The Celtic Cowboy Christmas Concert 2019  

Once again, Dublin Gulch gathered up the herd for two sold out performances of their traditional Celtic Cowboy Christmas Concert December 6-7 at the Myrna Loy Theater in Helena, MT.  This year's Christmas consortium of musicians featured regular Celtic Cowboys, Ken Willson and Kim McKee from Colorado, as well as repeat green hands: Emerson Vorel, Sean Logan, Luke Michelson, and Keith Johnson.  Krys Holmes, Executive Director of the Myrna Loy joined Emerson for a stellar duet of Santa Ain't Misbehavin'.  

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Dublin Gulch composes and performs music for The Richest Hill 

Every episode features a theme and incidental music composed and performed by Dublin Gulch. 

If you don’t know Butte Montana, you might have heard it’s one of the biggest toxic messes in the country. But now the “Mining City” is on the verge of sealing a deal that could clean it up once and for all. So how did we get here? What comes after Superfund? And who gets to decide? Find out on Richest Hill, a single-season podcast from Montana Public Radio.

"It’s no small feat to tell an enjoyable story about a…

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Dublin Gulch featured on Yellowstone Public Radio "Strings & Things" 

On Saturday, August 27, 8-9 pm Dublin Gulch will be featured on Yellowstone Public Radio's Strings & Things hosted by Dr. Doug Ezell.  Strings and Things features traditional Americana music such as bluegrass, string band, fiddle music and other genre that use wood and wire to produce the best music on the planet.  Tune in to K24AC at 96.7 (Helena), KBMC at 102.1 (Bozeman), and KEMC at 91.7 (Billings) or stream at  It should be a very enjoyable show.

Dublin Gulch Rocks the Myrna Loy Theater 

On Thursday, June 30, the theater was packed with friends, old and new.  The food was fabulous, the beer and wine, too! And the craic was mighty!  We had a marvelous time performing for another incredibly enthusiastic Helena audience. The evening was filled with great stories, blazing tunes, nimble dancers, really good jokes, and heartfelt songs.  Thank you for joining us.  We love what we do and, with your help, we raised over $9000 for the Myrna Loy Center.  Now, that is something to sing about!


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Dublin Gulch Releases New Album-"Tap 'Er Light 

After six years, the long awaited "new" Dublin Gulch cd is finished.  Tap 'Er Light will be released on June 30, 2016 at the Benefit Concert for the Myrna Loy.  In celebration of the band's twenty-fifth year, we asked many of our musical heroes to join us on the album and they agreed.  Featured guest artists include:Cathie Ryan, Prodigal's front man, Gregory Grene; Solas button box master, Mick McCauley; Rory Makem, Mickey & Liam Spain; Kevin Evans & Brian Doherty; Mary Angela Collins, and Sean Logan as…

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Here and Now with Robin Young 

March 17th in Butte, Montana has become a long-standing tradition for the band.  As always, people can find us playing on stage at the Silver Dollar Bar right after the parade.  Friends and family gather to standing-room-only capacity and join in to sing and sway with their favorite Irish songs.  Later on in the evening, Dublin Gulch hosts the annual Handing Down the Heritage Show at the Butte Civic Center.  The featured performers are members of the Tiernan School of Irish Dance.  This year found us

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NPR Loves Dublin Gulch 

National Public Radio affiliate stations WFMT Chicago and WPSU State College, Pennsylvania have been playing cuts from Dirty Old Town since October, 2009.  Dublin Gulch was featured on Rich Warren's "Midnight Special" Show on January 9 and Penn State's "The Folk Show" on January 23.  We thank all the folks who continue to play "Irish Music From Butte, America."  Don't be surprised if a box of frozen pasties shows up at your radio station door.

An Ri Ra Benefit Concert A Success 

Dublin Gulch is very grateful to all the folks in Helena, Montana who showed up to fill the Myrna Loy Theater last Friday.  After a five year hiatus from the Myrna stage, you made us feel like we had never left.  Thank you for your enthusiasm and your willingness to join in, clap, hoot, holler, and sing along.  It was truly one of most enjoyable evenings in recent memory.  Your support of live music, dance, and Irish culture is to be commended. So we invite you to "tip the bottle and fill the glass" and…

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Dublin Gulch on Thistle & Shamrock 

We are very excited and pleased to announce that Fiona Ritchie selected Dublin Gulch to be featured on NPR's Thistle & Shamrock radio program.  The November 19 segment entitled Newly Hatched showcased new recordings from established musicians as well as emerging artists.  The cut selected from "Dirty Old Town" was The Yank, featuring 95 year old John" the Yank" Harrington on button accordion, John Joyner on fiddle, and Jim Schulz on Irish bouzouki.  

New Album Released 

Dublin Gulch has just released their first studio album entitled Dirty Old Town. It is an eclectic mix of contemporary, traditional, and original Irish songs and tunes. The album is dedicated to the memory of 100 year old John "the Yank" Harrington, Butte's best known traditional button box accordion player. The cd also features several guest artists including Claire Pichette, Doug Holly, Jane Horton, Rennan Rieke, Janet Haarvig, Kim McKee, and Dan Nichols.