The Northern Virginia Irish Session

Places to Play



Boe's Strings

26 S. Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 662-0750
Weekly: Thursdays 7pm

Four Provinces (Falls Church)

105 W Broad St
Falls Church, VA 22046-4236
Phone: (703) 534-8999

Weekly: Mondays 8:30-11
Leader: Alan Carriack

The 4Ps session is an intermediate session that uses sheet music.  

J. Patrick's

1371 Andre St., Baltimore, MD
Weekly: Mon., Tues. and Thurs.,9 –12
Leaders: Tues. – Laura Byrne and Jimmy Eagan, Thurs. – Peter Fitzgerald
Beginner session, Monday 8 -11 (Donna Long)

McGinty's Arlington
3650 South Glebe Road
Arlington, VA
(703) 414-3555
Wednesdays, 7-10pm
Leaders: Josh Dukes, Danny Noveck, and Brendan Bell
McGinty's Silver Spring
911 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Tuesdays, 8pm Leaders: Dennis Botzer


380 Broadview Ave.,
Warrenton, VA

Most Sundays, 5 pm

Nanny O’Brien’s Bar

3319 Conn. Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Mondays, 8 pm

Ri-Ra Pub and Restaurant

4931 Elm St.

Bethesda, MD 20814


Wednesdays, 7-11 PM, Sundays 3-7 PM

Leaders: Phillipe Varlet and Rob Greenway

The first hour is slower.  More info:

The Royal Mile Restaurant and Bar

2407 Price Avenue
Wheaton, MD
4th Sundays of each month
5:00 - 6:30 PM, Kids’ Sessiun (with Mitch Fanning leading)
7:00 PM on, regular Sessiun
Leader: Dennis Botzer