Denver Celtic Music

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Colcannon Christmas Show 18 December

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December 18, Colcannon will present their annual Christmas Show at the The Longmont Theatre, 513 East Main Street at 7:30 p.m. Featuring The Hub of Eternity, Christmas in Brooklyn, Rug Muire Mac do Dhia and a host of season songs and music. Mick says there’s no better way to get in the Christmas mood . . .

25 November 2019     1 Comments

Skean Dubh at Swallow Hill

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Skean Dubh will be kicking off the St. Patrick’s Day season at Swallow Hill this Saturday at 8 PM. Tickets available at

Skean Dubh is an acoustic Celtic band, in the Colorado Rocky Mountain region. Unforgettable vocals, Uilleann bag piping, and fiery fiddle.

Skean Dubh is one of the most enjoyable Celtic/Acoustic bands in the Rocky Mountain region. Their diverse repertoire spans centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, Scottish ballads, Irish pub-songs, Celtic folksongs, and gorgeous slow airs. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant performances. They have that unique combination of traditional melodies, driving rhythmic accompaniment, and extremely musical vocals that make their performances unforgettable. The music may be Celtic, but the drive and enthusiasm are akin to full on rock. They have continually delighted audiences both with their musical styling and with their unusual instrumentation (a unique blend of traditional and modern instruments) including: Uilleann, (Irish) bagpipes, fiddle, guitar, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, mandolin, bodhran, djembe, doumbek, and accordion.

Since 1994 Skean Dubh has performed, at numerous, major Celtic festivals such as the Colorado Irish Festival, Kiowa Celtic Highland Games, Rocky Mountain Highland Games, Longs Peak Scottish Festival, High Plains Scottish Irish Festival, and the Grand Junction Celtic Festival, and too many more to mention.


5 March 2019     0 Comments

Colcannon Announcements

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News just in from Mick of Colcannon:

“This Saturday, March 9 we’ll be at the Kathryn Mohrman Theatre inside Armstrong Hall on the Colorado College Campus. Show time is 7:30 p.m. The show is FREE
On Monday, March 11, we’ll be performing in the upstairs lobby and Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver. Show is at 12 noon and is FREE
On Tuesday, March 19, we’ll be at the Boulder Public Library at 12 noon — again, it’s FREE.
All the events above are linked to maps or visit our website calendar for more details —

And now a notice that has been brewing for a while: as of April 2020, Colcannon will be based in Ireland. Jean and I are moving there next year and the band will be based there in the future. We’re excited and more than a bit sad but we do hope to keep playing in the US and most particularly for our home audience — you.”

Mick, Jean, Mike and Brian


Skean Dubh in Niwot on Saturday

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skeandubhCome join Skean Dubh for an afternoon of  acoustic Celtic music that features uilleann pipes, fiddle tunes and songs from Scotland and Ireland. Other instruments include Celtic harp, unforgettable vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo, accordion, mandolin, and bodhrán.

Saturday, January 26th
5:30 – 7:30 PM
Old Oak Coffee Shop
136 2nd Ave B, Niwot, CO 80503


24 January 2019     0 Comments

Colcannon at Nissi’s

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colcannonColcannon have announced a concert coming up at Nissi’s. This will be their annual presentation of the Colcannon Christmas Holiday show and will take place on Tuesday, December 18 at 7.30 p.m.

So come and have dinner — the food is very good! — and join them for an evening of Christmas revelry, rascality and reflection! 

Nissi’s is at 2675 North Park Drive, Lafayette, CO (MAP) 

There’s more ticket information here: (Tickets) 

17 December 2018     0 Comments

Colcannon in Evergreen

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colcannonColcannon will perform at Evergreen Center Stage on Saturday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.  It’s a lovely, intimate venue and Mick says “We’re greatly looking forward to playing there again.”

The address is 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen CO 80437  and you can get tickets here.or  call  303-674-4002. 

6 November 2018     0 Comments

Colcannon this weekend

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colcannonColcannon announces their upcoming performances with the Cherry Creek Chorale this weekend. On Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24 they’l be performing at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4500 E Hampden Ave, Cherry Hills Village, CO 80113. Both shows are at 7:30 p.m. and tickets may be purchased online until noon on Thursday and after that at the door. 

Should be a couple of great nights! 

21 February 2018     0 Comments

Swallow Hill Teacher Concert

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Swallow Hill teachers will give a great performance.

Swallow Hill teachers will give a great performance.

Swallow Hill Music School’s 2nd Annual Teacher Feature

January 27th Saturday

Doors open at 8 pm

71 East Yale

Don’t miss this great opportunity to see talented teachers on: fiddle, ukulele , guitar. banjo, pedal steel guitar, bass, piano, vocals, harmonica, Celtic harp (Star Edwards!), flute percussion, mandolin . This will include : folk- pop- jazz- rock – bluegrass

Tickets on sale now.

22 January 2018     0 Comments

Colcannon’s annual holiday show at Nissi’s

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colcannonMick with Colcannon says he hopes you’re enjoying this Holiday season. He wanted to let you know that they have a concert coming up at Nissi’s. This will be the annual presentation of the Colcannon Christmas Holiday show and will take place on Tuesday, December 19 at 7.30 p.m. So come and have dinner and join them for an evening of Christmas revelry, rascality and reflection! 

Nissi’s is at 2675 North Park Drive, Lafayette, CO (MAP) 

There’s more ticket information here: (TICKETS)

Mick, Jean, Mike, Brian and Cynthia hope you can make it!

15 December 2017     0 Comments

Kindred Spirits special winter performances

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winterspirit“Winter Spirit” is coming!

If you’ve not yet had opportunity to enjoy one of these winter concert evenings with us, you have something spectacular to discover! Kindred Spirits members can hardly wait to share the fun, joy, magic and musical merriment with their concert attenders.

At this concert these merry musicians will feature material with a winter theme. Kindred Spirits members like to fondly refer to their repertoire as the “Hits of the 16th century” or any century from 11th to 18th as this is the period from which most of their pieces are drawn.  This year’s concert entitled “Winter Spirit” will include enchanting and ancient winter themed melodies played by Kindred Spirits and their extraordinary special guests!

This year’s exceptional special guests include:

  • Eric Olson on uilleann pipes (the Irish bag pipes) and whistles
  • James Messerich on djembe, bodhran (Irish drum) and misc. percussion

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 8:00pm (doors 7:30pm)
At Swallow Hill Tuft Theater, Denver, CO  80210
Tickets: $15 in advance, $2 less for members  (Purchase Online Here!)   Tickets are $17 day of show, $2 less for members
or call:  303-777-1003

Saturday, December 9th, 2017, 7:30pm
Arts At Cabrini at St. Frances Cabrini Music Room Theater
Tickets: $10 (Purchase Online Here!)
6673 West Chatfield Ave., Littleton, CO 80128

Come join us for an evening of musical merriment!

29 November 2017     0 Comments