2014 Live Music and Events
Sat Jan 25 - Sheamus Fitzpatrick and the McNally Boys return to the pub! (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Sat Feb 8 - Lilly Paddy comes back to perform in the pub again (singers, Irish dancing & fiddles from 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Sat Feb 22 - Our 5th Annual Heritage Day – Pub opens at 12:00 p.m. with the Opening Ceremony. Events during the day Features Folk-N-Irish (9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.), Whiskey Presentation & Samples, Irish musical instrument demos, Irish Dancers, Irish History & Sport Presentations including the Fox River Hurling Club presenting at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Trivia, Contests and lots of Craic!
Sat Mar 8 - Athas - Fantastic Traditional Irish Music (9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
St. Paddy’s Day Weekend Celebration:
Sat Mar 15 – Pub opens at 12:00 p.m. and will feature live music during the evening and Corned Beef & Cabbage day & night.
Sun Mar 16 – Pub opens at 4:00 p.m. and we will be serving Corned Beef & Cabbage.
Mon Mar 17 – Pub opens at 10:00 a.m. so you can get an early start! St. Patrick’s Day will feature live music during the evening, Corned Beef & Cabbage, Proper Irish Pints (none of that Green Beer stuff)), plenty of Craic and other surprises during the day. Speaking of Green Beer, did you ever wonder where it comes from (http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/f7b2c15f0a/green-beer-brewery)?
Sat Mar 22 – The Boys of Ballywell (9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.) return to the pub. The Boys of Ballywell: Tom McQuinn on guitar, Mark Johnson on fiddle and John Cezynski on Uilleann Pipes!
The Fox River Hurling Club began our indoor season with a practice on Fri Dec 6 and the FRHC Winter Classic was held on Sat Jan 4. The indoor league games began Sat Jan 11. You can visit the Fox River Hurling Club website for more information. Come check out the fastest game on grass which has been around for over 2000 years.
The men of Ireland were hurling when the gods of Greece were young.
(PJ Devlin circa 1924)