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Bagpipes and Haggis

Bagpipes, haggis, Celtic music and a real Irish Catholic mass.  There’s only one place in Kansas City that you’ll find that combination:

The Kansas City Irish Fest.

If you remember this post from last year you’ll recall that it was an absolutely awesome experience – something I’ll remember for years to come.  I got introduced to Celtic rock and alternative music (rock on Scythian and Killdares!), enjoyed (?) haggis for the first time and just had one hell of a great weekend, closing it out with the Mighty Craic on Sunday night.

This year’s party was Continue reading Bagpipes and Haggis

Letting Lyrics Run the World

You know technically
I’m not even supposed to be here right now
So f*** it
Might as well make the most of it

(“Cinderella Man”, Eminem … because it’s a great opening)

I honestly never thought I’d be quoting Eminem to start a blog post, but sure enough – apparently July 2012 is a month to go all unexpected.  The above quote from “Cinderella Man” is a pretty good opening to a post about song lyrics, I think.

Plus it’s a Continue reading Letting Lyrics Run the World

A Few Of My Favorite Things

I am going to apologize to you in advance for what follows.

Not this post – this post is a good post – but what immediately follows this particular paragraph. If you’re the inquisitive type you’ll have already read what lies next and are shooting daggers at me right now; the rest of you will be cursing me right about now because you know – no matter how hard you try – that you will not be able to stop reading until you know what horrible curse I’m going to bestow on you.  My apologies in advance…now keep reading. Continue reading A Few Of My Favorite Things