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Shades of Green

Shades of Green is an American musical group specializing in Irish and Americana music, fusing traditional Irish and Irish Rock music. Shades of Green has played everywhere, from large outdoor Irish Festivals to fun and friendly bar/restaurants (with and without stepdancers!) Shades of Green is a regular host band after the Irish parade in Philly each year as well! So grab a Guinness, do a jig and join us in the revelry! 

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Shades of Green’s debut album, Conversations We Never Had, is on sale. Learn more about Conversations We Never Had.

You can find Shades of Green on your favorite streaming services, including:

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From our CD release concert, see Shades of Green perform some Irish classics as well as original music.

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Latest Shades of Green News

Vote for Shades of Green!

VOTE FOR SHADES OF GREEN! Shades of Green and our album, Conversations We Never Had have been nominated for not one, not two, but eleven Homey Awards for the best local music of the Delaware Valley. The nominations are: Album of the Year Song of the Year (I'm Irish)...

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New Video: “Song to Shatter Stone”

Hot off the press, a lyric video for “Song to Shatter Stone”, from the album Conversations We Never Had. This song, written by Jim and Pat, features multi-layered vocals of all of the Shades, as well as guest vocalist Jordan Schreiber. The video features some recent...

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Shades of Green on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

The 600th episode of Marc Gunn’s Irish and Celtic Music Podcast includes “I’m Irish" from our album Conversations We Never Had. This particular episode, falling as it does on April Fool’s Day, leans toward some more humorous and whimsical tunes but also features a...

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Hometown Heroes

On March 12, we had the pleasure of visiting with Mark Rogers on his Hometown Heroes radio show. Mark’s show is a staple in the Philadelphia area for more than twenty years, and it continues to thrive in its new home at Delaware Public Media (broadcasting locally on...

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Poems to Music

Just in time for Father’s Day, the story behind our album got widespread circulation in several regional papers, including the Delco Times. The Beaver County Times’ article was titled: Late father's poems transformed into Irish folk album 50 years later.

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