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Notes from the Road : Sonny Condell - 25th May 2017

Posted by TradConnect on May 25, 2017 at 7:30 0 Comments

New Album "Seize the Day" from Sonny Condell and Patrick Kehoe. Sonny Condell's illustrious career in music has endured through over a half century of music-making and touring. The early days with Leo O'Kelly in Tír na nOg were followed by a new phase with the band Scullion.

For this new album project, Seize the…

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First listen to 'From Camden to Tulla' featuring Andrew Mac Namara, Karen Ryan & Pete Quinn

Posted by TradConnect on May 24, 2017 at 9:00 1 Comment

This is a first listen to a new album that will feature Andrew Mac Namara (accordion), Karen Ryan (fiddle) and Pete Quinn (piano) due for release in July 2017. The album is called 'From Camden to Tulla'. Andrew Mac Namara and Karen first met and played music together at the Feakle Festival in 1991. Over the 25 years since then, they’ve…

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Exclusive : Uplifting narratives of women in traditional song from Lindsay Straw

Posted by TradConnect on April 26, 2017 at 10:00 0 Comments

The plight of women in traditional ballads is often quite dark. Originally, these ballads dealt with the hard realities of everyday life in the old ages, but as time drew on, the narratives fractured and blurred, and the result is that many ballads today read like strange dreams. Bizarre delusions where the women come to brutal ends, passive victims of random violence…

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Shreem : Blending Celtic, electronic, and hip-hop music

Posted by TradConnect on May 16, 2017 at 14:00 0 Comments

With numerous accolades and high-profile appearances to his credit, Toronto-based percussionist, Jay Andrews has established himself as one of Canada’s finest musicians.

Hailing originally from Canada’s East Coast, Andrews has taken his craft cross-country and back, performing both as a solo artist and accompanying other top musicians.…

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Most Played Trad Track - 21st May 2017

Our most played track, for the second week running,  comes from A Quare Yield, the new debut album from Irish traditional music duo Alan…See More
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Ulaid and Duke Special announce concert at Pavillion Theatre Dublin - 23rd September 2017

An exciting fusion of the contemporary songwriting of Duke Special and the traditional music of Ulaid; John McSherry…See More
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Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 418

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