Just up the road from the Halsted Harp, Johnny O'Hagan's is where we are now hosting Irish traditional music on Tuesdays, 8pm!Here is what one reviewer had to say about the pub: "We stopped in to check out the newly renovated bar. It's terrific! As soon as we stepped in, I felt like we were transported to Ireland. Lively bar, live Irish music, best Guinness I've ever tasted and… Read more
Welcome to our ever-evolving website!Welcome to the website, piobagusfidil (piob agus fidil or pipes and fiddle) of Chicago-based musicians Patrick Cannady, uilleann piper, and Karen Cook Cannady, fiddler. If you are looking for an uilleann piper and a fiddler in Chicago that play very traditional Irish music, you have come to the right place!
Karen (fiddle) and Patrick (uilleann pipes) play traditional music learned through years of study, absorbing a large and growing repertoire from Chicago’s community of Irish immigrant and Irish American musicians, from old tune collections, and from recordings old and new. They have traveled thousands of miles to learn from masters, and spent countless hours honing and refining their sound, both at home and in the rough-and-tumble Chicago session scene. They play at folk festivals, regional and national trad music events, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. They are at work recording a collection of tunes presently.
They have been on radio and television and have had tracks featured on both Irish and regional radio.
A Feast Of Irish Folk - with Mary Caraway and Erik Carlsen, Blarney On The Air - with Shay Clarke, The Brian Noonan Show - with Brian Noonan, The Patti Vasquez Show - with Patti Vasquez, Windy City Irish Radio - with Mike Shevlin and Tim Taylor, Irish Hour with the Hagerty Family, Mr. Fix-It On The Road with Lou Manfredini
Regional and International:
Celtic Roots Radio - with Raymond McCullough, Kitchen Party Ceilidh - with Dave Bagdade and Eclectic - Women of Substance Radio.
CBS Morning Show: remote with Vince Gerasole, (this upcoming St. Patrick's Day: AMHQ with Sam Champion, Early Today with Al Roker)
For more information on our group incarnation, Kilmaley, check out About Us .
Have a look around and contact them (via the Contact Page) if you have more questions about music for your party or special event or you would like some uilleann piping lessons!
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