Local entertainer specializing in children's shows, pirate antics and song for either
adults or child audiences, seafarer's favorites, English and American Folk, and of
course, Irish/Scots trad and pub. She combines a quick wit and a bit of cheekiness
in all her performances. Visit cshellsmusic.com for more information.
A man of many moods, John can go from rocking out to steamy blues to a rousing reel
as the requests come in, but audiences wait to hear his orginal tunes and lyrics
to bring a hearty laugh or the occasional tear. John's CDs
Raised in Clifden Ireland, Val takes the trad and modern Irish sound and mixes it
with a bit of jazz and American pop, He is a regular at all the local pubs in the
Hampton Roads area, and plays in DC, North Carolina, Florida, as well as a gig or
two in Clifden when he goes home to see the family! Check out Murphy's Grand Irish
Pub's calendar for Val and other local musicians.
A staple in the area, Martin's performances run the gamut from raucous to sublime
depending on his audience. He claims Sligo Ireland, Chicago, Hampton Roads and, at
one time, the open road with Stephen;s Green, as his home, providing a broad musical
background. Martin plays many of the local pubs. Give Mo and O'Malley's in Norfolk
a call to see when Martin or other local players are scheduled. Visit irishpubsinger.com
for more information.
Full range band featuring hard rocking Irish trad, pub, and orignal pieces. They
have the style of the Pogues and keep young audiences dancing all night long.
A local musician who started his career in the local session bands, James is now
living his dream and making audiences sit down and listen. Locally, James performs
at area pubs such as Murphy's, Mo and O'Malley's as well as in NYC and Fredricksburg
VA. Check out jameswestmusic.com for current dates.
TFFM provides an outlet for local folk musicians and brings the best of contemporary
folk to the Tidewater area.
Eclectic music session
There is trad music session at the Oasis Cafe and Bar in Virginia Beach on Wednesday
nights and the first and third Sunday. Musicians from all over the area bring their
fiddles, guitars, bodhrans, banjos, whistles, more fiddles, harmonicas, squeeze boxes,
and even a mountain dulcimer. Contact the Phil Duffy, phil email@example.com, the
session manager for more information.