Saturday Saint Charles Show a Benefit for John Halverson Bone Marrow Fund

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Yesterday, I learned about the John Halverson Bone Marrow Fund. After contacting the Fund, we agreed to have a bucket for donations, as well as donating 50% of all CD sale proceeds to the Fund, at Saint Charles Coffeehouse, this Saturday’s show. Halverson is a father of three, living with leukemia. Recently, he’s found a […]

If You Love Me, Check Out… Tullamore

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If you like what I do, check out Tullamore. If you remember my days in Bully Ruse, you’ll remember Mary Hanover, now singing and playing whistles, percussion, and hammered dulcimer (arguably/classically yet more percussion) with Tullamore. In fact, Mary, Mark (Clavey), and I share even more history. If you go further back into the dark […]

If You Like My Music, Check Out Kelly

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If you like my music, you should definitely check out my friends the Kelly Band. Lead by Kelly Dougherty, they drive a very soulful, thoughtful sound. Kelly’s vocals produce a clean, classic sound, when they perform lyric airs, but I’ve heard her rip up the strong upbeat songs as well. I’m also been pleased to […]

Irish Music in St Louis: The Elders This Weekend

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Tonight and tomorrow night, 9 November and 10 November 2007, my good friends from Kansas City, The Elders, are playing at The Dubliner Saint Louis. The Elders are known for their infectious original songs, and lively shows. The Elders are: Ian Byrne – Vocals and Percussion Norm Dahlor – Bass, Banjo, Guitar and Vocals Brent […]

Irish Music in Kansas City: Eddie Delahunt – Coffee Man Extraordinaire

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Count me among Eddie Delahunt’s biggest fans. I’ve known Eddie for most of two decades, now, and have enjoyed watching him perform, performing with him, and just hanging out with the man. Occasionally, I even perform a song or two that I must admit I learned, not from my granddad nor from a musty chunk […]