Traditional Irish Music
Supporting artists, Connecting musicians and Discovering great traditional Irish music. From a member base of close to 4,000 traditional Irish musicians across the globe TradConnect has quickly become the new home for traditional Irish music online. It's free, it connects you with musicians around you, and when you join you gain access to lots of additional site facilities. So join our merry band and connect. Amateur or professional, we are all here.
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We have had a number of requests for information on this year's Album of the Year poll. This is our second year to run it and most of the queries relate to how it will be run. Last year we shortlisted 15 albums first and then asked our members to vote on them. Members expressed a preference to make a change to this. They…Continue
Glad to be nearing the conclusion of the recording of an album of all my own compositions in the traditional style. I have many guests on the album playing my tunes, and i'll be fulfilling the role of composer, producer, arranger, accompanist and occasional melody player. Most of the work is done. All the melody playing guests have been in studio and completed their…Continue
November is nearly finished and it has been one of the most surreal months in the bands history. We spent the first week of the month performing on The Celtic Thunder Caribbean Cruise. The five day cruise took in Jamaica and the Grand Cayman and by god was it spectacular. Never in our wildest dreams did we think as a band would we be visiting such cool places…Continue
Check out our Top 10 Traditional Irish Albums at the moment in the UK. This month Niamh Dunne and her debut solo album Portraits takes the top spot again. A lot of Tradconnect members also featuring with Gavin Whelan, Edel Fox & Neill Byrne, Leonard Barry, Kevin Crawford, Niamh Ní Charra and The Outside Track also featuring.
Check out the…Continue
Danny & Aki - Two Traditions. In early 2013 Danny & Aki began work on ‘Two Traditions’, an Arts Council supported project exploring the common ground between traditional music from Ireland and Finland.
In this concert they present Two Traditions’ live debut, bringing together material and sounds from Ireland and Finland along with alternative fiddle tunings…Continue
For December Changing Time by David Doocey gets our Album of the Month slot. There are lots of good albums around at the moment so choosing is difficult. However this was a surprise hit on a number of fronts from music to production, brilliant arrangements, mixing an old style fiddle sound with a very…Continue
We have come across a number of albums that are on special offer at the moment, with prices that are just too good to pass on. This is just a hand full. You can pick up some great music now at very reasonable prices and all of the attached are well worth investigating. It is especially good for members in the Euro, as exchange…Continue