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Thomas H Hogan aka, Harpin Hank commented on Mike O'Laughlin's event 'Dublin Irish Festival with the Irish Roots Cafe house band'
"Thanks for the invite, Mike, someday I want to attend that festival.  Right now, my wife is having serious reactions to chemo-therapy, but I expect that she will come back strong, when this round is over.  Couple of years ago, she bounced…"
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Dublin Irish Festival with the Irish Roots Cafe house band at Dublin, Ohio Irish Festival

August 1, 2014 at 4pm to August 3, 2014 at 9pm
Set on 36 acres in Dublin, Ohio. 100000 visitors expected. The worlds 2nd largest Irish celebration, and the largest 3 day Irish fest in the world !We will play at the Ceili tent Friday evening at 10:30-11:30pm; and on Saturday teach a sean nós song in Irish (gaeilge) at 5:00pm in the Cultural area. with Mike O'Laughlin, Stevie Wilson Davis, Meghan Illidge, and Robert Koke.See More
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Dublin Irish Festival with the Irish Roots Cafe house band at Dublin, Ohio Irish Festival

August 1, 2014 at 4pm to August 3, 2014 at 9pm
Set on 36 acres in Dublin, Ohio. 100000 visitors expected. The worlds 2nd largest Irish celebration, and the largest 3 day Irish fest in the world !We will play at the Ceili tent Friday evening at 10:30-11:30pm; and on Saturday teach a sean nós song in Irish (gaeilge) at 5:00pm in the Cultural area. with Mike O'Laughlin, Stevie Wilson Davis, Meghan Illidge, and Robert Koke.See More
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Sean Nós gathering event commemorative T-shirt, April 2014. Dance, Song, Music
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Mike O'Laughlin commented on Mike O'Laughlin's event 'The gathering: Traditional & Sean Nós Song, Dance, music'
"Launch of the gathering: April 23 the Irish sean nós gathering of dance, song and music will launch in Weston, Missouri at the Celtic Ranch.  Michael Collier and Nyssa Patten will lead the sean nós and old style set dance session;…"
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Mike O'Laughlin commented on Mike O'Laughlin's event 'Sean Nós (old style) Irish Song gathering'
"April 25, is the 3rd day of the Irish dance, song, music, gathering.  This day we are at Brownes Irish Marketplace, 5:30 -9:30.  5:30 sean nós and set dance instruction; 7:00 - Concert Window live streaming video of area sean…"
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4 days of old style 'sean nós' gatherings, dance-song-music

April 23-26 marks four days of sessions for Irish trad musicians, dancers and singers. Sean nós and traditional song and dance along with open sessions daily. Kansas City and Weston, Missouri. Beginners welcome. Includes salute to the Irish trad…
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Sean Nós (old style) Irish Song gathering at Kansas City, Missouri

April 25, 2014 at 6pm to April 27, 2014 at 6pm
For more information https://www.facebook.com/events/228534267319684/The highlight of the sean nós gathering of song, music and dance is at Browne's Irish Marketplace on Friday, April 25. (5:30)Sean Nós and trad dance instruction followed by (7:00)streaming video broadcast of singers and lastly a (8:00)remembrance of 1980's Irish music revival here.See More
Mar 30
Mike O'Laughlin commented on Dhomhnaill A. Lopez's group Sean No's & Traditional Irish Singers
"Free Music, Song, Dance sessions at our Old Style, sean nós gathering.  All are welcome, and a chance to perform for all here in this forum !  April 23 (Weston, MO): April 25, Browne's Irish Marketplace (KC); 24th and 26th…"
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Irish (Sean Nós) Song / Dance. Old Style is Back KC !

Irish Sean Nós Gathering, song-music-dance in middle America Plan a Sean Nós gathering in your area. Old style. A report from the Irish Roots Cafe on Sean Nó...
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Mike O'Laughlin commented on Dhomhnaill A. Lopez's page Singer Session Schedules in the group Sean No's & Traditional Irish Singers
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"Old Style Irish (Sean Nós) song and dance gathering 2014 The Celtic Ranch, 404 Main Street, Weston, MO Tuesday, April 23, 6:00   (events run from April 23 - 26 in Kansas City area) Sean Nós singers invited and appreciated ! Food…"
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Californo's on St. Pat's and the Irish Roots Cafe at Californo's in Westport

March 17, 2014 from 11:30am to 1pm
St. Patricks Day and Californo's 26th anniversary post parade party ! In Westport (Kansas City, MO)See More
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Your address ( village,city or town only )
Kansas City
Your County or State
MO
What Instrument Do You Play ?
Sean Nós Song, Vocal, Drums, Bodhran (Sean Nos)
What level are you at ?
Intermediate Level 2 (5 years+)
How many years have you been playing?
Started drumming 40 years ago, now singing old style.
Are you interested in connecting with others in your area ?
Yes
Where did you hear about TradConnect? If online, which site?
Facebook
Provide any other information here
Host of Irish Song and Recitation podcast at the Irish Roots Cafe, with focus on traditional and Sean Nos song. Our hedge school also has focus on Irish Language; History; and Genealogy.
My genealogy books, and podcasts are at: www.Irishroots.com

Band Page on RN: http://www.reverbnation.com/irishrootscafe

Facebook band page: https://www.facebook.com/IrishSong

My Mobile web page: http://m.irishroots.com/

Our YouTube pages with Song and Genealogy videos:
http://www.youtube.com/user/Mickthebridge?ob=video-mustangbase

New Irish Language Song, Sean Nós group.

Our focus is on 'Sean Nós' and traditional Irish Song,

as well Irish Ballads in the English Language.

 

The Irish Roots Cafe house band !

In its purest form, Sean Nós is sung solo, in the Irish Language,

with a raw, unprocessed sound, and learned as part of an

oral tradition.

 

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At 11:34 on December 30, 2013, Dhomhnaill A. Lopez said…

Hey Mike!!! Loved your "Skibbereen" posting. As always,...very nicely done, with a tinge of "emotional haunting". Hope your holidays are going well (so far) and will continue to do so throughout the New Year and beyond. Cheers & Good Health to You,

Danny

At 18:48 on July 22, 2013, Jan van der Klei said…

Glad to be here, hope I get some pointers for new songs to sing at our local club.

At 0:08 on March 31, 2013, Rhiannon Lawson said…

Thank you for your warm welcome Mike! I look forward to making a new friend :)

At 22:45 on December 12, 2012, Colleen Raney said…

Thanks for the note, Mike.  I think I sorted out how to join the group... we'll see!  Nice to make your acquaintance!

At 20:07 on December 12, 2012, Tony Lawless said…

Nice song you just loaded up there Mike. Sounds great. T

At 2:38 on December 11, 2012, Maria Morton said…

Appreciate the invite, Mike!

At 18:23 on September 5, 2012, The Black Rose said…
Thanks, Mike--I'm waiting to be approved--almost there!
At 0:53 on September 5, 2012, The Black Rose said…
Thanks for connecting me up, Mike!
At 8:01 on May 25, 2012, Tony Lawless said…

Well thanks to Joe Heaney then for inspiring you. I must look him up.  Love your voice. There is a quote I'm searching for about gravel and whiskey or something like that. When it comes to me I'll let you know. I need a coffee!!!!

At 22:05 on May 24, 2012, Tony Lawless said…

Great song. Over the mountain, Mike. Where do you get them from ?

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Irish Sean Nós Gathering of Traditional Singers; Dancers; Musicians 2014

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 19:00 0 Comments

Come April 25, this year, there will be a gathering of sean nós singers, dancers, musicians, listeners, enthusiasts and fans.  It is a peoples movement, intended to introduce many folks to the 'old style'.  In fact, most people in the Heart of America do not know what 'sean nós' is.  We are going to change that, on a zero budget, with real life…

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