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PENDRAGON – Celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Having celebrated their 28th anniversary in September, Pendragon has embraced that tradition and created a timeless sound of its own, performing roots music with an unmistakable contemporary edge. Pendragon is step dancer/percussionist Kevin Doyle, Bob Drouin on fiddle, bouzouki and tenor banjo, Russell Gusetti on guitar and concertina; Josh Kane on flute and whistles and Mary Lee Partington on vocals. 

Tickets: $15
(401) 725-9272 |

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/18/2012 - 19:00

St. Patrick's Celtic Sojourn

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a special concert of traditional and contemporary Irish music, song and dance by joining Brian O’Donovan for WBGH’s annual A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn, featuring performances by some of the principal Celtic performers who, through their performances, invite you in to experience the Irish holiday in a way like never before!

Sponsored by WGBH

Tickets: $45 $40 $36 $28

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 20:00

Joshua tree, Johnny Come Latelies, Dave Foley & More

Burren’s Back Room has continuous live music to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!  Joshua Tree, the popular U2 cover band, performs from noon to 3:00 p.m., followed by Johnny Come Latelies, performing from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., then singer Dave Foley, from 8:00 p.m. to closing.  In the front room of the Burren is an all-day traditional Irish music session with Tommy McCarthy, Louise Costello and friends.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 12:00

The Saw Doctors

The Galway rockers are back and just in time to help you kick start the St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The band returns to the House of Blues Boston on Friday, March 9th, as part of their North American Tour. Have a listen to their latest single here "Downtown" featuring Petula Clark.

$29.50 - GA Standing Room
$45.00 - Reserved Seating
Ages: all 

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 20:00


Playing Irish Music together in Dublin since 1989, the Merry Ploughboys have provided the best traditional Irish entertainment for visitors to Dublin and locals alike for the last twenty consecutive years. In 2006 the band achieved a lifelong ambition by purchasing their own traditional Irish pub in Dublin called "the Merry Ploughboy" Irish Music Pub Dublin.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 20:00

Jon Lorentz, Ryan Parker, John Lockwood, Yoron Israel

All Shows 6-9 PM - Two sets of live jazz

Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/25/2012 - 18:00

Clark Terry Jazz Festival with Mike Tomaro, Jay Ashby, and UNH Faculty

Through the generous support of Professor Dave Seiler at UNH, we are proud to welcome the Clark Terry Jazz Festival evening performance exclusively at the Press Room! Get there as early as 5:30..seats fill quickly for this night.

Mike Tomaro: Tenor
Jay Ashby: Trombone
Mark Shilansky: Piano
John Hunter: Bass
Les Harris Jr: Drums

All Shows 6-9 PM - Two sets of live jazz

Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/11/2012 - 18:00

Scott Aruda and Fred Haas w/ Parker, Ballou, Harris

All Shows 6-9 PM - Two sets of live jazz

Cover Charge: $10 General/$5 Students

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/04/2012 - 18:00


“Altan continues to be one of the Celtic world’s great treasures, gifted with a front line that is a sheer powerhouse.”—Los Angeles Times

Altan is regarded by many as the world’s finest traditional Irish band. Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh sings ballads with seemingly effortless beauty and grace, and her duets with fellow fiddler Ciarán Tourish are the centerpiece of the group’s instrumental sound. Their complementary styles are anchored by one of the best rhythm sections in the business, with Dáithí Sproule on guitar, Dermot Byrne on accordion and Ciarán Curran on bouzouki.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 20:00


“Solas offers a compellingly original, strikingly contemporary view of traditional Celtic sounds.”—Los Angeles Times

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Solas is widely considered one of the most popular, influential and exciting Celtic bands. Playing a range of tunes from Woody Guthrie's Pastures of Plenty to Springsteen's Ghost of Tom Joad to traditional Irish jigs and reels, Solas varies the mix of fire-tested Irish tradition and contemporary sensibility with ease. They are touring in support of their new release, Shamrock City.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/25/2012 - 20:00


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