Irish Music Month - Western Washington USA

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Mar 2, 2019, 6:59:24 PM3/2/19
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Springtime greetings to our far-flung family of friends.

It’s that time of year when “Hunter’s Moon” takes to the stage, bringing together four internationally touring and recording artists for a once-a-year multi-instrumental trans-Atlantic Irish session (so says our PR blurb at William Pint, Felicia Dale, Mike Freeman and Tania Opland on guitar, fiddle, bouzouki, mandolin, hurdy-gurdy, whistles, harp, drum and voices. 
Join us for a concert of lively jigs, rollicking reels, hornpipes, slides, slip jigs and polkas — not to mention old favorite Celtic songs served up in various instrumental styles.

The big day itself - the 17th - is spoken for by one of the private events we’ll be playing this year. Just think — that could be your very own St Pat’s Party next year ;D

The public venues are:
March 15 - Suquamish WA - HUNTER’S MOON (Pint, Dale, Opland, Freeman)
March 16 - Camano Island - HUNTER’S MOON
March 23 - Seattle WA - HUNTER’S MOON
- Friday, March, 15th, 7pm - SUQUAMISH WA
Suquamish UCC Church, 18732 Division Ave NE, Suquamish WA 98392 
$20 suggested (no one turned away for lack of funds). Advance reservations available from
- A concert version of the St Paddy’s Day party, with festive refreshments available during the intermission. Including - get this - green root beer floats with home-made green ice cream.

- Saturday, March, 16th, 6 pm - CAMANO ISLAND, WA
Cama Beach Historical State Park, 1880 SW Camano Drive, Camano Island WA 98282. 
Admission to the concert is free, but a park pass or day pass is required to get there. 
- Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, beer & wine will be available for purchase from Cama Beach Café (dinner reservations available).

- Saturday, March 23rd  7:30 PM - SEATTLE WA
8310 Greenwood Ave. N, Seattle WA 98103
- Books, coffee, beer and Irish music! What better way could there be to finish the annual Irish music binge?
If you’re looking for a delightful, authentic recording of Irish music for your CD collection, be sure to treat yourself to Iona Ritchie’s debut album, which features some supporting instrumentation by Tania and Mike. Iona is a fantastic young musician in Co Waterford, Ireland. Check if you want to secure a copy of that project.
And you can still find all of our CDs and songbooks at

Tania & Mike

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