meet Tom Lanigan

Tom Lanigan was born in Dublin, Ireland and moved to America when he was sixteen. He grew up developing a great love for both Irish and American music. In the early 90’s, he started the folk/rock band Screaming Under Stars, which went on to open for The Commitments and Black 47. Since then Tom has been working full time, often in a band capacity but he has developed an extensive solo schedule also. He has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with acts such as Solas, Makem & Spain, The High Kings and Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfetones. Playing 5 nights a week for the last 10 years from Connecticut to Vermont, Tom has recently played The Canton Irish Music festival, The Worcester Irish Music festival and The Dorchester Irish Music festival. In addition to the countless numbers of bars, theaters and concert halls along the way, Tom has developed a strong following with his unique take on traditional and contemporary Irish music, and his ever growing collection of original compositions. Moving forward, Tom continues to share his passion for Irish music while entertaining audiences throughout New England.

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Tom Lanigan was born in Dublin, Ireland and moved to America when he was sixteen. He grew up developing a great love for both Irish and American music. In the early 90’s, he started the folk/rock band Screaming Under Stars, which went on to open for The Commitments and Black 47. Since then Tom has […]

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Boston Irish Festival

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2014 Boston Irish Festival

We are thrilled to announce that we’ll be participating in the Canton Irish Festival this year. We are playing on Sat. June 7 @ 8:30pm. We are so excited and blessed to be joining the ranks of this event for the 5th year.

 

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We are thrilled to announce that we’ll be participating in the Canton Irish Festival this year. We are playing on Sat. June 7 @ 8:30pm. We are so excited and blessed to be joining the ranks of this event for the 5th year.  

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The Tom Lanigan Band sponsored by Guinness

“The Tom Lanigan Band sponsored by Guinness. It’s a privilege and an honor to have Ireland’s finest beverage help us to further what we do. Slainte.”

 

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“The Tom Lanigan Band sponsored by Guinness. It’s a privilege and an honor to have Ireland’s finest beverage help us to further what we do. Slainte.”  

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Tom Lanigan lined up for a BIG March to St Pats

Tom Lanigan Band will be opening for Derek war field and the Young Wolfetones on March 13th at RI RA in Providence from 6 pm till 8 pm. The band will also be opening for Brian Twohey at the Whiskey Republic from 5-7 pm on Friday March 14th. Dont miss either one of these great nights!

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Tom Lanigan Band will be opening for Derek war field and the Young Wolfetones on March 13th at RI RA in Providence from 6 pm till 8 pm. The band will also be opening for Brian Twohey at the Whiskey Republic from 5-7 pm on Friday March 14th. Dont miss either one of these great […]

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John Boyle Orielly Club Music Festival

ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th, 2013 THE IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL COMMITTEE OF THE JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY CLUB WILL BE PRESENTING THE 15th ANNUAL IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL.

TIME: 3:00 PM TO 1:00 AM
BANDS WILL BE PLAYING IN BOTH THE UPSTAIRS HALL AND THE DOWNSTAIRS LOUNGE. MUSIC WILL ALSO BE PLAYING IN OUR OUTDOOR TENT. THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE AND OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS

HAMBURGS, HOTDOGS AND OTHER FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE.

VARIOUS IRISH CRAFTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM CRAFTERS FROM THROUGHOUT THE WESTERN MASS AREA.

ADMISSION IS ONLY $10.00 FOR ADULTS, WITH CHILDREN UNDER 12 ADMITTED FREE.

THIS IS A DAY FOR ALL THE MEMBERS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND THE PUBLIC TO COME TO THE JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY CLUB AND SHOW THEIR SUPPORT WHILE ENJOYING THE BEST IN IRISH MUSIC THAT NEW ENGLAND HAS TO OFFER.

TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR ON THE DAY OF THE FESTIVAL.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, A CONTACT PERSON REGARDING PRESS COVERAGE, OR FOR ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY CLUB AT (413) 788-8603.

THE MUSIC FESTIVAL COMMITTEE THANKS YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST AND RESPONSE TO THIS PRESS RELEASE.  AS A CLUB, WE HAVE NO BUDGET FOR PAID ADVERTISING. ANY AND ALL SUPPORT THAT YOU MAY PROVIDE US IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.

IT IS THROUGH YOUR CONTINUED RESPONSE AND SUPPORT THAT WE ARE AGAIN PRIVILEGED TO BRING YOU THE BEST IN MUSIC, CULTURE AND FUN FROM THE JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY CLUB.

THE MUSIC LINE-UP FOR THAT DAY IS AS FOLLOWS;

3:00PM – 6:00PM
UPSTAIRS HALL – FINTAN STANLEY

6:00PM – 9:00PM
UPSTAIRS HALL – THE SHAMROCKS OF KERRY WITH LEO   DOHERTY

6:00PM – 9:00PM
DOWNSTAIRS LOUNGE – BRIAN RUSSELL

OUTDOOR MUSIC TENT

“THE PUPPETS” with Jackie Cavanaugh and Glenn Palmer

3:00PM – 5:00PM – OPEN IRISH SESSION

6:30PM – 8:30PM    - THE TOM LANIGAN BAND

OUTSIDE MUSIC TENT – 9PM
OUR FEATURED PERFORMER: ENTER THE HAGGIS

PERFORMANCES BY THE McDERMOTT ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE & THE SPRINGFIELD KILTIE BAND.

ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th, 2013 THE IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL COMMITTEE OF THE JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY CLUB WILL BE PRESENTING THE 15th ANNUAL IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL. TIME: 3:00 PM TO 1:00 AM BANDS WILL BE PLAYING IN BOTH THE UPSTAIRS HALL AND THE DOWNSTAIRS LOUNGE. MUSIC WILL ALSO BE PLAYING IN OUR OUTDOOR TENT. THIS EVENT […]

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Boston Irish Festival

We had an unbelievable time at the Boston Irish Fest, Sunday, June 9th and would like to say a HUGE “Thank You” to everyone who came out to support us, all of the wonderful new people we met and the entire organization for an absolutely amazing experience. Your enthusiasm drove us to new musical heights and the energy was simply beautiful. Showing us your support with a standing ovation at sets end was a humbling and surreal experience which we’ll never forget!!! We Love you all and can’t wait to see you soon. Tiocfaidh Ar La!!! The Tom Lanigan Band.
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We had an unbelievable time at the Boston Irish Fest, Sunday, June 9th and would like to say a HUGE “Thank You” to everyone who came out to support us, all of the wonderful new people we met and the entire organization for an absolutely amazing experience. Your enthusiasm drove us to new musical heights and […]

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Tom Lanigan Band in the Big Apple!

Check out Tom Lanigan in NYC on May 1st, May 15th and May 29th at the Pig & Whistle on 3rd Avenue!

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Check out Tom Lanigan in NYC on May 1st, May 15th and May 29th at the Pig & Whistle on 3rd Avenue!

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