Irish songs guaranteed: Where to find music on St. Patrick's Day weekend


Share with others:


Print Email Read Later

Whether your taste runs toward the traditional acoustic ballads or rowdy drinking songs, there's Irish music to fill your cup and your soul this weekend. Here's a sampling:


Market Square

Downtown

Saturday: The Stickers (1 p.m.); Bastard Bearded Irishmen (3 p.m.); The Truth (4:45 p.m.).


Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle

2329 Penn Ave., Strip, 412-642-6622

Tonight: Red Hand Paddy performs "Finnegan's Wake" (9 p.m.).

Friday: Red Hand Paddy (9 p.m.).

Saturday: Inside: Mark Guiser (noon); Whiskey Limerick (4 p.m.); Red Hand Paddy (8 p.m.). Outside in the tent: Donny Irish (1 p.m.); Mike Gallagher (5 p.m.); Guaranteed Irish (7:30 p.m. to close).

Sunday: Opens at noon. Mark Guiser (1:30 p.m.); Ricky Manning (5 p.m.); Guaranteed Irish (7:30 p.m.).


Claddagh Pittsburgh

SouthSide Works, 412-381-4800

Tonight: Grand Irish banquet dinner & beer tasting, $35 (7-11 p.m.); call for reservations.

Friday: Music by Mark Guiser (9 p.m.).

Saturday: The St. Baldrick's Foundation 11th annual head-shaving fundraiser (10 a.m.-3 p.m.), where participants raise funds in advance and shave their heads for pediatric cancer research. Then, St. Patrick's Eve with Callan (1 p.m.); The Irish Pretenders (3 p.m.); Sean McClorey (10 p.m.); DJ Climax (11 p.m.).

Sunday: Red Hand Paddy (noon); Guaranteed Irish Band (3 p.m.); DJ Climax (7 p.m.). Guest appearances throughout the day by the Conroy & Burke School of Dance.


Riley's Pour House

215 E. Main St., Carnegie, 412-279-0770

Saturday: Riley's Irish Band (1-3 p.m.); Lawrence Connolly (3-6 p.m.); Ricky Manning "Donny Irish Band" (6-9 p.m.); Sean McClorey (9 p.m.-midnight).

Sunday: Young John Gallagher (noon-3 p.m.); Guaranteed Irish (3-6 p.m.); Mark Guiser (6-10 p.m.).


Hard Rock Cafe

Station Square, 412-481-7625

Saturday: Blarney Bash with Bastard Bearded Irishmen (9 p.m.).

Sunday: Red Hand Paddy (4 p.m.).


Mullen's Pub and Grill

200 Federal St., North Shore, 412-231-1112

Saturday: Red Hand Paddy (2:30-5:30 p.m.).


Finnigan's Wake

20 E. General Robinson St., North Shore, 412-325-2601

Saturday: Free breakfast buffet (8-10 a.m.); live bands (8:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.), $10.


Park House

403 E. Ohio St., North Side, 412-224-2273

Friday: Callan (9:30 p.m.).


Sieb's Pub

3382 Babcock Blvd., Ross, 412-364-8511

Friday: Mark Guiser (5:30-7:30 p.m.).

Saturday: Callan (5-9 p.m.).


North Country Brewing Company

141 S. Main St., Slippery Rock, 724-794-BEER

Sunday: Callan (1-4 p.m.).


Easy Street

One Oxford Centre, Downtown, 412-235-7984

Saturday: Mike Gallagher (noon-4 p.m.).


The Grove

395 Jacks Run Road, Ross, 412-931-1690

Sunday: Mike Gallagher (4:30-8:30 p.m.).


Cafe Fifth

818 Fifth Ave., Downtown, 412-261-2215

Saturday: Guaranteed Irish (noon-4 p.m.).


Max & Erma's

1910 Cochran Road, Scott, 412-344-4449

Thursday: Paddys Drunken Uncles (9 p.m.).


Coach's Bottleshop and Grille

3105 Banksville Road, Dormont, 412-207-9397

Saturday: Paddys Drunken Uncles (7 p.m.).


Correction, posted March 14: This article has been updated to show that Guaranteed Irish is not performing Saturday night at Claddagh Pittsburgh, but is still playing at Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle that night. Irish musicians are remarkable but cannot be expected to play in two places at once.

music

First Published March 14, 2013 4:00 AM


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here