(Colorado Springs, CO) It's that time of year again. You have ironed your favorite green shirt, found the shamrock hat, and washed your lucky Irish socks. Everything is ready for St. Patrick's Day - you only need a place to celebrate.
Look no further than Jack Quinn's Irish Pub and Restaurant in downtown Colorado Springs (21 South Tejon Street).
Jack Quinn's has plenty of fun planned for St Patrick's Day (Thursday, 17 March). Doors open at 8:30 a.m., and there will be live music playing all day both upstairs and downstairs.
The music starts with Rare Ould Times, and they perform from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Irish Scotty, a musician who plays the guitar, harmonica, flute, tin whistle, and bodhran, takes the stage from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Join him for pub songs and sing-alongs.
The final downstairs act is Wirewood Station, an award-winning, Colorado-based band that has toured internationally. They will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight. You can listen to their music here.
Nerea the Fiddler, a talented musician who combines step dancing and fiddling, starts the day on the upstairs stage. She performs from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Sleeping Giants, a local Colorado Springs band that plays traditional Irish and Celtic music, will perform from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The final act on the upstairs stage is The McDeviants, a Colorado-based Celtic Folk Rock Band. This energetic, talented group is a local favorite at Jack Quinn's. They will perform from 9:00 p.m. to midnight. Learn more about the band and listen to some of their music here.
In addition to the live music, there will also be Celtic Step Dancing throughout the day on both floors.
Jack Quinn's serves traditional Irish fare including Corned Beef & Cabbage, Bangers & Mash, Shepherd's Pie with soda bread, Fish & Chips, and Beer Cheese Soup to name a few.
Come on out and enjoy delicious food and drinks while listening to Irish music in a festive environment. It's the place to be.
For more information on the St Patrick's Day festivities, go here. I'll see you there!