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Yesterday the Niigata Celtic session band played at a local street festival, it was my 1st time to join the band playing the jaw harp . It was a hot afternoon and we played a 30 min set, with the aid of a microphone the jaw harp sounded quite good. But I will need to do a lot more practice for our next live show.
To check out a video of us playing please click the link below, And I would like to say a big thanks to Koide san for filming it !
For Sale : Irish Bodhran drum , 46cm diameter x 13cm deep made from Rosewood with a single goat skin head, fully tune able and has a removable single cross bar and arm cut out for easier playing. Includes 1 x wooden tipper and custom made tartan carry bag only - 8000 yen , can be viewed at Albannach anytime !
One of the reasons we took the day off work to attend the recent Niigata craft beer festival , was to check out what was being made and new brews available in Japan that we might like to serve on tap at Albannach. While we both sampled a lot of great craft beer , there were a few standouts with the Coedo brewery from Saitama making some fantastic beer. So we have just put on tap tonight a 20 ltr keg of Coedo Marihana Session IPA 4.5% . If you are free drop by to try some its a perfect brew for the hot humid summer that we are already having !
Just finished repairing a customers bag this morning , the old handles were due to break so I covered the old handles in leather and added a stronger loop which now allows the handles to fold down instead. If you need something repaired bring it along to Albannach and I will take a look at it for you, most items can be repaired. below is the before and after photos of the bag
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