November 2017 Ceolta Notes
by Rodger Hara
The Colorado Youth Pipe Band hosts their annual fundraising ceilidh with plenty of food, fun, drink and dance at the Jefferson Unitarian Church, 14350 W. 32nd Ave. in Golden from 5-9 PM on the 4th with featured guest Angus Mohr. Tickets are available at cypb.net and all proceeds benefit the Colorado Youth Pipe Band.
Brian Clancy is at the Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub in downtown Colorado Springs, each Thursday at 7:30 PM – that’s the 2nd, 9th, 16th and 30th.
Marty Smith and Steve Hart have changed the name of their band to “Grateful Dogs”. Steve said “We were unable to bear the pressure of having to live up to Bedlam. No matter how much we tried, we realized that we were just too well-adjusted, and yes, we want both drink and money.” In November you can find them at the Bierwerks Brewery in Woodland Park on the 2nd, 16th and 30th at 7 PM and at Kinfolks in Manitou Springs at 8 PM on the 3rd.
CaraTrom (the stage name of Tim Baldwin) is on the Jack Quinn stage in Colorado Springs on the 1st from 6-9 PM and at the Irish Snug in Denver on the 11th from 9 PM -12 AM.
Skean Dubh plays at the Muddy Buck in Evergreen at 6 PM on the 3rd, Stella’s Coffee House on South Pearl in Denver at 8 PM on the 4th and at the Laughing Goat in Boulder on the 18th at 9 PM.
You have one chance to catch Chancer’s Hooley this month on the 18th at the Blue Spruce Brewery in Centennial from 7:30-9:30 PM.
Adam Agee & Jon Sousa present A Christmas Revel’s Fundraiser on the 5th from 3-5 PM at the Elks Club in Boulder.
Jon Sousa performs with the Seventh Generation Band at Nevei Kodesh in Boulder (1925 Glenwood Dr., Boulder, CO 80304) on the 18th at 7 PM. The Band includes Sandra Wong, Beth Quist, Victor Mestas, & Joy Adams and plays a fusion of world music featuring some Celtic
ROCKY BARDS present their Celtic Benefit Concert for the Wounded Warrior Project at 7 PM in the Rialto Theatre in Loveland on the 18th. Tickets are $20 and available in advance at the Box Office or the door the evening of the show. All proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project.
The Mountain Road Ceili Band will play its last gig on the 17th at The Margarita in Colorado Springs from 6-9 PM, ending a 23-year history of playing all over the state and at The Margarita once a month.
The Juice O’the Barley provides the entertainment for a fund raiser for an organization that does study abroad programs in Ireland at the Irish Snug on East Colfax on the 6th and then treks to the Jack Quinn Alehouse and Pub on the 11th. On the 14th, they present their annual fundraising event for the American Diabetes Association at Clancy’s Irish Pub in Wheat Ridge at 7:30 PM. They do this to honor the late Walt Conley, a musician who the Rocky Mountain News once described as “the founding father of the Denver folk music scene” and leader of one of the early Irish bands in Denver in the 1960’s. A subtext of the event is also to generate support for Walt’s election to the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. (For more about Walt, visit: www.facebook.com/WaltConley5280 and en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walt_Conley.}
The Juice would like your help in their fundraising endeavor: If you would like to contribute to their effort but can’t attend, you can donate money, goods or services. Please contact them at [email protected] if you would like to donate for the silent auction.
Indigent Row says that they “…had a blast on the little green island!” Now that they are back, they play at Woods Boss Brewing in Longmont on the 11th from 4-6 PM and Liquid Mechanics Brewing in Lafayette from 8-10 PM on the 14th.
The Boys of the Town can be found in the Back Room at Rory’s Tavern, 4th and Broadway in Denver, on the 3rd, 10th 17th and 24th from 7:30-10 PM.