Monthly archives: October, 2010

iBAM! This coming weekend!!!!

Ok folks it’s time to get ready for next weekend and iBAM! It’s going to be a great time. I will be there as an author this year discussing my book “Irish Pub Songs For The 5-String Banjo Volume 1”. I will also be participating in a panel discussion on Th Business Side Of Irish…


Luke Kelly Month – Whiskey In The Jar Accompaniment for Frailing Banjo.

Grab you instrument and play some frailing banjo along with Colonel O’Connor and myself! It’s time for Whiskey in the Jar. Even with mic problems, the Colonel was a trooper! Remember that the only important think is to have fun! Whiskey In The Jar MP3 [Download] Whiskey In The Jar(PDF) WHISKEY IN THE JAR   …


Luke Kelly Month – Raglan Road Accompaniment for Frailing Banjo

Joel Simpon was busy so I brought out the big guns: Colonel Robert Emmet O’Connor! The Colonel was gracious enought to play some fiddle along with me on Raglan Road. Grab your instrument and play along with some frailing banjo while The Colonel and I have some fun! Poor Joel, he always get picked on!…


Frailing Banjo Lick Of The Week – 3/4 Time

The Frailing Banjo Lick Of The Week this time around is a short tutorial on 3/4 time. Just remember that it isn’t some terrible task, but just a variation on the bump-ditty strum. Go slow, have fun and keep at it. If you’re like me, you’ll find one song in 3/4 time that you really…


Luke Kelly Month – Whiskey In The Jar on Frailing Banjo

It’s the last installment of Luke Kelly Month, but don’t worry some of the other iconic songs from Luke Kelly will be showing up throughout the rest of the year. Play along with it and have fun! Whiskey In The Jar MP3 [Download] Whiskey In The Jar(PDF) WHISKEY IN THE JAR         [C]As…


Luke Kelly Month – Raglan Road on Frailing Banjo

The Irish Pub Song Of The Day for the last week of Luke Kelly Month is Raglan Road on Frailing Banjo! This is a great song in 3/4 time. All of the notes come out of the fretted chords so it’s an easy one to learn. Once you have the basic melody, experiment and have…


Chicagoland Acoustic Jam Part 2

We had two jams this month and both were fantastic! Jim Farley hosted this one and we had a great time. I’ll be posting the schedule for next month soon.



Still Under The Weather!

I am still a little under the weather. I am hoping for a recovery before the Chicagoland Acoustic Jam Part 2 on Saturday. Until then I am going to get some rest. I’ll keep you posted. Kelly


Back on Tuesday!

After a great Saturday with the Chicagoland Acoustic Jam, Sunday was another day under the weather. I should be back on Tuesday and I hope that everyone had a great weekend. See you later, Kelly