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22 January 2010 @ 02:43 pm
Have you got a copy of 'Mind the Gap' yet? If the answer is no, then a fantastic time to remedy that is on the horizon. For a fortnight beginning on 25 January, CD Baby will donate $1 to Mercy Relief and the American Red Cross for the benefit of earthquake survivors in Haiti.

Click the link and tell your friends.

16 March 2009 @ 02:43 pm

Finding yourself at a loss for how to mark St Pat's this year? I've got a suggestion: join the time-honoured tradition of spending it at Ye Olde Bull and Bush.

Sounds fantastic, who'll be playing there that night, then?

Oh, thanks very much for asking!

Playing the best in Irish jigs and reels will be Scarin' the Horses, which shall include John Burleson (one of the region's finest Irish-style guitarists), Mike Hryekewicz (a fantastic fiddle player late of Lost Tribe and down visiting us from Sunny Portland), and Gypsy Youngraven (recognise that name? So do I :D)

Ye Olde Bull and Bush can be found at:

2300 Montgomery Street (about 4 blocks  North of I-30)
Ft. Worth, Texas 76107-4521

We can be found there beginning round 7.30 and until...well, Until. I hope to see everybody out there. :D

Cheers and beers,

23 September 2008 @ 10:45 am
Mu Phi Epsilon / Dallas Public Library Series

You are cordially invited to attend a free recital


Irish Ballads for Harp & Soloists

Sunday, 28 September 2008

3.00 PM

Lisa Huffaker, Suzanne Solomon, Gypsy Youngraven, Kyle Hancock, Candy Schell, Chris Arterburn & Friends

featuring Harpist Carolyn Carson


J. Erik Jonsson Library Auditorium, 1515 Young St., Dallas, Texas


We look forward to seeing you!
Whilst Sprig's on hiatus, various of us will be playing in various places and with various other people.

For instance, I'll be playing with October Country (for the first time ever!) at the Plaza Pub in Arlington on 26 July from 8pm-12am. OH. And lest I forget, it's also October Country's first time ever to the Plaza Pub, so do come out to cheer us all on. :D

A map can be found here:

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So, come out and join Casey, Shaddow, and myself for an evening of music, drink, and billiards.

Cheers and beers,
Hallo everybody!

I'll be playing at Conlon's Pub this Saturday night with John Burleson (one of the region's best Irish guitarists and Mimi Rogers (a brilliant Irish/Old time fiddle player). We go on at 9pm, and we'd love to see you.

Here are the details:
Saturday, 21 June 2008
9pm - 12am
Conlon's Pub
2528 White Settlement Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 698-9777


23 May 2008 @ 04:42 pm
On 24 May, Spriggan will be back at the Plaza Pub in Arlington for our last do before we go on hiatus. Come out, listen, and have a drink with us.

24 May 2008
8.00 PM - Midnight
The Plaza Pub
1605 New York (near Park Row Dr.)
Arlington, TX 76010

Here's a map:
Click me

If you've got a Google calendar (which I believe anybody who's got a Google account will have), you can click this link to add this event to said calendar. Brilliant.

Peace out, slán go foill, and wish Chris well on the impending birth of his daughter,
02 May 2008 @ 04:51 pm
Many of you have asked me about this, and at last I can tell you: Spriggan's CD, 'Mind the Gap', is up and available on CD Baby. Obviously, we'd love it if you bought one. Looky, here's a linky. :D

Buy the CD
SPRIGGAN: Mind the Gap
click to order

09 April 2008 @ 12:29 pm
Well, we survived the St Patrick's season, so in celebration Spriggan will be playing at the Tipperary Inn on 12 April (Saturday) from 8 till midnight. Come out, have a look at us, drink yourselves under a few tables, and buy a CD (or forty) from one of us.

Peace out, slán go foill, and eek - a spider,

Current Location: The Tipperary Inn
13 March 2008 @ 02:46 pm
Spriggan (sans Chris and including Bob Moore and Toar Schell) will be playing from 7pm-10pm tonight at Trinity Hall. Come out and have a look at us.:D

06 March 2008 @ 08:06 pm
[on my flickr]
Current Location: Fair Park, Dallas, Texas
Current Music: Spriggan - Mind the Gap - As I Roved Out/Cooley's