Out & About Ohio Events This Month

Out & About Ohio January 2020
by John O’Brien, Jr. @Jobjr

Flanagan’s Wake is Back!

The Hilarious Interactive Irish Wake is Every Friday & Saturday at 8pm and Kennedy’s Theatre at Playhouse Square, Downtown Cleveland. 216-241-6000 or 866-546-1353 

Brooklyn – Hooley House!

3rd – Billy Morris & the Sunset Strip 9:00pm, 10th – Old Skool 9:00pm, 17th – Whiskey Bound 9:00pm, 18th – Abbey Rodeo 8:00pm, 24th – Velvet Shake 9:00pm. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn 216-362-7700.

ALL under Cleveland;

5 Points Coffee & Tea

3600 West Park Road. Cleveland, Oh 44111     

The Harp

3rd – The Kilroy’s Irish Session 8p, 4th- The Porter Sharks 8p, 8th- Chris & Tom 7p, 10th– Chris Allen, 11th– Rachel Brown 8p, 15th-Chris & Tom 7p, 17th- Kelly Wright 8p, 18st– Auld Pitch 8p, 22nd- Chris & Tom7 p. 24th- Kristine Jackson 8p, 25th- Bill Lestock 8p, 29th– Chris & Tom 7p, 31st– Ruairi Hurley 8p. 4408 Detroit Road, 44113

Flat Iron Café

3rd- Cats on Holiday 6:30-9:30pm, 10th- Donal O’Shaughnessy 7-11pm, 17th- Kristine Jackson 7-10pm, 24th- Blues Chronicles 7-10pm, 31st- Jimmy-O 6-10pm. 1114 Center St.  Cleveland 44113-2406 216. 696.6968.


5th — Sammi Butler; 12th_ Tom Evanchuck; 19th_ Ray Flanagan;   26th_ Nathan Henry. 820 College Avenue, Cleveland, 44113

PJ McIntyre’s

4th- College Football National Championship Party, 10th- Sinatra CLE, 11th- Marys Lane 12th- BC Irish Dance Poker Tourney to send Kids to the Worlds, 18th- Mossy Moran, 25th- Faction.
BOGO Queen of Hearts Tickets. Every Thursday at 8p. Don’t forget T-Shirt Tues: wear any PJs T-Shirt get 15% off bill! Whiskey Wed:  ½ off every whiskey in the house. Thurs – Craft Beer $2.50. PJ McIntyre’s is a Local 10 Union establishment. Home of the Celtic Supporter’s Club and the GAA. Book Parties & Events in our Bridgie Ned’s Irish Parlor Party Room. 17119 Lorain Road, 44111. 216-941-9311.

Music Box Supper Club

4 Jan- Neil Zaza, 10 – Ghost of Gatsby Opera Dinner, 15 – Chris Barron and Glen Phillips, 16 – Cave Twins, 18 – Tom Petty Tribute, 23 – Croce Plays Croce, 24- Trippin Billies, 28 – Phillip Phillips. 1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113.
Flannery’s Pub

 323 East Prospect, Cleveland 44115 216.781.7782

Avon Lake

Ahern Banquet Center

Ahern Banquet Center is booking weddings and special events.  Call Tony Ahern / Lucy Balser @ 440-933-9500.  726 Avon Belden Rd, Avon Lake 44012.  


Irish American Club East Side

3 – Ballinloch, 13 – Membership Meeting with 2020 Member of the Year announcement, 16 – Guinness Poster Painting, 17 – Andrew McManus, 25 – Anniversary Dance with Marys Lane, 26 – A.O.H. Reverse Raffle. PUB: 7:30 – 10:30. IACES 22770 Lake Shore Blvd. Euclid, 44123. 216.731.4003


Plank Road Tavern

Open Sessiún Every Thursday 7 – 10.  $3 Guinness and Jamieson. 16719 Detroit Avenue, 44107

Medina / Montrose


3- Music Men (Music Trivia), 4- Island Doctor, 10- Smug Saints, 11- The New Barleycorn, 17- West Awake, 18- Andrew McManus, 24- Nathan Henry, 31- Mossy Moran. 117 West Liberty Medina, 44256

Hooley House Montrose

3rd – Disco Inferno 9:00pm, 10th – Big in Japan 9:00pm, 11th – Post Road 9:00pm, 17th – Phil ‘n the Blanks 8:30pm, 24th – Cocktail Johnny 9:00pm, 25th – Caliber 9:00pm, 31st – Collage 9:00pm. 145 Montrose West Avenue Copley, Oh 44321 (234) 466-0060


Hooley House

7861 Reynolds Rd Mentor (440) 942-6611.

Olmsted Twp

West Side Irish American Club

4 – New Barleycorn in the Pub, 5 – Marching practice begins, 2/2 Super Bowl Party contact Dan 216-701-6108, 2/15 Night @the Races, 2/22 Derek Warfield & the Young Wolfe Tones . Great live music & food in The Pub every Friday. WSIA Club 8559 Jennings Rd. 44138 440-235-5868.

Rocky River


19500 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116 (440) 990-7468

Valley City


4 – Q.S. Jazz Band, 11 – Chad Hoffman, 18 – Chad Humphries Blue Grass, 25 – Lego Legros. Join us for Brunch EVERY SUNDAY. Great food, atmosphere, staff and fun. 6757 Center Road Valley City, 44280


Hooley House

3rd – New Barleycorn 8:00pm, 9th – Ladies Night w Disco Inferno 8:00pm, 10th – Billy Morris & Sunset Strip 9:00pm, 17th – Mourning Glory 8:00pm, 18th – Cats on Holiday Duo 8:30pm, 31st – Abby Normal 9:00p. 24940 Sperry Dr Westlake 44145.  (440) 835-2890 


Shamrock Club Events

4th – Clann na nGael Dart Tournament; 5th – General Membership Meeting; 11th – Ladies of Longford; 19th – General Membership Meeting; 24th – Marys Lane. Happy Hour every Friday from 5-7pm! 60 W. Castle Rd. Columbus 43207 614-491-4449     

Tara Hall

Traditional Irish music w General Guinness Band & Friends 2nd Friday 8:00 – 11:00pm. No Cover. Tara Hall 274 E. Innis Ave. Columbus, 43207 614.444.5949.

 Traditional Irish Social Dancing with the Cleveland Ceili Club

The Cleveland Ceili Club promotes the musical traditions of Ireland by providing   opportunities for adults to enjoy traditional Irish music and dance.
Set dancing lessons, Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 pm, St. Clarence Church, North Olmsted Wednesdays 7-9 pm, Irish American Club – East Side

 Ceili dancing lessons, Thursdays, January 2 ,9, 23, 30 at 7-9 pm, West Side Irish American Club

For more information, contact [email protected] or find us on Facebook

Ongoing Traditional Irish Sessiúns – Bring your instruments and play along!

  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Fairlawn, 3300 Morewood Dr. 7:30 p,m. Wednesdays.  All skill levels welcome.  
  • Bardic Circle @The Shamrock Club of Columbus Beginner – friendly, intermediate level Irish session meeting every other Thursdays 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Briquette’s – 1st Saturday of the month, 2 -4 pm. Ashtabula on the Harbor
  • The Harp – 1st Friday of every month, 9pm. 4408 Detroit, Cleveland
  • Logan’s Irish Pub – 3rd Wednesday of the month, 414 S. Main St., Findlay, 7:30 pm
  • Plank Road – Every Thursday 7 – 10. All ages and experience welcome. 16719 Detroit Road, Lakewood, 44107
  • Tara Hall -Traditional Irish music w General Guinness Band & Friends 2nd Friday 8:00 – 11:00pm. 274 E. Innis Ave. Columbus, 43207 614.444.5949.

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