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Welcome to Pub Songs & Stories, the virtual Public House for Celtic culture and change through music.

I am Marc Gunn. I play Sci F'Irish music. I want to take you on an adventure. I'll share the stories behind my songs as we explore pop culture media through the lens of Irish & Celtic music. You will have fun and sing along, and maybe get a far too real glimpse of yourself.




Jun 25, 2024

Have you ever read Lord of the Rings and noticed that each time the hobbits meet a new race along the road, it’s the OLDEST RACE EVER?! I wrote a song about that bragging.

There are a lot of famous male composers in history. Apryl Knight will introduce you to some of the incredible female composers that you may not...

Jun 18, 2024

The modern image of the leprechaun is very different from the leprechaun of Irish legends. But times change and not everyone adapts as easily. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate both the new and the old as we explore the origins of my song “The Leprechaun.”

Ever dream of building your own castle and...

Jun 11, 2024

Vince Conaway shares his top 3 places to see in Italy along with some travel tips, and stories of busking in Italy. Music from Vince Conaway, Brobdingnagian Bards, and Ironwood. And if you’re going to apologize, make it a good one. That’s what I did when I wrote the song “The Bridge” as an apology. It’s all...

Apr 30, 2024

We’re taking a journey today as I share the story of how I found myself playing Sci Fi Drinking Songs at science fiction conventions around the nation.

This is Pub Songs & Stories #284

0:15 - Marc Gunn and Jesse Ferguson “Molly Malone” from Come Adventure With Me


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Mar 19, 2024

Pain is hard to deal with. Sometimes it feels overwhelming. You can get through it with maybe a little help from Doctor Who. We talk about my song Redemption.

You can learn all about it today on Pub Songs & Stories #283

0:16 - Marc Gunn “By Amazing Grace” from Come Adventure With Me