Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region


2013 CCE Convention, April 4-7,2013 in Washington DC! by midatlanticcce
December 2, 2012, 10:09 pm
Filed under: CCE Convention, O’Neill-Malcom, Washington DC

2013 CCE Convention, April 4-7,2013 in Washington DC!

CCE North American Province 2013 Annual Music & Dance Showcase, April 4-7, 2013

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20852 USA

Reserve your room at the special $104 convention rate by phoning : 877-212-5752.

Ask for “CCE Convention” to get the preferred rate of $104.  Or, you can electronically book directly into our block of rooms at: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/4135f623

This discounted early booking rate available until March 30th.

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION: www.cceconvention2013.org

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The O’Neill Malcom Branch invites you to this great celebration of Irish culture!

  • Four ceilithe!
  • Set Dance Workshops with set dance master Tony Ryan from Galway!
  • Music and Song Workshops! Irish Language Presentations!
  • Irish traditional music and dance showcase performances throughout the weekend!
  • Irish and Irish-American Literary Program! Washington Tour! Irish Films!
  • Irish Holdings in the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress!
  • Reunion of the legendary DC bands The Irish Tradition and Celtic Thunder!
  • GALA BANQUET and Ceili Mor with the Old Bay Ceili Band!

Register at http://cceconvention2013.org/ConfReg.html

Hosted by the O’Neill Malcom Branch



The Chieftains with Paddy Moloney by midatlanticcce
February 6, 2012, 8:42 am
Filed under: Concert, Washington DC

The Chieftains with Paddy Moloney

50th Anniversary Tour
Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Founded in 1962, winners of 6 Grammy Awards and an Academy Award, The Chieftains: founder and leader Paddy Moloney (Uilleann pipes, tin whistle), Matt Molloy (flute), Seán Keane (fiddle) and Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), have popularized traditional Irish music world-wide during their astonishing 50 year career. Over the years, some of the biggest names in music have worked with the legendary band: Sting, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, and The Rolling Stones among many others.   The Chieftains are recognized for bringing traditional Irish music to the world with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.

Tickets are available by phone at (202) 785-WPAS(9727) and online at WPAS.org.



Old Bay Céilí Band Album Release & Céilí by midatlanticcce
November 30, 2011, 10:39 pm
Filed under: CD Release, Concert, Washington DC

 Old Bay Céilí Band Album Release & Céilí!

The Old Bay Céilí Band recently released its debut CD – Crabs in the Skillet.  The band is having a concert and céilí to celebrate on Sunday, December 4th in Washington, DC at Acre 121 in Columbia Heights – www.acre121.com – from 4-7pm.
Come join us for some dancing, music, and a chance to get a copy of the new album.  Marilyn Moore will be on hand to call a combination of set and céilí dances.
You can learn more about the Old Bay Céilí Band and hear clips of the new album on the band’s website – www.oldbayceiliband.bandzoogle.com
Hope to see everyone there. Please help us spread the word!
WHAT: Old Bay Céilí Band CD Release Concert & Céilí
WHEN: Sunday, December 4th from 4-7pm
WHERE: Acre 121 – www.acre121.com – 1400 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC
GETTING THERE: Acre 121 is located right next to the Columbia Heights Metro (Green Line).  In addition to street parking, there is also a parking garage across the street from Acre 121 in the Target/Best Buy building.
ADMISSION IS FREE!


Free concert with Finbar Furey and Brian Gaffney at Catholic U by midatlanticcce
November 7, 2011, 9:25 am
Filed under: Concert, Washington DC

Free concert with Finbar Furey and Brian Gaffney at Catholic U

Free Concert! Free Snacks and Drinks. Come one, come all!

Parking available in adjacent lot.

Finbar Furey and Brian Gaffney put on a great show together!

November 10th 9pm
Catholic University

Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
620 Michigan Avenue NE DC 20064
Washington, DC

Parking in adjacent lot.



Old Bay Ceili Band CD Release by midatlanticcce
November 7, 2011, 9:05 am
Filed under: CD Release, Concert, Washington DC

Old Bay Céilí Band – CD Release Concert & Céilí

The Old Bay Céilí Band recently released its debut CD – Crabs in the Skillet. The band is having a concert and céilí to celebrate on Sunday, December 4th in Washington, DC at Acre 121 in Columbia Heights – www.acre121.com.

Come join us for some dancing, music, and a chance to get a copy of the new album. Marilyn Moore will be on hand to call a combination of set and céilí dances. You can learn more about the Old Bay Céilí Band and hear clips of the new album on the band’s website – www.oldbayceiliband.bandzoogle.com

Hope to see everyone there. Please help us spread the word!

WHAT: Old Bay Céilí Band CD Release Concert & Céilí

WHEN: Sunday, December 4th from 4-7pm

WHERE: Acre 121 – www.acre121.com – 1400 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC

GETTING THERE: Acre 121 is located right next to the Columbia Heights Metro (Green Line). In addition to street parking, there is also a parking garage across the street from Acre 121 in the Target/Best Buy building.

ADMISSION IS FREE!



Friends of Brian Gaffney Appreciation Day by midatlanticcce
October 12, 2011, 11:39 pm
Filed under: Concert, Fundraiser, Washington DC

Friends of Brian Gaffney Appreciation Day

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 12:00pm-7:00pm

Ireland’s Four Fields
3412 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC

202-244-0860

Brian Gaffney has hosted or provided music to nearly every Irish fundraiser for the Irish community in the Washington DC area for the past two decades. Now Brian needs our help due to a hospital confinement this summer which left him with large medical bills. Brian’s friends will be having an Appreciation Day for him to help him pay for the cost of these large medical bills. Please mark this date on your calendar and if you have an item to donate for the auction or you would like to participate in planning this day for Brian, please contact Andrew Healy, Ginny Kelly or Patty Simpson at: andrewjchealy@gmail.com vkelly0808@comcast.net

and musiclinkco@msn.com

Come out and join us for the whole day or at least stop by for the festivities!!

Spread the Word**Spread the Word**Spread the Word!!!!

**Auction***Live Music***Raffle***50/50***Irish Dancers



Friends of Brian Gaffney Appreciation Day by midatlanticcce
August 22, 2011, 9:53 am
Filed under: Fundraiser, Washington DC

Friends of Brian Gaffney Appreciation Day

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 12:00pm-7:00pm

Ireland’s Four Fields
3412 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, DC
202-244-0860

Brian Gaffney has hosted or provided music to nearly every Irish fundraiser for the Irish community in the Washington DC area for the past two decades.  Now Brian needs our help due to a hospital confinement this summer which left him with large medical bills.  Brian’s friends will be having an Appreciation Day for him to help him pay for the cost of these large medical bills.  Please mark this date on your calendar and if you have an item to donate for the auction or you would like to participate in planning this day for Brian, please contact Andrew Healy, Ginny Kelly or Patty Simpson at: andrewjchealy@gmail.comvkelly0808@comcast.net and musiclinkco@msn.com.

**Auction***Live Music***Raffle***50/50***Irish Dancers

Come out and join us for the whole day or at least stop by for the festivities!!

Spread the Word**Spread the Word**Spread the Word!!!!