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Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish music

Posted 7/17/22

Craobh Dugan O’Looney, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, is hosting a traditional Irish music sessions from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Copper City Brewery, 1111 Oneida …

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Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish music

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ROME — Craobh Dugan O’Looney, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, is hosting a traditional Irish music sessions from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Copper City Brewery, 1111 Oneida St., Rome.

The session is free and open to the public, as well as musicians who are interested in playing Irish traditional music and play instruments such as fiddle, whistle, flute, accordion,mandolin, and tenor banjo.   

Spectators are encouraged to come and listen and enjoy an evening of traditional music.

Sessions have a long history in Irish traditional music, going back over 75 years. They are usually held in public houses (pubs) and have a format that includes musicians playing sets of standard Irish tunes in the traditional manner. Singers are usually present as well and songs are generally presented acapella.  

Craobh Dugan O’Looney was established in 1978 for the purpose of promoting Irish music, dance, and language in the Utica-Rome area.

More information can be found at uticairish.org. New members are always welcome to join the group and one does not have to be a musician to become a members. 

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