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The Gathering's Rising Stars of Trad - Submit your video and appear at the festival in February 2015

Posted by TradConnect on December 22, 2014 at 17:30 0 Comments

On 18th-22nd February 2015 The Gathering traditional music festival will celebrate its 16th anniversary.  It takes place each year at the INEC and Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney and showcases the best in traditional music and dance. This year they have once again surpassed themselves with a line-up of some of the best…

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Album Review : Eithne Ní Uallacháin / Bilingua

Posted by Tony Lawless on December 22, 2014 at 12:00 0 Comments

This is a wondrous recording that revisits the work of Eithne Ní Uallacháin, a founding member of Lá Lúgh with husband Gerry O'Connor in the early ‘90’s. The album itself is a collection of newly-composed and traditional songs that were recorded in the three years before her untimely death in 1999. Gerry O'Connor and son…

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Watch the new Kyle Carey Video - North Star

Posted by TradConnect on December 21, 2014 at 12:00 0 Comments

"Kyle Carey is back once again with a breezy laid back follow up on her Monongah debut from 2012. Intricately woven music provided by some household names in the traditional music world underscores her own brand of Gaelic Americana.  Seamus Egan produced the album with…

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Best Trad Videos 2014 - Submit your Video

Posted by TradConnect on December 20, 2014 at 14:00 0 Comments

As we approach the end of 2014 we will be celebrating all things traditional, looking back as some of the highlights of the year as well as some of the best albums of the year.  2014 has seen big improvements in the way that artists approach the commercial side of traditional music, right across social media.  Artists are slowly coming to grips with…

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First listen to the new live album 'The Burren Backroom Series Vol.1' + 14th January launch, NCH Dublin

Posted by TradConnect on December 20, 2014 at 13:30 0 Comments

We have had a first listen to an outstanding new live album taken from The Burren Backroom Series of concerts, and include a track for you below.
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Notes from the Road - GOITSE December Newsletter

Posted by Aindréas Ridire on December 20, 2014 at 7:30 0 Comments

Hi Guys, Hope everyone is well and enjoying the run up to christmas.

We have had a busy few months and are ready to have a few weeks off to enjoy the festivities.

It is hard to believe that this night one year ago we were packing our bags for a seven week tour of china. So much has happened in that year having toured AMAZING places. We are having so much…

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Listen to the latest single from the Alan Kelly Gang

Posted by TradConnect on December 19, 2014 at 10:30 0 Comments

This is the latest single from the new Alan Kelly Gang album called The Last Bell. According to the press release the Alan Kelly Gang are a "creative force all about tasteful arrangements, groove, energy and musicality of the highest order. Their new album, The Last Bell, which has been over a year in the making, is an…

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Irish - Top 10 Traditional Albums - November 2014

Posted by TradConnect on December 19, 2014 at 10:00 0 Comments

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for November 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…

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Studio video outtake from one of 2015's most highly anticipated albums

Posted by TradConnect on December 18, 2014 at 13:30 0 Comments

This is a studio outtake from one of next years most hotly anticipated albums.  It will feature the talents of London fiddle player Claire Egan who is presently in the studios of Jack Talty in County Clare.  Claire is one of the most highly rated fiddle players to come out of London in quite some time and while traditional at heart she has also studied and plays…

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Album Review : Martin Tourish / Under a Red Sky Night

Posted by Tony Lawless on December 18, 2014 at 9:30 0 Comments

Under a Red Sky Night is unlike any album that has been released this year.  It is a breath-taking study of music from the tradition and beyond, that spreads its wings over a vast repertoire. My fascination led to an interview with Martin Tourish in which he says that his musical journey has taken him into a wide array of genres which are always…

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