2011 Events

2011 Schedule


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Jil, Dan Vogt, Kevin Nicholson, and Rick Cunningham for Celtic Night at The Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL. 7:30-10:30pm. No Cover, No Smoking inside!! alcove@alcovetavern.com.


Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Jil, Dan Vogt, Kevin Nicholson, and Rick Cunningham at Sipsey Tavern, 1926 12th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL.  7:30-9:30pm, No Cover.  205-202-4116, sipseytavern@yahoo.com.


Saturday, January 29, 2011  CANCELLED – watch for rescheduling soon

House Concert with Scooter Muse at Wren’s Nest Cottage Concerts, 240 Raleigh Avenue, Homewood, AL 35209, http://wrensnestcottageconcerts.blogspot.com/, 205-616-9993.  Food at 6pm, music at 7pm.  $10.


Sunday, January 30, 2011

Monthly Celtic Music Session at Sipsey Tavern, 1926 12th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL.  Come on down and play along, dance along, or just listen.  5:00-9:00pm, No Cover.  205-202-4116, sipseytavern@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Jil, Dan Vogt, Kevin Nicholson, and Rick Cunningham for Wine-Down Wednesday at Pale Eddies’ Pour House, a very hip, tastefully-appointed, smoke-free neighborhood gathering spot in the loft district of historic downtown Birmingham.   1/2-price bottles of wine all night as well as plenty of free-flowing ales and lagers.  Come on down!  2308 2nd Ave. N, Birmingham, AL.  We’ll be providing live Celtic music from 7:30pm to 10ish. No Cover.  205-297-0052, www.paleeddiespourhouse.com.


Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Jil, Dan Vogt, Kevin Nicholson, and Rick Cunningham at Sipsey Tavern, 1926 12th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL.  7:30-9:30pm, No Cover.  205-202-4116, sipseytavern@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Jil, Dan Vogt, Kevin Nicholson, and Rick Cunningham for Celtic Night at The Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL. 7:30-10:30pm. No Cover, No Smoking inside!! alcove@alcovetavern.com.


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Jil, Dan Vogt, Kevin Nicholson, and Rick Cunningham, newly named The Vulcan Eejits, perform for Wine-Down Wednesday at Pale Eddies’ Pour House, a very hip, tastefully-appointed, smoke-free neighborhood gathering spot in the loft district of historic downtown Birmingham.   1/2-price bottles of wine all night as well as plenty of free-flowing ales and lagers.  Come on down!  2308 2nd Ave. N, Birmingham, AL.  We’ll be providing live Celtic music from 6:30pm to 9ish. No Cover.  205-297-0052, www.paleeddiespourhouse.com.


March 4-6, 2011

Jil, Scooter Muse, and Ed Miller at the North Texas Irish Festival, Fair Park, Dallas, TX.  www.ntif.org


Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at The Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL. 7:30-10:30pm. No Cover, No Smoking Inside!! alcove@alcovetavern.com.


Saturday, March 12, 2011

Henri’s Notions perform at Shamrockin’ In 5-Points – the street party after the St. Paddy’s Day parade, corner of 20th St. S and 10th Ave. S in Birmingham.  1:00-3:00pm.  Details will be posted later.


Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Henri’s Notions performs at Beef O’Brady’s in Hoover, AL.  6-9pm.  Bring the family and enjoy some Live Celtic Music on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day.


Thursday, March 17, 2011

Henri’s Notions returns for the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin, FL.  This is a FREE outdoor concert and is always a fun event!!


Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Jil and Scooter Muse will perform as well as Dylan Sneed at Acoustic Night at the Bama Theater, 600 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL.


Friday, April 1, 2011

Celtic Music with friends at The Sipsey Tavern, 1926 12th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL.  8pm-?


Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits, perform for Wine-Down Wednesday at Pale Eddie’s Pour House, a very hip, tastefully-appointed, smoke-free neighborhood gathering spot in the loft district of historic downtown Birmingham.   1/2-price bottles of wine all night as well as plenty of free-flowing ales and lagers.  Come on down!  2308 2nd Ave. N, Birmingham, AL.  We’ll be providing live Celtic music from 6:30pm to 9ish. No Cover.  205-297-0052, www.paleeddiespourhouse.com.


Saturday, April 9, 2011

The Vogt Family Contra Band will perform at the Alabama Celtic Association’s Spring Picnic at White’s Mountain in Springville, AL.  This is an all day event.  See www.celticalabama.org for details.


Saturday, April 9, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits in concert at Local Color, 5811 Hwy 11, Springville, AL 35146.  6:00pm – Dinner and music by the Something Else! Trio, the 8:00pm – The Vulcan Eejits.  205 467 02334, www.localcolorcafe.com.


Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at The Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL. 7:30-10:30pm. No Cover, No Smoking Inside!!  alcove@alcovetavern.com.


April 15-17, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse with John Taylor, Men of Worth, Rathkeltair, Alex Beaton, and Jiggernaut at the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games.  www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net.


Wednesday, April 20, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits at Sipsey Tavern, 1926 12th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL.  7:30-9:30pm, No Cover.  205-202-4116, sipseytavern@yahoo.com.


Thursday, April 28, 2011 (cancelled – tornado)

Henri’s Notions.  Private event.  Camp McDowell, Nauvoo, AL.


Saturday, May 7, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse in concert at Local Color, 5811 Hwy 11, Springville, AL 35146.  6:00pm – Dinner and music by the Something Else! Trio, then 8:00pm – Jil & Scooter.  205 467 0334, www.localcolorcafe.com.


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse in concert for Wild & Wonderful Wednesday at the Pell City Library, 1923 First Ave. N., Pell City, AL 35125.  Noon-1pm.  205-884-1015.


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits at Sipsey Tavern, 1926 12th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL.  7:30-9:30pm, No Cover.  205-202-4116, sipseytavern@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at The Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL. 7:30-10:30pm. No Cover, No Smoking Inside!!  alcove@alcovetavern.com.


Thursday, June 2, 2011

Jil, Scooter Muse, Ed Miller, and Brian McNeill at The Cactus Cafe, UT Campus, Austin, TX.


June 3-5, 2011

Jil, Scooter Muse, Ed Miller, John Taylor, Brian McNeill and many more at the Texas Scottish Festival, Maverick Stadium, Arlington, TX.


Sunday, June 12, 2011

The Vogt Family Contra Band for the St. Andrews Society of Tuscaloosa Summer Ceilidh.


Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits for Celtic Night at Sipsey Tavern, Birmingham, AL.  7-10pm.


Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits for Irish Night at Fenian’s Pub, Jackson, MS.  8-11pm.


Sunday, June 26, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform at Moonlight on the Mountain in Homewood, AL. 7:30pm. $10.  www.moonlightonthemtn.com


Thursday, June 30, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform for Acoustic Night at the Bama Theater in Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30pm.


July 7-10, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in Linville, NC.  For info about the festival, check out www.gmhg.org.  For info about other performers at the festival, see www.thecelticforce.com/events/grandfather.


July 22-24, 2011

Jil and others give workshops at The Alabama Folk School’s Irish Weekend, Camp McDowell, Nauvoo, AL.  www.campmcdowell.com.


Thursday, July 28, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform for a private event.  Tuscaloosa, AL.  6:30-8pm.


Saturday, July 30, 2011

Wedding.  Florence, AL.


Friday, August 5, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform as well as Walter Parks for Acoustic Night at the Bama Theater, 600 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL, 7:30pm.  Great family-friendly listening venue!


August 11-14, 2011

Jil, Scooter Muse, and Ed Miller perform at the Fergus Scottish Festival, Fergus, Ontario, Canada.  www.fergusscottishfestival.com.


Wednesday, August 17, 2011 (NOW every 3rd Wednesday!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


Saturday, August 27, 2011
The Vulcan Eejits at the Pepper Place Market, 9am-noon. Downtown Birmingham, AL.


September 3-4, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse will perform at the Virginia Scottish Games and Festival in The Plains, VA, filling in for the great Alex Beaton, who will be unable to be there this year because of his health.  Alex will be greatly missed at the festival, but Scooter and I will do our best to have his music there anyway!  www.vascottishgames.org.


Saturday, September 10, 2011

Jil, Scooter Muse, and John Taylor perform a House Concert in San Jose, CA.  Call Phillipa 408-529-5610 or email pippasiersema@yahoo.com.


Wednesday, September 21, 2011 (NOW every 3rd Wednesday!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


September 24-25, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse at the Celtic Classic in Bethlehem, PA.  www.celticfest.org.


Thursday, September 29, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse will perform for Irish Night at Fenian’s Pub in Jackson, MS.  8-11pm.


September 30-October 1, 2011

Jil, Scooter Muse, Ed Miller, and more at the St. Louis Highland Games.  www.stlouis-scottishgames.com.


October 14-16, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse will perform at the Stone Mountain Highland Games, filling in for the great Alex Beaton, who will be unable to be there this year because of his health.  Alex will be greatly missed at the festival, but Scooter and I will do our best to have his music there anyway!  www.smhg.org.


Wednesday, October 19, 2011 (NOW every 3rd Wednesday!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


Friday, October 21, 2011

Jil will perform with singer/songwriter Torin Alter at Eclipse Cafe in Montevallo, AL.  8:00pm.  Check out http://www.druidcityonline.com/fa-torinalter.htm.


Saturday, October 22, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform at PLATE Restaurant & Wine Bar (formerly Frankie & Louie’s), 4351 Main Street, Harrisburg, NC.  704-455-0005.  8-11pm.  NO COVER!!


Sunday, October 23, 2011
Jil and Scooter Muse perform for Carolina Balloon Fest, Statesville, NC.   www.carolinaballoonfest.com.


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Henri’s Notions perform for Acoustic Night at the Bama Theater, 600 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-9:30pm.  Family friendly!  $5.


Thursday, November 3, 2011

Jil and Scooter Muse perform a House Concert in Tucson, AZ. 7:30pm.  Reservations required.  For info see www.tucsonhouseconcerts.wordpress.com.


November 4-6, 2011

Henri’s Notions at the Tucson Celtic Festival, Tucson, AZ.  www.tucsoncelticfestival.org


Wednesday, November 16, 2011 (NOW every 3rd Wednesday!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


Saturday, November 19, 2011

Jil and her mom, Jackie Chambless, play for Skye and Liam’s wedding in Rome, GA.


Friday, November 25, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits perform an early set at Marty’s  in Birmingham.  7-10pm.  $5.


Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits perform at Pepper Place Farmers Market, 9am-noon.  Downtown Birmingham.


Friday, December 2, 2011

The Vulcan Eejits perform at the Annual Holiday Party of the St. Andrew’s Society of Birmingham, AL.  6-10pm, Birmingham Country Club.


Saturday, December 10, 2011
Jil Chambless, Ed Miller, Scooter Muse, and John Taylor at the Open Door Coffeehouse, Arlington, TX.


Wednesday, December 21, 2011 (NOW 3rd Wednesday of every month!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (NOW 3rd Wednesday of every month!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


Saturday, January 21, 2012

Jil Chambless and Scooter Muse perform at Charles and Myrtle’s Coffeehouse, Chattanooga, TN.


Sunday, January 29, 2012

The Vulcan Eejits perform for a Birmingham Contra Dance. http://sites.google.com/sites/bfootmad/.


Wednesday, February 22, 2012 (NOW 3rd Wednesday of every month!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


March 2-4, 2012

Jil Chambless, Scooter Muse, Ed Miller, and John Taylor perform at the North Texas Irish Festival in Dallas, TX.  www.ntif.org.


Saturday, March 10, 2012

Jil Chambless and Scooter Muse at The Focal Point, St. Louis, MO.


Friday, March 16, 2012

The Vulcan Eejits in concert at Marty Connors’ Irish Party with Kim Davis, Molly Hand, and Kate Weatherly dancing.


Saturday, March 17, 2012

Henri’s Notions are back for the St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Village of Baytowne Wharf, Destin, FL.  www.baytownewharf.com


Wednesday, March 21, 2012 (NOW 3rd Wednesday of every month!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


Saturday, May 24, 2012

The Vulcan Eejits in concert at Local Color, 5811 Hwy 11, Springville, AL 35146.  6:00pm – Dinner and music by the Something Else! Trio, the 8:00pm – The Vulcan Eejits.  205 467 02334, www.localcolorcafe.com.


Wednesday, April 18, 2012 (NOW 3rd Wednesday of every month!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


April 20-22, 2012

Jil Chambless, Scooter Muse, Ed Miller, John Taylor, Clandestine, Rathkeltair, and more  perform at the Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games in Huntersville, NC.  www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net.


Wednesday, May 16, 2012 (NOW 3rd Wednesday of every month!)

The Vulcan Eejits perform for Celtic Night at the Alcove International Tavern, 730 22nd Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL.  7:30-10:30pm, NO COVER, and NO SMOKING inside!  alcovetavern.com.


June 23-24, 2012

Jil Chambless, Scooter Muse, and John Taylor at the San Diego Scottish Highland Games.  http://www.sdhighlandgames.org