Shows

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3.17.2020

11 - 2

CANCELLED Sláinte - Oakland - St. Paddy's Day!

It's the big day, and we'll kick it off back at Sláinte. No cover. More here.

3.17.2020

5:30 - 8:30

CANCELLED St. Patrick's Day at the Sequoyah Country Club (Private Party)

3.17.2020

3 - midnight (?)

CANCELLED The Starry Plough - Berkeley

The program at the Starry Plough this year will feature, as it has for many years, the great Lewis Santer, playing this time with special guests Autumn Rhodes, Tim Hill, and others, including your very own Cúlarán. The Plough has celebrated St. Paddy's for 47 years. More here.

3.26.2020

9 pm

CANCELLED Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

4.16.2020

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

Past

3.15.2020

4:30 - 7:30 pm

The Starry Plough - Berkeley

Cúlarán plays our pub-of-origin. Song & dance. Great food & drink. The Sunday trad session that follows promises to be at its best for St. Paddy's. Come early. Stay all night. Get yer fill. More about the Plough here.

3.14.2020

11 - 2

Sláinte - Oakland

There's no block party, but Sláinte will be open, and Cúlarán will be there to celebrate pre-St. Patrick's Day. No cover. More about Sláinte here.

2.29.2020

7 - 10pm

Céilí - Lilly Mac's - Sunnyvale

Michael Murphy will lead the céilí and set dancing. $12 admission. 

More about Lilly Mac's here.

2.27.2020

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

1.22.2020

Private Party for the Consulate General of Ireland

Cúlarán is pleased to provide traditional music for a reception of the Irish Caucus of the California State Legislature in Sacramento.

1.16.2020

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

12.24.2019

5-8

Sláinte - Oakland - acoustic jamming

Cozy up on Christmas Eve at this fine establishment. No cover. More about Sláinte here.

12.19.2019

3 - 6

Sláinte - Oakland - acoustic set

No cover. More about Sláinte here.

12.12.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

11.21.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

10.10.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

9.19.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. 

More about the Plough & Stars here.

8.1.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. Tunes for other dancers at 8.

More about the Plough & Stars here.

7.18.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. Tunes for other dancers at 8.

More about the Plough & Stars here.

7.12.2019

9 pm

The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Free-flowing tunes & jams. Come dance. $6 cover. Info here.

6.27.2019

6pm

Schmidt's Pub - 1492 Solano Avenue, Albany

Cúlarán to play an informal acoustic set at this fine and friendly establishment. Info here. No cover.

6.20.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. Tunes for other dancers at 8.

More about the Plough & Stars here.

5.16.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. Tunes for other dancers at 8.

More about the Plough & Stars here.

5.3.2019

9 pm

The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

While we LOVE to play for the set dancers here, we are also elated to return to the Plough & Stars for a night of free-flowing tunes & jams. Dancing of all kinds welcomed.

4.25.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock. Tunes for other dancers at 8.

More about the Plough & Stars here.

3.21.2019

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes to start around 8 o'clock; Dancing at 9.

More about this classic pub here.

3.16.2019

9 pm

St. Paddy's Eve - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes & jams until midnight. More about the Plough and Stars here.

3.15.2019

Private Fundraiser

Celebrating & Supporting Sister District!

Check it out: Sister District

3.14.2019

8 - 10:30pm

Redwood Cafe - Cotati

Cúlarán revs-up for the St. Paddy's stretch at the Redwood Cafe (tix and info here).
FB event page here.
$10 at the door

2.14.2019

9 pm

Valentine's Day Set Dancing - The Plough & Stars - San Francisco

Sweet! Music to start at 8 o'clock. Set dancing at 9. 

More about the pub here.

2.2.2019

11 pm

With Tempest! Starry Plough - Berkeley

A double-bill with renowned Celtic folk rockers Tempest, who'll take the stage at 9. We'll follow at 11 or so. 

$13 advance tix, and info about the Starry Plough, here. Slide in at the door for $15 - 20.

1.3.2019

8 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 8 o'clock.

More about this classic pub here.

12.29.2018

Private Irishy Party - Mill Valley

12.27.2018

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Tunes for set dancers at 9 o'clock; for passersby around 8.

More about this classic pub here

11.21.2018

6pm

A Return to Schmidt's Pub - 1492 Solano Avenue, Albany

Cúlarán by the fireplace -- cozy & sweet! Info here. No cover.

11.8.2018

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Setting down some hours of tunes for the fine set dancers and passersby. Great pleasure.

More about this classic pub here

10.20.2018

7:30pm

United Irish Cultural Center (UICC) - San Francisco

Music at the bar in this venerable institution. Dancing starts at 8:45. More info here.

10.16.2018

6pm

Schmidt's Pub - 1492 Solano Avenue, Albany

Cúlarán hopes for one more balmy evening! We'll play an acoustic set at this fine and friendly establishment. Info here. No cover!

10.11.2018

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Setting down some hours of tunes for the fine set dancers and passersby. Great pleasure.

More about this classic pub here

9.23.2018

2 - 5pm

Lucca Bar - Benicia

Cúlarán will play an afternoon set in the lovely beer garden at Lucca Bar. Info here. No cover!

8.9.2018

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

Setting down some hours of tunes for the fine set dancers and passersby. Great pleasure.

More about this classic pub here

7.1.2018

2 - 5pm

Lucca Bar - Benicia

Cúlarán will play an afternoon set at this sweet spot in Benicia. Info here. No cover!

5.10.2018

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

More about this classic pub here.

5.4.2018

5:30 - 8pm

Lucca Bar - Benicia

Cúlarán set to play in the beer garden at this sweet spot in Benicia. Info here. No cover!

3.17.2018

late!

Starry Plough - Berkeley

The esteemed Driving With Fergus will be at the helm from 7pm until closing. We thank them for inviting us to jump in for with them for some sets and revelry --- probably around 10:30 or so. The perfect way to conclude St. Paddy's...

 

More about Driving With Fergus here and about the Plough here.

3.17.2018

4:30 - 7:30

McNear's Dining House & Saloon - Petaluma

Join us for McNear's 31st Annual St. Patrick's Day revelry in this historic Petaluma pub. (info here.)
No cover!

3.17.2018

Noon - 1:30

Sláinte - Oakland

Cúlarán's fiddler will join singer Erin Ruth Thompson and the amazingly talented Bryan Seet for a set of tunes and songs to celebrate the day. No cover. More about Sláinte here.

3.17.2018

10am - noon

St. Patrick's Day Celebration - Dublin (California, that is...)

An acoustic set in the Tea Cottage.... (info here.)

3.15.2018

8 - 10:30pm

Redwood Cafe - Cotati

Cúlarán ventures north a wee bit for a St. Paddy's rev-up and our debut at the Redwood Cafe (info here).
$10 at the door

3.3.2018

7 - 8:30pm

Ceili - Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn

Kingdom of Harrons Edge of Spring Celtic Fantasy Fair Extravaganza! No joke!
Cúlarán drives the dance, with Andy Wilson calling, as part of the evening festivities at this all-day event.
See more about Andy here; about the fair and about tickets here.

2.24.2018

9 pm

The Plough and Stars - San Francisco

$6 cover. More about this classic pub here.

2.23.2018

9 pm

Ceili - The Bistro - Hayward

More info about The Bistro here.

2.2.2018

7:30 - 11pm

Groundhog Day Ceili - BFUU Fellowship Hall - Berkeley

Rebecca Cisin will be on hand to get yer groundhog on.
 
Admission is $5 - 20 sliding scale; BFUU members gratis.
Where: BFUU Fellowship Hall, 1606 Bonita Avenue, Berkeley
BYOB

12.30.2017

9 pm

The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

$6 cover. More about this classic pub here.

12.29.2017

8 pm

With Shay Black @ The Starry Plough - Berkeley

Cularan is pleased to join Shay Black for an Irish Yule celebration of song & dance. There will be a session following the show. More about Shay here and about the Plough here.

12.1.2017

8 pm

Ceili - The Bistro - Hayward

10.26.2017

9 pm

Set Dancing - The Plough and the Stars - San Francisco

10.22.2017

4 pm

Fairfax Irish Festival (Feis) - Fairfax

9.29.2017

8 pm

The Bistro - Hayward

8.18.2017

7 pm

Late Summer Ceili - Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library - Oakland

7.22.2017

7 pm

Summer Ceili - Niebyl Proctor Marxist Library - Oakland

6.16.2017

7 pm

Starry Plough - Berkeley

6.10.2017

Private Birthday Party - Berkeley

5.20.2017

8 pm

United Irish Cultural Center (UICC) - San Francisco

5.7.2017

5 pm

SF Urban Air Market - San Francisco

3.15.2017

8 pm

St. Paddy's Ceili - The Bistro - Hayward

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