Sunday, July 13, 2014

  •  6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Lilly Mac's Pub (map)


We're finalizing a date for a house concert in Los Gatos, CA, to introduce our new CD.  Details coming soon...

Final Mixing and Mastering of Our Next CD

We're down in LA this weekend, doing final mixing and mastering for our new CD, tentatively titled "A Brace of Pistols". Fingers crossed that we should have some available in a few weeks.


San Jose garden party.

  • Saturday, May 17, 2014
  • 12:30pm – 3:30pm


Donovan has lined us up to play at Deer Hollow again this year.  We had a great time in 2013, and I'm sure we will again.

  • Saturday, May 31, 2014
  • 12:00pm – 3:00pm


Summer is here!  Come by Lilly Mac's to see The Gallowglasses.  Sit inside with a pint, or cool it on the patio with .. a pint!  We expect to have copies of our new CD, A Brace of Pistols for sale for the first time this evening, so come by to claim your own.


  • Sunday, June 8, 2014
  •  6:00pm – 9:00pm


  • Sunday, May 11, 2014
  • 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Lilly Mac's Irish Pub (map)
  • 187 S Murphy Ave
  • Sunnyvale, CA, 94086

Come join us at Lilly Mac's Pub, in downtown Sunnyvale California on Sunday, May 11th.  The Gallowglasses will be playing from 6-9 PM, with a selection of our favorites, including a few new songs that we are considering for our next CD release.  Lilly Mac's is at 187 S. Murphy Avenue in Sunnyvale, CA.


Moved Our Website to Squarespace

Hope everyone likes the new format.  Note that we've put up some new music - mostly excerpts from our current CD.

Celtic Wednesdays at Angelicas in Redwood City

Great venue up in Redwood City is trying to start Celtic Wednesdays, and The Gallowglasses is delighted to kick it off this Wednesday, October 2nd from 7:45 – 9:45 with two big sets of great Irish trad music. Come by for songs, tunes – and great food and drink.

Gig at Dana Street Roasting Company on Sept 13th

Hello Friends. We’ll be doing a short set at Dana Street cafe in Mountain View on Friday the 13th (ooohh!!!) of September from 8-10 PM. Won’t be a large affair, but would be a great chance for our Mountain View friends to come see us. Hope to see you there.

Lineup change

Our guitarist Mark Logan is taking a break from the band, so we went out and found another Mark to take over the guitar duties.  Welcome to Mark Boronkay, founding member of Molly’s Revenge and a great DADGAD guitarist.

Private Gig on Saturday

Wish we could invite everyone to a private gig we’re doing on Saturday in Los Altos.  We’ll raise a glass to you all!

June Gig Dates Added!

We’ll be playing at The Chieftain on Saturday, June 8th from 8 – 11:30 and at Lilly Mac’s on Sunday, June 9th, from 6 – 9 PM.  Hope to see you all there.

The Gallowglasses Back on Facebook!

Like us on Facebook for gig and CD release updates!


Saturday, May 18th at The Chieftain

8 – 11:30 PM

Our First Release CD

Hello all!

Our first production cd is in print, and ready for sale.  Titled, “Mortar, Bricks and Lime”, The Gallowglasses is delighted to offer it up for a pittance at any of our shows.  Featuring Donovan Ryan on vocals, Lee White’s amazing fiddling, Mark Logan and Mike McNelly in the engine room, and guest bodhran player Rob Wilson.  Take The Gallowglasses home with you – without all the fuss.  We’re working to get an online version for sale soon now.


May Gigs

Cheers all!

MAY 18th, 8 – 11:30 PM at The Chieftain in San Francisco!

We have news … our great guitarist Mark Logan needs to take some time off for personal reasons, and we’ve found Mark Boronkay, the founding member of Molly’s Revenge, to take his place.  Mark B’s first show with us will be Saturday, May 18th, 8 PM at The Chieftain in San Francisco.  We’ll play a bunch of our regular setlist, but Mark has brought of of his favorites to the pot, and we’ll have a choice selection of new songs and new tunes to share with you all.  Hope to see our fans there – and Mark’s too!

April Gigs

Upcoming Shows:

Saturday April 13th – 8 PM – at The Chieftan in San Francisco.  This is one of our favorite new places – great staff and great food.