Traditional Irish Music
I first heard about Daoirí Farrell from a bouzouki student of mine, and was very impressed at the quality of his first recording “The First Turn” in 2009. Since then I’ve followed his progress with interest, as he has attracted the attention of a diverse range of respected musicians, and achieved many honours and awards including…Continue
It includes the tunes Cousin Sally Brown, Green Tomato Pie and Bell Cow. …Continue
A special edition of the popular radio programme, ‘Céilí House’, featuring the winners of Siansa Gael Linn 2016 , ‘Círéib’ from Coláistí Eoin & Íosagáin, Booterstown, Co. Dublin, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 on Saturday next, 22 October next at 9.02p.m.
Hear musicians Fiona Nic Gamhna- Fiddle/Viola/Song;…
JigJam have just released a new video as a taster of their new album Hello World which will be released tomorrow 22nd October. The band comprises Jamie McKeogh (Guitar, tenor banjo and lead vocals), Daithi Melia (5 String Banjo and vocals) Cathal Guinan (Double Bass, fiddle and vocals) and…Continue
Delighted to bring news of Clanú's new album release. Long way round is a collection of original and traditional songs and tunes from this Antrim based 5 piece. It's an album filled with beautiful airs and ballads as well as some fine tunes that fly off the fiddle, banjo, flute and guitar that makes up the Clanú sound.
Add to that the fine singing of Fiona McIlroy and Dee McIlroy and it's an…Continue
Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for September2016. Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. We have also just announced a €3,000 prize for our Album of the Year 2016, sponsored by The INEC Killarney so get your albums to us at this …Continue
They have just announced a US tour in October/November and the dates are included below.
The pair’s spirited music and dance is rooted in the…Continue
On their new duo album NORTH, Belfast-born fiddle players Conor Caldwell and Danny Diamond blend a shared northern musical heritage with the fruits of further-afield musical adventures to create a landmark Irish fiddle recording. New compositions sit comfortably alongside forgotten gems from old manuscript collections;…Continue