Posts by: danjo

Dan Neely reviews "Forget-Me-Not" from Rose Flanagan and Laura Byrne: "brilliant stuff from two of the best."

An Rón Dall in Sunnyside

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...

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...

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.

Dan Neely previews the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Region Fleadh and Hall of Fame Induction A Weekend of Irish Music and Dance, May 10-12, 2013

The line-up for Augusta 2013 is announced and ready!

Originally published in the Irish Echo, January 16-22, 2013. The melodeon seems to be having something of a resurgence.  Back in December I wrote about the...

Originally published in the Irish Echo, 12-12-12. Is there a better name for a US-based trad band than the “Murphy Beds?”  Comprised of Eamon O’Leary...

How It’s New York:  Many NY musicians play Sligo style, thanks to Michael Coleman’s influence. Here’s Dan Neely’s take on Johnny Henry, a Sligo musician who comes...

How It’s New York: Marie Reilly is the Protocol Officer of the Irish Consulate in NYC. How It’s Irish: Reilly is from County Longford, and the tunes on the CD...

How It’s New York:How It’s Irish: Originally published in the Irish Echo, October 3-9, 2012, p. 19. Last week I had the great good fortune to chat with Sean...

Food: A Scene From Milwaukee

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...