Poor Ould Goat plays Irish folk/rock, bluegrass, country, rock, Americana, and original songs with high energy on acoustic instruments. The four members play a pile of instruments, collectively including mandolin, accordion, guitar, djembe, bouzouki, banjo, bodrhan, doumbek, tin whistle, drum kit, and three vocals. Setlists include Irish classics; popular rock, country and bluegrass; jigs and reels; and more. The shows include great music, sing-alongs, humor (disclaimer: our humor is never guaranteed to actually be humorous...), song requests, requests to leave, and revelry.
POG is back at the famed Shannon Pub to play you all some good time Celtic music. Have something off their fantastic menu while you're there.
Winter is coming.
Poor Ould Goat will be playing at the "South Buffalo Celtic Fall Festival" at the Buffalo Irish Center with many great Celtic bands, including Penny Whiskey, The Leftovers, The Dafdy Brothers, Rosewood Bridge and more! We don't have our start time yet but we'll get you that info soon. Tickets are $10.00 and available at the Buffalo Irish Center or the Tara Gift Shop (across the street from the Irish Center).
638 Lake Street
Wilson, NY 14172
We'll be back at the Schulze Winery with all the "Goats" for some fine wine and music. We'll be inside where it'll be toasty warm and you'll be "toasted warm" from the wine tasting. Free admission. 2-5pm
McCarthyizm's annual Christmas benefit helpiing "Friends of the Night People" at the Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St, Buffalo. We play at 8pm for a short set. Come early and stay late. Admission details coming soon
Haven't played at the Shannon in a while. It's high time we did.
245 Abbott Road
We'll be playing at ther 2nd Annual "Green Beer Parade & Tent Party" at the Gateway Harbor on Sweeney Street in N. Tonawanda (next to the Renaissance Bridge). Enjoy the kick-off of the St. Pat's Holiday Season in a fully heated tent (for sure!), listening to our rousing Celtic sing-a-longs while drinking beer (not actually green) and hanging with all the great people. More details to follow!
McCarthy School of Irish Dancing
St. Patrick's Day at WBBC.
638 Lake Street
Wilson, NY 14172
Join us for the annual "Live at O'Larkin" at the Larkin Square outside in the enclosed and heated pavillion. We play from 5:00 - 5:45pm followed by our great friends, and wonderful Celtic rock band, McCarthyizm. There will be beer, wine and food trucks. Dress warmer if it's cold out, because the heaters do a good job, but they won't make it tropical!
Larkin Square is at the intersection of Seneca St and Swan St. in Buffalo, just off the 190 Smith St. exit.
Keep the Paddy's Day party going into the weekend. 7pm at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, Buffalo.
5601 Main Street, Williamsville, NY
Parade day party at Dwyer's.
65 Webster, North Tonawanda
POG will be playing the Woodcock Brothers Brewery Annual Kilt Party again this year. Wear a kilt if you have one, and come out for some high energy Celtic music.
We'll be playing at the Krull Park Pavilion for the Niagara Celtic & Heritage Festival Warm-Up Party to get everyone ready for the festival.
Poor Ould Goat plays 9pm - 12am at the Jack Devine's Pub in Wheatfield. Catch some great Celtic music and get some great eats/drinks while you're there.
McCarthyizm's annual Xmas party to benefit "Friends of the Night People" (a charitable organization that helps the poor, homeless and destitute in Buffalo, New York). More details to follow soon.
We're back in the Old First Ward for some fine beer...oh, and to play some great music too! You know the place, you love it, set your calendar! 9pm-11:30pm-ish
Nunya Business District
The date has been set for The Wake, Irish Classical Theater Company's "Party To Die For!" It will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Atrium at Rich's, 1 Robert Rich Way, Buffalo, NY.
Poor Ould Goat will be opening the evening at the VIP party and also playing for the general party.
Mingle with the "family' and "mourners"(ICTC actors) of the deceased, "Carrie DeKoffin". Participate in the live theater and Buffalo's best party!
Your ticket buys you all the complimentary food, beer and wine you'd like, along with continuous live entertainment. As always, there'll be bagpipes, raucous Celtic Rock, Irish Dancers and more!
Tickets are on sale now. The link is below
Poor Ould Goat plays the 3rd Annual "Green Beer Sunday" in the Tonawandas on Sweeney Street in North Tonawanda at the Gateway Harbor. More Details to follow soon!
Poor Ould Goat will be back at the Valley Center for the Old First Ward Parade. The parade will be a week earlier than the downtown parade this year, so you'll have a week of rest and recuperation before you do it all over again! 1-5pm approximately. More details to follow
Follow us down to the Buffalo Irish Center right after the Old Neighborhood Parade.
We'll be at Woodcock Brother's Brewing Company for the high holiday on March 17, 2017, 7-10pm. Bring your dancing shoes and singing voice because nobody sits still or shuts up on St. Patrick's Day!
Poor Ould Goat plays at McCarthy's while the crazy leprechauns are at the parade downtown. Enjoy fine beer, corned beef, Irish music and more authentic Shenanigans without freezing your butt off or dodging beer cans. We play 3:00pm to 5:30ish.
Poor Ould Goat will be playing on the patiio at Dwyer's for the Day 1 celebratrion at "Canal Fest of the Tonawandas". Come on out to join in the fun & festivities!
Come out to the 2017 South Buffalo Irish Feis (Fest) to participate in all the fun. Poor Ould Goat plays 1-2pm. Stick around after to hear the always excellent McCarthyizm at 3:30pm and all the others, including Jackdaw!
25 Cazenovia St, Buffalo, NY 14220
"Dust off Your Kilt Party" - Every year Woodcock Brother's throw a party at the brewery celebrating one of our favorite local events: the Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival. Stop by the brewery on September 9th to help support this awesome festival for our annual Dust Off Your Kilt Party. Poor Ould Goat will get that kilt moving!
*Party starts at 6pm and goes till close.
*Live Celtic Music by Pour Ould Goat 6-10pm
*Corned Beef Dinner Specials
*Open Faced Skillet Reubens
*Nitro Dry Irish Stout on tap
We play 10:30am - 12:00 noon on the main stage under the big pavilion shelter. The Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival and Highland Games attracts over 10,000 visitors over 2 days. Music, Food, Drinks, Crafted Items for sale, kids games, animals, etc. Poor Ould Goat plays on the main Pavilion Stage. Tickets available at niagaraceltic.com or at the door
Private Event - Winterfest 2018
245 Abbott Road
Buffalo, NY 14220
Annual Great Guinness Toast - times TBA
The Irish Classical Theatre Company's "The Wake."
3rd annaul Green Beer Parade at Gateway Harbor.
The Irishman Pub in Williamsville
2598 Main St
Newfane, New York 14108
5601 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221
POG Duo at the Irishman. Stop in for dinner, a pint, and a rare "laid back" performance by Joe and Chris.
All-day Paddy's Day party at Woodcock Brothers Brewery in Wilson.
Two sets - 12p and 7pm
Parade Day party at Dwyer's Irish Pub.
Rounding out the Paddy's Day season at Gene's.
100 Center Street, Cuba NY 14727. Cuba's Fireman's Park
Poor Ould Goat plays the Glenn Stage at the Niagara Celtic Heritage Society's 18th Annual Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games. Located less than an hour from both Buffalo and Rochester, NY, guests are immersed in the traditions and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and all things Celtic! Join the 12,000 others who come and celebrate this amazing culture.
Admission includes a free festival guidebook and a chance to win a door prize!
Parking is FREE
Handicapped Parking Available
ATMs are available inside festival grounds