The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #100040   Message #2001070
Posted By: leeneia
19-Mar-07 - 10:16 AM
Thread Name: so how did your St. Pats Day gig go?
Subject: RE: so how did your St. Pats Day gig go?
We had our traditional party - a corned beef and cabbage dinner followed by a session. There were three harps, three woodwind players, and percussion which changed hands throughout the night. Some of our players were weak at reading music, so we did only a few tunes:

Molly Malone
Down by the Salley Gardens
Dermot O'Dowd
Johnny's Wedding

I think there was another one, but I can't remember it. One visitor said that Dermot O'Dowd didn't sound Irish, and we were able to enlighten her about the fact that there is more to Irish traditional music than jigs and reels.

We had a great time.