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Shades of Green

Shades of Green is an American musical group specializing in Irish and Americana music. Their unique fusion of traditional Irish and Irish Rock music can be heard on the debut album Conversations We Never Had. 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! 

NEW RELEASE! Shades of Green has just released another all-original song, called “Life of a Working man”. Click Here for details on how to listen on your favorite streaming services.


Upcoming Performances

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Mar 14 at 6:00 PM
Shadybrook Farms with the full Shades of Green band
931 Stony Hill Rd Yardley
Mar 15 at 7:30 PM
Shades of Green @ Mantawny Still Works
320 Circle of Progress Dr, Ste 104 Pottstown
Mar 17 at 3:00 PM
St. Patrick's Day baby
2609 Mt. Carmel Ave. Glenside

Latest News

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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Shades of Green CD Launch

On March 12, 2022, Shades of Green headlined a CD Launch event at the Kelly Music Center. Friends of the band did a terrific job warming up the sold-out crowd, and the wonderful addition of authentic step dancers helped turn this event up to 11. Watch the CD release...

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