LIVE: Danu @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 3/16/14

March 18th, 2014, 4:00 pm by Greg

Video and photographs by Timothy Raab

This being the Celtic-centric Capital Region, there was no shortage of Irish music in the air last weekend. But the big show of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend avalanche was undoubtedly the sweet Sunday matinee at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall featuring the exquisite, award-winning, traditional music band Danu from Waterford. Waterford, Ireland, that is…

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Pittsfield’s Colonial Theatre Revs Up for St. Patrick’s Day with Two Irish Shows [Berkshire on Stage]

March 13th, 2012, 11:00 am by Sara
From historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today

From historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today.

While some are out scouting around for green beer, corned beef and cabbage in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 17, 2012, others will be flocking to Pittsfield’s Colonial Theatre for the best in Irish music and humor. The Berkshire Theatre Group has announced two special events leading up to the wearing of the green on March 15 and 16. No prepration or cooking time required. Just reserve your tickets early.

March 15 – Irish Wit keeps Irish Eyes Smiling

The Irish Comedy Tour returns to Pittsfield and The Colonial Theatre on Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 pm. The gang of comedians combines the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub with a boisterous evening of laughs, featuring Detroit’s Derek Richards, Boston-born Mike McCarthy and Dublin’s own Keith Aherne.

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