The East End Pub Crawl is fundraiser benefit presented by East End Main Street
Pub Crawl Music organized by FOOTMAD
Pub Crawl Music organized by FOOTMAD
celtic music at the pub crawl
7:00 to 9:30 PM
7:00 - 8:00 pm: Appalachian Celtic Consort
8:30 - 9:30 pm: Mountain Thyme
Little India "Fireside Lounge":
7:00 - 8:00 pm : Gypsy Stars
8:30 - 9:30 pm: the Contrarians
10:00 pm to 12: 00 am Bare Bones
7:00 - 8:00 pm: Hughes Celtic Duo
8:30 - 9:30 pm: Plaid Clash
Tricky Tent Stage
8:00 to 9:00 pm: Ballads by the Earl of Elkview
Appalachian Celtic Consort
This West Virginia based band brings you traditional Irish and Scottish music with a splash of old-time and some original compositions! The band’s name stems from their Appalachian twist on traditional music. Our hills and mountains here in West Virginia were settled by Scotch-Irish immigrants and they music they brought with them has picked up a bit of local flavor! ACC current line-up features Dave Gladkosky on mandolin, guitar, bass, and vocals; Dewey Sanderson on hammered dulcimer; Sheila McEntee on bodhran, percussion; Mark Watson on whistles, Irish bouzouki, and octave mandolin; Mark Nelson on pennywhistles, bagpipes, and vocals.
You can catch Appalachian Celtic Consort at the Empty Glass from 7:00 - 8:00 pm!
This West Virginia based band is equally adept at high energy Jigs, Reels, Slides and Polkas from their repertoire of Irish and Scots dance tunes, as well as waltzes, haunting airs and song. The dynamic and textured sound comes from the different combinations of instruments, Dan Carney on fiddle and vocals; Chris Higgins on bodhran, guitar, didgeridoo, whistle; Garret Maner on flute, fiddle, accordion, whistle; Vaughn Gold with vocals. The name comes from the mix of Irish, Scottish, and regional mix within those countries, of the Fiddle centric Dance Tunes, they play; as well as a little homage to Joe Strummer.
You can catch Plaid Clash at the Empty Glass from 8:30 - 9:30 pm!
Mountain Thyme is an all-female ensemble who pulls their music from the heart of America’s Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia. They find themselves attracted to traditional songs and tunes from Celtic lands. Their many contemporary musical influences of their life in America – rock and roll, folk, bluegrass, big band, classical, country music, the Beatles and “British Invasion” of the ‘60’s – and a strong connection to their home in the ancient WV mountains, lends a distinctive Appalachian Celtic zest to their music! MT features Jan Carroll on silver and wooden flute; Pam Curry on octave, mandolin, bouzouki, autoharp; Libby Musser on bass and piano; Linda Workman on guitar and djembe; special guest Cathy Grant on fiddle.
You can catch Mountain Thyme at Bluegrass Kitchen from 7:00 - 8:00 pm!
Hughes Celtic Duo
The Hughes Celtic Duo is a two-person band that presents a contemporary flair to traditional Irish music through their modern chord progressions, driving rhythms, and energetic melodies played on flute, guitar, and other instruments including piano, accordion, tin whistle, mandolin, dulcimer, bodhrán, and stompbox. The band features Ashely Hughes and Allie Hughes realized their powerful combination and aptitude for traditional Irish music when they first played together in Marshall University's own céilí ensemble under the direction of Dr. Wendell Dobbs.
You can catch the Hughes Celtic Duo at Bluegrass Kitchen from 8:30 - 9:30 pm!
The Gypsy Stars feature three local Charleston residents, Paul Epstein on fiddle, Rita Ray on piano, and Paula Bickham on accordion and hand drums. This group started as band dedicated to bringing traditional New England contra dance sound of fiddle and piano to West Virginia. Paula Bickham’s accordion and hand drums add a distinctive gypsy-like flavor that allows them to play a little around the edges of the tradition. Rita Ray plays a solid, yet imaginative piano accompaniment.
You can catch Gypsy Stars at Little India’s Fireside Lounge from 7:00 - 8:00 pm!
A four-piece West Virginia based band, the Contrarians of West Virginia play contra dance and square dance music on fiddles, mandolin, electric and acoustic guitars, stick bass, soulful sax, tenor banjo and foot percussion! The band features Will Carter on stick bass; Paul Epstein on fiddle and foot percussion; John Longwell on mandolin, saxophone, tenor banjo and fiddle; Andy Park acoustic and electric guitars.
You can catch the Contrarians at Little India’s Fireside Lounge from 8:15 - 9:15 pm!
Earl of Elkview & Family
In over three thousand performances since 1965, George Daugherty, better known as "The Earl of Elkview," has presented to audiences all over America a West Virginia of physical beauty and a people of warmth, intelligence and integrity. He portrays West Virginia as an unspoiled frontier of hidden beauty. George will be joined by members of his family to sing and talk about West Virginia!
You can catch the Earl of Elkview & Family at the Tricky Fish tent stage from 8:00 - 9:00 pm!
Bare Bones is a Charleston, West Virginia based trio excelling in a cappello singing. The group is composed of three skillful singers, Bill Kimmons, Becky Kimmons, and Mark Davis. They're a “gospel” group that sings material that is not faith-based and encourages audience participation.
You can catch Bare Bones on the Trolley from 10 pm - 12 am!