St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, so the potent mix of music, green beer, and no work for most people should make for a pretty raucous evening. Here is just a sample of some authentic Irish revelry taking place tonight.
Geoffrey Castle, Author Unknown, Kennedy Brothers, Whiskey Gaels, Eastside Firefighter’s Pipes and Drums: 11 a.m. Wilde Rover, 111 Central Way, Kirkland (425-822-8940 or www.wilderover.com); $10.
Kennedy Brothers, Servants of the Rich, Handful of Luvin’: 2 p.m. Fado Irish Pub, 801 First Ave., Seattle (206-264-2700 or www.fadoirishpub.com).
Mairtin O Huigin, Servants of the Rich, Stout Pounders, Gentleman Buck Hunters and others: noon Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub, 1916 Post Alley, Seattle (206-728-1916 or www.kellsirish.com); $20.
Otto Pilot, Celtic Fire, Eastside Firefighters Pipes and Drums: 3 p.m. Celtic Bayou, 7281 W. Lake Sammamish Parkway N.E., Redmond (425-869-5933 or www.celticbayou.com).
Owl n’ Thistle Band, Boys of Greenwood Glenn: 8 p.m. Owl ‘n Thistle Irish Pub & Restaurant, 808 Post Alley, Seattle (206-621-7777 or www.owlnthistle.com).
Robert Sarazin Blake’s Paddy Whackers, Erin McNamee Band, Whisky Swillers: 1 p.m. Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-3640 or www.conorbyrnepub.com).
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: 11 a.m. F.X. McRory’s Steak, Chop & Oyster House, 419 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle (206-623-4800 or www.fxmcrorys.com); free. Fiddlers, pipers, dancers, and tenors all day, traditional Irish food and drinks available.
“St. Patrick’s Day Party” with Def Leprechaun, the JV: 9 p.m. The Sunset, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., Seattle (206-784-4880 or www.sunsettavern.com); $6.
St. Patrick’s Day with the Hoot Hoots, Televangelist, Death’s Three Daughters: 9 p.m. Blue Moon Tavern, 712 N.E. 45th St., Seattle (206-675-9116); $5.