Traditional Irish Session in Spokane

Fall Folk Festival 2023

Sunday, 11am in the Sasquatch Room

What are you watching at 11am in the Sasquatch Room?

What you are seeing this morning is a sample of a traditional Irish music session which takes place in Spokane on a weekly basis. Those who have an interest in playing Irish music gather together for a couple hours and play tunes that they know in common. [Click here for a list of tunes]

Here are some of the tunes we are playing today:

  1. Humours of Kiltyklogher (Kilclogher); I Buried My Wife and Danced on Top of Her; Humours of Ballyloughlin
  2. Maid Behind the Bar; Cup of Tea; Rakish Paddy (or The Deer’s Antlers)
  3. Ballydesmond No 1; Ballydesmond No 2; Ballydesmond No 3
  4. Dusty Windowsills; Pipe on the Hob 1; Morrison's Jig
  5. Trip to Durrow; New Mown Meadow; Castle Kelly
  6. Humours of Trim; Rolling Waves; Out on the Ocean; Lark in the Morning
Musicians Performing Today

Adela Santistevan - Fiddle

Brent Edwards - Flute / Tin Whistle

Bryce Morrison - Hammered Dulcimer

Dawn Juliano - Fiddle

Deidra Woods - Bodhran

Joe Lotrario - Fiddle

John Sylte - Concertina

Leslie Rousos - Banjo

Lillian Nelson - Fiddle

Lisa Glavin - Fiddle

Michael Cruite - Uilleann Pipes

Pam Johnson - Mandolin

Russ Oakley - Guitar

Stu Bachman - Fiddle

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Do you want to read the sheet music while we play today? Want to play with us at session? Session Etiquette

Why is one person starting solo? Why are they lifting their leg? Learn more, here: