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Socks in the Frying Pan stole the show at this year’s Irish Fest in Milwaukee. Like We Banjo 3 two years ago, Socks burst on the scene with a set of stunning performances that saw larger and larger crowds each day of the festival. You can always tell when an act is hot hot hot at any festival. Word of mouth. Actually, these festivals where acts create such a buzz are a microcosm of the Irish traditional scene in general. It has always been thus. Hard to think that 40 plus years ago, the jungle drums were beating with such names as Plaxty, DeDannan, and The Bothy Band. Many times, the buzz, the suss, the smoke signal is warranted. Many times, it is not. Bands come. Bands go. So do…