British Irish Music

17th April 8:00-10:00pm
Irish Ballard Session

Singers and Musicians come and join this fun evening every Wednesday Night.
Muldoon’s Irish Pub. 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach CA
Information: Phone 949-640-4110


18th April 5:00-7:00pm
Ken O'Malley

Dublin native, LA based, Irish Balladeer, par excellence Ken O'Malley entertains with story and songs. at the The Auld Dubliner, 71 S Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802. Every Thursday night.
18th April 5:00 pm: The Auld Dubliner in Long Beach - Ken O'Malley solo show.
12th April 6:00 pm Brendan's - Ken O'Malley solo show. Brendan's 495 N. Ventu Park Rd. Newbury Park, CA.
13th April 2:00 pm, Pub Thirty Two in Mission Viejo: Ken O'Malley solo show, 23962 Alicia Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 (in the Gateway Shopping Center).


19th April 5:00-9:00pm
Cillian's Bridge

Cillian’s Bridge brought 5 musically accomplished individuals together to create a hybrid of Irish songs and American classics blended with traditional Irish instruments. They play contemporary Celtic rock, lively instrumentals, and add soul to traditional pub songs. We know you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day anywhere, but going to the most authentic pub in Orange County, where you won’t be served green beer, is a great choice!
Address: 130 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, Phone: (949) 646-8855
Dates and Locations for all Upcoming Events.
19th April  9:00-11:00 pm   O’Sullivans  · Irish Pub  Carlsbad, CA
20th April  4:00-7;00pm    Party @The Harp

20th April 2:00-4:00pm
Chandlers Station

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Will be performing at the Viva Rancho Cantina every third Saturday of the month (generally), presenting their usual eclectic mix country, folk, folk-rock, and doo-wop, all accompanied by acoustic instruments and featuring close harmonies.The Viva Cantina is located at the intersection of Main and Riverside in Burbank, at the entrance to the Equestrian Center and across the street from the Pickwick Gardens, where there is ample free parking.The drinks are generous and the Mexican menu is excellent. Drop by and spend some time with them on a Saturday afternoon.

Viva Rancho Cantina 900 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506

20th April 2:00pm
Sligo Rags

The darlings of Disneyland's “Paradise Garden Bandstand,” this dynamic ensemble presents Celtic Folk (and so much more) with a decidedly bluegrass attitude. Named among the top acoustic bands in LA (by Folkworks Magazine) and two-time winners of the Orange County Music Award for Best Folk Band, Sligo Rags is taking the local and not-so-local Folk and Celtic music scenes by storm with a unique blend of eclectic musical influences. Dan Miller of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine says “These guys have it all--great vocals, lots of energy, captivating songs, well executed arrangements, and tasteful solos.” Their debut studio recording, "The Night Before the Morning After", was called "the best I've heard from a stateside band" by Celtic Beat Magazine, while their sophomore effort, “The Whiskey Never Lies,” (called “the best from the West Coast Celts in many years” by Shay Clark of the Irish American News), was named one of the top 10 of 2008 by Folkworks. Don‟t be surprised if elements of country, gypsy jazz, and swing manage to sneak their way into the act as well. Award-winning flatpicking and fingerstyle guitarist David Burns (recently featured in Flatpicking Guitar Magazine), fiddler extraordinaire Michael Kelly, world renowned bassist Eli Marcus, and percussion whiz-kid Jonathan Baer are guaranteed to fill the room and your lives with electricity. They may give you a good laugh or two along the way as well. " Bring friends. Dynamic, up tempo, multi-talented. A fusion that just crackles." —Bob Stane,

20th April 2:00pm. El Segundo Library Concert Series, 111 W. Mariposa Ave. El Segundo, CA 90245. Free!! All ages.
25th-26th May 10:00am, Scottishfest 2018 at the Orange County Fairgrounds.  Age limit: All ages.
1st June 7:00pm. In concert at The Coffee Gallery Backstage. 2029 N. Lake, Altadena, Ca. 91001  Age limit: All ages.
15th June.  The Big Irish Fair and Music Festival. The Great Park, 6950 Marine Way, Irvine, CA 92618.
19th July 5:00pm.  Enderle Center Music Series. 14081 S. Yorba Street, Tustin, CA  Age limit: All ages

21st April 1:00-3:00pm
Easter Sunday

Muldoon's Irish Pub 202 Newport Center Drive. Newport Beach CA

28th April

The Whooligans

At O'Malleys on Main! in Seal Beach CA.
The Whooligans music is a mix of timeless Irish pub songs and ballads in the tradition of The Dubliners, Tommy Makem, and The Clancy Brothers, with a healthy dose of rocking tunes by the likes of The Pogues, Van Morrison, and Flogging Molly.Their song list also features original tunes, Bluegrass, Cajun, and Americana,and Classic Honky Tonk Hits. If you are looking for a fun band to have a great time and really get you into the dancing and singing and Irish Drinking Mood - this is the band. There is no one like Ed Bell (lead singer) to get the party started and everyone into the Irish Festive Spirit. Ed is great and the rest of the band make it just a wonderful experience with so much energy. Great Band They play every 4th Saturday of the Month at O'Malleys on Main! Seal Beach CA. Phone:562-430-031

28th April 2:00pm
Craic In The Stone

Brunch and great times on the patio with one of SoCal's best Trad Groups!
Irish Music at Muldoon's Irish Pub
202 Newport Center Dr Newport Beach, CA 949 640-4110

2nd May
Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys

The first Thursday of every month At the Steve Allen Theater Obscure, Naughty, Early 1900s Tunes. Travel back in time and experience an amazing night of obscure, naughty and lovely tunes from the 1910s, '20s and '30s. Stylish flapper Klein is a true ukelele lady, and along with her band members, The Parlor Boys, will treat you to spirited and inspired renditions of Tin Pan Alley, early hot jazz, vaudeville, Yiddish novelty numbers, ragtime and other lovable, rare and rustic tunes. Film historian Jerry Beck opens the show with rare vintage 16mm film clips. Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys' latest CD release - is titled Whoopee Hey Hey! Tunes to Cheer in Tumultuous Times, and reflects current-day concerns with rare and upbeat songs from the Depression era.. Trepany House, Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027  for tickets: Call 800-595-4849


4th May 6:00pm 11:00pm

Pink Floyd

Which One's Pink?, the Los Angeles-based band famed for playing the classic hits of Pink Floyd, has been performing together since 1997, and was named "Best Tribute Band" in All Access magazine's inaugural music awards. Experience all the songs you know and love from The Dark Side of the Moon,
4th May The Canyon Agoura Hills. Whizin Market Square 28912 Roadside Dr, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 phone: (818) 879-5016
15th June  The Canyon Montclair. 5600 N Montclair Plaza Ln, Montclair, CA 91763 Phone: (888) 645-5006


4th May 7:00pm
Janet Klien & Her Parlor Boys

Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys, bring ragtime, early jazz,  they are guaranteed to please."
She will be bring her biggest musical guns in the form of John Reynolds, Corey Gemme, Marquis Howell and Randy Worltz. It does not get any better 
with extreme wit being added to the songs and playing of the best in the business. Always a full house. Always more fun and music that you might expect.
Ukulele Chanteuse Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys will bring you a rollicking feast for the ears, eyes and heart! Janet and her distinctive musician pals bring to life "Obscure, Naughty and Lovely tunes of the 1910s, 20s & 30s, delivering a bundle of spirited and inspired renditions of cleverly fun but forgotten Tin Pan Alley, early hot jazz, saucy bits and late ragtime gems. Adding to the band's already extensive repertoire these merrymakers zestfully branch into obscure vaudeville and Vitaphone numbers, Hawaiian, Yiddish novelty tunes, French and Italian knock-out ballads. Watch our for the Charming and Alarming Ms. Klein! Ho Do Dee Do! Hotsy Totsy.
This show is highly recommended for everyone. You will love it. Bring friends in for their first time here…this is the show.
The Coffee Gallery Backstage. 2029 N. Lake, Altadena, CA.  Phone for Reservations:  (626) 798-6236
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5th May 7:00pm
The Beautunes

The Beatunes bring together four of So.Cal’s top musicians - solely to honor and play as faithfully to the recordings as possible - the timeless and spirit-lifting music of The Beatles. The Beatunes continue to increase their repertoire and precision in replicating the sound of The Beatles. From the early "Fab Four" days to the final recordings, band members constantly search for new ways to bring more realism to the sound; every sound you hear at a Beatunes concert is played live by the band.  No tracks. It's done live. It's done right.There’s some kind of Magic in the air, and in The Music. No wigs. No costumes. Simply enjoy the timeless music of the band that rocked history.  For music that transcends the generations, join us for The Beatles respectfully done right.
The Coffee Gallery Backstage. 2029 N. Lake, Altadena, CA.  Phone for Reservations:  (626) 798-6236
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10th May 6:00pm
The Twilight Lords

Play every second Friday under the leadership of Ken O’Malley, the Twilight Lords have earned and upheld the reputation as one of California’s top Irish/Celtic bands for over a decade. As the front man, Ken O'Malley steeped in the culture, heritage and song of his native Ireland, leads this ensemble of first class players with his distinctive and engaging singing voice. Their Irish and Scottish music is deep-rooted and performed with a contemporary flair and visceral CelticThe Twilight Lords will perform at Ireland's 32 in Van Nuys on the second Friday of the month.

11th May 7:30pm
The Rolling Stones

No Filter US Tour 2019
The Rolling Stones are bringing their hugely successful NO FILTER tour to stadiums in 13 cities across America in 2019.
The No Filter stage, with its four 75 foot towers of LED screen and catwalk, takes the action deep into the audience. The legendary band will be treating generations of fans to classic Stones hits such as “Sympathy For The Devil,” “Paint It Black,” and more. *PRESALE: Valid while limited supplies last with code "SHUFFLE". Offer valid Thursday, November 29 from 10AM-10PM (local time), except in MIAMI, FL and JACKSONVILLE, FL where presale begins at 12NOON (local time). VIP PACKAGES: VIP Package contents vary based on offer selected. Check your local event for full package descriptions and disclaimers. All offers valid while limited supplies last. Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA.

13th-20th May

Sportive Tricks


Sportive Tricks plays "Celtic Music with a Kick"The energy is high; a lot of humor with  a blend of great traditional music diddies from Ireland and her neighbors! Lots of fun! Irish, Scottish, English folk and Cape Breton music.13th to 20th May 2019 10:00am to 7:00pm: Renaissance Pleasure Faire Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, Irwindale CA

17th May 8:00pm
Laurence Juber

First internationally recognized as lead guitarist in Beatle Paul McCartney's Wings, with whom he won a Grammy, Juber has since established himself as world-renowned guitar virtuoso and entertainer and was recently named by Guitar Player magazine as one of the top 50 all-time acoustic guitarists.  Juber, known to his fans as LJ, has recorded more than two dozen albums which spotlight his unique touch and tone on acoustic guitar. His latest release, Downtown, is a collection of standards recorded in one afternoon session at Hollywood’s landmark Capitol Studios. His solo arrangement of The Pink Panther Theme earned him a second Grammy, while his arrangement of Stand By Me was heard nationally in a Diamonds Are Forever commercial. ”Uniformly exquisite and dazzingly executed.” - The LA Times
The Coffee Gallery Backstage. 2029 N. Lake, Altadena, CA.  Phone for Reservations:  (626) 798-6236
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18th May 8:00-11:00pm
Ken and Friends

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Ken along with musician friends, will weave seamlessly back and forth between traditional Irish melodies and urban contemporary sounds. So why not come and enjoy the full menu and full bar in the pub area of this charming Scottish themed restaurant, part of the Lawry's family, that has been an LA landmark serving prime rib & drinks since 1922. Address 2980 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039 Phone: (323) 664-0228
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19th May 9:00am-6:00pm
Topango Banjo Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival