Irish Music Workshops and Concert – February 10, 2018

Katie Grennan, along with Winifred Horan and John Williams will be perfoming next month on Saturday, February 10th at Central Catholic High School. Katie Grennan will be hosting a beginner/intermediate fiddle session, designed for violin or fiddle players that have about 2 years experience. Experienced violinists or fiddle players can register for Winifred Horan’s session – the featured musician of the weekend. She is an incredible fiddle player and best known for her over 20 years with Solas Beginner tin whistle lessons offered (no prior experience necessary!) An intermediate tune learning workshop for any instrument. Click here for more details and to register: https://www.ourgrouponline.org/formCustom.aspx… The workshops will be followed by a concert that is an annual tradition that features nationally recognized Irish musicians and is a fundraiser for the Central Catholic Rowing team in honor of the late Brendan Foley. You can go to www.irishnight.org for tickets and more information. Please spread the word about this exciting weekend by forwarding this email to anyone you think might be interested!   Read More…

Local Teens Take to the Stage with Katie Grennan and Gaelic Storm at the Pittsburgh Irish Festival

Local Teens from Burke-Conroy School of Irish Dance took to the stage with Gaelic Storm on Saturday September 9, 2017. Katie Grennan’s fiddle students, Brianna Cobbey, Margaret Kepler, and Michael Kepler played Tell Me Ma as a fantastic crowd cheered them on.   To close the show, Burke-Conroy School of Irish dancers Bridget Clark, Meghan Osekowski, Shiela Clark, Olivia Deasy, and BeBe Duffus danced a fantastic Treble Reel.   Congratulations on a FANTASTIC performance!     Click on the link below to see the Performance of Tell Me Ma. Tell Me Ma Performance Video Read More…

Pittsburgh Irish Festival!

Enjoy a day filled with family, fun, and great Irish entertainment!  Come and support our local Irish dance schools, as well as Pittsburgh’s own Katie Grennan as Galeic Storm’s newest member. 27th Annual – Pittsburgh Irish Festival of Pittsburgh September 8 – 9- 10, 2017 At the Riverplex! Check out the link to the Irish Festival for more information: http://pghirishfest.org   Read More…

Calliope Songwriter’s Circle Performance – August 1, 2017

The Bloomfield Bridge Tavern is closing soon, unfortunately.  Gerard Rohlf will be showcasing his own Songs there on Tuesday (08/01), at 9:00 pm, following the Calliope Songwriter’s Circle, hosted by John Hayes.  Please enjoy the Best Peirogi (“besides your Mom’s”) in the City, and hear lots of good Music from the Calliope Songwriters! Read More…

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann- Ennis, Co Clare – Information

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is one of the largest festivals of traditional music in the world.  For one week every August, the very best of traditional talent from all over Ireland and the world comes together to meet, to compete but most importantly to celebrate all that is best in Irish music, song and dance.  Ennis hosted the Fleadh in 2016 and experienced a joyful invasion of musicians and listeners alike, young and old, families and visitors, all drawn by the magic that the Fleadh promises and always delivers.  Please find below the information for the 2017 Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. Read More…