Calendar

June 2017

June 4 2017 12-2 30  Sunday Brunch at Crossroads, Bellevue Washington

The Home Rulers (Dan Carollo, with Tami Curtis, Cameron Stahl)

House sessions: June 6,20

June  11 Set Dancing Wilde Rover Irish Pub: the Pride of Bothell

June17, 2017 Contra dance Port Townsend; Jay Finkelstein and Susan Burke

June 22  Lake City Contra Dance, Seattle Red Crow

 

May 2017

May 14 2017 Irish SEt Dancing, The Wilde Rover , Kirkland Wasnington 1 30 p.m.-330p.m.

May 26,2017 Northwest Folklife Festival Trad Stge:

The Home Rulers, 7 45-8 15

Au Contraire 12 p.m. Roadhouse Contradancing

Pride of Bothell Ceilidh Band : Irish Set Dancing 3 p.m. fisher Pavillion

April 8  Eastside contradance: Making Time (Terry WErgeland, Joe Micheals, Susan Burke)

April 9,  Wilde Rover monthly set dancing 1 30

March 11

       Grasso, Carollo, Vance, Burke :Seattle Irish Festival, Seattle Center 12-2 

       Concert with above and the Tara Academy of Irish Dance

Old Redmond School House Community Center 7 p.m. tickets brownpapertickets.com

March 12, Portland Road house/ Au Contraire plays for contras

March 17 MacMenamin’s Bothell 2-4 The Home Rulers,with guest Tami Curtis

March 17 Sand Point Country Club: The Home Rulers

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Feb 3,4 Galway Bay Irish Pub: the Home Rulers

Jan.27, Tacoma Whisky Society Burns dinner the Home Rulers with Tami Curtis

jan 28. Queen City Yacht Club Burns night: the Home Rulers

Jan.  21 Vancouver, B.C. Contra dance: Red Crow

Dec. 31 Olympia Contra Dance, Au Contraire

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November 5, Cape Breton Scottish House Session 2 p.m.

Nov. 19 Au Contraire plays for contra dancing at Friday Harbor

October 2016 ,

Oct. 1 Wedding, Thornwood Castle (Tami Curtis, Bruce Singleton, WB Reid)

Oct. 2 Steilacoom Cider Festival Curlew’s Call

Oct. 9 NW Scottish Fiddlers: Workshop on Cape Breton tunes

Oct. 12-15 Galway Bay Celtic Festival: Curlew’s Call

Oct. 23 Irish Set Dancing Pride of Baothell Ceilidh Band. wilde Rover Irish Pub

Oct 30 English Country Dance, Cedar grove  Grange, 2 p.m.. with Betsy Cooper, Julie King

 

September 2016

Sept 1  Au Contraire, Lake City Contra

Sept. 9 Curlew’s Call , Olympia Farmers’ Market 11-2 SSept. 1 Sept 10 Harper Family Dance

Sept. 17 McMenamin’s Six Months til St Patrick’s Day!– THE HOME RULERS with guest Tami Curtis

August 2016

8/19 Strings without Boundaries workshop:’What’s the Difference? Scots/ Irish Fiddle styles’ (Susan Burke)

8/21 Set DAnce at Wilde Rover Irish Pub

The Home Rulers / Mary Queen of Peace summerfest

8/20 Red Crow contra in Tacoma

July 2016

7/7Sandy Bradley and Susan Burke(The Yes Bees) Lake City contra

7/8 Seattle English Country Dance

7/17 Set Dancing Wilde Rover

7/28 fiddle workshop (Fiddlers Green)

7/29 Au Contraire, Emerald City Contra

May 2016

Music program, McAuliffe School 5/

Sunday set dance 2 p.m.  5/15 session 4 p.m.

Folklife Contra dance, Red Crow 5/27 6 p.m.

April 2016

Cape Breton house session 4/2

World Dance Party Northshore Sr. Cntr. 4/8

Sunday Set Dance, the Wilde Rover 2 p.m. 4/17

Fiddle workshop 4/21

Galway Bay weekend: the Home Rulers 4/29,30

March 2016

Roche Harbor Irish week 3/6-3/11

Seattle Center Irish WEeek (irish heritage club) 3/12

wedding 3/14

St Patrick’s party seattle 3/16

Microsoft Commons concert  The Home Rulers 3

Seattle Feis benefit 3/29 The Home Rulers

Fiddle tune workshop 3/24

February 2016

Red Crow Port Angeles Contra Dance 2/6

Fiddle tune workshop 2/25

Carnation Senior Center Wine Tasting 2/27

January 2016

1/2/16 Olympia Contra Dance with Jay Finkelstein and Julie bennet

1/8/16 Emerald City Contra DAnce, seattle, with Red Crow

1/9 Bellingham Contra Dance with Red Crow

1/11/16 Boundary Bay Brewery 8 p.m. with WB Reid

1/16 Yelm wedding with bennet/finkelstein

1/23 Cape Breton/ Scots House Session 2 p.m.

1/24 SLAINTE Robert Burns whiskey and dining celebration at the Palace Ballroom with Rich Hill, and the Home Rulers (Carollo, Singelton, Burke)

December

house concert: DREOS 12/6

12/12 Olympia ContrDance with Red Crow

12/18 MacMenamin’s Bothell/ Susan Burke Celtic Ban

 

Nov 4, Fiddlers Green Workshop

Novd 6 dance at The Red Barn, Winthrop: Red Crow

Nov. 14 Lake Forest Community Club: The Homerulers 630-830

Nov. 15 Cape Breton /Scots session, Bothell

Nov. 18 Fidddlers Green workshop, Bothell

Nov. 30 Bel Square  Celtic Christmas”: Susan Burke Celtic Band 6 30

 October 2015

Oct.3: Making Time (Terry Wergeland, Joe Micheals, Susan Burke) at the South Bay Grange

Oct 7,14 Fiddlers workshop, Bothell

Oct. 22, Holiday Festival, The Tacoma Dome: The Susan Burke Trio at noon.

Oct 24. Wedding party, Olympia

September 2015

Sept 2,9: Fiddlers Workshops, Bothell

Sept. 11 English Country Dance, Seattle with Betsy Cooper, Julie King

Sept.15-30 traveling the coasts and pubs of Doolin, Ardara,Sligo, Donnegal, Tuam, Ennis Ireland

August 2015

Aug. 1 wedding, Edmonds

Aug. 8 Annual Stehekin Square Dance: the Chelanigans

Aug. 16, Irish Wake, the Space Needle

Aug 23 Mary Queen of Peace Summerfest: The Homerulers

 

July 2015 Celtic FiddleTutor, Festival of American Fiddle tunes 6/29-/7/5 July 17 The Home Rulers at Crossroads, Bellevue Wa. 7 p.m.-9   June 13, Portland Contradance , Red Crow June 14 Homerulers at the Celtic Arts Foundation opening, Mt Vernon 6/27 North Bend wedding with the Fire Inside May 2015 Olympia Contradance 5/2 , with Jay finkelstein 5/8-11 INdian Neck Folk Festival, Connecticut 5/25 Cape Breton session folklife 5/25 11 a.m. Colcannon Seattle (Richard Fynn and Dawn Madsen) 2 20 5/26 Fiddlers Green workshop

April 2015

sessions Bothell: 4/7,21 Cape Breton house session 4/26 Fiddlers Green 4/28

March 2015

3/5/15 Contradance, Black diamond ; 3/13, Microsoft Commons, Bellevue: Dan Carollo, Susan Burke; 3/14: Mary Queen of Peace Catholic church, Sammamish 7 30   3/15 Thumbnail Theater in Snohomish 2 p.m.(thumbnailtheater.com) A Celebration of Irish Music and Dance: Dan Carollo, Elliot Grasso, Susan Burke       3/16, 1- 4:30 O’Donnells Pub, Seattle Susan Burke, Richard Fynn (Colcannon) March 29 Cape Breton /Scots House Session at the Burkes’

February 2015

2/13/15: English Country Dance with Julie King; 3/14 Juanita Contradance with Fiddlers Green, 2/19: Making Time  Lake City Contradance

January

Jan 24 Concert Newport Covenant Church, Bellevue Dan Carollo, Elliot Grasso, Susan Burke an Evening of Irish music and dance January 25 Palace Ballroom, Seattle SLAINTE! An evening in celebration of all things Scottish Rich Hill, Skye Richendrfer, Sue Truman, Susan Burke tomdouglas.com for tickets

December

December 6 Olympia Contradance RED CROW

November

Nov. 7Emerald City Contra: Fred Nussbaum, Clyde Curley, Susan Burke Nov. 14 RED CROW Vancouver Wa. Contradance; Nov.15 Corvalis Contradance Nov. 22 Cape Breton House Session in memory of Marianne Jewell

October

Oct. 10 English Country Dance, Julie King, Fred Nussbaum Susan Burke

September

Sept. 5 Emerald City Contra: Phantom Power (Marcie Kubbs, Joe Micheals, Susan Burke

Sept 6 Olympia Contra: Sandy Bradley and Susan Burke Sept 13 Bellingham Contra: Red Crow Sept 14 The Homerulers– Holy Innocents Church Sept. 18 Crossroads Dan Carollo and Susan Burke

August 2014

8/1 Making Time —-Susan Burke Fiddle, Terry Wergeland piano  play for Emerald City Contra, Seattle 8/2 Cape Breton house session 8/8-10  The Chelanigans  (Ellen Marx, banjo, guitar, Steve Marx, guitar, bass, Joe Micheals bass, guitar, John and Susan Burke, fiddles) play for  Stehekin Valley Ranch and contradancing at the Stehekin orchard. 8/12-15 Centralia Music Campout 8/17 Normandy Park Celtic Fest;  Dan Carollo , Susan Burke   (The Homerulers) 1:30-2:30 8/24 Summerfest, Mary Queen of Peace 3-6 , Sammamish  The Homerulers 5-630 p.m.

July 2014

Sandblast 7/19 Susan Burke Band :cancelled

June 2014

6/ 8 Cape Breton house session 6/10 Duvall Celtic session–Duvall Grill SEattle Feis June 11-14 6/18/Hawthorne Pub with Richard Fynn 6/26/Fiddlers Green workshop and jam session

May 2014:

May 1 LCCD contradance with Eric Anderson, piano May 17 Red Crow Friday Harbor Contradance; Michael Karchner calls. May 18 A TASTE OF IRELAND Falls City Grill 6 p.m.  with Dan Carollo May 24 Red Crow plays Northwest Folklife Contradance 11 a.m. May 25 Susan Burke  at Fiddlers’ Showcase playing Cape Breton tunes with Bill Boyd, piano May 29 Creekside Reitrement Center susan Burke and Bill Boyd with fiddlers’ Green 2 p.m.   April 2014 Red Crow  April 5 Olympia Contradance April 24 International NIght, McAuliffe Elementary with Danc Carollo April 25 English Country Dance Ball with Terry Wergeland, Fred Nussbaum, Mercer Island April 26 Red Crow plays for Northwest Children’s Fund Auction, the Fremont Performance Center April 27 ECD Workshops, the Polish Home

March 2014

March 1  The Thumbnail Theater: Love that Country Music shows, 4, 7:30 March 14 Bangars and Mash O’  Donnell’s Pub March 15 The Homerulers plays the Seattle Center Irish Festival 4 30 March 17 The Homerulers at The Terrible Beauty 4-8 March 30  Red Crow plays Portland contradance

January 2014

1/17/14 Swinging on a Star at Emerald City Contra, Seattle 1/21/14 house Celtic Session, bothell 1/23/14 Fiddlers’ Green student fiddle  workshop 1/24/14 Palace Ballroom, Seattle  with Skye Richendrfer, Rich Hill, Sue Truman Scotch tasting and Burns dinner Dec.2013 12/13/13 Red Crow plays at Emerald City Contra 12/14- and 12/15/13  Scottish fiddle’ caroling ‘ with Fiddlers Green, Redmond retirement centers 12/27/13 Maple Valley ‘Snow Ball” contra with Joe Micheals and Ron Mickelberry

November 2013

11/3/13 South Bend gig  with Sandy Bradley (The YesBees)

October 2013

10/12/13 Juanita Contradance with guests Fiddlers’ Green 9student fiddle group) with Joe Micheals 10/18/13 Emerald City Contradance with Terry WErgeland 10/19/13 Vancouver BC contradance with Red Crow 10/19/13 Celtic Fling with Laurie Riley

September 2013

9/7/13 Summerset Shoreline Arts Festival…with Laurie Riley and Bruce Singleton 9/14/13 Workshop Cape Breton Fiddle in Olympia 99/14/13  Contradance Juanita 9/15/13 Holy Innocents Annual Picnic with Tony Schuler, Rich Teachout . 9/28/13 Alki Arts Gallery opening with Laurie Riley

August 2013

8/1/13 workshop/celtic fiddling 8/2/13 Contradance: Emerald City CD (Phinney Ridge) 7 p.m. Susan Burke, with JayFinnkelstein, guitar 8/7 house session bothell 8/25 13 Summerfest, Queen of Peace, Sammamish with DanCarollo and Jim McKnight 5-8 July 2013 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes 6/30-7/7 Tutoring Cape Breton Fiddle 7/13/13  private wedding 7/21/13 Sandblast : Laurie Riley, harp/bodhran, Bruce Singleton, pipes and flute, join Susan Burke 7/25/13 Contradance Lake City with Terry Wergeland 7/27/13 private party     March 2013: Bainbridge Contradance 3/16; Crossroads Bellevue 3/17 11-1: The Home Rulers celebrate St. Paddy’s Day (Dan Carollo and Susan) Terrible Beauty, Renton 2-4 The Home Rulers! Concert with Dan Carollo and Elliot Grasso 3/23 3/28 contradance with Swinging on a Star.... LCC   January 2013 1/12Olympia Contradance South Bay Grange: Red Crow…Suzanne Girardot calls 1/19 Student fiddling workshop Tacoma Contradance Red Crow: Adam Carlson calls 1/23 House Session 1/26 Bellingham Contradance Red Crow December 2012 12/11 House session at the Burke home 12/15 Monthly fiddlejam 101 workshop 12/14  Caledonian Society with The Home Rulers (DanCarollo, guitar, Jim McKnight pipes/ flute, Susan Burke fiddle 12/31  New Year’s Eve Contradance Olympia…South Bay Grange, with Terry Wergeland piano             October 2012 10/5/12 Terry Wergeland/ Susan Burke play contras: Phinney Ridge Community Center, Seattle 7 30 September 2012 9/9/12 Slig0  Creek (tony Schuler, Rich Teachout/Susan Burke)  Holy Innocents, Duvall 12-3 August 8/4/12 Wedding/private party 8/23/12 jam 101 workshop…monthly 8/26/12 Dan Carolllo and Susan Burke Mary Queen of Peace 3-530     March 1/ Workshop for fiddlers/ beginning Celtic jam info susanmcburke@gmail.com Mar`ch 8 Folklife Benefit Contra MARATHON Lake City CC….multiple bands, callers, continuous dancing! March 17 ST PADDY’S DAY:  Seattle Center House 10-12 Susan Burke/ Dan Carollo and friends March 17   6-9 Glendale Country Club :West of Ireland— Susan Burke, Suzanne Tayler, Dan Carollo March 21 NEW Celtic Session at the Burke House starts tonight 6 p.m. March 24 Triangularity ( Eric Anderson, Joe MIcheals, S. Burke) play Sacramento Contra dance         February 3 Contradance with Swinging on a Star (Julian Adamaitus, Betsy Cooper, Joe Michaels) Phinney Ridge Community Center Feb 19 Gung Haggis Fat Choy 2012 with Oran Mor, China Harbor Restaurant, Seattle 5 p.m. Feb 23 Lake City Contradance Benefit for howie and lorie meltzer       January 2012 Jan.21 contradance with Triangularity (Eric Anderson, Joe Michaels) Friday Harbor Jan. 25    Robbie Burns’ Scotch Tasting  Gala, Palace Ballroom, Seattle with Oran Mor (Rich Hill,Sue Truman, Skey Richenderfer)       September 2011 September 3: Fiddler’s Showcase Contradance with Jay Finkelstein, Olympia September 10: Portland Contradance: Susan Burke with Scotty Leach and Joe Micheals (‘red crowlite’) Sept.11: Holy Innocents, Duvall picnic with Tony Schuler, Rich Teachout Sept 24 Bellingham Contradance , Red Crow Sept 25: Warren’s Groovy Universe, Olympia contra Sunday 1-4 with Terry Wergeland

2011

August 2011
August 18 Swinging on a Star plays Lake City Contra dance (Julian Adaimitus, Betsy Cooper, Joe Micheals and Susan Burke)]
August 26RED ~CROW at Phinney Ridge Contradance!!!
July 2011
July 14 LAKE CITY contra/oldtime dance with Eric Anderson, the Retorospectacle boys and Susan Burke
July 23 SANDBLAST in Duvall, Wa, Planet Banjo rocks out on  American /Celtic Roots and originals with Susan and  Elizabeth Burke, and the BOWI boys.
July 30 Susan Burke and Joe Micheals play a private party/ fiddlers’ bluff
June 2011
June 4     SOUNDFALLS concert series in the Snoqualmie Valley features Susan Burke, Dan Carollo and Julie Mainstone. Carnation Tree FArm Barn, 7 p.m.

May 2011 May 14  C0ntradance with Triangularity( ERic Andersonb, piano, Joe Micheals, guitar) May 27 Hey Mandu (with Rich Hill, vocals, Sue Truman, guitar and Cil Pierce stepdancing) performs tradition Gaelic songs and fiddle tunes at NOrthwest Court Stage, NW Folklife 6 50 p.m. May 30 Red Crow plays for contras at the Roadhouse, Folklife 3 p.m. May 30 Swinging on a Star plays for contras at the Roadhouse, Folklife, 7 p.m.   March 10 Laurelhurst SchoolArts Night, Dancing March 10 Contra Marathon, with Red Crow 9 30 March 11 Waltz Workshop, Olympia South Bay Grange (with Terry WErgeland, piano) March 12 SEATTLE CENTER HOUSEA noon with Tony Schuler and Rich Teachout March 12 St Patrick’s Day Dinner dance, Holy Innocents Church, Duvall, Wa. February 20 Gung Haggis Fat Choy : Seattle’s celebration of Chinese New Year and Robert Burns’ Birthda…calendoniansociety.com January 19 Singularity plays Vancouver contradance January 21: Singularity Phinney Ridge Contradance, Seattle January 25 Burns Night Scotch Tasting Evening, the Palace Kitchen, Seattle (with Rich Hill, Sue Truman, Skye Richendrfer)

2010

December 2010 December 2 Red Crow : Lake City Cobntradance, Seattle December 31 Red Crow: Bellingham New Year’sContradance October 2010 October 2 ….Rainbow Contradance 6 30, Washington Hall, Seattle Oct. 9 Cape Breton House Session 2 p.m. (susanmcburke@gmail.com for info) Oct.29 English Country Dance, Seattle: Swinging on a Star Oct. 30 Sacramento, CA. Contradance: Triangularity Oct. 31 Hayward, CA. Contradance September 2010 September 18 Contradance, Astoria August 2010 August  13 wedding Aug 26 Merrill Gardens with Daine Tremaine, cellist Aug 29 wedding Stehekin Music Weekend Aug. 20-23 with the Chelanigans July 2010 July  11 cape breton session tba July 10 Susan Burke/Jay Finkelstein play for Olympia South Bay Grange contras July 17 Susan Burke/jay Finkelstein: Tacoma contra dance June 2010 June 11 Caledonian Society.. ..CEiLIDH! with many guest appearances June 16-20…Seattle Feis (Slighe ne Gael) Susan Burke plays for dancing May 2010 May 1 Contradance , Syracuse, New York: Susie Deane and Susan Burke May 7-10 Indian Neck Folk Festival May 16 Cape bBreton session May 22 Red Crow plays for contradancing in Eugene, Ore. May 28Eric Anderson/ Singularity for contras at Northwest Folklife, 2 p.m. May 30 Dowry … PNW Naval Life/ Jim Creek April 2010 April 23 Red Crow plays Emerald City Contra Phinney Ridge CC. Seattle April 29 Rochester, New York Contradance Susan Burke , Susie Deane and Joan Knoeck April 30 Ithaca New York, Contradance : Susie Deane and Susan Burke March 2010 March 5 Emerald City Contra at Phinney Ridge Community Center, Seattle, Swinging on a Star March 11 Arts Night Dance, Seattle March 12 Olympia Contra Dance, South Bay Grange 7 p.m. March 13 Olympia contra dance session mid day March 14 St Patrick’s Day Dinner Party, Holy Innocents Church, Duvall; dancing with Jo Micheals caller. March 15 Susan Burke /Joe Micheals Merrill Gardens, Queene Anne, Seattle 4 p March 11 Arts Night Dance, for families of Viewridge School March 12 Olympia Contra Dance, South Bay Grange 7 p.m. March 13 Olympia contra dance session mid day March 14 St Patrick’s Day Dinner Party, Holy Innocents Church, Duvall; dancing with Jo Micheals caller. March 15 Susan Burke /Joe Micheals Merrill Gardens, Queene Anne, Seattle 4 p.m. March 17 ST Patrick’s Day at The Nines Restaurant, Redmond Ridge, Redmond, wa. DOWRY plays with special guests!!! March 27 Red Crow plays for contradancing in Portland. Fulton Community Center 7 30 p.m. February 2010 Feb 20 Red Crow plays for Corvalis Contradancing Feb. 21 GUNG HAGGIS celebration : piping fiddling and Chinese New Year! caledonians.com January 2010 Jan 2 Wedding with Triangularity Jan. 10 Artists Reception (closing ‘Colors of Italy and Portugal’) and Concert with Rick Lee, Elizabeth Burke, John Burke; the Grange Café Jan.21 Cape Breton session, Seattle (contact susanmcburke@msn.com for info)January 2010

2009

Dec. 5 Celebrating 21 Acres , The Grange Café, Duvall ; Diane Tremaine and Susan Burke Dec. 8 Weekly Celtic session, 6 30 The Grange Café Dec.11 Private party, Daniel’s Broiler Diane Tremaine and Susan Burke Dec. 12 Private party, The Grange Café; Tony Schuler guitar and Susan Burke Irish traditional Dec. 21 Winter Solstice service, Eastshore Church; Tony Schuler and Susan Burke