EVENTS FOR OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2018 IN THE HOUSTON AREA

EVENTS IN AND AROUND HOUSTON FOR OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2018
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Saturday October 20, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm it’s Ella Forel & Celia Homer singing acoustic Celtic and Americana music at EQ Heights, 1030 Heights Blvd. in Houston. These two singing sisters put on a fun show and you can hear them up close at EQ! Come on out and see the new stars of the acoustic community! 1030 Heights Boulevard. No cover and free parking.
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Tuesday, October 23, 2019 it’s Haley Richardson – All-Ireland Fiddler in a Houston House Concert. Doors open 6:30 pm, Music at 7:30 pm. Come for an exciting evening traditional Irish music with Haley Richardson, fiddle and Don Penzien, guitar. Dynamic young fiddler Haley has performed at venues all over the world. With her highly ornamented Sligo style, she has won multiple All-Ireland championships and has shared the stage with many of the best known names in Irish music. She is a regular member of Green Fields of American and The John Whelan Band. Find out more about Haley at www.HaleyRichardsonMusic.com.

Don Penzien has long been a top-flight performer of Irish traditional music, frequently playing concerts and festivals with groups like Gailfean, The Máirtín de Cógáin Project, and others. Don provides driving rhythms to traditional tunes as well as sensitive accompaniments to songs.  There is a suggested donation to support the musicians. Your hosts will provide wine, tea and light snacks. If you wish, bring a healthful snack to share, or your favorite brew. For directions to the venue, please email Larry Mallette larry_mallette42@yahoo.com 
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Friday October 26, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm Wylde Meade brings A hauntingly great experience with wickedly good treats from EQ Heights! NO COVER – Tipping Keeps the Goblins Away! Celtic, Folk and Early Music laced with tunes from a variety of cultures. EQ Heights is located at 1030 Heights Boulevard in Houston.
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Sunday, October 28, 2018 starting at 2 pm, it’s the Paul Brock Band from the Center for Irish Studies at UST.  Paul Brock Band features four of Ireland’s leading musicians: Paul Brock on accordion Denis Carey on piano; Eimear Arkins on fiddle, song, and dance; and Shane Farrell on banjo, fiddle, bodhrán, guitar, mandolin, and song.

Paul Brock Band is steeped in the Irish musical tradition and yet able to blend in elements from American old time, bluegrass and other Celtic traditions to create something entirely unique. This ability is exemplified in the band’s most recent album, “Green Grass Blue Grass”, featuring 14-time Grammy Award winner Ricky Skaggs. American music critic Bill Margeson has hailed the collaboration as a “masterpiece”.

There is a fee to attend. The show will be in UST’s Jones Hall, 3910 Yoakum Blvd. RSVP for those with mobility issues and for groups of 6 or more: 713-525-3592 or irishstudies@stthom.edu 
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Saturday November 3, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm it’s Constant Billy at EQ Heights! Remember, remember! The 3rd of November, The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason/Why the Gunpowder Treason/Should ever be forgot!

Guy Fawkes! Gunpowder Plot! Excitement! It’s Constant Billy at EQ Heights with the music of Autumn. And do we ever have the songs for it! Give us a Penny For The Guy and we’ll get Sovay to Roll The Old Chariot Along for you as She Moves Through The Fair. Yes, new songs, old songs, good times all! And if you don’t know the story behind the songs, you can be sure Bill will mansplain it! This show will be hotter than a bonfire! Free parking in front and in back. Beer, wine, coffee and snacky things available for a pittance. Remember: We’re All In This Together! www.constantbilly.com 
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ALSO Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7 PM it’s the Dead Rabbits November to Remember Keg Party & BBQ! Located at House of J, 323 Hutcheson, Houston, Texas 77003, Hey kids! Meet Dan! He’s the newest member to join the ranks of the Rabbits! He’ll be making his debut this November 3rd at our keg party/bbq! C’mon out and give him a proper welcome! UP THE RABBITS!!!

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm Wylde Meade brings you Celtic, Folk and Early Music laced with tunes from a variety of cultures. NO COVER – Tipping brings thanksgivings! EQ Heights is located at  1030 Heights Boulevard in Houston.

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Wednesday November 21 at 10pm it’s Blaggards at The Continental Club, 3700 Main St. Houston, TX Thanksgiving Eve with Blaggards and Beetle. 21+ More info at Blaggards.com

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Friday November 23 it’s Blaggards again, this time at Ashford Pub, starting at 9:30 PM 13308 Westheimer Rd  Houston, TX.  This is a 21+ show and there is a small cover charge.  More info at Blaggards.com

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