The Chieftain Celebrates Traditional Irish Music with New Musical Offerings

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Open sessions at The Chieftain welcome musicians and artists.

The Chieftain

The Chieftain Irish Pub & Restaurant, located in the SOMA district of San Francisco, is excited to offer an opportunity for musicians and artists. Music lovers are invited to The Chieftain for an Irish Trad session, hosted from 6-9 p.m. This is the place to play or listen every Sunday.

The Chieftain welcomes all lovers of Irish traditional music to enjoy a night of Irish tunes and songs every week.

The Chieftain also hosts a Trad session at 8 p.m. on Thursdays. Even though this is not an open session, music lovers will still enjoy great traditional Irish music from Autumn Rhodes, Tedd Colt, Michael Stack and Patricia Ross. Hear them play tunes on a number of instruments, including the concertina, fiddle, flute guitar, whistles and bodhran.

The Chieftain's two acoustic players, Ivor Collins and Damir Stosic, who play on Friday and Saturday nights, also bring some musical flavor to the pub. Collins plays new tunes and some R&R classics and ballads. Stosic plays a variety of musical styles, from romantic ballads to contemporary rock.

Besides fantastic music, patrons can also enjoy drink and food specials along with a great happy hour. The Chieftain has an extensive food and drink menu, featuring everyone’s favorite dishes, beers and cocktails. They also offer daily specials, so there’s always something delicious to enjoy.

The Chieftain is always increasing and updating their musical offerings. To stay up to date, check out the calendar of events at The Chieftain is located at 198 5th St. at Howard, San Francisco, CA 94103. To enjoy great music, great food and great drinks, stop in today.

About the company:
The Chieftain is a uniquely-detailed authentic Irish pub, located at 198 5th Street (cross Howard), directly across the street from The InterContinental Hotel. One block from Moscone Convention Center, and a short walk from many of downtown San Francisco's most familiar hotels and attractions, The Chieftain is the perfect place to stop for some fish and chips, a drink or to catch a game. To check out their menu – well-loved by countless San Francisco natives and visitors — visit their website,

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