Seisiún Links

Seisiún Links

session at Harrington's
traditional Irish music session at Harrington’s

Below are some links to websites about traditional Irish music sessions:

Seisiún general info and etiquette

music and dancingComhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Seisiúns (CCE) Comhaltas promotes Irish music and culture around the world. The music section of the website includes audio, video, photos, and sheet music.

The Small Circle Tune Learning Session
The website from the Denver/Boulder, Colorado, area provides interesting links about sessions, especially helpful to beginners.

Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music – Self-described “opinionated material for those who are learning and teaching Irish traditional music”

The Irish “Session” (Part 1)
by Stewart Hendrickson
Sessions History

The Irish “Session” (Part 2)
by Stewart Hendrickson
Session Etiquette

The Session
a membership site for exchanging tunes

Whistle Tutor
Irish Tin Whistle Tutorials and Lessons

Local Sessions

Boston’s Original Slow Session
Monday evenings all year long, the local Comhaltas chapter hosts a regular 9 PM session, led by Larry Reynolds and his son Mike. Before then, at 7 PM, Boston’s Original Slow Session plays

Irish Cultural Center Music Sessions
The Comhaltas Music Session performs every Friday night at the ICCNE (Irish Cultural Center of New England) in Canton, MA

CapeIrishNews (formerly “capetrad”) Bill Black’s site features a listing of trad activities on Cape Cod and nearby SE New England www.capeirish.com/news/

New England Sessions

Cool Bawn Road Productions
Listing of sessions in New England – includes New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut – I’m sure there are places in Vermont

Global Sessions

Sessions Around the World
Listed on ceolas.org – this list is for people who want to find a place to play

Fiddle Farmers
website contains an ambitious list of Irish music sessions all over the world. Whether held in a pub, a church hall or somebody’s home, you’re likely to find a session wherever you travel.

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