Irish Sessions

Please be advised that we plan to resume sessions at

The Rockslide Brewpub

 when conditions permit.


One of Fifth Reel's most enjoyable activities is acting as the core ensemble for Grand Junction's one and only Irish Session. We are thrilled to be hosted by Grand Junction's first brew pub, Rockslide Brewery at Fourth and Main streets in downtown Grand Junction. We meet from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Come join us for great music, food and beer!

It is a tribute to the quality of our musicians that many travel from as far as Moab, Utah and New Castle, Colorado, just to have the opportunity to join friends in playing fine Celtic music.

Here are some of the players you may see at a typical session -


Sue Sternberg, Moab, UT and New York 

Ann Ramsey, New Castle, CO

Shannon Young, Grand Junction, CO

Mike Duncan, Moab, UT

Norm Ashley, Grand Junction


Steve Frame, Mandolin and Bouzouki, Clifton, CO

Mike Murray, Bass, Grand Junction

David Bumgarner, Guitar, Grand Junction

David Main, Guitar, Meeker, CO

Grady Harper, Banjo, Guitar and occasionally Fiddle, Grand Junction

Mark Toole, Guitar, Mandola and Mandolin, Cedaredge, CO

Carl Calhoun, Guitar, Grand Junction and all over the world!

Other Instruments:

Connie Michael, Piano, Grand Junction

Ron Young, Hammered Dulcimer, Bodhran and Vocals, Grand Junction

Mick Wilson, Clarinet, Grand Junction

John Phillips, Uilleann Pipes and various Whistles, recently from Golden

Miriam Graham, Concertina and Penny Whistle, Moab

Marney Hardin, Bodhran and Irish Flute, Grand Junction