Kesh Jig

About this song

One of the more popular jigs at sessions just about everywhere. Named after the village of Kesh, Ireland, this tune was first printed in 1850 under the name “Tear the Callies”. It’s common for traditional Irish tunes to have many different names and sources, and it can be difficult to pinpoint their origins.

G Major
Irish Traditional

Exercises to help learn this song

Exercises (PDF link)

Backing Tracks

Backing track with violin (link)
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