Irish music

The Woburn Historical Society presents the Merry Minstrels in a Musical Celebration of Saint Patrick's Day

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Sun, 03/19/2017 - 4:00pm
The Merry Minstrels' musicians & vocalists will perform traditional Irish tunes

The Woburn Historical Society invites you to join our observance of Saint Patrick's Day with the Merry Minstrels' annual performance celebrating the music of the Emerald Isle.  This year's program will take place in the Wyman School Auditorium, 677 Main Street, Woburn, on Sunday, March 19th, at 4pm. 

Irish Whispa will be playing a free concert on Friday, August 7 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, courtesy of sponsor, McCue Garden Center. If the weather is good, they will be at the usual outdoor venue of Horn Pond, but if necessary this concert will be moved to the indoor venue of the barn at Spence Farm, located at 41 Wyman St. McCue Garden Center will steam freshly picked corn on the cob for the crowd!

Irish Whispa is a Boston area based band who is immersed in Irish music and culture. Striving to keep traditional Irish ballads alive, Irish Whispa is comprised of Brien Connolly, on guitar and lead vocals, Katie Foley, on fiddle and vocals, Kevin Shea, on guitar, banjo and vocals and Bob Fowkes on bouzuki, vocals and bass and Rob Anderson on bass, harmonica and pipes. Their style is influenced by the Dubliners, Wolfetones, Pogues, Irish Rovers, Clancy Brothers, Christy Moore, & many others.

For more information, please visit Irish Whispa’s website at: or “like” them on Facebook at: Irish Whispa-Massachusetts.

Friday, August 6th - It was perfect night for a concert at Horn Pond, the humidity had lifted and it was cool and breezy enough to keep the bugs at bay.  The Woburn DPW had worked their magic of cleaning the grassy area in front of the stage, known as Ice House Park, and The McTeggarts, a crowd favorite, played their traditional Irish music for two solid hours, without stopping to take a break.  Attendee