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Irish Movie Night at the Shillelagh

Unquiet Graves: Uncovering Britain’s Secret War In Ireland (Screening)

Tickets, Sun Jun 2, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

This feature-length documentary investigates the role the British government played in the murder of over 120 civilians in Counties Armagh and Tyrone from July 1972 to 1978. It is a role the British government is continuously working to keep secret and lie about. It debuted in Dublin in February and is now showing throughout Ireland.

This will be it’s first American screening. There will be a Q&A with director Se├ín Murray immediately following.

It will be shown in upstairs room at The Shillelagh Club.
The Shillelagh Club Bar is open to the public 7 nights a week.
Kitchen will open at 3:30 PM this Sunday.

Tickets $10 in advance $15 at the door.

Blues Jam this Saturday 4/27

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.

Friday Happy Hour & Live Music!

This Friday evening, April 26, the Shillelagh Club welcomes Rick Barth to play our Happy Hour celebration for the first time! Rick is a NJ singer/songwriter who performs a wide variety of rock and pop acoustic covers and original music. The kitchen will be open, offering up a great selection of your pub food favorites, and the deck will be available for your spring open-air dining pleasure. The Shillelagh is open to the public and all are welcome, so com’on up the Club!

More info about Rick can be found at

Friday Happy Hour Starts Tonight!

This Friday April 19th the Shillelagh Club welcomes Michael Montemurro to play our Happy Hour celebration. Michael has been writing and performing in the tri-state area for many years and his material spans all styles from deeply moving ballads to up-tempo tunes. He includes Pop, Rock, Country and Rhythm and Blues, covering artists such as The Beatles, Eagles, Springsteen, Lionel Richie, Hall & Oates, Elvis, Brooks & Dunn, Lady Gaga, One Direction, Keith Urban, and many more. Michael also includes some originals, as he is first and foremost, a songwriter. The kitchen will be open offering a great selection of pub favorites and the deck will be available for your al fresco dining pleasure. As always, the Shillelagh Club is open to the public and all are welcome!

The @Will O’Connor Live Acoustic Show this Saturday!

A northern New Jersey acoustic group, The @Will O’Connor Live Acoustic Show is dedicated to thoughtfully performing great music from the ’50s to the present. With songs ranging from Van Morrisson to the Barenaked Ladies, Pink Floyd to Frank Sinatra, the Rolling Stones to the Talking Heads, their songlist has been described as “a music-lovers iPod on shuffle.”

Our wish is to provide a music that makes for great listening any night of the week, that could be either an atmospheric backdrop to conversation or maybe a reason to get out of your chair and get dancing.

Shillelagh Happy Hour Friday 4/12

Tonight the Shillelagh Club welcomes Mike McGovern to play our Happy Hour celebration. Mike is a solo singer/songwriter well known in north Jersey as an Irish/American performer. Mike is also a staple in the “Irish Alps” of the Catskills, East Durham, NY. The kitchen and deck will be open and all are welcome!