Bay Area Sunday Sessions

BAY AREA SESSIONS GALORE: • The Chieftain Bar San FranciscoThe Starry Plough Berkeley, The Plough and Stars San Francisco, Poet and Patriot Santa Cruz, Redwood Cafe Cotati, and others…

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6pm to 9pm – The Chieftain Bar, San Francisco
The Chieftain welcomes lovers of traditional Irish music every Sunday to an open session of Irish tunes and occasional songs hosted by Mark Nagle – at the authentic Irish pub located one block from San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center.

from 8pm – The Starry Plough, Berkeley
Every Sunday evening The Starry Plough presents a traditional Irish music session featuring instrumentals & vocals. Players and singers welcomed! Starting at 8pm/no cover. Donations appreciated. (Note: first Sundays Advanced Session is instruments only & invited players). 3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705 510 841 0188

from 3 – 5pm – Wu Wei Tea Temple, Fairfax
Irish session third Sunday of the month Wu Wei Tea Temple, 1820 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930

from 1 – 4pm – 19 Broadway Bar & Nightclub, Fairfax
Irish Session at MYX Lounge first Sunday of the month, led by Cormac Gannon of the Gasmen. For information email Cormac Gannon. 19 Broadway website or (415) 459-1091

from 9pm – The Plough and Stars, San Francisco
Known as the “Home of Traditional Irish Music in the Bay Area” The Plough and Stars’ Sunday session features the talents of Jack Gilder, Marla Fibish, John Sherry, Susan Spurlock, Kyle Alden, Darcy Noonan, Richard Mandel, Cieran Marsden, Erin Shrader, Richard Mandel & many more musicians and  friends … (see music page for video)

3.30pm – 6.30pm – Poet and Patriot, Santa Cruz
320 Cedar St. in downtown Santa Cruz
Email or call (831) 426-8620 for details

3pm – 5pm – Redwood Cafe, Cotati
Celtic Fiddle Music, Monthly on the second Sunday
6pm – 10pm – Irish Jam Session. Monthly on the second and fourth Sunday
8240 Old Redwood Hwy, Cotati – email