Gwen Orel talks to Dan Neely, who coordinats Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis and Elkins College.
Dan Neely reviews “Forget-Me-Not” from Rose Flanagan and Laura Byrne: “brilliant stuff from two of the best.”
Jayne Pomplas reviews the CD release concert of The Yanks with “Haymaker” and says it was “the sound of master musicians making words and music come to life.”
Diving into Joey Abarta’s “Swimming Against the Falls” is a satisfying experience.
Dan Neely reviews An Rón Ball / The Blind Seal at Murphy’s Bar in Sunnyside, a theatrical piece featuring music, Irish and English language, and finds it “pitch perfect.”
Dan Neely takes a look at the two -week residency of Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, who are performing with such guests as Dan Trueman, Doveman, and Ivan Goff, through Sept. 29
John Whelan in concert tonight in Alabama– and on your computer, thanks to Concert Window.
Dan Neely talks to flutemaker John Gallagher, a West Virginia flutemaker who says an instrument is “a conversation between player and maker.”
Dan Neely writes about Mick Moloney’s cultual tour of Scotland. Wish we were there!
Joey Abarta has launched a Kickstarter to raise the funds necessary to complete his debut album Swimming Against the Falls.
Downtown Millburn, post-Sandy. Dark. How It’s New York: This is about Hurricane Sandy, which hit us here big time on October 29. The world was watching.How It’s Irish: Many of the people hit are Irish and Irish-Americans living here, particularly in Breezy Point and the Jersey Shore. As everyone who reads this blog surely knows, […]
How It’s New York: You can take the boys (Dan Neely and Paul Keating) out of New York, but…How It’s Irish: See the Guinness? Ok but bacon in a drink is not New York… yet! And there we were, Paul Keating and myself, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin for “The Session,” a lovely little conference being held […]
How It’s New York: Dan Neely runs the Irish music session at Lillie’s on Saturday, and is the leader of the Washington Square Harp and Shamrock Orchestra.How It’s Irish: Irish and Irish Amreican music at the Milwaukee Irish Fest Session! Originally published in Irish Echo, October 24, 2012 Last weekend I was out in Milwaukee, […]