Past Shows

Date City Venue
Friday, June 23rd, 2017 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie guests with “Corca Baiscin” (Kurka Boshkin) , Celtic jazz / Bossa ; Unique exhilarating sound, with Booi Volk -mandolin, Pat Duffey -guitar, S O Nuallain – guitar.
Sunday, May 28th, 2017 San Francisco , near Glen Park, CA Bird & Beckett
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: $10 -$20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 415-586-3733. Address: 653 Chenery St San Francisco’s Glen Park. Venue phone: 1(415)586-3733. Melanie ‘s show” Jazz on a Summer’s Day, a Tribute to Anita O’ Day”, featuring Frank Martin, piano,Fred Randolph, bass, Jack Dorsey, drums More information
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 San Francisco, CA 94116, CA UICC
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (415) 661-2700. Address: 2700 45th Ave. Venue phone: (415) 661-2700. Melanie guests with “Corca Baiscin/(Kurka Baiscin)”, Celtic jazz Americana. with Booi Volk-mandolin, Pat Duffey -guitar, S O Nuallain -guitar, More information
Friday, May 5th, 2017 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings with Corca Baiscin/Kurka Boshkin, sound of Celtic Jazz/Americana & Bossa Nova, with Pat Duffey -guitar, Michael Booi Volk -mandolin, S O Nuallain -guitar/
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings with “Corca Baiscin/Kurka Boshkin” -Celtic Jazz Americana & bossa, exciting uplifting crossover sound, featuring Pat Duffey- guitar, Booi Volk -mandolin, S O Nuallain -guitar. More information
Sunday, March 19th, 2017 Albany, CA St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $20 general /$18 seniors and students, under 12 free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 525-1716. Address: 1501 Washington Street. As part of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Melanie & her Celtic Jazz Ensemble perform as part of St Alban’s Concert Series : featuring Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -Bass, Jane Lenoir -flute
Friday, March 17th, 2017 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings with Corca Baiscin/Kurka Baiscin . Special St Patrick’s Day celebration! Exciting Irish music, and dance. Guests will be announced shortly. More information
Sunday, March 12th, 2017 Berkeley, CA California Jazz Conservatory
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 510-845-5373. Address: 2087 Addison Street. Venue phone: (510) 845-5373. Melanie’s workshop: “From Traditional Irish Airs to Gaelic Jazz: The Vocal Tradition”. An introductory journey of the rich and diverse Irish vocal tradition, which enjoys a prominent place in World music today. Songs of celebration, laments, lullabies, “lilting” (mouth music), and sean-nós (“old-style”) will be demonstrated , songs which explore many subjects and themes — Students will have the opportunity to sing examples of the Irish tradition, and will be encouraged to sing in Gaelic (to be learned phonetically), as well as English. Some songs will be unaccompanied, as in the Irish tradition. This is a workshop that will be fun as well as informative! “Melanie O’Reilly works to preserve Irish roots music and craft new expressions of its spirit “- Cathy Cockrell -Berkeleyan More information
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 Oakland, CA Aisle 5
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 879-7053. Address: 3320 Grand Ave. Venue phone: (510) 879-7053. Melanie O’Reilly Jazz Trio; with Pat Duffey, guitar , Jane Lenoir -flute More information
Saturday, February 18th, 2017 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314.. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings with “Corca Baiscin”/(Kurka Boshkin) A Night of Bossa “Nua” / Jazz & Celtic Americana! More information
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 BERKELEY, CA First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Student $10/Adults $15/ Children under 12 Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: More info: 408.206.6358. Address: 2401 Dana Street, Berkeley. Venue phone: 510.849.1752. Melanie as guest with Lee Kane’s TheaterDance group, for UNA East Bay fundraiser event: Benefit Concert for Refugee Children with the Korean Youth Dream Orchestra.
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 San Francisco, CA San Francisco State University (SFSU) Jack Adams Hall
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free admission. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Caesar Chavez Student Center, 1650 Holloway Ave,. Melanie sings as guest for UNA SF special event, with Lee Kane’s TheaterDance group More information
Friday, January 27th, 2017 San Francisco, CA California Institute of Integral Studies
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $100 (or donate what you can). Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1453 Mission St. Venue phone: (415) 575-6100. Melanie sings as guest with Michael Booi Volk on mandolin, & Pat Duffey on guitar, as part of Conference :An Emerging 21st Century Science of Consciousnessas”tribute to the late Walter Freeman More information
Saturday, January 21st, 2017 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings with “Corca Baiscin”/(Kurka Boshkin)..A Night of Bossa “Nua” / Jazz & Celtic Americana!
Saturday, December 17th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings as guest with “Corca Baiscin”/(Kurka Boshkin)..A Night of Irish music mixed w/ Bossa “Nua” / Celtic Americana! featuring Booi Michael Volk -mandolin, Sean O Nuallain-guitar/mandola. Pat Duffey, guitar , Holly Sternberg-fiddle
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 Berkeley, CA Cafe Leila
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 525-7544. Address: 1724 San Pablo Ave. Venue phone: (510) 525-7544. Melanie O’Reilly Jazz Trio, A night of Jazz and Bossa nova, with Eli Goldlink on piano; Other guests TBA.
Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 Berkeley, CA 94704, CA UNA EAST BAY CENTER
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 849 1752. Address: 2425 College Avenue (at Haste St.. Venue phone: (510) 849 1752. Melanie as guest speaker on panel UN Human Rights Series. “Adi/ At the Confluence”, with Joor Baruah More information
Saturday, November 19th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. ” Melanie & friends ”: a night of Irish music/Bossa Nua/ & Celtic Americana. Featured musicians will shortly be announced. More information
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 Los Angeles, CA Jazz Salon
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (213) 625-2211. Address: Los Angeles Athletic Club, 431 W. Seventh St.. Venue phone: (213) 625-2211. Melanie as guest vocalist at Thursday Night Jazz , with Dave Ross & Friends, and Cathy Segal-Garcia. More information
Friday, October 28th, 2016 Berkeley, CA Cafe Leila
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 525-7544. Address: 1724 San Pablo Ave. Venue phone: (510) 525-7544. Melanie as guest singer : A Night of Irish Music & Dance: with Jane Lenoir -flute, Anne Goess -fiddle, – Pat Duffey -guitar, Deirdre Mc Carthy -Percussion, And guest Irish dancer Tara
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 San Francisco, CA Fire House, Fort Mason
Time: 1:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (415) 345-7500. Address: 2 Marina Boulevard,. Venue phone: (415) 345-7500. United Nations Day Celebration! Melanie sings with various artists as part of UN DAY 2016. More details TBA More information
Saturday, October 15th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie guests with “Corca Baiscin”: a night of Irish music/Bossa Nua/ & Celtic Americana . -with a little bit of Irish dance! Featured musicians will shortly be announced. More information
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314.. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie & Friends: a night of Bossa Nua/ Irish / Celtic Americana : Also featuring Jane Lenoir -Flute, Danny Carnahan-guitar, John Kadyk -clairinet. Great music in a lovely setting, and delicious wine/food More information
Friday, September 9th, 2016 Santa Clara, CA Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 952 Franklin Street. Venue phone: (408) 554 4015. Melanie ‘s show ” Jazz on a Summer’s Day : a tribute to Anita O Day” : with Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -Bass, Jack Dorsey -drums. Presented in affiliation with Veksler Academy of Music & Dance. More information
Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 - Thursday, August 25th, 2016 Dublin, Ireland Walton’s New School of Music
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: +353 (0)1 478 1884. Address: 69 South Great Georges Street. Venue phone: +353 1 478 1884. Melanie is instructor of “The Art & Craft of Songwriting” , a creative, participatory and fun workshop taking students through the songwriting process, integrating the craft’s many skills into a seamless artistic whole. More information
Friday, July 29th, 2016 - Saturday, August 6th, 2016 Mendocino, CA Lark Camp World Music & Dance Celebration
Time: 9:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: Lark Camp Phone (707) 964-4826. Address: PO Box 1176. Venue phone: (707) 964-5569. Melanie is instructor for”Irish Gaelic Songs” as well as “Swing & Jazz Vocals”; workshops in the idyllic magical redwood forest of Mendocino , CA, presented by Lark Camp! Check here for more on where Lark Camp is held: http://mendocinowoodlands.org/ And for more info: http://www.larkcamp.com/information.html More information
Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie sings with Denny Berthiaume Trio, Featuring: Denny Berthiaume (piano), Bill Belasco (drms), Chuck Bennett (bs) More information
Saturday, July 16th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie guests with “Corca Baiscin”: a night of Irish music/Bossa Nua/ & Celtic Americana with Jane Lenoir -Flute, Sean. O Nuallain -guitar, Surya Prakasha -percussion
Thursday, June 16th, 2016 San Francisco , near Glen Park, CA Bird & Beckett
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 653 Chenery St San Francisco’s Glen Park. Venue phone: 1(415)586-3733. Celebrating Bloomsday: Melanie with Frank Martin perform their Joyce & Jazz Suite. interwoven with guest readings from works of James Joyce. More information
Saturday, June 11th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314.. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie guests with “Corca Baiscin”: a night of Irish music/Bossa Nua/ & Celtic Americana with Jane Lenoir -Flute, Sean. O Nuallain -guitar, Surya Prakasha -percussion More information
Friday, May 20th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie guests with A night of Irish music/Bossa Nua/ & Celtic Americana with S. O Nuallain -guitar, D. McCarthy -percussion & bodhran, Jane Lenoir -Flute
Sunday, May 1st, 2016 Auburn, CA Auburn House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20.Suggested Donation.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 530-885-4292. Venue phone: 530-885-4292. An evening of Celtic Jazz! Melanie sings with pianist Frank Martin. Together they return to the popular Auburn House concert series.
Sunday, May 1st, 2016 Auburn, CA Auburn House Concert
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 530-885-4292. Venue phone: 530-885-4292. An evening of Celtic Jazz : Melanie sings with Frank Martin -piano , as part of the popular Auburn House concert series. More information
Saturday, April 30th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: Reservations: (510) 527-1314.. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings as guest with “Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin” band: Bossa Nua & Celtic Americana. “dynamic, soulful, exhilarating sound of with Sean O Nuallain -guitar . Tom Bekeny -mandolin, Deirdre McCarthy -bodhran. More information
Thursday, April 28th, 2016 San Francisco, CA Mechanics Institute Library
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15. for Public. Members: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (415) 393-0114 (office). Address: 57 Post Street. Venue phone: 415 393 0102. Melanie performs with :”Voices of the Easter Rising 1916″ . A Theatrical Event of Irish Poetry, Music and Song More information
Friday, April 22nd, 2016 Berkeley, CA Women’s Faculty Club
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Stebbins Lounge, Women’s Faculty Club, UCBerkeley. Venue phone: (510) 642 4175. Melanie sings with Frank Martin- piano; “The Land of Ireland”, commissioned by the International Congress of Irish Studies”. 4th Annual Conference and 1916 Centennial Commemoration: Welcome Reception at 5pm. Concert @ 7pm More information
Saturday, April 16th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie guests with A night of Bossa Nua/Bossa Nova & Celtic Americana with S. O Nuallain -guitar, D. McCarthy -percussion & bodhran, Tom Bekany on Mandolin More information
Thursday, March 17th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Celebrating St Patrick’s Day: Melanie as guest vocalist with Corca Baiscin/Kurka Boshkin “dynamic, soulful, exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music & song with a Celtic-Americana twist and jazz improvisation. with Sean O Nuallain -guitar, Jane Lenoir -flute, Deirdre McCarthy -bodhran.
Saturday, March 12th, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie sings as guest vocalist with Corca Boshkin/Kurka Boshkin , A night of Bossa Nua/Bossa Nova & Celtic Americana with S. O Nuallain -guitar, D. McCarthy -percussion & bodhran, Tom Bekany on Mandolin, More information
Thursday, March 10th, 2016 Berkeley, CA Women’s Faculty Club
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 642 4175. Address: Stebbins Lounge, Women’s Faculty Club, UCBerkeley. Venue phone: (510) 642 4175. Imagining Ireland : Celebrating the role of Irish women in the Easter Rising through song & story. Melanie sings with Frank Martin- piano; As part of the celebration of the 2016 centennial commemoration. Together they will bring you on a journey of songs that remember, imagine and celebrate the role of Irish women during the time of the Easter Rising . More information
Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie as guest vocalist with Corca Baiscin/Kurka Boshkin: dynamic, soulful, exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music & song with a Celtic-Americana twist and jazz improvisation. With Jane Lenoir -Flute, Sean O Nuallain -guitar, John Kadyk -clarinet, Deirdre McCarthy -percussion & bodhran,
Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 Berkeley, CA Bancroft Hotel
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Students $10, Members $20, Community $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 510-631-8314. Address: 2680 Bancroft Way. Venue phone: (800) 549-1002. Melanie sings at the International Women’s Day Dinner Forum , hosted by UNA-USA East Bay Chapter. with Eli Goldlink on piano. More information
Thursday, February 11th, 2016 Stockton, CA Take 5 Jazz at the Brew
Time: 8:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Valley Brewing Company 57 W Adams St. Venue phone: (209) 464-2739. Melanie sings as guest vocalist More information
Thursday, January 21st, 2016 Albany, CA Britt Marie’s
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 527-1314. Address: 1369 Solano Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 527-1314. Melanie & “Corca Baiscin”, Fun relaxing evening of Bossa ” Nua ” (Gaelic for “new”) with Celtic Americana & Jazz. More information
Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 Berkeley, CA Caffe Trieste
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2500 San Pablo Ave. Venue phone: (510) 548-5198. A night of Celtic Jazz : Melanie sings with stellar pianist Frank Martin- piano; and renowned Jane Lenoir on flute. More information
Friday, December 4th, 2015 North Berkeley, CA House Concert
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20.donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: jane.lenoir@gmail.com. Venue phone: TBA. Melanie sings with top pianist Frank Martin; with special guest Jane Lenoir on flute. This show will be a real journey into world fusion, Celtic, Jazz, Brazilian. More information
Friday, December 4th, 2015 North Berkeley, CA House Concert
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20.donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: Reservations: jane.lenoir@gmail.com. Venue phone: TBA. Melanie sings with top pianist Frank Martin; with special guest Jane Lenoir on flute. This show will be a real journey into world fusion, Celtic , Jazz, Brazilian. More information
Sunday, October 25th, 2015 Cork, Co. Cork Gael Taca
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 22 Port Uí Shúilleabháin (Sullivan’s Quay). Venue phone: +353 21 431 0841. Melanie sings her Celtic-jazz repertoire ; ceolchoirm speisialta! beidh sí ag canadh snagcheol celtic i rith na féile snagcheol Chorcaí. with Sean O Nuallain guitar, Fiachra Mhic Reachtain /Fiachra Meek -Uileann Pipes, Plus pianist. More information
Sunday, October 25th, 2015 Cork, Co Cork Everyman Theatre
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 15 McCurtain St. Venue phone: + 353 + 21 4501673. CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL! MELANIE O’REILLY & SIMON ROWE run Singer’s Corner Open Mic session & Masterclass More information
Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Cork, Co Cork Everyman Theatre
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 15 McCurtain St. Venue phone: + 353 + 21 4501673. Cork Jazz Festival! MELANIE O’REILLY & SIMON ROWE run Singer’s Corner Open Mic session & Masterclass More information
Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Cork, Co. Cork Cork School of Music (Cork Jazz Festival)
Time: 4:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Union Quay. Venue phone: +353 21 480 7310. Cork Jazz Festival! MELANIE O’REILLY & pianist SIMON ROWE – Vocals workshop/master class : ‘Jazz vocals with that Brubeck touch’ More information
Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Cork, Co. Cork Glucksman Gallery @ University College Cork
Time: 1:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: University College Cork, College Rd. Venue phone: +353 21 490 1844. Cork Jazz Festival! Melanie guests with pianist Simon Rowe & Trio. “The Music of Dave & Iola Brubeck “. Simon Rowe, -the Director of the Brubeck Institute -and Melanie present Dave Brubeck compositions with lyrics by Iola Brubeck More information
Sunday, October 18th, 2015 Dublin, Co. Dublin McGrattons Baggot St
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 76 Fitzwilliam Lane, Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Venue phone: +353 1 661 8808. Melanie & her Celtic Jazz Trio: for IMRAM Irish Language Literature Festival. – A Tribute to Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill. More information
Sunday, September 27th, 2015 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. “Jazz on a Summer’s Day: A Tribute to Anita O Day”. Melanie & her Jazz Trio pay tribute to the music and story of jazz vocal legend Anita O Day– “this show’s a celebration.. sheer virtuosity” (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Also featuring stellar line-up : Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -bass, Jack Dorsey -drums More information
Sunday, September 20th, 2015 Berkeley, CA Acoustic Music Berkeley
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $15. /$20.advance booking. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists (BFUU), 1924 Cedar Street (at Bonita). The Ulysses Trio: Melanie O’Reilly -vocals, Frank Martin -piano, George Brooks -saxophone. Melanie O’Reilly joins pianist Frank Martin and saxophonist George Brooks in their ensemble “The Ulysses Trio”, a new, riveting, innovative and unique sound expressing a compelling bridge between Irish music and jazz, – which is the trio’s own powerful expression as part of the “ethno-jazz” movement currently developing in Europe and worldwide. The trio embarks on a musical celtic jazz voyage inspired by Gaelic poetry, Irish myths and sagas, and the works of literary giants such as James Joyce, while also reinventing a new musical “Atlantic bridge”.
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 849-1100. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie guests with “*Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin” ,* an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music & song with a celtic-americana contemporary twist, interwoven with jazz improvisation & bossa nova. with John Kadyk- clarinet. Sean O Nuallain – guitar, Deirdre McCarthy -Bodhran, Jane Lenoir -Flute More information
Friday, July 31st, 2015 - Saturday, August 8th, 2015 Mendocino, CA Lark Camp World Music & Dance Celebration
Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (707) 964-5569. Address: PO Box 1176. Venue phone: (707) 964-5569. Melanie is instructor for”Irish Gaelic Songs” as well as “Swing & Jazz Vocals”; workshops in the idyllic magical redwood forest of Mendocino , CA, presented by Lark Camp! Check here for more on where Lark Camp is held: http://mendocinowoodlands.org/ More information
Friday, July 24th, 2015 Point Arena, CA 215 Main
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (707) 882-3215. Address: 215 Main Street. Venue phone: (707) 882-3215. Celtic Fusion & Song: Melanie sings with ” Ashling,” Featuring CORWIN ZEKLEY on fiddle. also Sean O Nuallain -guitar, Deirdre McCarthy on percussion. Exhilarating sound of Irish-themed music & song, old and new, in Gaelic as well as English, with a celtic-americana jazz contemporary twist, interwoven with a potent mixture of high energy instrumentals and soaring vocals. More information
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free for I-House Residents & UC Berkeley Affiliates/ $5.00 Community. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 510-642-9460. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Concert-Presentation: “Dave Brubeck’s music & legacy: Jazz as a language of peace & diplomacy”. Melanie hosts this event and and is guest vocalist with Simon Rowe on piano, (Executive Director of the Brubeck Institute). Reception @ 6.30pm; Concert -presentation starts at 7pm. Contact: ihprograms@berkeley.edu More information
Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 San Francisco, CA Mechanics Institute Library
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15.members/$25.public. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (415) 393 0102. Address: 57 Post Street. Venue phone: 415 393 0102. Melanie sings in the annual “Bloomsday Celebration: Re-Joyce in the Stacks”. Muses, Music, and Dramatic Readings from James Joyce’s Ulysses. Sojourn though the streets of Dublin with Leopold Bloom and other characters featured in James Joyce’s quintessential novel Ulysses and other works. The evening includes dramatic readings and song performed by Bruce Bierman, John Ilyin, Esther Mulligan, Melanie O’Reilly, Josiah Polhemus, Laura Sheppard, and Fiddler Anne Goess. More information
Sunday, June 7th, 2015 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at door.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie & her Jazz Trio pay tribute to the music and story of jazz vocal legend Anita O Day– “this show’s a celebration.. sheer virtuosity” (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Also featuring stellar line-up : Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -bass, Jack Dorsey -drums More information
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:15pm. Admission: $10.00 online or $15.00 at door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie as guest vocalist with the Denny Berthaume Trio for “Jazz on Tuesdays” More information
Sunday, April 19th, 2015 Dublin, Co Dublin Pavilion Theatre
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: €22. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: +353 + (0) 1 231 2929. Address: Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire. Venue phone: +353 + (0) 1 231 2929. Melanie bring her unique show back home to her native Dublin, celebrating the legendary Irish-American jazz vocalist Anita O’Day. Interspersing narration between the songs, Melanie tells the story of O’Day, who was born to Irish parents in Kansas City, wanted to be a jazz singer, and refused to let anything stop her. Featuring Myles Drennan -piano, Cormac O Brien -Bass, Shane O Donovan -drums. PRESENTED BY TEDDY D PROMOTIONS. and in affiliation with MusicTown Festival More information
Sunday, April 12th, 2015 Berkeley, CA California Jazz Conservatory
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $40 advance • $55 day of workshop. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 845-5373. Address: 2087 Addison Street. Venue phone: (510) 845-5373. Celtic Jazz Workshop for singers & instrumentalists! with Melanie & Frank Martin. Celtic jazz is part of an “ethno-jazz” movement currently developing in Europe and worldwide. In this unique workshop, instructors Melanie O’Reilly & Frank Martin illustrate the dialogue between the two great traditions of jazz and Irish traditional music, through songs and instrumentals. fresh , new , exciting — a true Atlantic bridge!
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 Berkeley, CA Caffe Trieste
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2500 San Pablo Ave. Venue phone: (510) 548-5198. Melanie & guests: Join “Spirit of Ireland” to celebrate St Patrick’s Day; Melanie O’Reilly invites guests to join her for this exciting and exhilarating sound of Irish music & song with a contemporary twist, spiced with Celtic- jazz and bossa nova! Rooted in tradition, utterly contemporary. Also with Frank Martin -piano, Tom Bekany -Violin/fiddle
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie guests with Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin: Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baisin an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana twist interwoven with jazz improvisation Corca Baiscin is the name of the ancient territory which is now known as County Clare, west coast of Ireland. Featuring Susan Worland on fiddle,Sean O Nuallain on guitar, Surya Prakasha on percussion
Saturday, March 14th, 2015 Mendocino, CA Point Cabrillo Lighthouse
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20.00 in advance /$25.00 at door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (707) 937 6123. Address: 45300 Lighthouse Rd. Mendocino, CA. Venue phone: (707) 937 6123. Celtic Fusion & Song: Melanie sings with ” Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin,” Featuring CORWIN ZEKLEY on fiddle. also Sean O Nuallain -guitar, Surya Prakasha, percussion. Exhilarating sound of Irish-themed music & song, old and new, in Gaelic as well as English, with a celtic-americana contemporary twist, interwoven with a potent mixture of high energy instrumentals and soaring vocals. More information
Friday, March 13th, 2015 Willits, CA Shanachie Pub
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (707) 459-9194. Address: 50 South Main Street. Venue phone: (707) 459-9194. Celtic Fusion & Song: Melanie sings with ” Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin,” Featuring CORWIN ZEKLEY on fiddle. also Sean O Nuallain -guitar, Surya Prakasha, percussion. Exhilarating sound of Irish-themed music & song, old and new, in Gaelic as well as English, with a celtic-americana contemporary twist, interwoven with a potent mixture of high energy instrumentals and soaring vocals. “Great Pub, great beer, music, perfect atmosphere everything you wouldn’t expect a typical pub to be with a really laid back feel and welcoming people the best place in Willits if you’re looking to have a fun untroubled time!
Thursday, March 12th, 2015 Point Arena, CA 215 Main
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (707) 882-3215. Address: 215 Main Street. Venue phone: (707) 882-3215. Celtic Fusion & Song: Melanie sings with ” Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin,” Featuring CORWIN ZEKLEY on fiddle. also Sean O Nuallain -guitar, Surya Prakasha, percussion. Exhilarating sound of Irish-themed music & song, old and new, in Gaelic as well as English, with a celtic-americana contemporary twist, interwoven with a potent mixture of high energy instrumentals and soaring vocals.
Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie guest sings with “Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin” band- an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana twist interwoven with jazz improvisation & bossa nova . Line-up: fiddle, guitar, & clarinet. More information
Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at door.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie & her Jazz Trio pay tribute to the music and story of jazz vocal legend Anita O Day– “this show’s a celebration.. sheer virtuosity” (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Also featuring stellar line-up : Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -bass, Jack Dorsey -drums More information
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie as guest performer to start the special event of International Women’s Day Celebration: “Advancements, Challenges and International Cooperation”
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Swing Night! Melanie O’Reilly & Angelicas Swing Trio, Featuring: Denny Berthiaume (piano), Bill Belasco (drms), Chuck Bennett (bs), More information
Sunday, December 7th, 2014 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at door.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie & her Jazz Trio pay tribute to the music and story of jazz vocal legend Anita O Day– “the ideal soundtrack to a hot summer night”. (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Also featuring stellar line-up : Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -bass, Jack Dorsey -drums
Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 - Sunday, October 26th, 2014 Cork, Co Cork Everyman Theatre
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: +353 1 677 0014. Address: 15 McCurtain St. Venue phone: + 353 + 21 4501673. Melanie is MC -“Jazz on the Bay” /SF/ RTE for concerts at The Everyman Theatre, Cork, for Guinness Jazz Festival 2014.
Thursday, October 16th, 2014 Dublin, Co Dublin Smock Alley Theatre
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: +353 1 677 0014. Address: 6/7 Exchange Street Lower. Venue phone: +353 1 677 0014. Melanie performs at IMRAM Irish Language Literature & Cultural Festival ; featuring original songs inspired by poet Seán Ó Ríordáin. Also with Melanie is Myles Drennan -piano, & Cormac O Brien – Bass
Sunday, October 5th, 2014 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at door.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184.. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie & her Jazz Trio pays tribute to the music and story of jazz vocal legend Anita O Day– “the ideal soundtrack to a hot summer night”. (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Also featuring stellar line-up : Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -bass, Jack Dorsey -drums. More information
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 849-1100. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie guests with “Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin” band- an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana twist interwoven with jazz improvisation & bossa nova . Featuring Susan Worland on fiddle,Sean O Nuallain on guitar,John Kadyk on clarinet. More information
Saturday, September 20th, 2014 Berkeley, CA Berkeley World Music Festival
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Cafe Milano, 2522 Bancroft Way. Venue phone: (510) 644-3100. Melanie sings with Frank Martin -piano, & George Brooks -saxophone. The Bay Area launch of their new ensemble: “THE ULYSSES TRIO”, a new exciting, innovative and unique sound expressing a compelling bridge between Irish music and jazz, – which is the trio’s own powerful expression as part of the “ethno-jazz” movement currently developing in Europe and worldwide. A musical celtic jazz voyage inspired by Gaelic poetry, Irish myths and sagas, and the works of literary giants such as James Joyce, while also reinventing a new musical “Atlantic bridge”. More information
Sunday, August 24th, 2014 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at the door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie performs” Jazz on a Summer’s Day: A tribute to Anita O Day”, and celebrates the music and the story of the hip jazz vocal legend Anita O’Day – “the ideal soundtrack to a hot summer night”. (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Also featuring stellar line-up : Frank Martin -piano, Fred Randolph -bass, Jack Dorsey -drums. More information
Friday, August 8th, 2014 Berkeley, California The Starry Plough
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 510-841-0188. Address: 3101 Shattuck Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 841-2082. Melanie as guest vocalist with: “Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin”, – an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana twist interwoven with jazz improvisation. . Featuring Susan Worland on fiddle,Sean O Nuallain on guitar,John Kadyk -clarinet.
Friday, August 1st, 2014 - Saturday, August 9th, 2014 Mendocino, CA Lark Camp World Music & Dance Celebration
Time: 9:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (707) 964-5569. Address: PO Box 1176. Venue phone: (707) 964-5569. Melanie is instructor for”Irish Gaelic Songs” as well as “Swing & Jazz Vocals”; workshops in the idyllic magical redwood forest of Mendocino , CA, presented by Lark Camp! Check here for more on where Lark Camp is held: http://mendocinowoodlands.org/
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $0. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie will be the special guest vocalist performing between reels and jigs by Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin, 7-9 p.m., at this lovely French cafe. Come enjoy dinner and Celtic-Americana music!
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie sings as guest vocalist with “Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baisin ” an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana twist interwoven with jazz improvisation . with fiddle, Sean O Nuallain – guitar, John Kadyk -clarinet, More information
Friday, July 18th, 2014 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 8:30am. Admission: $15.00 online or $21.00 at the door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie celebrates the story & music of jazz legend Anita O’Day , and Melanie’s riveting performance , which garnered her 4 star reviews at the international Edinburgh Fringe Festival, brings new life to the memory of the great jazz vocalist, who shattered the traditional image of the ‘girl singer’ with her smoky swinging style and brilliant sense of rhythm. More information
Thursday, June 26th, 2014 Alameda, CA The Beanery of Alameda
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $0. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 510-521-8800. Address: 1650 Park St.. Venue phone: 510-521-8800. Melanie will be performing as special guest vocalist with Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin at The Beanery in Alameda, CA (1650 Park St.). Come hear them! No cover charge. (The Beanery usually closes at 7 but is extending its evening hours for this performance.)
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $13.00 online, $18.00 at the door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 650-679-8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Angelicas Celtic Wednesdays presents Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin with special guest vocalist Melanie O’Reilly. Tickets $13 online in advance or $18 at the door. Enjoy the new sound of Celtic Americana—a musical trans-Atlantic bridge! More information
Monday, June 16th, 2014 San Francisco, CA Mechanics Institute Library
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 415 393 0102. Address: 57 Post Street. Venue phone: 415 393 0102. Bloomsday Celebration: Melanie performs as guest with the Mechanics Insitute Annual Bloomsday Celebration. Voices of James Joyce: readings from Ulysses and Beyond, with Irish music & song More information
Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 Redwood City, CA Angelica’s Supper Club
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $13 online or $18 at door. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (650) 679 8184. Address: 863 Main Street. Venue phone: (650) 679 8184. Melanie sings as guest with “Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin” band, an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana contemporary twist, interwoven with jazz improvisation. Featuring Susan Worland -fiddle, Sean O Nuallain -guitar, John Kadyk -clarinet, percussion.
Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie sings as guest vocalist with Kurka Boshkin/Corca Baiscin* *Celtic Americana music : * an exhilarating sound of Irish traditional music with a celtic-americana contemporary twist, interwoven with jazz improvisation ; Featuring : Sean O Nuallain on guitar, Susan Worland – fiddle, John Kadyk- clarinet, More information
Saturday, April 12th, 2014 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie with her Spring Fest. band “Spirit of Ireland”. Representing Irish culture as part of the exuberant celebration of life and culture from around the globe, at the Spring Fest. Weaving Irish traditional music with contemporary sound – Instrumentals, songs & Irish dance.
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 Oakland, (between Broadway & Telegraph), CA United Nations Association /East Bay
Time: 6:00am. Admission: $10 / $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 510-717-5204. Address: Alameda County Family Justice Center, 470,27th St.. Melanie as guest singer as part of United Nations Assoc. East Bay Forum to celebrate women who are helping trafficked women to achieve emancipation, equality, and self-sustainability
Sunday, March 16th, 2014 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie as guest with band Kurka Boshkin (Corca Baiscin) as part of St Patrick’s Day celebration. Dynamic sound of acoustic Irish traditional music fused with Americana, jazz and bossa-nova. The performance promises exciting,new and unique sounds, a mixture of high energy instrumentals with soaring vocals, and imaginative arrangements. It starts at 6pm till 8pm. Come early for a nice seat. More information
Saturday, March 15th, 2014 Dublin 2, Co Dublin Temple Bar Cultural Trust Festival/Seachtain na Gaeilge
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Meeting House Square, Temple Bar. Melanie sings with Myles Drennan on piano, Colm O Brian on bass, Shane O Donovan on drums
Thursday, March 6th, 2014 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: TBA. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (510) 642-9460. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie is the featured Artist for International Women’s Day! Her story and creativity in song and performance with Frank Martin on piano. As part of I-House Globalisation series email: ihprograms@berkeley.edu.
Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie sings as guest with “Ashling” band, Celtic-Americana tinged with bossa nova. More information
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Dublin, County Dublin National Concert Hall
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: €20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: +353 (0)1 417 0000. Address: Earlsfort Terrace. Venue phone: +353 (0)1 417 0000. MELANIE’S CELTIC JAZZ JOURNEY: Melanie is joined by pianist Frank Martin. Dublin welcomes Melanie home from California to showcase her creative Celtic-jazz journey. Her new album is a spellbinding mixture of originals, penned by Melanie & her collaborators, inspired by Irish literary giants such as Sean O Riordain and James Joyce, as well as jazz standard classics. Presented by Sheil Entertainment Agency Album Sponsor Foras na Gaeilge More information
Sunday, October 27th, 2013 Cork, County Cork Triskel Christchurch, Triskel Arts Centre
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: €21. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: + 353 + (0)21 427 2022. Address: Tobin Street. Melanie performs at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival featuring Frank Martin- piano ; with Micheal Coady – bass. Drums TBA. More information
Saturday, October 26th, 2013 Cork, County Cork Stack Theatre
Time: 11:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay. Melanie leads vocal workshop “Singin’ in the Groove”: Jazz Vocals for everyone. with Frank Martin as accompanist More information
Saturday, October 12th, 2013 Los Angeles, CA UCLA
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: TBC. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2539 Schoenberg Music Building. Melanie represents Ireland in the EUJAZZ Festival @ UCLA with her celtic-jazz ensemble , featuring Frank Martin -piano, George Brooks – sax, Surya Prakasha -drums & percussion.
Friday, September 27th, 2013 Berkeley, California House Concert
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. (suggested donation). Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Berkeley. Venue phone: email: phygold@hotmail.com. Book now in order to reserve a seat ! Melanie w/ Frank Martin : a unique jazz cultural evening in a an ambient setting with a beautiful view!
Thursday, September 26th, 2013 Berkeley, CA Women’s Faculty Club
Time: 4:00pm. Address: Stebbins Lounge, Women’s Faculty Club, UCBerkeley. Venue phone: (510) 642 4175. Melanie performs with Frank Martin on piano for the Arts in the Afternoon series . “Women Who Left: a song-cycle. Giving voice to silent women” , inspired by Melanie’s research of Irish women who emigrated to North America from Cobh ,Cork in Ireland during the 19th Century,
Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie guests with trombonist, and KCSM radio host Mal Sharpe & his Quintet
Sunday, August 4th, 2013 Berkeley, California Garden Gate Creativity Center
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $5.00 – $12.00 sliding scale. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2911 Claremont Ave.( @ Ashby Ave). Venue phone: 510-472-2834. Melanie sings with “Ashling”. Acoustic Irish traditional music & Celtic Americana w/ bossa nova & jazz: dynamic and soulful – a mixture of high-energy instrumentals with soaring vocals, and imaginative arrangements. Featuring: Susan Worland- Fiddle Sean O Nuallain – Guitar Surya Prakesh – Percussion
Friday, July 12th, 2013 Alameda High Street Station Cafe
Time: 7:00pm. Box office: 510-995-8049. Address: 1303 High Street. Venue phone: 510-995-8049. Melanie sings with “Ashling”, Irish -Celtic Americana with bossa nova too! band features Susan Worland -fiddle, Sean O Nuallain-guitar, and Suray Prakasha- percussion More information
Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 Berkeley, CA Caffe Mediterraneum
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: Free. Box office: (510) 549 1128. Address: 2475 Telegraph Ave. Melanie sings with Ashling. at the BERKELEY WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL., as Featured Artist.- Irish Music & Gaelic Song. Melanie (vocals ) with Sean O Nuallain (guitar), Corwin Zeckley (fiddle), Surya Prakasha (percussion) and special guest, Irish-dancer Rebecca Cison. More information
Sunday, June 16th, 2013 San Francisco, CA Mechanics Institute Library
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $25.. Address: 57 Post Street. Venue phone: 415 393 0102. Bloomsday Celebration: Melanie performs as guest with the Mechanics Insitute Annual Bloomsday Celebration. Voices of James Joyce: readings from Ulysses and Beyond, with Irish music & song .
Sunday, June 16th, 2013 San Francisco, CA Local Edition
Time: 3:30pm. Address: 691 Market Street. Global Bloomsday Gathering, Melanie as guest singer/actor in Bloomsday Event. featuring readings from Ulysses. Sponsored by the Irish Consulate of SF. International Global Reading!
Thursday, June 13th, 2013 Berkeley, California Berkeley Public Library/Claremont Branch
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free. Address: 2940 Benvenue Ave. Venue phone: (510) 981-6280. “A Celebration of Irish Song, Literature & Poetry”. Melanie sings with Frank Martin on piano. featuring readings from Greg Estes and others of Wilde Irish Productions. Join us for a unique cultural evening of music inspired by the writings of James Joyce , Sean O Riordain, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill & other Irish greats, interwoven with literature & poetry readings. More information
Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie & “Ashling”; with Susan Worland – fiddle, Sean – guitar, & Surya Prakasha – percussion
Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Berkeley, California Freight and Salvage
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 2020 Addison St. Venue phone: (510) 644-2020. Melanie O’Reilly & Guests. Don’t miss it! Melanie’s launch of her new album! A night of celtic jazz with Melanie’s band TARA , –Consisting of a stellar group of Bay Area musicians -featuring Frank Martin on piano, AND special guest George Brooks on sax, and also features guests from “Ashling”.
Sunday, March 17th, 2013 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie as guest with “Ashling” with Sean O Nuallain on guitar, , Anne Goess on fiddle, as part of St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Saturday, March 16th, 2013 Dublin, CA City of Dublin St Patrick’s Day Festival
Time: 1:30pm. Address: Dublin Civic Center ,100 Civic Plaza. Venue phone: (925) 556 4500. Melanie as guest with “Ashling”, with Sean O Nuallain on guitar and band.
Friday, March 15th, 2013 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie as guest with “Ashling” / St Patrick’s Day celebrations.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 Sacramento, CA Cal State University
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 6000 J Street. Venue phone: (916) 278 – 6011. Melanie as guest with “Ashling”
Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 Berkeley, California The Jazz School
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 2087 Addison Street. Venue phone: 510 845 5373. Melanie as instructor :”Introduction to Irish Song: The Vocal Tradition” workshop as part of World Music program.
Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie as guest with trombonist /KCSM radio host Mal Sharpe , & Quartet.
Saturday, November 17th, 2012 San Diego, Californa Dublin Square
Time: 9:30pm. Address: 554 4th Avenue. Venue phone: (619) 239-5818. Melanie & Ashling
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie as guest with Kurka Boshkin with Sean O Nuallain on guitar, , Anne Goess on fiddle
Sunday, September 30th, 2012 Berkeley Jupiter
Time: 4:30pm. Address: 2181 Shattuck Ave.. Venue phone: (510) 843-8277. Melanie as guest with *”Ashling”* with Sean O Nuallain on guitar, , Anne Goess on fiddle, Rebecca Kleinmann on Flute, Surya Prakasha on percussion
Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 Mountain View, CA House Concert
Time: 4:00pm. Address: Address will be Supplied on Reservation. Address will be supplied on Reservation. To reserve , please email Imelda White at: imelda_white@yahoo.com Because of space considerations IT IS ESSENTIAL TO RESERVE IN ADVANCE.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 Dublin, Ireland Walton’s New School of Music
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 69 South Great Georges Street. Venue phone: +353 1 478 1884. Melanie as educator : The Art & Craft of Songwriting http://www.newschool.ie/The_Art_and_Craft_of_Songwriting/Default.2190.html
Thursday, August 16th, 2012 Dublin, Ireland Walton’s New School of Music
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 69 South Great Georges Street. Venue phone: +353 1 478 1884. Melanie as educator : The Art & Craft of Songwriting http://www.newschool.ie/The_Art_and_Craft_of_Songwriting/Default.2190.html
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 Dublin, Ireland Walton’s New School of Music
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 69 South Great Georges Street. Venue phone: +353 1 478 1884. Melanie as educator: The Art & Craft of Songwriting http://www.newschool.ie/The_Art_and_Craft_of_Songwriting/Default.2190.html
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie sings with with trombonist, and KCSM radio host Mal Sharpe & Quartet.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. The Home Room. Melanie sings with Frank Martin, as part of International Conference on Ireland.
Saturday, June 16th, 2012 Berkeley, California Berkeley Public Library/Claremont Branch
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 2940 Benvenue Ave. Venue phone: (510) 981-6280. Melanie sings with Frank Martin on piano. Special Bloomsday event, celebrating James Joyce day – .. as part of series of celebrations of re-opening of Berkeley Claremont Library. Includes Melanie & Frank’s original “Joyce & Jazz Suite”.
Saturday, April 21st, 2012 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 2:30pm. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie & “Spirit of Ireland” International Spring Festival of Cultures
Friday, March 16th, 2012 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie & Ashling, St Patrick’s Day Concert!
Thursday, March 15th, 2012 Stanford, CA CoHo / Stanford Coffee House
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 459 Lagunita, No. 1, Tresidder Union. Venue phone: 650-721-2262. Melanie & “Ashling” Stanford Concert Series
Saturday, March 10th, 2012 Berkeley, California Freight and Salvage
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 2020 Addison St. Venue phone: (510) 644-2020. For this annual concert at the Freight, Melanie continues her celtic-jazz journey , a unique soundscape of Irish traditional influences with contemporary jazz, often inspired by Irish poetry & literature. Consisting of a stellar group of Bay Area musicians -John R Burr on piano, Fred Randolph on bass, Ian Dogole on Global Percussion from her band TARA, and also features guests from Ashling: Darcy Noonan on fiddle,Sean O Nuallain on guitar. Rebecca Kleinmann on flute.
Sunday, February 12th, 2012 Los Angeles, California Celtics Arts Center
Venue phone: 818-392-8102. In affiliation with Celtic Arts Center/An Chlaidheamh Solais. Melanie leads vocal workshop on Irish songs. Reservation & Info: Tel.818-392-8102.
Saturday, February 11th, 2012 Los Angeles, California Celtics Arts Center
Time: 8:00pm. Box office: 818-392-8102. Venue phone: 818-392-8102. A Unique Evening Of Celtic Jazz in affiliation with Celtic Arts Center/An Chlaidheamh Solais. Reservations are required, as seating is limited. RESERVE EARLY! For reservations and information, call 818-392-8102. Directions will be provided when reserving your seats.
Friday, February 10th, 2012 San Diego, Californa Dublin Square
Time: 9:30pm. Address: 554 4th Avenue. Venue phone: (619) 239-5818. Melanie & Ashling
Saturday, January 14th, 2012 Berkeley, California The Starry Plough
Time: 9:30pm. Address: 3101 Shattuck Avenue. Venue phone: (510) 841-2082. Melanie & Ashling -with Melanie are: Darcy Noonan on fiddle, Sean O Nuallain on guitar, Rebecca Kleinmann on Flute, Ami Molinelli on percussion and mandolin.
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Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie with trombonist, and KCSM radio host Mal Sharpe , & Trio
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave. Melanie as guest with Kurka Boshkin
Saturday, October 1st, 2011 Oakland, California Avonova
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 417 Avon St. For Reservations , contact: jimmy@avonovamusic.com http://www.anitaodaytribute.com/
Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 - Sunday, August 21st, 2011 Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh International Fringe Festival
Time: 9:00pm. Address: 150 Morrison Street. Melanie’s “Jazz on a Summer’s Day: a Tribute to Anita O’Day© with Marcus Ford -guitar, Andy Mitchell -Bass, Alan Dale -Drums at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival
Thursday, July 21st, 2011 Dublin, Ireland Walton’s New School of Music
Time: 6:30pm. Address: 69 South Great Georges Street. Venue phone: +353 1 478 1884. The Art & Craft of Songwriting
Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 Berkeley, California Le Bateau Ivre
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2629 Telegraph Ave.
Thursday, June 30th, 2011 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie with her band “Tara”, featuring Frank Martin -piano /A night of original celtic jazz songs, mingled with jazz favourites!
Thursday, June 30th, 2011 Berkeley, California Berkeley Public Library
Time: 7:00pm. Address: 2090 Kittridge St. Celebrate “Bloomsday” with Melanie and pianist Frank Martin, in a concert of original music inspired by Joyce’s works, as well as contemporary arrangements of traditional works cited by Joyce
Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 Oakland, California Avonova
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 417 Avon St. Melanie with John Burr – piano, Sean O Nuallain -guitar, John Kadyk -clarinet. Sunday afternoon Celtic Jazz
Saturday, April 16th, 2011 Berkeley, California International House
Time: 2:30pm. Address: 2299 Piedmont Ave. Venue phone: (510) 642-9490. Melanie & “Spirit of Ireland” International Spring Festival of Cultures
Sunday, March 20th, 2011 Berkeley, California The Jazz School
Time: 12:00pm. Address: 2087 Addison Street. Venue phone: 510 845 5373.
Saturday, March 12th, 2011 Berkeley, California Freight and Salvage
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 2020 Addison St. Venue phone: (510) 644-2020. (Celebrating St Patrick’s Day/month) -Melanie & Guests featuring John R Burr, Sean O Nuallain,Anne Goess, Ian Dogole
Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 Washington, D.C. The Gibson Guitar Room
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 709 g street nw. Opening the Solas Nua/Irish Writer’s Festival! Melanie’s Jazz & Poetry with Fintan O Neill -Piano/Sean O Nuallain-Guitar
Saturday, February 12th, 2011 Berkeley, California The Jazz School
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 2087 Addison Street. Venue phone: 510 845 5373. Melanie performs with Trio , featuring Frank Martin on Piano for “A Tribute to Anita O’Day”

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