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Much anticipated launch of The Living Stream debut album - Feb 26th in Dublin

Posted by TradConnect on September 9, 2016 at 7:30 0 Comments

In late 2015 we covered a new folk band that had just formed in Galway called The Living Stream. What started out as a rather simple project to record some demo tracks in a Galway studio, developed into something much more involved. Brian Kelly was the driving force behind the project and explained that “the plan was to…

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11th Joseph Browne School of Music starts on 23rd February 2017

Posted by TradConnect on February 19, 2017 at 13:30 0 Comments

On February 23rd - 25th this year the 11th annual Joseph Browne School of Traditional Music will take place in Kinvara, Co, Galway. 

By background "the South Galway and North Clare region is an area that has long been renowned for the quality of its traditional music. Names like Jack Mulkere, the highly regarded music teacher, come to mind, as do…

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First track from The Henry Girls new album dedicated to refugee crisis - Ocean of War

Posted by TradConnect on February 24, 2017 at 16:30 0 Comments

Later this month Donegal folk band ‘The Henry Girls’ will release a new album called ‘Far Beyond the Stars’. This week they have given a taster of what is to come with a track called ‘Ocean of War’ which is dedicated to the millions of refugees caught up in the conflict in Syria and its neighbouring…

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Tonight at The Gathering Festival Killarney - 24th February

Posted by TradConnect on February 24, 2017 at 10:00 0 Comments

Tonight at The Gathering Festival in Killarney The Casey Sisters will take to the stage in the company of Dermot Byrne, Steve Cooney, Bríd Harper, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Gerry O’Beirne & Dónal O’Connor. This is the start of the festival weekend concerts…

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A new approach to the tradition from contemporary ensemble 'Strung'

Posted by TradConnect on February 23, 2017 at 10:30 0 Comments

Strung are a contemporary Irish music ensemble based in Cork, comprising Maria Ryan (violin/vocals), Lucia Mac Partlin (violin), Séan Warren (cello) and Aonghus McCarthy (piano). While undergoing classical training at Cork School of Music, they maintained a participating interest in Irish…

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New single and Dublin concert for Leslie Dowdall and Mike Hanrahan - 23rd February 2017

Posted by TradConnect on January 23, 2017 at 9:30 0 Comments

Leslie Dowdall and Mike Hanrahan release their version of Antony and The Johnsons beautiful song ‘You Are My Sister’ in January 2017 followed by a nationwide tour beginning early February.

Leslie Dowdall is the voice and songwriter behind the sound that was In Tua…

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Listen to Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh's 2006 debut album 'Fainne An Lae' in its entirety

Posted by TradConnect on February 22, 2017 at 9:30 0 Comments

You can now listen to Fainne An Lae (Daybreak), the 2006 debut release by Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh. Muireann grew up in Dún Chaoin, Co. Kerry and was a recipient of the 2011 Gradaim Ceoil TG4 Amhránaí na Bliana/Singer of the Year award. She has toured and performed with various musicians and groups before joining Danú…

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The Ray D'Arcy Show wants to hear from Ireland's Traddest Family!

Posted by TradConnect on February 21, 2017 at 16:00 0 Comments

The Ray D'Arcy Show wants to hear from Ireland's Traddest Family! They have posted this video with the following message. "Do you and your family love to play music together? Do you think you have what it takes to be crowned Ireland's Traddest Family by our brilliant judging panel of Zoe Conway, Mike Hanrahan and John Spillane?

If so, get your…

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Notes from the Road : Lúnasa - February 2017

Posted by TradConnect on February 21, 2017 at 13:30 0 Comments

Well, well, well the New Year is well and truly up and and running and if the first few weeks are anything to go by it’s going to be an epic one! It’s been non stop traveling and touring since early January taking in California, Seattle, Ireland and last week the Caribbean and Bahamas ??

Just arrived back from Joanie Madden’s Folk n Irish Cruise and I have to say it…

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Éilís Kennedy looks Westward for inspiration on her new release

Posted by TradConnect on February 20, 2017 at 14:00 0 Comments

WESTWARD, the new album by Éilís Kennedy is a product of life on the Atlantic fringe, with songs in English and Irish inspired by famous musical nights in Dingle and beyond. Having travelled to the west coast of California to record with Grammy Award winning guitarist William Coulter, this album reflects where…

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Kincora Trad Weekend at Killaloe and Ballina

April 6, 2017 at 8:30pm to April 9, 2017 at 10pm
The fifth Kincora Trad Weekend takes place over the weekend of the 6th - 9th April 2017. Opening session with Gerry Harrington and Charlie Piggott on Thursday 6th April in the Anchor Inn Killaloe.Workshops in traditional singing, fiddle, concertina,…See More
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Low C whistle

Im looking for a keyless low C whistle. Something that seems less than easy to locate.Ive seen 'hamiltonwhistles' sell them but dont know of anyone who has played a hamilton.I play a Dixon low D and love it including the tone.Any suggestions? Or…See More
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Taditional Folk Music Longford Festival at Longford and various places around Longford.

August 16, 2017 from 10am to 9pm
We invite all passionates of Irish Music to join us at Traditional Irish Folk Music Festival we will be hosting in Longford. People of all ages are welcome. You will have an opportunity to listen to artists like Christy Moore, Luke Kelly or Planxty…See More
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A new approach to the tradition from contemporary ensemble 'Strung'

Strung are a contemporary Irish music ensemble based in Cork, comprising Maria Ryan (violin/vocals), Lucia Mac…See More
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Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 406

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM. Broadcast: 26/02/2017 0004-0100 NZST Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on …See More
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Irish Memory Orchestra Apprentice Scheme 2017 (Deadline March 8) at Athenry

March 8, 2017 all day
Join a spectacular 100 piece Irish Memory Orchestra performing the World premiere of The Memory Symphony by Dave Flynn in Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin The Irish Memory Orchestra’s Apprentice Scheme returns in 2017. It is aimed at advanced…See More
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Gatehouse In Concert Ceolaras Coleman Gurteen Co Sligo at Ceolaras Coleman

March 11, 2017 from 8pm to 11pm
Gatehouse continue their 2017 Tús Nua tour with a concert in the lovely theatre at Ceolaras Coleman Gurteen  Co Sligo.See More
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