October 2019 Ceolta Notes
By Rodger Hara
The award-winning 8-piece Scottish Band Skerryvore launches a swing through Colorado at 8 PM (doors 7 PM) from the Soiled Dove Underground on the 12th. Minors Under 21 must be with Parent or Legal Guardian. Ticket price is $25. Info at (303) 830-9214 or https://www.tavernhg.com/soiled-dove. On the 13th they head south to the Stargazers Theatre & Event Center in Colorado Springs for an all-ages 7 PM show (doors at 6 PM). Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of show. Info at (719) 476-220 or http://www.stargazerstheatre.com Continuing their western swing, they head to Durango for an all-ages show on the 15th at 7:30 PM in the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. Tickets are $22-45. Info at (970) 247-7657 or http://durangoconcerts.com.
Colcannon performs at 7:30 PM on the 11th in The Muse, 200 E. South Boulder Road, in Lafayette then is joined by Take Down the Door for what will be a very entertaining show in Daniels Hall at Swallow Hill Music Center on the 26th for an all-ages show. Doors at 7 PM, show at 8 PM. Tickets are $20-22
One for the Foxes – Denver’s own Joanna Hyde, Tadgh O’Meachair from Howth, County Dublin and Dave Curley from Corofin, County Galway, are on their own Colorado tour with a 21+ show in the Gold Room in Colorado Springs on the 2nd at 8 PM (doors 7 PM), a show in the Coaldale Schoolhouse on the 3rd, an all-ages gig at 7 PM in the Mesa Theater in Grand Junction on the 4th (tix $15 in advance, $20 at the door), move on to Ouray for a 7:30 PM (doors at 6:30 PM) show in the historic Wright Opera House (students $5, adults $15 in advance, $18 at the door) then close out Colorado with a house concert in Durango on the 6th. For more information and to purchase tickets in advance, go to https://oneforthefoxes.com/tour/
Avourneen is in the studio working on a new CD so have a light month with an 8 PM (lesson at 7:15 PM), gig on the 4th for the Boulder Contra Dance, Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road, $10 and a 7:30 PM (lesson at 7 PM), performance in Colorado Springs, All About Dance Studio, 2318 Vickers Drive, CO Springs, $9 on the 19th. Adam Goldstein is at the Clocktower on the 5th, 12th and 26th for the preshow prior to the Burlesque show at 11 PM.
Having survived a raucous weekend with 6,000 firefighters, Brian Clancy returns to the scene of the crime at Jack Quinn Irish Pub, downtown Colorado Springs, on the 10th at 7:30 PM.
The McDeviants also participated in the International Fire Fighters Memorial celebration at the end of September and are back at Jack Quinn’s on the 3rd from 7:30-11:30 PM. Kevin McDeviant performs a solo act on the 12th and 26th at Abby’s Irish Pub in Colorado Springs from 7-10 PM and at Jack Quinn’s on the 17th from 7:30-11:30.
The Pine Creek Tippers do their monthly gig at The Margarita in Colorado Springs on the 18th from 6:30 PM to about 9 PM.
Chancer’s Hooley is at the Blue Spruce Brewery 4151 E County Line Rd, Unit G, Centennial, Colorado on the 4th from 7-9 PM.
Skean Dubh provides the music for the ChiliFest from 3-5 PM on the 19th at the at the Golden City Brewery in downtown Golden.
Only one festival this month:
Aztec Highland Games Celtic Festival, October 5-6, Riverside Park, Aztec, New Mexico W/Stubby Shillelaghs, Big’ns, Patrick Crossing, Top O’ the Mornin’, Truckley Howe, Desert Highlanders, Mac-Tire of Skye Pipes and Drums, Order of the Thistle Pipes and Drums, Southwest Skye Pipes and Drums, Westwind Pipes and Drums, Desert Muse belly dancers, Highland dance contest and Heavy Scottish Athletics, Fun, Food and Merchandise
$12 – $100 https://www.aztechighlandgames.com/