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Elizabeth from Chicago

Who would've thought I could find a place colder than Chicago? Yet, here I am. I'm a 44-year old professional woman working for an international nonprofit here in Zurich. I'm here on my own - no spouse or kids - and am interested in meeting others, especially for going to see music. I play the fiddle and do some singing and would love to meet other folk/old-time musicians. If you have suggestions of where to find Irish, bluegrass or folk sessions, bring 'em on!
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Re: Elizabeth from Chicago

Welcome to the forum!

I'm from the Midwestern US, and I think Chicago winters are (usually) much colder than Zurich winters. At least there isn't so much wind here. I think it snows less here, too. Give it some time, you'll see.
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Re: Elizabeth from Chicago

Welcome to the gang.

You wouldn't believe it, we have Internet here in Switzerland, so we know it has been much colder in the Windy City for weeks, "much" meaning 12 - 20°F. And my OH in Michigan is snowed in, couldn't get out of her driveway for days. Maybe that's why she's flying to Switzerland next week....

Anyway, good luck with your settling in and your music quest.
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Re: Elizabeth from Chicago

Aye, aye, Cap'n.
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Re: Elizabeth from Chicago

Welcome Eli - what a lucky lady you are to have lived in Chicago! I had the good fortune to spend 6 months there several years ago. It must be one of the most fantastic cities in the world.

Enjoy your time in Switzerland!
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Re: Elizabeth from Chicago

Go to McGees Bar in Wiedikon
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Who would've thought I could find a place colder than Chicago? Yet, here I am. I'm a 44-year old professional woman working for an international nonprofit here in Zurich. I'm here on my own - no spouse or kids - and am interested in meeting others, especially for going to see music. I play the fiddle and do some singing and would love to meet other folk/old-time musicians. If you have suggestions of where to find Irish, bluegrass or folk sessions, bring 'em on!
A place colder than whatever ? Take the S-7 and go to the "Opfikon Station" in Glattbrugg, which particularily in winter clearly is the coldest place outside Siberia
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Re: Elizabeth from Chicago

Welcome to Switzerland Eli.

I also love old folk, bluegrass, Irish music. UnfortunatelyI do not play an instrument as yet nor can I carry a tune

There is a concert tomorrow night, Mark Geary Christmas Tour, 18th December at Kafi für Dich,Stauffacherstrasse 141, Zürich.

Just buy the ticket at the door. He is a talented Irishmusician and you may like him.

I just send you a PM with more info

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