News  February 21, 2017
Concert with Jackie Daly and Matt Cranitch Presentation and Workshop with Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly Siamsa Ceili for St-Patrick's
The Siamsa School of Irish Music is delighted to welcome back to Montréal accordionist Jackie Daly and fiddler Matt Cranitch. They will perform an evening Concert on Friday March 17.

Location is  the Atwater Library
1200 Avenue Atwater, Westmount, QC H3Z 1X4, métro Atwater
Admission $15.
Doors open at 7pm.

More information is available here:

Music from the South-West of Ireland.

During the afternoon on Saturday March 18 Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly will conduct a special
participatory presentation/workshop.

Location is the NDG Legion - Tickets are 15 $

This workshop is not instrument-specific, and so participants who play any of the traditional melody instruments are welcome to attend. Also, anyone else who wishes to sit and listen is equally very welcome. More information is available here:

Come join the fun on
Saturday March 18  from 8:00PM  until midnight at the  NDG Legion

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Special Guests - Montreal Pipes and Drums - also- Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly
Email Sign-Up St Patrick`s Day Parade Parade Day Session
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Siamsa will be participating in the UIS Montreal 2017 Parade this year.  Consult this page to sign up and participate.
Sunday - March 19


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There will be a session and get together at the NDG Legion after the parade on March 19.  More information here - All are welcome

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Important Upcoming Dates Siamsa Session at Hurley's Saturday Slow Session
Classes Start
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Ceilis 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017
at the N-D-G Legion Hall

Post-Parade Session Party
Sunday, March 19, 2017

at the N-D-G Legion Hall

Spring Recital 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017
at the N-D- Legion Hall

A traditional music session is hosted every Monday night from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at Hurley's Irish Pub

1225 rue Crescent, Montreal

Open to players of all levels, as well as all those who love to listen to Irish music! Tell your friends, and join in the "craic" in support of the Siamsa School of Irish Music.

Sessions take place every Saturday from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
at Ye Olde Orchard Pub

20 rue Prince Arthur, Montreal
A slow session for traditional music with a focus on learning and sharing. Beginners will feel right at home!

More Information

McGill Mini Music 2016 Useful Links

Prof. Sean Ferguson presents his Mini Music talk:

The traditional music session:
Irish group therapy

Irish traditional music is performed by thousands of people around the world, in many different contexts. One of the most common context is the "session," an informal gathering of musicians, all of whom share a love of Irish music and culture.

Link to the Video

Here are links to different Montreal Facebook groups popular with Siamsa members.

Twitter  @siamsa_mtl

Siamsa's  Facebook Page

Montreal Trad Slow Session