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The NY/NJ metro area all star BLUES JAM – December 29th

Do you love the blues? Do you play the blues? Then come on out to the Shillelagh Club the last Saturday of the month, where you can not only hear, but also participate in the blues with some of the best players in the NY/NJ area! We’ll be holding an open jam hosted by blues great Joe Taino, so if you play guitar, drums, bass, or harp, you are invited to join in and showoff your chops.

Joe has opened shows for artists like, The Allman Brothers, Johnny Winter, John Myall, Robin Trower, and Ruth Brown. He has frequently toured Europe, Japan, Brazil and the Caribbean, and can be seen at the best blues clubs as well as the major festivals. But don’t let that intimidate you, because he is also one of the coolest cats you’ll ever meet. Music kicks off at 8:00.

Additional Dates: January 26th 2019, February 23rd 2019.


Shillelagh Happy Hour – Friday evening, Dec. 14th

This Friday evening, Dec. 14th, the Shillelagh Club welcomes Christopher Bolger to play the very best of classic rock, pop, folk, and yes, CHRISTMAS SONGS! Chris will be joined by some friends to help raise everybody’s Holiday spirits. The kitchen will be open for business, so c’mon by the Club and have a bite to eat, raise a glass of Christmas cheer and sing along with Chris and friends! The Shillelagh is open to the public and all are welcome.bolger

Friday Night Happy Hour!


This Friday, Nov. 30th, the Shillelagh Club welcomes back the 4th St. NiteOwls to play our Friday evening Happy Hour celebration. The 4th St. NiteOwls are a 4-piece ensemble that performs an extensive repertoire of 1930’s prohibition jazz classics, inspired by Thomas “Fats” Waller, Louis Armstrong, Hoagie Carmichael and Cab Calloway. The group features Dave Rubin on arch top guitar, Jerry Fabris on upright bass, Megan Slack Burleyson on snare & vocal and Dale Stephen Burleyson on arch top guitar & vocal.

The kitchen will be open and offering some great pub favorites. The music starts at 7:00, and as always, the Shillelagh is open to the public and all are welcome.

Wee Doggies – Friday Happy Hour in West Orange!

weeThis Friday, October 26, the Shillelagh Happy Hour welcomes Wee Doggies, playing classic bluegrass, straight up and pretty, with great instrumental chops and sweet vocal harmonies. The kitchen will be open and offering some great pub favorites as well as specials. The music starts at 7:00, and as always, the Shillelagh is open to the public and all are welcome.

Peeper is Pouring!

Maine Brewing Company is back on TAP!

We have some awesome drafts on deck as well, Goose Island Octoberfest, Cisco’s Whales Tale Pale Ale, DogFish Head Namaste Wit, in no particular order!


Saturday’s are the new Friday’s!! Two nights in a row you are guaranteed to hear some tunes at Shillelagh. Upcoming acts and events are listed on the calendar attached to the Shillelagh Club website.

First Monthly Blues Jam

The last Saturday of every month is going to fill the Shillelagh bar with some soulful blues tunes and playful riffs between talented musicians.

Hosted by Joe Taino and attended by several local musicians, our first edition was a great success. The tables were filled with friends and food, the bar was lively. We look forward to seeing everyone for the next Jam, Saturday, October 27th.jam