2126 S.W. Halsey St. / Troutdale, OR, 97060
Sunday, March 17, 2019
All ages welcome
Irish or not, you're invited to join in our celebration!
St. Patrick's Golf Tourney • 1 pm • $25 per person
Loading DockCul an Ti • 11 am - 1 pm
Molly Malone Irish dancers • 1 pm
Hills and Hollows • 1:30 - 3 pm
The Hill Williams • 3:30 - 5 pm
Ruthie's Moan • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Cedar Teeth • 8 - 10 pm
Little Red ShedOutboard Traveler • 3 - 5 pm
Sky in the Road • 5:30 - 7 pm
Winery Tasting Room (21 & over)The New Shilling Band • 3 - 6 pm
Biddy on the Bench • 7 - 9 pm
RoamingBalloons and Face Painter • 1 - 4 pm
Distillery tasting-Lobby • 3 - 5 pm
Leprechauns with Candy • 4 pm
River City Pipe Band • 4 pm
Cedar Teeth hails from the Cascade foothills, where the sound of saws cut through the Oregon woods and the lights of Portland set the western horizon aglow. The music of Cedar Teeth is shaped by the experience of living in this margin dividing the wilderness from the city. From the five members of the band emerges a fusion of guitars, banjo, keys and trombone, propelled by bass and drums, while vocal harmonies weave through the music. Their songs are thus sweeping and immersive, at turns rustically melodic, lyrically raw, and aggressive, as they explore the tensions of our time: love, loss, and destruction in a morally ambivalent landscape.
Over the past five years, Cedar Teeth has steadily crafted a distinct sound and set out to bring together audiences and fellow musicians from Portland to Seattle. Starting off 2015 with a series of shows in Park City, Utah during Sundance Film Festival, Cedar Teeth has gone on to perform at major venues throughout the Pacific Northwest, like Seattle's Tractor Tavern, as well as festival sets at Cascadia Rainingman and Summer Meltdown, alongside bands like Greensky Bluegrass and Fruition. Songs from their debut album, Hoot, have since been licensed for television programming on PBS and film soundtracks in America and Europe. Heading into 2016, Cedar Teeth will soon return to the studio and record their sophomore album before hitting the road, to bring their brand of NW roots rock to audiences far beyond the Cascade foothills from where their music is born.
Winery Tasting Room
The versatile combination of banjo, guitar, mandolin, tin whistle and four part vocal harmony lendsitself equally to high-energy Irish rebel songs and shanties, lively session tunes, and mournful gaelicballads. Grounded primarily in the folk/traditional style of Irish music pioneered by such bands as "The Dubliners", "Planxty", and "The Bothy Band", Portland's own "Biddy on the Bench" breathes lifeand authenticity into old standbys of the genre and lesser-known tunes alike.In the winter months of 2013, Biddy on the Bench was formed. The members include KevinGrgurich, Nick Frey, Noah Cotter, Casey Dyer, Tristan Cormack, and Trevor Cormack. Hailing fromCleveland, Ohio, Kevin, Nick, Tristan, and Trevor have been playing music together for close to adecade. Noah and Casey are Oregon natives and bring with them years of experience with Irishmusic. Together, Biddy on the Bench approaches each song, each melody, with a passion for themusic and sharing it with others.
Little Red Shed
Sky in the Road creates music with an organic feel that reflects their unique native Oregonian perspective. Sky in the Road is the performing name of singer/songwriter duo Daniel Rhiger and Rahmana Wiest. Their musical collaboration spans two decades. They describe their music as folk-based winding its way through Americana, country, Celtic, world folk, gypsy jazz, new age, rock and reggae. Known for their tight, soaring vocal harmonies they fill out their sound with a variety of instrumentation including 6 and 12 string guitar, Irish bouzouki, banjo and East Indian harmonium.Their songs have received honors in competitions locally and nationally including Billboard Magazine's National Songwriting Contest. Sky in the Road has released several CDs including, "Time Travels", "Celtic Gypsy", "Where Everything is Music" and their 1996 debut, "Sky in the Road".They have toured nationally and have been heard at numerous concert halls, conferences, coffee houses and festivals including Winterfolk, Portland's Rose Festival, Artquake, The Bite, Seattle Folk Life, and many more. Their recordings have received airplay in major markets such as Boston, San Francisco and Portland and on numerous college radio stations nationwide. They have been featured on the nationally syndicated radio show River City Folk three times since 2001.
River City Pipe Band is a performance pipe and drum band. They exists to provide a supportive and constructive learning environment for its members to improve their craft through practice, performance, and individual and group competition.
The Hillwilliams are a group of Portland, OR musicians who have come together to celebrate the high lonesome sound and hot picking of traditional Bluegrass.
Brought together initially by admiration for bluegrass masters like Bill Monroe and The Stanley Brothers as well as 1970s bluegrass supergroup Old and in the Way, The Hillwilliams blend three strong vocalists, smoking fiddle, mandolin, guitar, banjo and doghouse bass, into a fun high energy mix, that harkens back to classic bluegrass, while exploring an exciting sound of their own. Whether they are playing the best of the traditional bluegrass repertoire, or playing their own original bluegrass songs, their shows are fun, high energy events that leave audiences asking for more.
The Hillwilliams' first album of original material, "Hill Yeah!", was released in February of 2015.
Yeates (guitar, lead and backing vocals) is a veteran
singer/songwriter/guitarist from Dublin, Ireland. He has taken his early rock
roots and combined them with his Celtic influences to create a hard-driving yet
soulful sound. Peter has toured much of the world as a solo act and also with
various Irish musicians, including James Kelly (Planxty, Patrick Street), Noel
Hill (Planxty), Tommy Hayes (Stockton's Wing) and accordion player Paddy
Ken Larson (bodhrán, lead and
backing vocals) originally from Minneapolis, MN, has developed an inventive and
unique style in his three decades of playing bodhrán. He pulls an amazing range
of sounds from the simple Irish drum. He has toured the US with Peter Yeates,
in the two decades of collaboration, and has also performed and recorded with
some of the premier Celtic groups in the Portland area.
Edgefield Golf Course
Golfers of all skill levels and ages are welcome at our friendly, individual-format, 20-hole tournament on Edgefield's par-3 Pub Course. Grab a beer (or a soda) and head to the Distillery Bar (i.e., the clubhouse) to begin your day on the fairways.
The tourney will have KP (closest to the pin) contests – prizes include McMenamins t-shirts, gift cards and more.
Prizes are awarded after the tourney at the Distillery Bar – you need not be present to win. We will hold the prize at the Distillery to be picked up at a later date.
Tickets can be purchased, online, at the Edgefield Gift Shop, or by phone at (919) 653-0443 or (800) 514-3849.
Cul an ti (Gaelic for "The back of the House") has built a reputation as the Northwest's most exiting Irish band. Founding members Cary Novotny and Danny O'Hanlon have over the years forged a powerful and unique rhythm section that has rocked crowds while simultaneously supporting some of the best Irish musicians performing on the U.S. west coast.
The band features renowned Dublin button accordionist Johnny Connolly as well as the highly regarded Dave Cory on the tenor banjo together with Novotny and O'Hanlon on guitar/vocals and bass/percussion/vocals respectively.
Cul an ti's ability to play authentic traditional Irish music along with the added dynamic of being able to turn on a dime and delight crowds with a dizzying range of American pop and traditional Irish pub songs sets them apart from other bands. Fans of the band's particular style of groove oriented and highly energized Irish music have been raving about them ever since their first appearances in 1995 at Kells Irish pub and Biddy Mcgraws in Portland, Oregon.
The band has also performed at various McMenamins venues in Portland, Kells Seattle, Conor Byrne Seattle, 1995-2000 Salmon Festivals, the National Folk Alliance Convention, The Bite of Portland, The Portland Celtic Music Festival, the Salem Art Fair, Choochakam Festival of the arts in Langley, Washington, the Skamania Irish Festival, and the Highland Games.
Cul An Ti released its first self-titled CD in 1999, recorded live at the original Biddy McGraws.
Cul An Ti creates some of the most exciting and powerful Irish music for American audiences everywhere.
THE PLAYERSCary Novotny has toured and recorded with the internationally known band "The Bridies" featuring members of Michael Flatley's "The Lord of the Dance" as well as the band Bridgetown.
Johnny Connolly, a former member of the band Anam has released a critically acclaimed solo recording on Green Linnet records entitled "Bridgetown" that also features Novotny and Cory.
Dave Cory hails from the bay area and has played with many notable Irish artists across America including The Magic Square, Lisa Schnekenberger, & Bridgetown.
Danny O'Hanlon has played with many notable Irish musicians as well over the years and brings a wealth of experience from the pop world vis a vis his performing, producing, and recording various artist up and down the west coast.
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