Sunday, February 24, 2008

Our USA 2008 Tour Dates - March 2008

ClaireWe, Claire Roche and John of Celtic Ways invite you to visit us on our USA tour starting March 11th and running though to March 31st.

This is a networking and small concert. Claire will be performing at various house concerts, lounges, and gardens along the way. 


I will be sharing some local ancient Celtic stories and talking to people about our retreats and tours

Claire will include performing some songs from her new album in progress, “Now And Then”.

Most of these events are donation only.


Here is the schedule of dates and cities
followed by our programme ….


no cover charge, just donation


contact us with questions, for details and for bookings


Mon: March 11th Rockwood, IL (lunchtime 1:00 pm)


contact us for details


Wed:  March 12th  Urbana, Illinois


Heartland Gallery (7:00 pm)
112 W. Main St., Urbana, IL 61801
ph: (217)337-4767


Fri: March 14th Santa Cruz, CA

contact us for details


Sat: March 15th, Monterey, CA


Old Monterey Inn  (8:00 pm)
500 Martin St, Monterey, CA 93940
ph: (831)375-8284


Sun. March 16th, Santa Barbara, CA


James House (8:00 pm)
1632 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
ph: (805) 569 5853


Mon. March 17th, Barstow, CA


Hampton Inn (9:00 pm)
2710 Lenwood Rd Barstow, CA 92311
ph: (760) 253 2600 


Tue. March 18th, Las Vegas


contact us for details

Wed: Mar 19th, Eagar, AZ


White Mountain Escape (9:00 pm)
1600 S. Water Canyon Road, Eagar, AZ 85925
ph: (928) 333 2000


Thu: March 20th, El Paso, TX


Casa de Sueños (8:30 pm)
405 Mountain Vista Road, La Union, NM 88021
ph: (575) 874 9166 


Sat: March 22nd, Austin, TX


contact us for details

Sun: March 23rd, New Orleans


contact us for details

Tue: March 25th, Jacksonville Beach, FL

contact us for details


Thu: March 27th, Washington DC


contact us for details

We will have a small concert program followed by a social.


With her harp and voice, Claire will sing and play



  • Sitting In A Green Field

  • Dedication
    both songs from her forthcoming “Now And Then” album

  • He Wears The Cloths Of Heaven
    a beautiful short poem of W.B. Yeats that Claire has set to music

  • and some beautiful and favourite ancient and traditional Irish songs such as


    • Gabhain Molte Bhride (Brigit’s Song)

    • Siuil a Rhuin

    • Salley Gardens

    • some tunes by Turlough O’Carolan

    • and personal requests (no Irish rebel songs, though)

Between songs John will share four short and related stories from his forthcoming book, “The Veil Between Two Worlds”



  • Harps Across The Veil (arrival of the Tuatha De Dannan)

  • Washer Of The Ford (a story of Dagda and Morrigan)

  • The Birth Of Bhride

  • Cailleach Bearra (a goddess story for today)

Available only from these events are ……..


A special “USA tour only” compilation album of Claire’s songs including tracks from her unreleased “Now & Then” album.


A USB wooden box collection of 4 albums of Claire’s music plus bonus tracks plus video clips. Plug this into your computer’s USB port, listen to the music, load into your digital music collection, load selected tracks into your iPod and digital player. Incredible value.


If you would like to meet us and hear Claire perform, please contact us through the Celtic Ways contact page

We so look forward to meeting you on this tour.


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