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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue