Friday, August 31, 2012

The Maid Behind the Bar / Drowsie Maggie

Here's a set of Reels that John and Scott played recently:

The Maid Behind the Bar / Drowsie Maggie

John Lavelle - Accordion
Scott Lynch -Guitar

Recorded on August 25, 2012


Saturday, August 27, 2011

John and Scott at Groovin' in the Grove 2011

On Saturday, May 28, 2011, John and Scott once again participated in the Groovin' in the Grove benefit to help keep music alive in Redwood City schools. More information can be found here:

http://www.rcef.org/groovin/

The setlist:

Forget Me Not / Running the Goat (1st two parts)
The Ship in Full Sail / The Kesh
Two Polkas
Drowsie Maggie


Thursday, March 17, 2011

St. Patrick's Day Music/Dancing at Preschool

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, John played at his granddaughter's preschool on March 16, 2011 with his son-in-law. Two of his daughters danced for the preschoolers and got them to try out some dance steps of their own. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Annie Walsh - Buckley's Fancy - Ricky Sherlock's

Here's a set of some of John's favorite Reels:

Annie Walsh - Buckley's Fancy - Ricky Sherlock's



Some of these tunes are known by multiple names.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Merrily Kiss the Quaker - The Gleantann Slide

John recently recorded a set of slides that he loves to play:

Merrily Kiss the Quaker - The Gleantann Slide

Thursday, June 3, 2010

John and Scott at Groovin' in the Grove

On Saturday, May 29, 2010, John and Scott took part in the Groovin' in the Grove benefit to help keep music alive in Redwood City schools. More information can be found here:

http://www.rcef.org/groovin/

The setlist:

Polka / The Trip to Durrow (first ever combo!?)
Cooley's / The Wise Maid
Saddle the Pony / Lark in the Morning

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Wonderful Picture from 1959

John recently received a surprise in his inbox from Tommy Masterson. Per Tommy, "My mom came across this picture and I thought you would like it. It is from Nov of 1959. We don't know the venue; may have been a wedding."














L-R Jim Ruddin Jr; Tom Masterson Sr.; Paddy Looney;Johnny Lavelle.

As noted previously on this blog, John first met Joe Cooley at Tom Masterson's house.

Thanks to Tommy for the great pic!