More details to follow.

March 15

St. Patrick’s Downtown Festival and Parade!
Contact Ken Crawford, Festival Director at crawfordfolk@msn.com

Walk in the Parade, contact Jack Madden at  maddenjack@embarqmail.com,  then open the Festival on Kleman Plaza from 3pm – 9pm.  Watch the festival page for more info to come.

March 20
Irish Repertory Theatre performance of “The Shaughran”
(The Irish Trickster)
in Conradi Theatre at FSU. Ticket information closer to the opening date.

May 22
Irish Repertory Theatre performance of “The Factory Girls” in
the Coffee House at TLT. Ticket information closer to the opening date.