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London Irish Trad Scene News Roundup - 29th August 2014

Posted by TradConnect on December 6, 2013 at 10:30 0 Comments

Find detailed below the London Trad Scene Roundup as prepared and issued by Karen Ryan as part of her email newsletter.  This is a general update of lots of different things that are happening in and around the London area so check it out if you…

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UK - Top 10 Traditional Irish Albums - August 2014

Posted by TradConnect on August 29, 2014 at 8:30 0 Comments

Detailed below are the UK Top 10 traditional Irish albums for August 2014.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums and write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. If you have a new album on release send us a copy to these contact details.

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Custy's Interview Series - Music Video #111 / Leo Mac Namara with Triona Marshall

Posted by TradConnect on August 28, 2014 at 9:00 0 Comments

Interview No. 111 in the Custy's Interview Series features Leo MacNamara and Triona Marshall. Leo is from Scariff, Co. Clare, Ireland and began playing at an early age encouraged at the time by his father Martin. In those days inspiration was all around and early influences included P.J. Hayes, Paddy Canny, Martin Rochford, Martin Woods,…

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Notes From The Road : Cherish the Ladies latest tour news

Posted by TradConnect on August 28, 2014 at 8:00 0 Comments

We hope your are enjoying your last weeks of summer! We're getting ready to embark on our Ireland and Scottish dates along with special guests Cathie Ryan on vocals, Nollaig Casey on fiddle, Declan McHale and Nathan Pilatzke jigging!  We also wanted wanted to give you a little update with our current touring schedule and…

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Official "Online Album Release" - Our Dear Dark Mountain with the Sky Over It

Posted by TradConnect on August 27, 2014 at 8:30 0 Comments

Welcome to the Tradconnect Official Album Launch series. For members and readers this series of articles will introduce you to a new traditional album for the first time. We are working with artists to bring a little bit more excitement to the “online launch”. The first time you share a track from a new recording with your fans and audience…

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Tunes 46 to 50 - Tradconnect/Tunes in the Church "New Tune Composition 2014

Posted by TradConnect on August 27, 2014 at 8:30 0 Comments

Welcome to the Tradconnect/Tunes in the Church "New Tune Composition Award" 2014.  This award is a partnership between Tradconnect and the award winning concert series Tunes in the…

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Irish Traditional Music Festivals - September 2014

Posted by TradConnect on June 16, 2014 at 9:30 1 Comment

With the summer nearly through here is an updated schedule of the festivals that we are aware of that take place in September 2014.

To assist us and our members please comment on this blog with any festival that has been omitted.  

This will allow us to update it year on year as the most complete festival listing around.…

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Moxie's new album Planted released today.

Posted by TradConnect on July 19, 2014 at 9:30 0 Comments

The much anticipated debut album by Sligo/Limerick band Moxie is due for release today.  The album is called Planted and we have had a first listen.   It follows very much in the path of other boundary pushing artists like Rynne, Talty, McSherry and…

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Irish - Top 10 Traditional Albums - August 2014

Posted by TradConnect on August 25, 2014 at 11:00 0 Comments

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for August 2014.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums and write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. If you have a new album on release send us a copy to these contact details.

Why not also add a track to Soundcloud…

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First Listen - New solo debut release by Siobhán Kennedy...Séid

Posted by TradConnect on August 25, 2014 at 9:00 0 Comments

2014 is a year for debut recordings and Siobhán Kennedy steps forward with her new album Séid.  Although she has appeared on many other recordings over the years it wasn't until she purchased a fully operational 8-keyed flute last year that she finally decided to get herself into a studio.  Originally from Dundalk but now living…

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