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December 2018
  • Saturday December 1st 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm at EQ Heights, Constant Billy celebrates the music of the Yule Season!
    We will feature some brilliant seasonal music that you never, ever hear in elevators or shopping malls! Yes, the haunting Taladh Chroisda from Scotland; the story of the astonishing Derby Ram; some rollicking English wassail songs; the lovely Wexford Carol from Ireland and so much more! EQ has great food and coffee and now serves beer & wine also. Come share a special evening with us!
     WHAT: Celebrate the season with Constant Billy- performing every 1st Saturday at EQ for 3 years now!
     WHEN: Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
     WHERE: EQ Heights, located at 1030 Heights Boulevard in Houston.
     COST: No cover charge, (we’ll pass the hat). Munchables, coffee, tea and now Beer & Wine available. Call (713) 434-6923 fo mo info. NEW! Free parking in back and around the corner on the east side of 11th street!

  • Saturday December 8th, 2018 from 6-7pm Emily & Bill host the “Irish Aires” radio show at Houston’s KPFT 90.1FM. Mighty, mighty fine music.

  • SUNDAY, December 9th, 2018 from 4-6pm Stop! Hey! What’s That Sound? It’s The Buddys, Constant Billy’s Rock & Roll alter egos! Emily, Bill and our Buddy Jack Klotz on lead guitar, will be playing UPSTAIRS at the world-famous music venue, Rudyard’s Pub (aka Rudz). Come hear the Buddys and Feed Your Head! The address is 2010 Waugh Dr. Houston, Texas, 77006, (713)-521-0521. We’ll be playing Classic R&R that will thrill you and make you feel younger. Bring a friend or 2 and enjoy! No cover charge- we’ll pass the hat.

  • Wednesday December 19th 2018, Constant Billy performs at the Hyde Park Christmas Sing, 6:30-7:30, Houston, TX.

  • Friday December 21st 2018, Constant Billy performs at the Ingathering of the Exiles, 7pm, Houston, TX.

  • Saturday December 22nd, 2018 from 6-7pm Emily & Bill host the “Irish Aires” radio show at Houston’s KPFT 90.1FM. Best music EVER. No on-air squabbling.

  • Wednesday December 26th 2018 from 4-6pm Constant Billy and our good friends Celia Homer & Ella Forel and Wylde Meade celebrate Boxing Day at EQ Heights!
    In Britain and Ireland, the day after Christmas is a time to share gifts with companions and neighbors… to sing a song or two and maybe raise a glass with old friends. All 3 bands will be singing songs that are part of this very old tradition in a comfy setting- our favorite living room! Constant Billy goes on 1st, followed by Celia & Ella and then Wylde Meade. Who knows- we may all get together for a song at the end! EQ Heights is located at 1030 Heights Boulevard in Houston. They have great food and coffee, and now serve beer and wine also. Call (713) 434-6923 fo mo info.
  • WHAT: Constant Billy, Celia Homer & Ella Forel and Wylde Meade gather friends for Boxing Day.
  • WHEN: Wednesday December 26th, 2018 from 4-6 pm.
  • WHERE: EQ Heights, 1030 Heights Boulevard, just south of 11th Street in the Houston Heights.
  • COST: No cover charge- we’ll pass the hat. NEW! Free parking in back and around the corner on the east side of 11th street!
  • We have several shows planned for January 2019. Details follow soon, so check back at this site!

    Over the years we have performed for hundreds of thousands of listeners at festivals and other venues, including...


    ASH Festival, Houston
    Art Car Parade & Celebration, Houston (music award winners 2 years running)
    Austin Celtic Festival, Austin, TX
    Boxing Day in The Heights! Houston TX
    Carols In The Park, Houston
    Celtic Heritage Festival, Bedford, TX
    Celtic Nations Heritage Festival, Lake Charles LA
    Celts Of The Caribbean Cruise, Mexico, Honduras and Belize
    Clear Lake Celtic Festival, Clear Lake, TX
    Dickens in the Heights Festival, Houston
    East End Celtic Festival, Houston
    Evening of Celtic Music Concert Series, Houston
    FELCH Oktoberfest, Houston
    Fulbright Scholars Arts Festival, Houston
    Gathering of the Celts Festival, Houston
    General Sam Houston Folk Festival, Huntsville, TX
    Harbor Tower Concert Series, Portsmouth, VA
    Houston Celtic Festival, Houston
    Houston Highland Games & Celtic Festival, Houston
    Houston International Festival (iFEST)
    HPCA Holiday Singalong, Houston
    Hyde Park Art Crawl, Houston
    Ingathering of the Exiles, Houston
    International Beerfest, Houston
    Irish American Heritage Association Celebration, Houston
    Irish Society Bloomsday Celebration, Houston
    KPFT Music Series, Miller Outdoor Theatre, Houston
    Lights in the Heights Festival, Houston
    Music In Motion House Concert, Houston
    National Tartan Day Celebration, Houston
    Norton Resort House Concert Series, Bellville, TX
    North Texas Irish Festival, Dallas, TX
    Old Pals Festival, Palestine, TX
    Orange Show, Houston
    Jock's Annual Robert Burns Supper, Houston
    Revels Cast Party, Houston
    Rory Miggins Memorial Irish Music Festival, Houston
    Second Saturday Concert, West University, TX
    Sherwood Forest Celtic Festival, Bastrop, TX
    South By Due East Indie Music Festival, Houston
    South Texas Celtic Festival, Corpus Christi, TX
    Spring Festival at the Forest, Richmond, TX
    St. Andrews Celtic Festival, Houston
    St. Patrick’s Balladeer Festival, Lake Charles, LA
    St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Houston
    Sunday Streets HTX, Houston
    Tartan Day Celebration, Houston
    The Irish Society Bloomsday Celebration, Houston
    Trinity Scottish Festival, Huntsville, TX
    University of Texas Spring Festival, Winedale, TX
    University of St. Thomas Celtic Festival, Houston
    Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, The Woodlands, TX


    The Artery, Houston
    Baba Yega, Houston
    Betwixt & Between, Dallas, TX
    Bohemeo’s, Houston
    Boulevard Coffee, Houston
    Brenner’s, Houston
    Brian O’ Neill’s Irish Pub, Houston
    The Briar Club, Houston
    Bull and Bear Tavern and Eatery, Houston
    Cactus Music, Houston
    Carney’s Pub, Bryan, TX
    Carolyn’s Cottonwood House Concerts, Sugar Land TX
    Cassidy’s Pub, Corpus Christi, TX
    Cedar Creek Café, Bar and Grill, Houston
    CENTRUM, Spring, TX
    Chickenskin Music KTRU 97.1 FM, Houston
    Chickenskin Music, KTRU 96.1FM, Houston
    City Hall, Houston
    Clark's Dance Club, Houston
    Continental Club, Houston
    Creative Life Center, Houston
    Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar, Houston
    Discovery Green Concert Series, Houston
    Discovery Green Farmer’s Market, Houston
    Dulce, Katy, TX
    Emerald Mist, Richardson, TX
    EQ Heights, Houston TX
    Fiddler’s Green, Austin, TX
    Folkways KUT 90.5FM Austin, TX
    Full Throttle Coffee House, Spring, TX
    Fulshear Traditional Music House Concert series, Fulshear TX
    Gin-U-Wine, Bastrop, TX
    Goose's Acre, Woodlands, TX
    Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar, Houston
    Haak Winery, Santa Fe, TX
    Happy Fatz, Houston
    HEB Montrose Market, Houston
    Highland Village Market, Houston
    “Irish Aires” radio show KPFT 90.1 FM, Houston
    JP Hops House, Houston
    Kelvin Arms, Houston
    Khon’s, Houston
    La Centerra, Katy, TX
    L’Alliance Française, Houston
    L'Atelier, Houston
    Logon Café, Beaumont, TX
    Lucky’s Pub, Houston
    Lynn’s Longbranch Saloon, Houston
    MacFarlane’s Celtic Pub, Lake Charles, LA
    MacHenry's, Fort Worth, TX
    McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, Houston
    MD Anderson Rotary House, Houston
    Meridian Concert Hall, Houston
    Mojo Risin', Houston
    Newman’s Castle, Bellville, TX
    Platypus Brewing, Houston
    Rudyard’s Pub, Houston
    Sláinte Irish Pub, Houston
    “Songwriter’s Studio” radio show, KPFT 90.1FM, Houston
    Stag's Head Pub, Houston
    Studio Off Broadway, Houston
    Table 57 Dining and Drinks, Houston
    Tavern on Gray, Houston
    “The Front Row” radio show, KUHA & KUHF, Houston
    The Hampton Post Oak, Houston
    Things Celtic, Austin, TX
    Tipperary Inn, Dallas, TX
    Unitarian Fellowship of Houston
    Urban Harvest Market, Houston
    Villa Matel, Houston
    Waldo's Coffee House, Houston
    Whole Foods Market, Houston
    Woodlands Country Club, The Woodlands, TX
    Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel, The Woodlands, TX