Events for April-May 2018 in Houston Area

Thursday April 19th, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm Constant Billy returns to the fun at Platypus Brewing! Platypus Brewing is located at 1902 Washington Ave Houston TX 77007. They brew terrific beer and have great food also. This is an Irish Social, and in addition to Constant Billy, there is always some kind of music and dance. Come visit us Down Under!


Friday, April 20 at 9pm, Blaggards return to Mo’s Irish Pub – Katy, (No Cover, Kid Friendly) 23511 Katy Fwy Katy, TX 77494,  and the next night, Saturday, April 21 they’ll be at Stuttgarden Tavern on the Strand7:00 PM (No Cover, 21+), 2110 Strand St Galveston, TX 77550.  Go to for more info, as they are always gigging somewhere.


Tuesday April 24th 2018 The Irish Network Houston presents the award-winning film “Song of Granite” by Pat Collins. The film was an academy award nominee for ‘Best Foreign Language Film 2018’. Location: Ahern Room, University of St. Thomas.

 Enigmatic and complex, Joe Heaney was one of the greats of traditional Irish singing (sean nós). Shaped by the myths, and songs of his upbringing in the west of Ireland, his emergence as a gifted artist came at a personal cost. Featuring performances from a number of Irish singers, and beautiful black and white cinematography, SONG OF GRANITE is a distinct portrait of Heaney’s life and a marvelous exploration of music and song.


Saturday April 28 from 6:30-8:30 it’s Wylde Meade at EQ Heights. April Showers may come your way but Wylde Meade will brighten your day! Won’t you join us in welcoming the delights of springtime in song and merriment, while enjoying the delectable repast served at EQ? Divine coffees, scrumptious savories, tempting desserts and adult beverages!! All wrapped up in the joyful sounds of Celtic and Folk music singing of courting and dreaming about one’s love over yon hill or across the ocean! No cover. More info at


Also Saturday April 28 starting at 9pm, it’s the Dead Rabbits with several other bands at the Texas Rose Saloon 2013 S M.L. King Jr Pkwy, Beaumont, Texas 77701. call  (409) 833-3900 for details


Also Saturday April 28 Blaggards are back at Mo’s Irish Pub – Vintage Park, and the following Thursday May 3 Blaggards will be in Kemah, TX at T-Bone Tom’s Steakhouse. 


Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 pm in a rare Houston House Concert, the great Irish fiddler Kevin Burke will be performing.  Kevin is famous for his work with musicians like Christy Moore and also Micheal O Domhnaill,  The Bothy Band, Patrick Street,  Nightnoise, the Celtic Fiddle Festival and many others.  Don’t miss this chance to hear the man who is perhaps the greatest living Irish fiddler in an intimate setting.  Seats are filling up already.  To reserve your seat and get more information, please contact Larry Mallette at


Saturday May 5th 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm at EQ Heights, it’s Hal An Tow with Constant Billy! Will we have some wonderful seasonal songs for you about the Padstow May ‘Oss, the Helston Furry Dance, and the Dublin Zoo? We MAY! Help us sing in The May with a slew of special songs! You MAY have the Frolic Of Your Life with Constant Billy! EQ Heights is located at 1030 Heights Boulevard in Houston. They have great food and coffee, and now serve beer and wine also. Call (713) 434-6923 or go to fo mo info. Let’s make it a Merry Month Of May!


ALSO Saturday May 5, 2018 at 7:30 PM Celtic Woman returns to the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land. The four musicians who comprise Celtic Woman have sold more than eight million CDs and DVDs, making it the only all-female act to achieve multi-platinum success in the classical crossover and world music genres during the past decade.  Named Billboard’s #1 World Music Artist of the Year six times, each of its 11 CDs has debuted at #1 on Billboard’s World Album chart.  Celtic Woman’s fresh fusion of traditional Irish music and contemporary songcraft celebrates Ireland’s history while reflecting the vibrant spirit of modern Ireland.  The Smart Financial Centre is located at 18111 Lexington Blvd, Sugar Land, TX 77479. More info at  (281) 207-6278


ALSO Saturday May 5, Blaggards return to Molly’s Pub Tomball, at 10:00 PM  28107 State Highway 249.  No Cover, 21+. As always, we suggest you go to for more info, as they are always gigging somewhere.


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