St. Paddy’s Day Musical Happenings

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; $10.

Kennedy Brothers, Servants of the Rich, Handful of Luvin’: 2 p.m. Fado Irish Pub, 801 First Ave., Seattle (206-264-2700 or

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; $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

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

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

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; 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; $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.


Not only is he a multi-media journalist, he is also an accomplished musician. He is the founder of SMI and drives the creative look, feel and branding for the publication. His years of writing, arranging, and performing live music in a variety of genres inform his ability to communicate the message and the mechanics of music. Roth’s work on SMI reflects his philosophy that music is the universal language, and builds community. He believes it has the power to unite people of every race, religion, gender, and persuasion.