An open, no cost, circle group of amateur musicians playing traditional Irish music at the intermediate level for fun.
Traditional Irish instruments are played, e.g., fiddle, flute, whistles, uilleann pipes, harp, accordion, concertina, banjo, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, bodhrán, harmonica, and voice. Bass is always welcome. Tunes played include jigs, reels, hornpipes, slides, polkas, waltzes, and airs.
Sessions are on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from 2-4pm.
No sessions during July, August, November, and December
Antique Sandwich Co (Upstairs)
5102 N Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98407
DIRECTIONS: 3 blocks south of Pt Defiance Park on Pearl St.
We maintain a large number of Irish tunes with midi's and with pdf files of sheet music. If you are a Yahoo!Group member you can access these in the "files" folder on the left.
Our "standing tune list" is usually about 60 tunes. (Again, in the "files" folder on the left.)
We also have a "Short List" for newer or "returning" musicians; these are offered at every session:
THE "SHORT LIST"
Boys of Blue Hill-D (Hornpipe)
Britches Full Of Stitches-A (Polka)
Irish Washerwoman-G (Jig)
Kesh Jig – G
Merry Blacksmith-D (Reel)
Over The Ocean (Out on the Ocean)-G (Jig)
Red Haired Boy (Little Beggarman)-D (Reel)
Road to Lisdoonvarna-Em (Jig)
Saint Anne's Reel-D
Swallowtail Jig - Em
This Yahoo!Group site is used to keep Sessioners informed and to share information, music, photos, and comments. To join this YahooGroup, use the button at the top right. It's free. To join us in a session, just walk in the door.
Come play tunes with us!