Welcome

Pint of Irish provides opportunities to participate in traditional Celtic activities in Southern California including music, dance, language and related folk arts.

 

See our Activities page for more info. Everyone is welcome!

Stay Engaged!

A tune a Week!

 

Ready for a new challenge?

 

Website atuneaweek.com show-cases a new tune every week. Each tune includes a slow version for learning purposes, a session-speed version to play along with, and any notes from the teacher that are relevant to the tune or playing in general. Just knowing that others are learning at the same time is often enough accountability to push you to learn. Let's give it a try!

This Week's Tune:

(4/27/2020)

Barney Bralligan's

 

Let's play!

Sessions

Join us every 1st Thursday for a Celtic Music Slow Session at the Coffee Cartel in Redondo Beach. Beginners welcome!  Directions

Ventura

Join us every 2nd Tuesday for a Celtic Music Slow Session at PizzaMan Dan's in Ventura. Family friendlyDirections

Join us every 2nd & 4th Thursday for a Celtic Music Slow Session at Starbucks in Victorville!  Everyone is welcome to join in! Directions

Join us every 4th Friday for a Celtic Music Slow Session at Butler's Coffee in Palmdale. Good times and good music!  Directions

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Where We Go From Here

 

 

 

 

Hello, Friends-

As we all begin to deal with a global pandemic, Pint of Irish would like to let you know how we are responding.


First, protecting the health of our members is our number one priority, and we recognize that we have a social responsibility to be good actors in keeping others safe, too. With this in mind, Pint of Irish is suspending all POI sanctioned events of any size until further notice, including all sessions and practices.


Even though social distancing is necessary at this time, it is important for us to come together to work through this crisis. While we may not be able to meet up in public, we continue to build a strong community online. Please join us on Facebook and Meetup for information, inspiration, and friendship.


This hiatus is a great time to practice old tunes and learn new ones. Just imagine all the fun we'll have sharing new tunes the next time we meet. Remember, you can find sheet music, chords, and videos for our most commonly played Songs & Tunes right here on our website!
 

Another wonderful resource for learning many of the tunes that are in our Tune Book is Stuart Mason and John Weed's Slow and Easy CDs. You can listen free to fifty Irish session tunes played slowly on fiddle and DADGAD guitar.

Slow & Easy Vol 1

Slow & Easy Vol 2


Looking for online instruction?
The Online Academy of Irish Music offers 47 Traditional Irish Music Courses. They cover from the basics to advanced techniques on 14 Traditional Irish Music Instruments!

In closing, remember that the most reliable resource for information about COVID-19 is through The World Health Organization and the California Department of Public Health.


All the best to you and your loved ones,
The Gang at Pint of Irish 

 

Workshops
Learn traditional Irish "sean nos" singing, dance a jig, try your hand at playing tunes, or learn all about the Bodhran!

Sessions

 

Weekly Celtic Music Slow Sessions. Join us! See our Sessions page for more info.

 

Lessons
Learn to play Celtic tunes from top musicians in Southern California!

CONTACT US

Email : pintofirish@gmail.com
Phone : 760.954.9296

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