Don BANJO Smith, and Friends....Proudly Announce...

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Furlongs in East Durham, Back in the Old Days!
Another place now closed, and Sadly Missed....
Jim Connor of the Kingston Trio and John Denver's
band. This banjo has had a remarkable journey!

What a long, strange trip it's been...!!

Ah, The O'Neill House!!!! Another E.Durham Staple
Gone for about ten years now...oh well.....
Fiddlin' Lee Turner and Myself at the O'Neill
House in E. Durham, in 1999! Great Times!!!!
Meanwhile, back at the Ranch...! O'Neill House Bar
That is where we used to play, it, the house, and the property is all church owned now...
Pete Seeger Singing away! Strawberry Fest , 2013
Pete is flanked by Spook Handy on Guitar and RJ Storm on Banjo

Pubs, Clubs, Fairs, and Festivals

Featuring Don Smith, Jack Driscoll,  and Friends

GOSHEN NY, Great American Weekend

Hunter Mtn. Celtic faire

East Durham Traditional Irish Music Festival(’98-02)

Catskill Youth Festival

East Durham Memorial Day Weekend  Irish Festival(2000-13)

Catskill Shad Festival(’05-’06)

Kingston Irish Festival(two years)

Orange County Irish Festival(three years)

Harrison Day NJ Street Fair(eight years)

Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival(Three years)

Beacon Sloop Club Strawberry Festival(Six years)

Beacon Sloop Club Alternate Energy Festival

Beacon Sloop Club Pumpkin Fesival(Three years)

Taste of Rutheford Street faire(Seven years)

Vernon Day

Great Catskill Mtn. Quilt Show(three years)

Windham Mtn. Harvest Festival(three years)

Vernon Harvest Day(two years)

Gilboa Irish Festival

Banjo Burke Memorial Music Festival(Five Years)

Bear Mountain Irish Day(five years)

Pubs, etc….

The Cloverleaf Tavern, Caldwell, NJ(13 Years)

Harley's Irish Pub, Hackensack, NJ

 Tommy Makems Irish Pavillion, NY, NY(last band standing!)

The Settlers Inn, Monroe, NY(many years, 'till closing)

The Owen Murphy Inn, Goshen, NY

Loughrans, Salisbury Mills, NY

Flannigans on First, NY, NY

Jimmy O’Connors Windham Mtn. Inn, Windham, NY

The Inn at Long Trail, Killington, VT

Stacks Pub, E. Durham, NY

Furlongs, E. Durham, NY

Gildernew’s Irish House, Poughkeepsie, NY

Brodies Pub, Mohegan Lake, NY

Brodies Pub, Carmel, NY

Friendly Sons of the Shilleileigh, West Orange, NJ

Friendly Sons of the Shilleilleigh, Old Bridge, NJ

Molly Mallones, Whippany, NJ

The Dublin Pub, Morristown, NJ

Jimmys Haunt, Morristown, NJ

The Harp and Bard, Clifton, NJ

Kate and Arnies, Nutley, NJ

The Ship Inn, Milford, NJ

The Parlour, NY, NY

The Malt House, Yonkers, NY

McGraths, E. Durham, NY

The Grasshopper Also, Carlstadt, NJ

The Grasshopper Too, Wayne , NJ

The Coachman's Inn, Bronx, NY

The Celtic Horse, Middletown, NY

J. B. McMinnions, Monroe, NY

The O’Neill House, E. Durham, NY

Napper Tandy’s, Monroe, NY

Darby’s, East Durham, NY

The Black Rock Castle, Black Rock, CT

Fairfield County AOH, Greenwich, CT

Buckalews Restaurant, LBI, Beach Haven, NJ

Fairfield Gaelic Club, Fairfield, CT

An Beal Bocht, Bronx, NY

Gavin’s Golden Hill, E. Durham, NY

O’Grady’s Pub and Sports Bar, East Durham, NY

Sharkie’s Pub and Restauant, East Durham, NY

P.J. Larkins, Hunter, NY

Finn McCools, Hoboken, NJ

Duffy’s Tavern, Paterson, NJ

Lockwoods Tavern, Newburgh, NY

Orange County AOH, Middletown, NY

Ancient Order of Hibernians, Div. 1, Monroe, NY

The Porter House, Montvale, NJ

Irelands 32, Suffern, NY

Birchwood Manor, Whippany, NJ

The Scottish American Club, Kearny, NJ

The Green, Sussex, NJ

Eddy Farm Hotel and Resort, Sparrowbush, NY

Littell Center, Franklin, NJ

Sullivan’s Gaslight, Franklin, NJ

Gaelic-American Club, Kearny, NJ

Blarney Station, Rutheford, NJ

Walsh’s, Nyack, NY

Jack O’Connors, Bridgewater, NJ

The Junction, Tuxedo, NY

Morley and McGoverns, Roselle Park, NJ

Mannion’s, Sommerville, NJ
our newest venues include:
Baker's Tap Room, Barryville, NY
Gavin's Irish Country Inn, East Durham, NY
Canavan's Kilcar Inn, Greenville, NY


numerous appearances on radio and television

Not to mention, weddings(really!), baptisms, wakes and funerals, and very many private  parties and affairs all over the eastern seaboard….

Try us, you will like us!

My Good Friend and Collaborator Mr. Ed Packer
This is at The Shannon Rose, in Ramsey, NJ, 2012

poster in the Cloverleaf Ladies Room...
My spies are everywhere!!!

Ed Packer and I and the Shannon Rose, Ramsey, NJ
I'll have to find one of the two of us at the Cloverleaf!
Big Mike Stout and Me at McCoys in Stanford Ct.
Something funny must have happened! He's in a great Bluegrass band, also!

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