Rush the Growler

Picture Gallery- 2014

Scottish Festival Ceilidh Kick Off Party- Friday, August 15, 2014 at Stockman's Tavern and Grove

Music on Main, Williamsville- Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Pairings Wine Bar

Practice at Brian's place- July 23, 2014

Pictures taken by Alicia S.  Click on pics for the wider shot.

The Cattaraugus County Museum- July 10, 2014 

Rush the Growler was pleased to perform a special set titled, "Music of the Civil War and the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry." Scott's great-great grandfather served in that regiment, and our selections included many songs by, for, and about the men of that unit. The Cattaraugus Museum is located at 9824 Route 16 in Machias, N.Y.

Music on Main at D'avolio, Williamsville- June 12, 2014

Clinton- Bailey Farmer's Market- June 7, 2014

Holland Farmer's Market- June 1, 2014

Porchfest in Buffalo's Elmwood District- May 15, 2014

Springville Art Crawl- Saturday, May 3, 2014

Downtown Springville became an art gallery. We played at Sheret Jewelers on Main Street. The event Sponsored by the Springville Center for the Arts.

"Brave and True, Always Such has Anson Been," at the Wesley United Methodist Church, Wesley NY (South of Gowanda)- Saturday, March 22, 2014

We performed for a memorial service for Private Anson Park, a soldier in the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry back in the Civil War.  The 19 year old Park died in a hospital, 150 years ago that weekend. The songs that we performed came from poems from the Park family. One was written by Anson's cousin, Andrew Park, and the other was written about Anson on the occasion of his death. We have set both of the poems to period melodies and debuted the songs as part of the memorial service this day. The service was held at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Wesley, NY, south of Gowanda. The cemetery where Anson is buried is nearby. 


Seeing Seamus Kennedy at the Shannon- February 28, 2014

Soon after we got copies of our new CD in hand, Seamus Kennedy played at the Shannon Pub.  We went to thank him for letting us record, "My Father Was a Miner," and present him with copies of the CD.

Thanks again, Seamus.

Great Guinness Toast- February 21, 2014, at the Buffalo Irish Center

Our set came right after the official toast at 11:00.  It was a sweet spot to play, right in the pub.  Unfortunately, Scott was sitting because he injured his knee recently.

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