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Fri Nov 26, 2010 10:11 pm by fiddler1963

Just a leave a quick "here". Wondering how many folks are stopping by.

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A tune said to come from the Little People -- The Gold Ring..

Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:28 am by fiddle4u

Me Playing a Jig,, mixed with Fairy Stories, I think it was Séamus Ennis, who said he got it from one of the '' Little People '' if he gave over his Gold Ring -- '' And he did , and here's the tune '' -- lol....

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The Old Court - Lowell

Post by Brian on Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:17 pm

The Old Court
29 Central Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 452-0100

Lowell's premier Irish Pub. Located in downtown Lowell, The Old Court features a full menu of authentic Irish pub food. The kitchen is open until 9:00 PM. The Bar is open until 2:00 AM. Upstairs at The Old Court, Club Purgatory is home to some of the areas best local entertainment.

Session from 7 -10pm
run by Doug Lamey and Cliff McGann


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Re: The Old Court - Lowell

Post by Madra Rua on Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:21 pm

Originally posted by JeannieNewfie:

I checked out the session at The Old Court in Lowell last night. I like the pub! It's clean, the people are very friendly, and the patrons were having a great time. Some were playing cards while most were drinking and/or eating and socializing. It was quite loud with laughter and conversation. So much so that I couldn't hear the musicians when I first came in through the front door. Half way into the dining area and I heard strains of music, so I made my way through the press of bodies to the bar area and there I found two guys, Doug Lamey and Cliff Mc Gann (guitar and fiddle, not necessarily respectively), in a corner by the back door flanked by amplifiers and singing into a microphone. Even then, they were not terribly loud.

As a patron who went to hear the music, it wasn't the best set up. There were some high tables with stools nearby, but they were all taken and it was standing room only. You'd have to get there really early to get a place to sit.

As a musician, it didn't appear to me as though the musicians would welcome any other players. The space they were allotted was limited and you'd have to amplify your instrument to be heard. Nevertheless, it was a really fun place to visit. I'd go back to eat and hang out, but other venues to play will have to be found.

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