Category Archives: Special Events

Happy Hour Tonight

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 Dale Stephen Burleyson on arch top guitar & vocal.

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 Seán 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.

Guest Bartender Tonight at the Club

The Ryan Express Rolls in Tonight!

Due to popular demand (He demanded it) Our Guest Bartender this Tuesday, April 9th will be the One and Only (again, he demanded we says this), Eamonn Patrick Ryan!

6:00pm to Close(Complimentary Pulled Pork Sandwiches available during the shift)


Every Tuesday, we will have “Guest” Shillelagh Bartenders serving the drinks at your Favorite Local Irish Pub!
This week’s Bartender is Rob Lynch. No stranger to the bar business, Rob is proprietor of Killkenny Ale House in Newark and comfortable on either side of the taps. He is also former Deputy Grand Marshal of the West Orange Parade which is perfect timing for Parade Week!6:00pm to Close

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.