Charmas CELTIC TRIO and FESTIVAL BAND perform throughout the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas. Visit our website calendar to find pub/winery/nightclub shows, festival appearances, and holiday-themed comedy shows…

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Live music creates vivid memories at Weddings, Wakes, Birthday Celebrations, and Corporate Parties. Customize your special event by selecting any mixture of Traditional Irish/Scottish/English Music, Celtic Rock, Sea MusicAmerican Folk Rock, American Classic Rock, Vocal Serenades, and Solo Great Highland Bagpipes

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Special thanks to Charmas’ show hosts…

Angelicas Supper Club (Redwood City), Back Nine Bar & Grill (Pasatiempo), Bayview Motel (Aptos), Big Sur Marathon, Big Trees Highland Games (Felton), The Bistro (Hayward), Blue Lagoon (Santa Cruz), Bocci’s Cellar (Santa Cruz), Bonny Doon Winery (Davenport), The Britannia Arms (Cupertino), The Bull and Bear (Monterey), Celtic Night at St. Andrew Church (Aptos), Claddagh (Gilroy), Coasters (Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk), Coopers (Monterey), The Crepe Place (Santa Cruz), Crow’s Nest (Santa Cruz),  Davenport Roadhouse (Davenport), Devils Canyon Brewing Company (San Carlos), Discretion Brewing (Soquel), Don Quixotes International Music Hall (Felton), First Daze Festival (Boulder Creek), The Fish House (Watsonville), Five Points (San Jose), Flanagan’s (Carmel), Half Moon Bay Brewing Company (Half Moon Bay), Henfling’s (Ben Lomond), Hophead Public House (Scotts Valley), Hop and Barley Festival (Scotts Valley),  Hunter Hill Winery (Soquel),  Ideal Bar and Grill (Santa Cruz), Lulu Carpenter’s (Santa Cruz), Nazareth Vista Senior Center (Belmont),. New Bohemia Brewing Company(Capitola), O’Flaherty’s (San Jose), Pacific Grove “Good Old Days Festival”, The Poet & The Patriot (Santa Cruz), Rosie McCann’s (Santa Cruz), Rosie McCann’s (San Jose), San Francisco Maritime Sea Music Festival (San Francisco), The Shadowbrook (Capitola), Sir Froggy’s Pub (Soquel), Summit Beer Garden and Grill (Los Gatos), The Starry Plough (Berkeley), Two Day Town Festival (Livermore), Westside Farmers’ Market, Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market, Live Oak Farmers’ Market, Trout Farm Inn (Felton), The Ugly Mug (Soquel), Silver Mountain Winery (Los Gatos), Sandbar (Capitola), Seymour Discovery Center (Santa Cruz), Trinity Cathedral (San Jose), United Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco (San Francisco),  Vino Prima Wine Bar (Santa Cruz),

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  1. I really like your music that I heard on KPIG this morning, February 12th. And your discussion about mixing Guinness and Smithwick’s is correct. And, yes, in Ireland they don’t mix Guinness with Harp, like the Brits do.

    FYI: I was in a pub in Dublin and asked for a “black and tan” and got an elaborate schooling on using this phrase while ordering a pint in Ireland. Black and tan are the colors the Brits wore during the Anglo-Irish war from 1919-1921. I could tell I struck a nerve. I was advised by the publican to use “half and half” instead. From that point on, while I was vacationing in Ireland, I decided to respect this aspect of their culture and history and when ordering a Guinness and Smithwick’s I ordered it as a “half and half.”

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