The following links are for Irish Music groups and associations that we, the members of the Dallas Slow Sessions are either a part of, or have worked with. It is no means an exhaustive list, nor does the absence of someone from this list mean they are not good or qualified. It is simply the organizations we know and love.

Music Sources – The “bible” of online Irish music that contains both sheet music, and ABC notation.

   TradConnect – A great website focused on linking trad musicians worldwide.

Live Irish Music Venues

   Trinity Hall–A long time supporter of Irish music in the Dallas area, and home to the best variety of sessions and live Irish music.

   Home Sessions: North Dallas– Contact Kevin Felton at for the North Dallas area.

Irish Festivals

   North Texas Irish Festival – A great festival of Irish music, dance, and culture, and the 2nd largest festival in the Dallas Metroplex.

   Austin Celtic Festival– Adding to Austin’s reputation for the Live Music Capital of the World, this festival is a great showcase of Irish and other Celtic music and dance.

Irish Music Retreats

   O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat – Simply the best 3 day retreat for learning Irish Music that we have seen.

   O’Flaherty Irish Music Youth Camp – A one of a kind camp that provides instruction on Irish Music for kids 5-18.


 North Texas School of Irish Music – Great school for teaching kids how to play in a group as well as providing private lesson teachers for kids and adults.

 Lower Valley Irish Slow Session – A great resource of recorded tunes at a moderate and slow pace.