Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day!

September 17, 2014 in Irish, Slideshow by TheLeprechaun

Halfway events 2014The festivities start on Wed. the 17th, and continue on through the next week! Get Specials on Irish liquor and beer on the 17th itself, catch an all-Irish Whiskey tasting, do a pub crawl via trolley ride, and catch the opening of the Guinness Toast Contest, AND the new Guinness Joke Contest!

It’s all happening over the next 10 days!

Eric McFadden – modern day Jimi Hendrix!

September 16, 2014 in Slideshow by TheLeprechaun

Eric Mc Fadden v2Virtuoso guitarist and modern day Hendrix, Eric Mc Fadden is coming to Anna O’Brien’s on Thursday, Sept 25th. Catch a finger-blistering performance of guitar skills as McFadden and Tavana hit the stage. There will be a $10 cover.

A guitar-playing virtuoso, Eric “Magic Fingers” McFadden has toured the world as a solo artist, as well as traveling with funk legend George Clinton of Parliament/Funkadelic, and rock legend Eric Burdon of The Animals. McFadden is a member of the new supergroup, T.E.N. (www.TEN-music.com), alongside Thomas Pridgen (Mars Volta/Suicidal Tendencies) and Norwood Fisher (Fishbone). Heralded by Guitar Player Magazine as “the closest thing San Francisco has to a modern-day Jimi Hendrix”, McFadden has been stunning audiences with his guitar wizardry for years. His style is unique, with his rock n roll sensibility blending stunningly with his blues, funk, punk & even flamenco influences. A masterful songwriter, his catalogue is extensive and diverse, ranging from high-energy rock to beautiful ballads. McFadden has collaborated on stage and/or in the studio with the regal likes of Bo Diddley, Keb Mo’, Living Colour, Joe Strummer (The Clash), Widespread Panic, Nels Cline (Wilco), Les Claypool (Primus), The Meters, Bernie Worell (Talking Heads), Bonnie Rait, Bill Kreutzman (Grateful Dead), Ron Wood & Chuck Leavel (Rolling Stones), Pink, Pete Sears (Jefferson Airplane, Rod Stewart), Jackson Browne, Fishbone, Mike Watt (Minutemen), The Reverend Horton Heat, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Grace Potter, Galactic, Jack Johnson, Boots Riley (The Coup), Steward Copeland (The Police), among others.

Chris Thomas King – the King of 21st Century Blues!

September 9, 2014 in Slideshow by TheLeprechaun

ctk flyerComing To Anna’s on Tuesday, Sept. 30th – Chris Thomas King, 21st Century bluesman! Best known for his role in the movie ‘O Brother Where Art Thou?’ as Tommy Johnson, the man who sold his soul to the devil for guitar skills. He’ll be playing the crowd along with Hawaii’s own Infamous Bourbon Boys.

$20 ($15 Student) if bought in advance, $25 ($20 Student) at the door. Tickets available at Anna O’Brien’s, Good Guys Music, Hungry Ear Records and Buffalo Records.

All-Irish Whiskey Tasting for Sept.

September 2, 2014 in Slideshow by TheLeprechaun

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September’s whiskey tasting is an all-Irish event – in honor of the half-way point to St. Patrick’s Day we’ll be featuring six Irish whiskeys in a benefit tasting for the Friends of St. Patrick!

Call or email to hold a seat!