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Alabama ( AL )

Buck Mulligans, AL, 35205, Last Sunday Night of Month,  5-9 pm ( Needs to be confirmed )

Beef O'Brady's, Auburn, AL, Every Tuesday night starting at 7:30PM

Mc Sharry's, Irish Pub 101 N. Bancroft Street, Fairhope, Alabama, Longest est session, Sun,6:30- 9-ish, Fast,  Web


Arizona ( AZ )

Fibber Magees Pub, 1989 West Elliot Road, Chandler, AZ 85224, Sunday afternoon

Auld Dubliner Pub, 800 E University, Tucson AZ.  Irish session, all levels, every Sunday from 4:00 - 7:00pm. (520) 206-0323

Uptown Pubhouse, 114 N. Leroux St. Still Sundays from 7-10pm.


California ( CA )

Molly Brennan's, Lakeport CA, Wednesday 7.30, Added by Eleanor Cook

Dagny's Coffee Shop, 20th and Eye St. Bakersfield, CA 93301, Wed 7-9pm, Colleen at 661-330-8802,Added by  Colleen McGraw

The Auld Dubliner - 71 South Pine Ave, Long Beach , Sunday 4-7pm

Murphy's Irish Pub, 464 1st St E, Sonoma, 1st Sunday, 3.30- 5.30pm, CA (down alley off main square)

Timmy Nolan's, Tues evening, 8-11pm, Toluca Lake, CA (in Los Angeles)10111 Riverside Drive Toluca Lake, CA 91602-2517 Web

The Sleeping Lady, Sundays 2:30-5:30 23 Broadway, Fairfax, CA Web

Aqus Cafe, CA First Thursday  7-9, Web

Mayflower PubSan Rafael, California Tuesday nights 7:30, Web

Aqus Cafe, CA, First Thursday  7-9,

Redwood Cafe, Cotati, California. It's held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 6:00 - 9:00pm., CA 94931 USA  (707) 795-7868

Butler's Coffee, Palmdale CA,  40125 10th St. West, 2nd Thurs 7:00-9:00pm, hosted by Pint of Irish,web

O'Flaherty's Irish Pub, 25 N.San Pedro, downtown San Jose, CA - Traditional Irish seisiun, tues 6.30 Facebook

Poet & Patriot Irish Pub, 390 Cedar Street, downtown Santa Cruz, CA every Sunday at 3:30. Facebook

MacLeod's Ale Brewing Co14741 Calvert St, Van Nuys, CA 91411, 1st & 3rd Thurs 7-10pm, Hosted by Michael Kelly & Padraic Conroy

The Auld Dubliner71 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-8158, United States, Every Sunday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Griffins of Kinsale, 1007 Mission St, South Pasadena, California USA, Open Irish Trad Session every Wednesday 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Rosie McCann's Irish Pub in downtown Santa Cruz, CA., 1220 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, every 3rd Thursday, Facebook

The Ould Sod, 3373 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA  Tuesday nights from 7-11 PM

Oasis Moroccan Restaurant, 675 Higuera St. San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 from 3/23/2016 on.  Sessions Wed 5:30 to 8:30 or 9:00 p.m.

Old SLO BBQ Co., 670 Higuera St. San Luis Obispo, CA, Sessions are every Wednesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m Web

Colorado ( CO )

Irish Embassy, Main Avenue, Durango, Sundays between 12:30 and 4:00Added by Ed We

The Irish Snug, Sunday, 3 pm,  Colfax Ave. Denver

Fado's Irish Pub, Monday @ 8 pm,  19th and Wazee, Denver, CO

Clancy's Pub, Tuesday @ 7:30 pm,  W. 32nd Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO

The Celtic Tavern, Thursday @ 7:30 pm,  south,  Belleview Ave, Englewood,

Swallow Hill Music Association, 71 E Yale in Denver Colorado, first Monday of each month from 7-9 pm

Lucky Joe's Sidewalk Saloon, 25 Old Town Fort Collins, CO 80524 Session Wed, 7-9pm. 970-493-2213

License No. 1, Basement of Hotel Boulderado, 13th St. Boulder at  7  pm until 11 


Connecticut ( CT )

St. Gabriel Church Hall, 26 Broadway,Milford, Connecticut 06460-6005, P.V. O'Donnell Branch CCE, 3rd Sun, Slow 7.30, Intermediate 8pm, Ph (203) 430-5403

The Old Dublin Traditional Irish & Music Pub171 Quinnipiac St.Wallingford, CT 06492 USA203-949-8022 Web

The Playwright Irish Pub, Sun & Tues Irish Session, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517 USA, (203) 287 - 2401 Web

McKinnons Irish Pub, Wed at McKinnon’s Irish Pub (7:30-10 pm), 114 Asylum St. Hartford, CT 06103 USA Contact Jeanne Web

Hanafin's Irish Pub, 21 Rankin Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033 USA, 4-6 pm Sun,Monthly CCE session, Web Contact Jeanne


Florida ( FL )

McK's Irish Tavern , 218 South Beach St. ,Daytona Beach, Florida. (386) 238-3321, 4th Sat of each month.  (02:00- 05:30 P.M.) Added by Paddy Walin

TP Hoohlians Pub, Wednesdays at 6 pm, and Sun 5pm North Fort Myers, FLTP Hoohlian's Pub

Claddagh Cottage, 4308 Curry Ford Rd., Orlando, FL, every-other Wednesday at 7:30pm until late.Web

Pub 32, Sun eve, 6-9 pm,  Sarasota, FL, going almost a year and seems quite healthy! Tel: 941-952-3070 Website

Molly Malone's in Tampa, FL -- 5 pm 'til ? 3rd Sun of mth, Telephone: (813) 304-2777,   Website

O'Donoghue's Bar & Grill, Marco Island, FL (near Naples, FL).Sun from Nov to March, 3:30 - 5:30 pm at  Knock on the door if you get there at 3:30.

Nolan's Irish Pub, Cocoa Beach, 1st & 3rd Sunday 6-8pm, Website

Hogan's Irish Bar, 6600 North Atlantic Ave, Cape Canaveral. Sunday, 6pm-8pm. 321-613-3854 Hosted by Steve

Four Green Fields, 205 W Platt St., Tampa, FL 33606, USA, 1st Sun each month, 5:00PM to 9:30 PM, (813) 254-4444, Web


Georgia ( GA )

Kevin Berry's Pub, Sunday 6:30 to 8:30, River Street, Savannah GA

Illinois (IL)

The Galway Arms, 2442 N. Clark St., Chicago, (773) 472-5555, Sunday nights at 8pm and Tuesday nights at 8pm

O'Shaughnessy's Public House, 4557 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago (773) 944-9896, Third Wednesday of the month at 8pm

Clancy's Pizza Pub, 4624 W. 103rd St, Oak Lawn, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays

The Grafton Pub, 4530 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, (773) 271-9000, Sundays from 5-8pm

Chief O'Neill's Pub, 3471 N Elston Ave, Chicago (773) 583-3066, Sundays at 6 and Tuesdays at 8

Tommy Nevin's Pub, 1454 Sherman Ave, Evanston, (847) 869-0450, Sundays at 3pm

The Celtic Knot, 626 Church St, Evanston, (847) 864-1679, first and third Tuesdays at 7pm for trad and second and fourth Tuesdays at 7pm for an 'eclectic Celtic' session

Irish American Heritage Center,  4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago in the Fifth Province Pub on Thursdays from 7 - 9pm

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago, Tuesday Session, led by Frank Quinn and Larry Nugent 7-10pm.  Wednesday Session led by Sean Cleland and the Irish Music School of Chicago 7:30-10:30pm.  Both are open and welcoming to all levels.

Indiana ( IN )

The Brockway Public House, Old Meridian Street, Carmel, IN, USA. Tues, 7.30 - 10.30,  Web Ph 1 317.669.8080,

McGinely's Golden Ace Inn, 2533 E. Washington St, Indianapolis, IN,Web Every Tuesday 8:00pm-?

Fiddler's Hearth Public House, 127 North Main Street  South Bend, IN 46601 Web

Runcible Spoon, 412 E. Sixth Street.Bloomington, Indiana - Tuesday Night Session (mostly), starting at 7:30pm

                                                                                                                                 Bloomington Singers' Circle - every second Sunday 8-10pm.

Nine Irish Brothers, 575 Massachusetts Avenue, the corner of Mass Ave and East Street, second Sunday of every month 


Iowa ( IA )

Java Joe's CoffeeHouse, 214 4th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, 515-288-5282 Web, 1st Sun 4-7pm, 2nd Tues 8.30 - close, 3rd Sun 4-7pm

Dublin Bay Irish Pub, 320 S. 16th St., Ames, Iowa 50010 , 515-956-3580, Web, Fourth Tuesday of the month: 8:30 to close

Open Sesame Lebanese Cafe, 313 E Locust St Des Moines, IA 50309, 515-288-3151, Web, Third Tuesday of the month: 8:30 to close


Kansas ( KS )

Henry's Coffee Shop (upstairs), 11 E 8th Street, Lawrence KS 66044, Every Sunday @ 5:30

Mike's Tavern, 5424  Troost  KCMO 64108 every Saturday from 3 to 6 PM

Kentucky ( KY )

Molly Malones, Check When, Web


Maine ( ME )

Acadia Trad School, Trad Slow session, 2nd Wednesday of the mthWeb

Geaghan's Irish Pub in Bangor Maine, 5 to 7PM, 2nd Sun,   Web

Ellsworth, Unitarian Church,  on Rt 3 (121 Bucksport Rd. in Ellsworth Maine. 207.288.5196 for session info.

Acadia Trad School, Trad Slow session, 2nd Wednesday of the mth.

Byrnes' Irish Pub, 16 Station Ave, Brunswick, ME, Tues 7-9pm, Phone: 207-729-9400, Web

Byrnes' Irish Pub, 38 Centre St, Bath, ME, Mon 7-9pm, Phone: 207-443-6776 Web

Maryland ( MD )

Boe's Strings, 26 South Market St., Frederick MD, thursday 7-9pm, (301)662-0750, Web

O'Lordan's Irish Pub - 14 Liberty Street - Westminster, Marylan, 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 8-10pm. 410 635 3551

McGinty's, 911 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Tues 8pm, Tel: 301-587-1270, Web Added by Tina Eck

The Limerick Pub - Wed 8 pm, Sun afternoon 5 pm,11301 Elkin St, Wheaton MD 20902Tel: Added by 301-946-3232, Web , Tina Eck

Ryan's Daughter, 600 East Belvedere Ave., Baltimore, MD - Sundays 5-8pm, led by Laura Byrne and guest musician. (410-464-1000)

Liam Flynn's Ale House, 22 W. North Ave., Baltimore, MD - Wed 8-11pm,  (410-244-8447)


Massachusetts ( MA )

The Druid, ,1357 Cambridge Street  Cambridge, MA 02139,Tuesday 9-close: Tina Lech (Fiddle) & Ted Davis (Guitar)

The Druid, Saturday: 4:30-7:30PM: Noel Scott (Box) & Oisín McAuley (Fiddle) / Halena Delaney (Fiddle)

The Port Tavern, State St, Newburyport, Ma Wednesday Night 7-10pm Eamon Coyne and Mike Jeanneau; 

O'Neills, Pleasant St, Malden, Ma Saturdays 5;30-8;30  Belclare w/Eamon Coyne and Tony Giblin,

Rory O'Connors Pub, Main St, Georgetown,Sun 6-9 pm (Summer Hours) 4-8 pm (Winter Hours) Belclare w/Eamon Coyne and Tony Giblin,

The Irish Cottage, off the Rt 93 Rotary, Methuen, Ma Thursdays 7-10 Belclare w/Eamon Coyne and Tony Giblin

The Green Briar Pub, 304 Washington St, Brighton, MA 02135, 617-789-4100. Mon, 7 - 9 Plus a 2nd 9 - 11. Web

O' Neills Irish Bar, Salem, Massachusetts from 6.30pm to 9.30pm every Thursday

Fiddler's Green Pub, 19 Temple Street, Worcester, Ma , USA. 2nd and 4th Sunday from 4:00pm- 7:00pm

Lizzy's Ice Cream, back room, Moody Street, Waltham, MA, USA. Tuesdays 8-10:30 pm

The Central House, 44 South Street (Rt. 135) Westborough, MA. 7:30 pm, except first Thursday of month when start time is 8:30 pm. 

The Land HO Restaurant in Orleans on a Thursday 6-8pm. Facebook


Michigan ( MI )

Li'l Bo's Tavern , Front Street in Downtown Traverse City.Tuesday from 7-9.

McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon in Grand Rapids, Sunday, 7 - 9pm,  Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Facebook

Dick O'Dow's, 160 West Maple Road, Birmingham Mi, USA, Tues, 8.30-11pm, Visit sessionnite,com

Conor O’Neill’s Traditional Irish Pub 318 South Main Street - Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 (734) 665-2968 Sun 7-10pm Web

Stein Haus, 1108 North Water Street, Bay City, Michigan, USA, Tuesdays 7PM-10PM 989-891-2337  Web

Boyne District Library, Boyne City, MI, Open, 1st & 3rd Sun, 1-4pm, community room of www.SynergySong.comor Facebook;

Seitz’s Tavern, 110 W. Middle St., Chelsea, Michigan, USA (734-475-7475) 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month, 3:00-5:00 PM, Facebook

Evelyn Bay Coffee Shop in Charlotte, Michigan. (Zip 48813) Third Saturday of every month.

Ypsi Alehouse, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 2nd & 4th Sun of month, 2-4pm, 124 Pearl St., Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA (734-487-1555) website

Minnesota ( MN )

Kieran's Irish Pub, 85 6th St N, Minneapolis,Sundays, 12 - 2:30,

Keegan's Irish Pub, 16 University Ave NE, Mpls. Sundays, 6:00 - 10ish,

Merlin's Rest, 1301 E. Lake St., Mpls. Fridays, 9.30 pm,

Dubliner Pub,  2162 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55114, (651) 646-5551, 6 - 8.30pm

Missouri ( MO )

Riley's Pub, 3458 Arsenal, St Louis, MO 63118, 314-664-7474, Wednesday night from 9:30 - midnight. Added by Larry Pontious

Conroy's, First Sat of month: (913) 648-22442pm Slow session, 3pm Regular session , 5285 W 95th St, Overland Park, KS 66207

Prospero's Books (upstairs),  Second Sat of month, Starts between 6:30 and 7ish, (816) 531-96731800 W 39th St., KC MO 64111

Conroy'sThird Saturday of every month: Session at Conroy'sStarts 3pm, (913) 648-2244 , 5285 W 95th St, Overland Park, KS 66207

Restless SpiritsLast Friday of month:  Session at Restless SpiritsStarts 6ish, (816) 492-6868109 E 18th Ave, North Kansas City, MO 64116


Montana ( MT )

Colombo's Pizza and Pasta, 10th and College Street, Bozeman, Montana, Every Sunday from 2pm to 5pm-ish.

The Red Atlas, Helena, Montana. Monday nights from 6-8pm.


New Hampshire ( NH )

Salt Hill Pub, 2 W. Park, Lebanon, NH, Tuesday at 6pm call (603) 448-4532 email

Ri Ra The Irish Pub, 22-26 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH, Sun 5-8pm. Call (603) 319-1680 for information. View session. Ri Ra The Irish Pub,

May Kelly's Cottage, 3002 White Mountain Highway, Conway, NH 03818, Sun 3-7pm. Call (603) 356-7005 for information. Review. Web,

Mel Flanagan's,  50 North Main Street, Rochester, NH, Fri 7pm, led by Pat O’Brien. Open to all. Call (603) 332-6357

New Jersey ( NJ )

St James Gate, 167 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ, Sunday 2-5pm Ed Saultz

River Blue Cafe, 51 Bridge Street, Frenchtown NJ, 2nd/4th Sun, 1-4pm.  All levels; singers welcome. 908 . 996 . 8811,
Mitchell's Cafe, 11 Church Street, Lambertville NJ, first and third Wednesdays, 8:30pm.  Web Added by Patrick Clifford

Treehouse Coffee Shop, 120 West Merchant St, Audubon, New Jersey 08106  (856) 547-3270 Web Thursdays at 8:00PM  All levels welcome.

Highland Park, New Jersey 08904 (USA) every Wednesday at 8 pm.  Location rotates between three houses. Please contact Jeff Zajac  at (732.249.1034) or

Tir na nOg, 1324 Hamilton Ave Trenton, NJ 609-392-2554, 1st Sunday of month. 3-6PM  


New Mexico ( NM )

Eske's Brew Pub and Eatery, 106 Des Georges LaneTaos, 87571 2nd/4th Tues mth, 7-9.30, 575-758-1517,Web

Page One,11018 Montgomery Blvd, Albuquerque, NM every Thursday 6:45 - 8:45PM


New York ( NY )

New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Ave, Long Island City from 1.30 pm to 4 pm each Saturday, added by Richard Sutor

New York Irish Center, 3rd Sun of month, Ulle Mor CCE Session, 4-7pm

Dempsey's, East Village, (2nd Ave between 3rd and 4th streets,Tuesday 8pm

Cyprus Avenue Pub, ( Safe Haven Irish Music Session ) 5th Ave & Bergen, Brooklyn, Thursday 8pm, Web

Chapter House, 400 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, New York, NY, 14850, Tues 8pm, Web

Mary Kelly's, 37 lamplight Rd, Beacon NY,  1st Sunday of each Month..All welcome  6pm-9pm

The Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY  12866,Every Wednesday, 7PM-Whenever, open, Irish, Quebecois,  contra

Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub and Restaurant, 301 W Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13202, 2nd & 4th sat, 2-5, Web

Nietzsche's Live Music Bar, Buffalo, NY, Saturdays - 4:30 pm Web schedule

Charlotte Tavern (2 River St, Rochester, NY), Tuesday at 7

Duffy's Tavern (100 W Main St, Avon, NY), Thursday at 7

Barry's Old School Irish (2 W Main St, Webster, NY), Saturday at 2

Johnny's Irish Pub1382 Culver Rd, Rochester, NY, 5:00-8:00 on the last Sunday of each month

Temple Bar, 109 East Ave, Rochester, NY, 14604 from 2-5.

North Carolina (NC)

Jack of the Wood, 95 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, Sundays, 3-6: Intermediate session
Jack of the Wood, 95 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, Sundays, 6-9: Advanced session
Odds Cafe, Mondays, 7-9: Slow (learning) session,
White Horse Black Mountain, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30: White Horse Black Mountain open session

Dubliner Irish Pub  1756 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401, Facebook

Ohio ( OH )

The Ancient Order of Hibernians, 2000 Brown St. Akron, Ohio 44319, Wednesday 8pm. Added by Mary Ann Beach

The Ancient Order of Hibernians, 2000 Brown St. Akron, Ohio 44319, 2nd Sat of month. Added by Web

The Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave Dayton, OH 45410, Tuesday 8-11 pm, Web

Flanagan's Pub, 101 E. Stewart St, Dayton, OH, forth Sunday of Month, Added by Connie Rae Crone

Old Bag of Nails, 63 Mill St. Gahanna, Ohio 43230, Bi-week (2nd,4th Tues mth, Open , 7-9.30,, Brent Cuyler

Claddagh Pub, Session 585 South Front Street Columbus Ohio Sundays 6 to 9 PM.

O'Bryon's (upstairs)in the Obryonville neighborhood, 1998 Madison Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45208, +1 (513) 321-5525, Wed, 7.30 Web

Jupiter Studios, 346 E Main St, Alliance, OH 44601, 330-581-5272, 3rd Thur of the mth.  Slow learning 6-7 PM, session 7-9 PM.  Web

Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Ave., Boardman OH 44512, 3rd Sun Month, 6-8 PM, phone 330-629-2667" Web


Oregan (OR)

The O’Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan, Portland, Oregon, Sunday nights 10pm to midnight. Intermediate-adv session, but friendly.

Kells Irish Pub112 SW Second Ave, Portland, OregonSunday nights 7 - 9 pm unless other event music scheduled. Long-term open session.

Bottles5015 NE Fremont Street, Portland, OregonSunday afternoons 4 - 7 pm. Small close-knit session: ask first when you stop by. Int-adv.

Tigardville Station12370 SW Main St., Tigard, OregonTuesday nights 7 - 10 pm. Friendly open session.

Caldera Public House6031 SE Stark St, Portland, OregonTuesday nights 7:30 - 10 pm. Small int/adv session (small space), often full. 

Maher’s Irish Pub352 B Ave, Lake Oswego, OR 97034, Lake Oswego, OregonThursday nights 7 - 9 pm. Session rules apply. Ask before playing.

Pennsylvania ( PA )

Da's Pub, Route 115, BlakesleTuesday 7.30, e.30pm, Web Added by Ed Saultz

The Shanachie Irish Pub & Restaurant, 111 E. Butler Pike, Ambler,PA, Tuesday, 8-11, Web Added by Ed Saultz

Godfrey Daniels, 7 East Fourth street, Wednesday 7.30 Bethlehem, Web added by Ed Saultz

Delahanty's, 62, S Main street, Phillipsburg, 7.30 Thursday, Web Added by Ed Saultz

Granny McCarthys Tea Room, 534, Main St , Bethlehem, Thursday 6-9pm, Added by Ed Saultz

The Ugly Oyster, 21 South fifth street, 7-10pm Thursday, Web Added by Ed Saultz

Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA, Saturday 4–7 p.m., Web

The Plough and the Stars, 123 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, Sunday 5–9 p.m., Web

The York Emporium Book Store, 343 W. Market St., York, PA, USA.3rd Fri month, 6pmwww.Facebook 717- 846-2866

The Garryowen Irish Pub,126 Chambersburg St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, 1st Sunday, 2-5pm,Open session - all levels welcomed, web

Patsy Fagan's Irish Pub, 1000 Cumberland St, Lebanon,17042 (717) 273-3722, 5-8pm, 3rd Sat of mth, 1st hour slow. Facebook   Web

Molly's Pub, 256 E. Chestnut Street, Lancaster PA, 4th Tuesday of any month 6:45 pm until 9:45 pm, welcomes intermediate players

The Comodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen, Philadelphia, PA, 8-11pm Friday, Web

Molly Maguires Pub, 197 Bridge Street, Pheonixville, PA, Sunday 3-7, Web

The Kelch House, 101 Mill Street, Bristol, PA. Tuesdays 7:30-9:30pm.  Facebook

North Country Brewing, 141 South Main Street, Slippery Rock PA, 16057, 724-794-2337, first Wed month, 8-10 PM. Web


Rhode Island ( RI )

Patrick's Pub - Smith St - Providence, RI - led by Bob Druin - Tuesday night starting at 8pm

Fastnet Pub1 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840, (401) 845-9311, Sun 6-9pm,

South Carolina (SC)

Seanachai Social Club, 3157B Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC. 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tommy Condon's RestaurantRainbow Market, 160 Church St, Charleston, SC. 4th Monday of the month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm 

Tennessee (TN)

Fiddle and Pick, 456 Highway 70, Pegram (near Nashville TN), 1st & 3rd Sat at 4 p.m.

Boyd's Jig and Reel PubKnoxville, Tennessee, First and third Thursdays, 7-10pm

McNamara's Irish Pub, 2740 Old Lebanon Rd,  Nashville, TN, advanced session, intermediate players welcome. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 7-10 PM. Hosted by Bill Verdier , Frances Cunningham, Sean Cunningham. 615-885-7262


Texas ( TX )

Beginner Session. Go to website - Dallas Slow Sessions to e-mail me for directions and dates/times.

North Texas School of Irish Music, Various dates and time, check website,

McGonigel's Mucky Duck Pub, 2425 Norfolk, Houston, TX 77098. 713.528.5999. Web ,Acoustic music 7 days, Open session most Wed nights, 8:30 PM.

Trinity Hall Irish Pub & Restaurant 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75206 (214) 887-3600  Web. 1st Sat Open, 2nd Sun Invited Session/Dance, 3rd Sun TIMES Session

Fiddlers Green Music Store, Austin, 1st Sunday, slow beginners session, all others advanced session. 8PM till 11PM. Loc midtown @ 35th & Mopar highway. Web

B.D. Riley's Irish Pub204 East 6th Street , Austin, Texas 78701 , Session every Sunday night, 8:30-11:30, (512) 494-1335 Website Facebook

Pizza Italia, San Antonio,  7PM till close.

Dunn Brothers Coffee, 201 S Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546. Thursday 8pm.

Coffee Oasis, 4650 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, TX 77586. (281) 532-1439. Web Open Irish session Thur nights, 8 PM. Block past the Houston city limit

Cassidy's Irish Pub on the second Sunday of each month.

Panjos Pizza on the last Saturday of each month. Visit our webpage at 

Denton Irish Traditional Music Session, 2nd & 4th Sat,  2-5 p.m. Intermediate,  Denton County Brewing Co., 200 E. McKinney St., Denton, Texas. 

Virginia ( VA )

Rosie Connolly's Seisiun - 8-11pm, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. 1548A East Main Street, Richmond, VA.  Lively session. Well attended.

Annie Moore's Irish Pub,  3555 Electric Rd, Roanake, VA, Every Monday 6 till close.

Cville Coffee - 6-8pm 1st Thur of month. 1301 Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Led by Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS)

P.Brennans Pub, 2910 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204,(703) 553-1090, Sunday Brunch 12:00 - 3:00 PM, Web


Vermont ( VT )

Radio BeanNorth Winooski Street, Burlington, Every Wednesday at 9pm, Radio Bean

JD McCliment'sBellows Falls Road, Putney, Every Wednesday from 6:30-9:30, JD McCliment's

BagitosState Street, Montpelier, Every Saturday from 2-5pm, Bagitos

The Killarney, 44 Pond St, Ludlow, VT 05149.  Every Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm.  802 228-7797.

Jericho Cafe and Tavern, 30 Jericho Rd, Jericho, VT 05465, 1st & 3rd Thurs, 7-9pm


Washington ( WA )

Fado, 801 1st Avenue, Seattle. WA 98104. Sundays: 4pm - 7pm. Open session.

Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle WA 98103 - 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11-1:30 PM.

The Irishman, Colby ave, Everett, wa 30 minute drive north of Seattle..425-3745783, Mon 6pm

Murphy's Pub, Monday nights 206-634-2110  1928  N. 45th street, Seattle

Boundary Bay Brewery, 1107 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA, 98225, Mon, 6-8pm. Facebook

Wisconsin ( WI )

The 52 Stafford (Irish guest house), open session, Wednesday nights, 7:30-10:00pm, 52 Stafford Street, Plymouth, WI 53073

Paddy's Irish Pub - 2339 N Murray Ave  Milwaukee, WI 53211 - Every Thursday 7PM-10PM

County Clare Inn - 1234 N. Astor St. Milwaukee, WI 53202 - Every Friday 9PM-12AM


Wyoming ( WY )

None listed at present.



Ontario ( ON )

Gargoyles Grille & Ale, 11 Cumberland Street, Thunder Bay, ON. , Web Bi weekly Sun (map)

Engineer's Hall (43 Pine Street - corner of Pine and Chatham, Belleville, Ontario, Wednesday 6:30pm to 9:00pm

CCE Kingston,Tuesday, 7:00, at Ben's pub.(105 Clergy Street East, at Princess)

Village Inn, Bowmanville, Ontario, Corner of Hw2 and Scugog Street. Friday night, 8.30-11.30. 1905.623.4799.Added by Saskia Tomkins

The Corktown Pub, 175 Young St. Hamilton, Ontario, tuesday, (also hold lessons, workshops, ceilis, and set dance classes) Added by Ham Irish Arts

Masonic Lodge, Monday, 7:30-9:30 PM, weekly, . Beginner supportive, 3704 Carp Rd, carp, ON KOA 1LO, Ottawa, Map

Tartan Pub and Grill8PM, Tuesday, Corner of Jeanne D'Arc & Innes, Ottawa, Gordon, 613-824-8890, Map

The Swan On The Rideau Pub, 8PM, Osgoode, Junction River Road / Roger Stevens Drive), Irish/Celtic, 1st Wed,613-489-0773, Map

Naismith Sports Pub, 7:30 PM, Wed, Weekly, 411 Ottawa St, Almonte, Ph: 613-256-6336 (location)

D'Arcy McGee's, Sparks Street Mall, downtown Ottawa, session for very good players. 9PM Wed

Ottawa Celtic Slow Jam, 175 3rd Ave, Thursday, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Map

Daniel O' Connell's Pub Thurs, 8 -12 PM, weekly, primarily experienced musicians, Web

Royal Oak Pub, 318 Bank St. at MacLaren, 2-5 PM1st/3rd Sundays of month, Primarily Cape Breton fiddle music,

The Snug, King Street, Newcastle, Ontario, run by Alanna Jennish, great fiddler/piper/all round musician. Sunday 4-7pm

CJ's Tap & Grill (formerly Casey's, Cobourg, 1 Strathy Road, Cobourg, Ontario. K9A 5J6, 905.372.9784, 4th Saturday of the month, 1-4pm. Web


Sam's Place, 159 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg Manitoba Last Friday of the month

Irish Club654 Erin St, Winnipeg, MB R3G 2V9 (204) 772-9830, Thursdays 7pm

Nova Scotia

Old Triangle Irish Ale HousePrince Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia2-5 (with set dancing) and Tuesday 7:30 till closing

British Columbia 

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub 308 Catherine Street, Victoria, B.C., Canada, every Monday from 7pm. Irish session open to inter & adv players

New Brunswick

The Anchorage Park and Camp Ground on Friday nights, 7pm,Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, Canada in the months of June - September 

Newfoundland and Labrador 

Georgetown Pub, Hayward Avenue - 8:30 to 10:30 pm, Tuesday evening

The Rocket, Water Street, Midday, Tuesdays ( All ages welcome )

Erin's Pub, Water Street - 8:30 p.m. start, Friday Evening

O’Reilly’s Pub, George Street, St. John’s – 3-6 pm, Sundays (All Ages welcome)

Prince Edward Island 

The Old Triangle Alehouse,every sunday 2 pm to 5 pm in  Charlottetown PEI, Canada


Hurley's Irish Pub, 1225 Crescent Street, Montreal, Quebec, Every Monday from 8pm to 11pm-ish


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Comment by Bill Verdier on October 24, 2018 at 18:33

I would like to correct the Nashville session at McNamara's to read the following:

McNamara's Irish Pub2740 Old Lebanon Rd,  Nashville, TN, advanced session, intermediate players welcome. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 7-10 PM. Hosted by Bill Verdier , Frances Cunningham, Sean Cunningham. 615-885-7262


Comment by James Murphy on September 25, 2018 at 13:54

Listing for Illinois, please update/add:

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago, Tuesday Session, led by Frank Quinn and Larry Nugent 7-10pm.  Wednesday Session led by Sean Cleland and the Irish Music School of Chicago 7:30-10:30pm.  Both are open and welcoming to all levels.

Comment by John Murphy on September 23, 2018 at 20:07

New session listing for Texas:

Denton Irish Traditional Music Session, intermediate level. Meets 2nd and 4th Saturdays from 2-5 p.m. at Denton County Brewing Co., 200 E. McKinney St., Denton, Texas. In case of scheduling conflicts, the session meets at other locations in central Denton, and at other times. The session calendar is kept updated. Contact the session leader to confirm place and time.

Comment by Harry Ferguson on August 11, 2018 at 22:00

Lauraville BBQ House 4528 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD --- Thursday sessions cancelled 

Comment by Harry Ferguson on July 10, 2018 at 3:34

Update on sessions in Baltimore MD:

Ryan's Daughter, closed

Liam Flynn's Ale House, closed

Some current sessions as of summer 2018:

Racers Cafe 7732 Harford Road, Parkville, MD 5-8 pm Sundays

Lauraville BBQ House 4528 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD 8-10:30 pm 1st and 3rd Thursdays

Cafe Hon 1002 W. 36th St, Baltimore, MD Tuesdays 7-10

Comment by Cam St. Louis on July 3, 2018 at 22:44

New Sessions: Shawn O'Donnell's in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, every Wednesday from 7:30 to 10:00.

This is an advanced session for experienced Irish musicians. Session etiquette is expected. Good atmosphere, special discounts for musicians.

Thursday night, 7:30 to 10:00 is an open session for all experience levels.

3601 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103


Comment by Cliff Abrams on May 22, 2018 at 21:05

The Landmark Tavern, New York, NY. Every Monday 7-11 (or thereabouts)

Comment by Chuck Spano on May 6, 2018 at 14:44


The inaugural session will be May 6th, 2018, continuing on First Sunday from then on - these are OPEN sessions, everyone 

welcome regardless of  level - acoustic sessions at Fletcher's Pub with food service as well as drink.

393 W. Granada Blvd - Ormond Beach, Florida 32174
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(386) 677-2700
Comment by Chuck Spano on May 6, 2018 at 14:36

NOW CANCELLED - McK's Irish Tavern , 218 South Beach St. ,Daytona Beach, Florida. (386) 238-3321, 4th Sat of each month.  (02:00- 05:30 P.M.) 

Comment by Chris Scott on May 1, 2018 at 1:30

The 7 Sisters Brewing Company is the new venue for the San Luis Obispo, CA, ITM session.  We meet every Wednesday, from 5:00 to 7: p.m.  There is a core of 6 players who have been playing together in the Central Coast area for about 20 years.  The brewery serves excellent beers, ciders, food, and wine. Check out their food menu, as well as directions on their web site ( www.sevensistersbrewingco ). Their address is 181 Tank Farm Road, Suite 100, San Luis Obispo, CA (in the warehouse behind The Doggy Spa).

You can √ out our Facebook page for photos, videos, and a tune list @ "The Central Coast Irish Session".  Our playing level is Intermediate and above, but we welcome all players.  You can also call Chris Scott @ 805-325-3700.

Comment by Ryan on April 30, 2018 at 23:46

Monmouth County, New Jersey - Looking to connect with other beginners for practice/slow sessions.

Comment by James Murphy on April 7, 2018 at 19:08

Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro at 3905 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago, IL 60613 hosts 2 sessions

Tuesdays 7-10pm (led by Frank Quinn & Larry Nugent) and Wednesdays 7:30-10:30 (Led by Sean Cleland) . 773-248-3905

Comment by Sandy Herrault on March 21, 2018 at 18:25

Harp and Crown Pub, Cornelius, NC has an Irish Trad session, the first Sunday night of every month, from 6 -8:30

Comment by Naka ishii on February 22, 2018 at 21:34

I'm virtually certain there is no longer a session at JD McCliment's in Putney, VT.

Comment by Chris Scott on December 12, 2017 at 4:52

The sessions at Oasis Moroccan and Old SLO BBQ CO. in San Luis Obispo, California, have moved to a new venue.

Comment by Grey Larsen on December 12, 2017 at 1:47

The Runcible Spoon session in Bloomington, Indiana, USA starts at 7:00 pm, not 7:30. It happens every Tuesday. And there is no longer a singers' session there. The phone number for the Runcible Spoon is (812) 334-3997 and the webpage is

Comment by Chris Hannon on December 5, 2017 at 17:05

Hi all,

Calling all young musicians.

I'm looking for the finest Irish trad musicians North America has to offer for our 8 week+ US/Canada Tour. All info can be found here on how to apply for our workshop and scholarship


Thanks for your time,


Comment by Cathy Wilde on December 4, 2017 at 2:24

Update to the Molly Malone's session listing for Louisville, KY:

Molly Malone's Irish Session

Molly Malone's Highlands Pub

933 Baxter Ave.

Louisville, KY 40204

5 - 8 p.m.

Third Sunday of the Month

Updates/Details at Facebook Private Group page; request information via message:

I am the session organizer (or what passes for one, anyway)

Thank you!

Comment by Charles Whitney on November 16, 2017 at 16:47

Add a session:

Paddy Murphy's Pub session every Tuesday 6-9 pm. Main Street, Bangor, Maine


Add an additional monthly session to

Geaghan's Irish Pub session 4th Sunday of the month, 5-7 pm. Main Street, Bangor, Maine


Comment by Mickey Hicks on November 11, 2017 at 15:17

Birmingham, Alabama Session Change:  Remove Buck Mulligan's Irish Pub Listing - Closed 

New Session Location Starting January 2018:

Brennan's Irish Pub • 1108 20th St South • Birmingham, Alabama

Last Sunday of the Month - Session 6-9 pm - Slow Session 5-6 pm
I am the session organizer.
Thanks you!

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