VENUES -U.S.A and CANADA      To the best of my knowledge  the venues mentioned have LIVE IRISH/CELTIC MUSIC-if they don't-tell them they SHOULD HAVE !  
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Alabama   Alaska   Arizona   Arkansas   California   Colorado   Connecticut   Delaware  Florida   Georgia   Hawaii    Idaho  Illinois    Indiana  Iowa   Kansas  Kentucky   Louisiana  Maine   Maryland    Massachusetts  Michigan  Minnesota   Mississippi   Missouri   Montana   Nebraska   Nevada      New Hampshire             New Jersey    New Mexico     New York     North Carolina   North Dakota   Ohio  Oklahoma   Oregon   Pennsylvania   Rhode Island   South Carolina   
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Alabama

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Alaska

Venues  Festivals

AK-Anchorage Irish Festival
Folk/Celtic Music happenings in Alaska
-Great resource from Gary Newman

Arizona 
Arizona I rish Music Society  Phoenix The Dubliner   O'Connors Pub  . Northern Arizona Irish Foundation piobair@infomagic.com

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Arkansas   

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California 

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Cal Celtic Entertainment resource
Celtic Regional Arts Institure of California !   San Francisco area-
An Bodhran   Fiddler's Green   Kate O'Brien's    The Kells   Pat O'Shea's Mad Hatter !!  O'Reilly's  Durty Nellie's   Irish Bank Bar and Grill  San Francisco sidewalks  San Francisco area resource.  "The Plough and Stars"
Other areas
Sunnyvale-Fibbar & Molly MaGees   
Santa Monica-Riverdale,Costa Mesa.
-Resource        O'Brien's on Main  Sonoma-Murphy's !! Santa Barbara-The James Joyce Santa Cruz Poet & Patriot !!  Santa Rosa The Rose !!San Diego-Callaghans Pub Twiggs Lake Tahoe-Mulligan's  Long Beach-O'Connell's Mendocino Pattersons  Belmont-St James Gate  Wine Country-Fitzparticks. Chico-Duffy's

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Colorado  Poor old John Denver-he played with me at the Black Rose in Boston-just for the "craic" about a month before he was killed-broke 2 srtings on my guitar-think I should contest the will?

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Shamrocker-good guide to Denver Pubs Denvermusicplus-good starting point 
Denver Fado  Aurora Shebeen Pub  Breckenridge Clancy's
Longmont Mc Carthy's

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Connecticut  ( watch out for the "Staties")

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 Mountain Laurel Ceili Band  
Connecticut Irish entertainment Network 
Molly Darcy's
Danbury

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Delaware 

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Jannine Mc Gann’s page  Rehoboth Beach Irish Eyes

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Florida 

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Winter Park (Orlando) Fiddlers Green-Hi Donal & Fergus! Bradenton-O'Brien's
Fort Lauderdale area  Dicey Reilly's  Brady's   Kelly's   Maguire's Hill  16  
Tampa Four Green Fields    
Gainsville-Durty Nelly's    Keywest Keywest-directory  
Keywest-The Green Parrot    Keywest-Finnegans Wake

Naples  Mc Cabes (Inn on 5th ave.)  
Punta Gorda-The Celtic Ray E.Marion Ave E-Mail kelticken@earthlink.net    Fabulous Pub !
St.Petersburg-
Florida Irish-American Club
Annie Moore's On St Pete Beach!!

Harp & Thistle pub-On the Beach @ St.Pete and many's the pint I've had there !!
West Palm Beach-Rooneys GREAT PUB AND GREAT PEOPLE !!

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Georgia 

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Virginia Highland area reference -Atlanta-Fado  Irish Club of Atlanta  Norcross-Pub Fegans 
Savannah-Kevin Barry's

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Hawaii    -BOOK- "US" DANNO!

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Honolulu-
Irish Rose Saloon (Nice site ) 

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Idaho -How come there is never a potato-famine here?

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"DES MOINES" THING IS...HAVE A "PINT"

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Illinois   -The ILL & I.

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Fox Valley-good resource page for Chicago area
Bar Guide.   
Chicago
Jeremy Lannigans  Chicago-The Abbey Pub  House of music-good resource for Chicago  Tom Nevin's    Suntimes directory   Chicago area open mic's etc. resource 
Irish Oak
 Chief O'Neill's  !! O'Brien's Restaurant    Hackney's  
Irish sessions page (Mc Conville's)

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Indiana  Wants me...Lord I can’t go back there..

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Bloomington-
Grey Larsen sessions etc.page

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Iowa    

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Iowa Celtic Music Association  
St.Patrick's Day Parade Cedar Rapids

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Kansas -OH ..TOTO..I DO’NT THINK WE’RE IN....

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O'Malley's 

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Kentucky  ...mmmm K-Y...now that rings a bell..   

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Louisvulle Locust Grove Irish Roots

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Louisiana 

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New Orleans-The Kerry Pub  O Flaherty's

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Maine   AYUH!-I LOVE Maine !  

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Portland-Empty Pockets   Maine insiders page

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Maryland   careful –you might catch "crabs" here!

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Baltimore Irish Network-good resource page
Annapolis- Mrs O'Leary's    Silver Spring-Paddy Mac's  
Cats Eye
Bethesda-Flanagan's  Baltimore  Mick O'Shea's

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Massachussetts    

GENERAL INFO
www.irishculture.org Irish Cultural center Boston !

Boston On Line -Info in general.
Boston-WGBH’s Celtic Sojourn-classy show-a must in Boston area w/host Brian O’Donovan-congrats Brian-still the best!
Cunniffe Academy of Irish Dance MA & NH

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The Irish Emigrant-Great newspaper and resource (Hi Jim) CelticWeb  -Good resource
Irishnet   another good resource.
Boston Area- 
The Black Rose. (My "Local") !!  The Burren   !!  Tir Na Nog     !!  An Tain
The Crossroads Irish Pub. !! The Dubliner-  Tiernans   AerBar
Kitty O'Sheas (State St. Boston)  The Brendan Behan. McGann’s   The Hibernia
The Irish Embassy Pub  The Grand Canal   The Green Dragon  The Harp  
The Kinsale  !!  The Littlest Bar  
Brighton/Allston The Kells.  The Kinvara  The Green Briar  The Irish Village 
Cambridge  The Plough and the stars  The Temple Bar  Grafton Street
Brookline O'Leary'sThe Corrib Pub
Framingham Desmond O’Malley’s     
Quincy Bad Abbots   !! Sarsfields
Marshfield Rafferty's 
Plainville The Chieftain Pub  
Plymouth Sean O'Toole's !!
New Bedford The Irish Immigrant.   
Fall River The St James Pub   
Lawrence The Claddagh  
Cape Cod area-Liam Maguires    Claddagh Inn&Tavern                                                                                                               

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Michigan  ."Michigan seems like a dream to me now mmmmm"

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Big Rapids-Sawmill Saloon.
Detroit Area Irish Guide

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Minnesota   Brrrrrrrr !

Venues 

Kieran's Pub Minneapolis  

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Mississippi  

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Missouri  The "I’ll show you mine if you show me yours" State.   

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Kansas City Finnegans Pub -Harlings Main St (816)5310303   O’Dowds Little Dublin (816) 3411700 Mc Gurk's
Weston-O’Malley’s Irish Pub (816)6405235

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Montana   "Big Sky (or is it BIG GUY Country)

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Butte The Irish Times Pub

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Nebraska  Reminds me of my sense of humour (or lack thereof)-PURE CORN!   

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Omaha-The Brazen Head  Dub's Pub  The Dubliner   Greeley -Froggers

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Nevada   

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New Hampshire   Great ski-ing (..BRRRRRR)

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New Jersey   

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Hoboken area.  Lambertville  Mitchells   
Atlantic City-
The Irish Pub

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New Mexico  

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Nevada

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New York     

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Irish Musicians Support Network
- Good info page    
Resource Page-  Hudson Valley Irish Musicians resource
New York O’Neils Blarney Star  Flannery’s Irish Bar  
    
Paddy Reilly's   The Scratcher   
Mick O'Shea's   Murphy's Bar Guide-    
Pawling-The Towne Crier   Long Island-Reference Page    
An Beal Bocht Cafe  Harrigan's 
Rocky Sullivan's-Great guide!
NY-Saratoga Springs. "The Parting Glass"   Buffalo/Rochester -Shannon Pub  
Mc Ginnity's  Molly Malones   Carrolls  
Mineola The Glenerin

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North Carolina   

Venues

Pubs-directory for Raleigh
Raleigh Tír na nÓg   Greenshields Brewrey & Pub
O'Malley's Tavern & Restaurant  
Winston-Salem The Irish Pub Wilmington-The Shanakee
Ashville-www.jackofthewood.com

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North Dakota   

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Ohio  

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Cincinnati Cincinnati guide-Citibeat   Athens  O’Hooley’s.
Cleveland-Barking Spider   Sheehan's Pub

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Oklahoma 

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Oregon   

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KUFO-a guide to some pubs etc in Oregon.

 Portland- The Kells  Biddy McGraws Irish Pub
The Irish Bank  Salem-Leonora's Ghost

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Pennsylvania   

Venues

 Festivals

Lancaster-JM's Bistro   Philadelphia Area Downey's   The Tin Ange Finnegans Wake   Brittinghams
Finnegan's Wake !!    Philly Irish Network
Poconos-Shannon Inn & Pub
Pittsburgh Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle

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Rhode Island    

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Joyce Family pub-Matunuck Beach
Rhode Irish Net-Good resource for the Smallest State !!
The Tinker's Nest Warren-GREAT PUB !!
Crossroad Pub & Restaurant
Full Name: Crossroad Pub & Restaurant
Bus: (401) 245-9305

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South Carolina  

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Charleston Hunter Gatherer  -Myrtle Beach Mc Guires
Anderson Corbett Mc Gee's Columbia Delaney's

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South Dakota  

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Tennessee   

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Durty Nellie's Chatanooga
The Seanachie in Nashville

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Texas   The two sure things in life-"DEATH AND TEXAS" !

Venues
Texas Celtic Music Network -Good resource for venues and happenings in Texas and the Southwest.Association
Austin-Fado   
Houston-Claddagh Irish Pub & Grill, The  Fitzpatricks  The Slainte Irish Pub
Mc Ginigels-Mucky Duck 
Dallas  Dallas pub guide  Celtic Quill
Richardson The Emerald Mist
San Antonio O'Neill's

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Utah   

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Virginia  

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Arlington - Ireland's Four Courts  Alexandria - Ireland's Own Restaurant & Pub
Richmond-Rare Olde Times
Springfield-Kate's Irish Pub
Virginia Beach-The White Horse Pub
Auburn Village-Kirkpatrick's

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Vermont 
Donegal Express-University of Vermont radio-celt !  
The Inn at Long Trail  
Burlington The Last Chance

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Washington State   

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KUFO A guide to some Washington bars

Seattle -The Kells  Seattle-The Owl & Thistle/Galway Arms   
Conor Byrne's   Mc Hugh's   The Irish Emigrant
Renton The Giants Causeway Pub

 

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Washington DC    

Venues
Crystal Quill's Washington, D.C. - Dining
Washington DC - The Dubliner
Washington DC - Ireland's Four Provinces
Washington DC - Nanny O'Brien's

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West Virginia 

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Wisconsin  

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Milwaukee

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 WI-Milwaukee Irish Festival.-THE BIG ONE !

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Wyoming   

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Canada   "LIVE" web-cam on Prince Edward Island  

Here is a  selection of links to venues and general info in CANADA.To the best of my knowledge these venues have LIVE IRISH/CELTIC MUSIC.If you are going to CANADA on business or just for a holiday and would like to hear some good music "CLICK" on any of the links below or just do so to "CHECK OUT THE SCENE IN CANADA". If you know of any  links you'd like to submit-venues,bands,festivals etc send them to me and I'll include them here!

BON VOYAGE!

University of Cape Breton Celtic Music Society
Northern Journey online-Canadian folkclubs and venues. 
Cape Breton Music online-excellent resource
Cape Breton net ! 
Cape Breton online
Overhear Ontario resource!
Allen's Toronto (Where's the Lone Ranger?)
Dora Keogh-Toronto !
Toronto Celtic music resource-By Wil Maccauley  
Kitchner's Celtic Connections to Toronto area sessions etc.
Sheldon Brown's Quebec page  Mc Kibbin's-Montreal
The Toucan-Kirkpatrick's Irish Pub-Kingston Ont.
Grace O'Malley's -Nepean, Ont.
Halifax Nova Scotia guide
The Olde Dublin Pub PEI-
DiscoverAlberta- Guide to pubs with live music
Ottawa-Heart & Crown  Bolands

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