The Cleveland Park pub, which apparently has since gotten a reprieve from its landlord, was among the regular spots that Shannon Tide would play, back in the day. The bar was known as the Four Provinces, or the 4Ps, at the time.
The Capitol Hill publication Roll Call took note of last Saturday’s appearance in the District.
Fans who missed Friday night’s show by O’Malley’s March will get two more chances next month to see the governor play — both on the same night.
The band is booked just around the corner from the State House at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis for two shows on Dec. 29.
O’Malley’s March, in which the governor sings and plays guitar, has been derided in recent years by his political detractors as a distraction from his day job. Many of O’Malley’s advisers, however, have come to see the band as a healthy creative outlet for the governor.
The Rams Head is billing the band as “the region’s favorite Celtic rockers” and promises “a double serving of holiday cheer!”