Fairport, N.Y. — Live from Upstate New York, it’s St. Paddy’s Day!
“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon returned to Mulconry’s Irish Pub and Restaurant in Fairport, simply exterior of Rochester, for a shock St. Patrick’s Day efficiency on Friday night time. Video supplied by Cara Lynch exhibits Fallon energetically singing a canopy of The Cranberries’ “Zombie” with The Galtee Mountain Boys.
“There is nothing like playing a GREAT Irish Pub on St Patrick’s Day!” the Rochester-based Irish band wrote on Facebook. “Thanks Damien for always having us come back and play and thank you to Jimmy Fallon for making everyone’s night and coming up to sing a bunch of tunes with us!!”
Fallon is a longtime good friend of Fairport resident Damien Mulconry, who owns Mulconry’s. They reportedly met greater than 20 years in the past when Mulconry moved from Ireland to New York City and labored as a bartender at The Gaf West, one among Fallon’s favourite bars.
WHEC stories Fallon additionally carried out Friday on the close by Iron Smoke Distillery with 1916, a neighborhood Celtic punk band, and Tommy Brunett, a Rochester-based musician who co-owns the distillery.
“This was a St. Patrick’s Day we will never forget!” 1916 wrote on Facebook. “Not only did we get to play an epic show for our friends at Iron Smoke Distillery, but were joined by our buddy Jimmy Fallon for a little jam sesh afterward!”
Fallon beforehand visited Fairport in 2018 to assist Mulconry’s Irish Pub rejoice its tenth anniversary, enjoying visitor bartender.
The former “Saturday Night Live” star additionally gave a shock efficiency at Iron Smoke Distillery in 2021, jamming with Brunett on acoustic guitars and enjoying Van Morrison’s “Gloria,” Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” and even the “Happy Birthday” track for one of many bartenders.
“He’s a really talented guy,” Brunett informed the Democrat & Chronicle in 2021. “We were having so much fun.”
Fallon, who was a solid member on “SNL” from 1998 to 2004, has hosted “The Tonight Show” since 2014. He grew up in Saugerties, and sometimes shouts out his Upstate NY roots on TV, cheering on Syracuse basketball and referencing places like Oneonta in late-night skits. Fallon can be recognized for his musical abilities, usually performing songs with The Roots and celeb company, and is reportedly engaged on a brand new Christmas album.
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