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McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub And Whiskey Bar 534 Main St Bethlehem‎ PA‎ 18018 United States

September 2018

The Great Irish Steak Out

The Great Irish Steak Out promo image.

All during the month of September stop into McCarthy's Red Stag Pub in Bethlehem, PA for our Great Irish Steak Out. Choose your steak, temperature, topping and two featured sides all for $30. Add a grilled shrimp skewer for $5. Get your steak from 11 AM to close each day in September. Great Irish Steak Out Menu 1. Pick Your Steak 10-oz. NY Strip 12-0z. Ribeye Two-4-oz. Petite Filet Mignon 16-oz. Porterhouse 2. Pick Your Temperature Rare | Medium Rare…

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The Colour Sound Acoustic

“Guilty For The First Time” is the latest in a song cycle The ColourSound has been unleashing on the public since 2004. Fans of the band—be they from the fashion world of New York City (where they have maintained an ardent following mostly due to lead guitarist Sean Hieter’s work with fashion designer Robert Graham), their hometown Lehigh Valley/Pocono Mountain locals of Pennsylvania, or the hundreds who have thrilled to their onstage sound in Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis and other great…

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Fig For A Kiss

Based out of the Lehigh Valley, Fig for a Kiss is an acoustic, Irish Folk duo with a unique blend of Celtic and Contemporary influences.   Vocals, Fiddle / Casey McGinty Vocals, Guitar / Seth Baliles

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Celtic Brunch Featuring Corey Purcell Duo

Having been introduced to Irish culture at a very young age, Corey quickly grew to love the Irish music and dance which surrounded him. Advancing rapidly through the ranks of the competitive Irish dancing scene, Corey soon found himself on the National, then World stage of competition. After competing for 14 years, and discovering that he preferred his own artistic and rhythmic approach to the strict form required by the judges, Corey transitioned from competitions to stage productions and performance.…

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Celtic Fringe Street Fest

Celtic Fringe street fest during Celtic Classic 2018

Add a stop in at the Celtic Fringe Street Fest at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub to your Celtic Classic itinerary! We're taking over Walnut Street during the Celtic Classic to offer Celtic food (no tickets required), pints, live music, and street games! WALNUT STREET SCHEDULE: • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 • Noon to 7pm Noon - 2pm • Piper's Request 2 - 2:30pm + 4:30 - 5pm • O'Grady Quinlan Irish Step Dancers 5 - 7pm • Without George • SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 •…

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Jimmy Farrell

Singer Jimmy Farrell

Live Irish music with Jimmy Farrell at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub.  Jimmy has been singing and playing Guitar for 40 years He has played all kinds of music, but Irish Folk Music is where he is the most comfortable.  His influences over the years range from Johnny Cash, the Clancy Brothers. Tommy Makem, Merle Haggard, the Dubliners, Seamus Kennedy and Willie Lynch  to so many others. Along with the songs are always stories and laughter!

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Seamus Kelleher

Seamus Kelleher was born in Galway city in 1954. The youngest of five children, he studied piano at age nine and continued to do so until he picked up the guitar at age fourteen. Within a few weeks, Seamus knew what he would be doing for the rest of his life. By age 15, he was performing acoustic concerts at venues all over Galway. By 16 he joined a rock group called Spoonful where he switched from acoustic to electric…

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Celtic Brunch Featuring Piper’s Request

Piper's Request is a band grounded in the roots of traditional Irish music, with tune sets forged in hundreds of pub sessions and the straight ahead songs of life, love, sorrow, laughter and, of course, whiskey, made famous by the Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem, the Dubliner's and so many others. The band features Terry Hartzell on the uilleann pipes, flutes, and whistles; Fred Gilmartin on the banjo, mandolin, and fiddle; Rick Weaver on guitar, banjo, and octave mandolin; and vocals…

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October 2018

October Cooking Demonstration

Celtic Cooking Class

JOIN CHEF JILL AT MCCARTHY’S RED STAG PUB FOR MONTHLY COOKING CLASSES IN BETHLEHEM TO LEARN THE INS AND OUTS OF COOKING INCLUDING CELTIC COOKING. Watch and enjoy a two course demonstration while we entertain and show you some of the finer techniques of our cuisine. Doors open at 6:30PM. Cooking does not start until 7:00PM. Space is limited so make sure you get your tickets early!! Menu: Guinness Mac & Cheese Dessert: White Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake For Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-cooking-demonstration-tickets-49247602906

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Ed McKendry

Come join us for live music with Ed McKendry at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub. Ed is a singer-songwriter who has entertained in the Lehigh Valley for over 20 years. His music features strong vocals, tasteful acoustic guitar and a song list of vintage classics and fresh originals. He has appeared locally at Musikfest, Arts Quest, Godfrey Daniels, Mayfair, WDIY and more. With Ed’s music you’ll definitely hear something you know and like.

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The King Brothers

Join McCarthy’s as the pair expertly performs some of the “brother” style duets of the bluegrass world, and the drives and tight vocal harmonies of traditional Irish folk songs. Instrumentally, the duet expertly performs in various combinations on guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, and tenor banjo. Their musical interplay at times hauntingly spare and beautiful, such as on an Irish ballad, and at other times a powerful drive of cascading notes that can bring down the house. Seen on festival…

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Tim Harakal

Tim Harakal’s self-taught hands are at one with the guitar strings, they have become an extension of his heart, soul, and spirit. Influenced by his favorite band Metallica, his music morphed into an acoustic art form with a pop-rock edge. He’s written and recorded 40+ songs during his college years, many times in lieu of going to class. He dropped out of his biology major with one semester to finish and began playing coffee shops, cafes, opera houses, pubs etc.…

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Belfast Connection

Belfast Connection is a three-piece band featuring Frank Reed on vocals, bass and guitar, Rich Dodson on Fiddle, Banjo and Vocals, and Damian Larkin on vocals, bodhran and guitar. They infuse each performance with energy as they tell the story of Ireland and her people, performing a wide collection of well known Irish Pub songs, tunes, and ballads that invite you to dance and sing along!

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring John & Steve

John and Steve

Come join us at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub for our weekly Sunday brunch featuring the Irish tunes of Steve and John!  Clap your hands! Tap your foot!  Enjoy a fresh Guinness and some traditional Irish food!

Find out more »

Seamus Kelleher

Seamus Kelleher was born in Galway city in 1954. The youngest of five children, he studied piano at age nine and continued to do so until he picked up the guitar at age fourteen. Within a few weeks, Seamus knew what he would be doing for the rest of his life. By age 15, he was performing acoustic concerts at venues all over Galway. By 16 he joined a rock group called Spoonful where he switched from acoustic to electric…

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring Piper’s Request

Piper's Request is a band grounded in the roots of traditional Irish music, with tune sets forged in hundreds of pub sessions and the straight ahead songs of life, love, sorrow, laughter and, of course, whiskey, made famous by the Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem, the Dubliner's and so many others. The band features Terry Hartzell on the uilleann pipes, flutes, and whistles; Fred Gilmartin on the banjo, mandolin, and fiddle; Rick Weaver on guitar, banjo, and octave mandolin; and vocals…

Find out more »

Seamus Kelleher

Seamus Kelleher was born in Galway city in 1954. The youngest of five children, he studied piano at age nine and continued to do so until he picked up the guitar at age fourteen. Within a few weeks, Seamus knew what he would be doing for the rest of his life. By age 15, he was performing acoustic concerts at venues all over Galway. By 16 he joined a rock group called Spoonful where he switched from acoustic to electric…

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring Corey Purcell Duo

Having been introduced to Irish culture at a very young age, Corey quickly grew to love the Irish music and dance which surrounded him. Advancing rapidly through the ranks of the competitive Irish dancing scene, Corey soon found himself on the National, then World stage of competition. After competing for 14 years, and discovering that he preferred his own artistic and rhythmic approach to the strict form required by the judges, Corey transitioned from competitions to stage productions and performance.…

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Real Men Wear Pink – Celebrity Bartending Night

McCarthy's Red Stag Pub has partnered with the American Cancer Society to help raise money and awareness for breast cancer research!   Breast cancer affects everyone - women and men. That's why the American Cancer Society has recruited men to fight breast cancer through Real Men Wear Pink. This distinguished group of community leaders is determined to raise awareness and money to support the American Cancer Society's mission and save more lives than ever before from breast cancer. For this wonderful…

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November 2018

Ed McKendry

Come join us for live music with Ed McKendry at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub. Ed is a singer-songwriter who has entertained in the Lehigh Valley for over 20 years. His music features strong vocals, tasteful acoustic guitar and a song list of vintage classics and fresh originals. He has appeared locally at Musikfest, Arts Quest, Godfrey Daniels, Mayfair, WDIY and more. With Ed’s music you’ll definitely hear something you know and like.

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring Corey Purcell Duo

Having been introduced to Irish culture at a very young age, Corey quickly grew to love the Irish music and dance which surrounded him. Advancing rapidly through the ranks of the competitive Irish dancing scene, Corey soon found himself on the National, then World stage of competition. After competing for 14 years, and discovering that he preferred his own artistic and rhythmic approach to the strict form required by the judges, Corey transitioned from competitions to stage productions and performance.…

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McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub Cooking Demo

Jill Oman Executive Chef

JOIN CHEF JILL AT MCCARTHY’S RED STAG PUB FOR MONTHLY COOKING CLASSES IN BETHLEHEM TO LEARN THE INS AND OUTS OF COOKING INCLUDING CELTIC COOKING. Watch and enjoy a two course demonstration while we entertain and show you some of the finer techniques of our cuisine. Doors open at 6:30PM. Cooking does not start until 7:00PM. Space is limited so make sure you get your tickets early!! Menu: Entree: Beef & Veggie Meat Pies with Onion Stout Gravy  Dessert: Creme…

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Fig For A Kiss

Based out of the Lehigh Valley, Fig for a Kiss is an acoustic, Irish Folk duo with a unique blend of Celtic and Contemporary influences.   Vocals, Fiddle / Casey McGinty Vocals, Guitar / Seth Baliles

Find out more »

Belfast Connection

Belfast Connection is a three-piece band featuring Frank Reed on vocals, bass and guitar, Rich Dodson on Fiddle, Banjo and Vocals, and Damian Larkin on vocals, bodhran and guitar. They infuse each performance with energy as they tell the story of Ireland and her people, performing a wide collection of well known Irish Pub songs, tunes, and ballads that invite you to dance and sing along!

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring The King Brothers

The king brothers

Join McCarthy’s as the pair expertly performs some of the “brother” style duets of the bluegrass world, and the drives and tight vocal harmonies of traditional Irish folk songs. Instrumentally, the duet expertly performs in various combinations on guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, and tenor banjo. Their musical interplay at times hauntingly spare and beautiful, such as on an Irish ballad, and at other times a powerful drive of cascading notes that can bring down the house. Seen on festival…

Find out more »

Tim Harakal

Tim Harakal’s self-taught hands are at one with the guitar strings, they have become an extension of his heart, soul, and spirit. Influenced by his favorite band Metallica, his music morphed into an acoustic art form with a pop-rock edge. He’s written and recorded 40+ songs during his college years, many times in lieu of going to class. He dropped out of his biology major with one semester to finish and began playing coffee shops, cafes, opera houses, pubs etc.…

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring John & Steve

John and Steve

Come join us at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub for our weekly Sunday brunch featuring the Irish tunes of Steve and John!  Clap your hands! Tap your foot!  Enjoy a fresh Guinness and some traditional Irish food!

Find out more »

A Girl & A Guy

AGIRL & AGUY ARE MIKE & JESSICA….DEFT ACOUSTIC GUITAR WITH SPLENDID VOCAL HARMONIES SHOWCASE AN ENTERTAINING JOURNEY THROUGH AMERICANA, FOLK & OTHER MUSICAL GENRES….

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Mike Brill

Mike Brill’s bands over the years have included Lemuel Lo, Sizzlecat Sunshine, Eclectic Junction, Project JAM, and, most recently, Acoustic MDC.“I have had the privilege to play with some awesome musicians. Each one of them touched me and I would like to think that I can call each one of them a friend today.” In 2003, for a brief period in his life, Mike avoided listening to or playing music in fear of where it would take him. “It was…

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Celtic Brunch Featuring Piper’s Request

Pipers Request

Piper's Request is a band grounded in the roots of traditional Irish music, with tune sets forged in hundreds of pub sessions and the straight ahead songs of life, love, sorrow, laughter and, of course, whiskey, made famous by the Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem, the Dubliner's and so many others. The band features Terry Hartzell on the uilleann pipes, flutes, and whistles; Fred Gilmartin on the banjo, mandolin, and fiddle; Rick Weaver on guitar, banjo, and octave mandolin; and vocals…

Find out more »

Seamus Kelleher

Seamus Kelleher was born in Galway city in 1954. The youngest of five children, he studied piano at age nine and continued to do so until he picked up the guitar at age fourteen. Within a few weeks, Seamus knew what he would be doing for the rest of his life. By age 15, he was performing acoustic concerts at venues all over Galway. By 16 he joined a rock group called Spoonful where he switched from acoustic to electric…

Find out more »

December 2018

Belfast Connection

Belfast Connection is a three-piece band featuring Frank Reed on vocals, bass and guitar, Rich Dodson on Fiddle, Banjo and Vocals, and Damian Larkin on vocals, bodhran and guitar. They infuse each performance with energy as they tell the story of Ireland and her people, performing a wide collection of well known Irish Pub songs, tunes, and ballads that invite you to dance and sing along!

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring Corey Purcell Duo

Corey Purcell playing the Bodhran

Having been introduced to Irish culture at a very young age, Corey quickly grew to love the Irish music and dance which surrounded him. Advancing rapidly through the ranks of the competitive Irish dancing scene, Corey soon found himself on the National, then World stage of competition. After competing for 14 years, and discovering that he preferred his own artistic and rhythmic approach to the strict form required by the judges, Corey transitioned from competitions to stage productions and performance.…

Find out more »

McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub Cooking Demonstration

Cooking Class

JOIN CHEF JILL AT MCCARTHY’S RED STAG PUB FOR MONTHLY COOKING CLASSES IN BETHLEHEM TO LEARN THE INS AND OUTS OF COOKING INCLUDING CELTIC COOKING. Watch and enjoy a two course demonstration while we entertain and show you some of the finer techniques of our cuisine. Doors open at 6:30PM. Cooking does not start until 7:00PM. Space is limited so make sure you get your tickets early!! Menu: Appetizer: Potato Leek Soup with Brown Bread Entree: Guinness Beef Stew with…

Find out more »

Ed McKendry

Come join us for live music with Ed McKendry at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub. Ed is a singer-songwriter who has entertained in the Lehigh Valley for over 20 years. His music features strong vocals, tasteful acoustic guitar and a song list of vintage classics and fresh originals. He has appeared locally at Musikfest, Arts Quest, Godfrey Daniels, Mayfair, WDIY and more. With Ed’s music you’ll definitely hear something you know and like.

Find out more »

The King Brothers

The king brothers

Join McCarthy’s as the pair expertly performs some of the “brother” style duets of the bluegrass world, and the drives and tight vocal harmonies of traditional Irish folk songs. Instrumentally, the duet expertly performs in various combinations on guitar, 5-string banjo, mandolin, bouzouki, and tenor banjo. Their musical interplay at times hauntingly spare and beautiful, such as on an Irish ballad, and at other times a powerful drive of cascading notes that can bring down the house. Seen on festival…

Find out more »

Tim Harakal

Tim Harakal’s self-taught hands are at one with the guitar strings, they have become an extension of his heart, soul, and spirit. Influenced by his favorite band Metallica, his music morphed into an acoustic art form with a pop-rock edge. He’s written and recorded 40+ songs during his college years, many times in lieu of going to class. He dropped out of his biology major with one semester to finish and began playing coffee shops, cafes, opera houses, pubs etc.…

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring John & Steve

John and Steve

Come join us at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub for our weekly Sunday brunch featuring the Irish tunes of Steve and John!  Clap your hands! Tap your foot!  Enjoy a fresh Guinness and some traditional Irish food!

Find out more »

Piper’s Request

Piper's Request is a band grounded in the roots of traditional Irish music, with tune sets forged in hundreds of pub sessions and the straight ahead songs of life, love, sorrow, laughter and, of course, whiskey, made famous by the Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem, the Dubliners, and so many others. The band features: Terry Hartzell on the uilleann pipes, flutes, and whistles; Fred Gilmartin on the banjo, mandolin, and fiddle; Rick Weaver on guitar, banjo, and octave mandolin; and vocals…

Find out more »

Fig For A Kiss

Based out of the Lehigh Valley, Fig for a Kiss is an acoustic, Irish Folk duo with a unique blend of Celtic and Contemporary influences.   Vocals, Fiddle / Casey McGinty Vocals, Guitar / Seth Baliles

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring Piper’s Request

Piper's Request is a band grounded in the roots of traditional Irish music, with tune sets forged in hundreds of pub sessions and the straight ahead songs of life, love, sorrow, laughter and, of course, whiskey, made famous by the Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem, the Dubliner's and so many others. The band features Terry Hartzell on the uilleann pipes, flutes, and whistles; Fred Gilmartin on the banjo, mandolin, and fiddle; Rick Weaver on guitar, banjo, and octave mandolin; and vocals…

Find out more »

Seamus Keheller

Seamus Kelleher

Seamus Kelleher was born in Galway city in 1954. The youngest of five children, he studied piano at age nine and continued to do so until he picked up the guitar at age fourteen. Within a few weeks, Seamus knew what he would be doing for the rest of his life. By age 15, he was performing acoustic concerts at venues all over Galway. By 16 he joined a rock group called Spoonful where he switched from acoustic to electric…

Find out more »

Celtic Brunch Featuring Corey Purcell Duo

Having been introduced to Irish culture at a very young age, Corey quickly grew to love the Irish music and dance which surrounded him. Advancing rapidly through the ranks of the competitive Irish dancing scene, Corey soon found himself on the National, then World stage of competition. After competing for 14 years, and discovering that he preferred his own artistic and rhythmic approach to the strict form required by the judges, Corey transitioned from competitions to stage productions and performance.…

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