September 2017 Blog Posts (24)

Dublin date included on the 'The Young'uns' UK and Ireland tour - 24th October 2017

Hailing from the North-East of England, The Young’uns are rather unique folk artists as they tackle songs of conscience with warmth and insight in a thoroughly contemporary way. They have been the winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “Best Group”…

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Added by TradConnect on September 30, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Digital reissue of Classic Traditional Albums on Tradconnect

Over the coming months we will be revisiting some classic traditional albums from yesteryear as part of a new series of digital reissues.

We will be working with Gael Linn on the reissue of The…

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Added by TradConnect on September 29, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

First listen to the debut album from 'Ye Vagabond's'

Buoyed by the success of their debut EP Rose & Briar in 2015, and continuing support from respected musicians like Lisa Hannigan, Roy Harper and Glen Hansard; brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, who form Ye Vagabonds, have announced their highly anticipated debut album, due to be released on Friday 13th October 2017 on Inglenook…

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Added by TradConnect on September 28, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 437

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 1/10/2017 0004-0100 NZDT

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time, remembering we're now on summer time and playing an hour earlier.

Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



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Added by Mitch Park on September 27, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Auditions announced for the Oriel Traditional Orchestra - 7th October 2017

Commercial: A new community initiative seeks to bring together musicians from Armagh, Louth, Meath and Monaghan to create a new orchestra to perform arrangements of Irish Traditional Music. The Oriel Traditional Orchestra will perform repertoire from and inspired by the Oriel region with new compositions by members and local composers as well as…

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Added by TradConnect on September 27, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

New CD Release Ghosts of Tomorrow

Hi Folks, my new release Ghosts of Tomorrow is out since June and has taken in some very good reviews to date. Celtic Rock.de in Germany and Nightfall.fr online fanzine in France have heaped superlatives on it.
It's available at my website and all the usual online digital and non digital outlets. It's also available in a Mastered for iTunes version. So go get it.....

Added by Saoirse Mhór on September 26, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments

Lucie Périer - French flute player releases debut album with breton band Trio Tarare

Born to a musical family deeply rooted in Irish culture and traditions, French flute player Lucie Périer has toured with bands Les Round'Baleurs and Trio Tarare for over a decade and has just released a debut album with breton band Trio Tarare (fest noz).…

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Added by Lucie Perier on September 26, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

Enda Seery's Tune of the Month

Hi all on Tradconnect I am delighted to start up a tune of the month on my you tube channel http://www.youtube.com/Mrwhistleman1000 



Here is my first offering: …

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Added by Enda Seery on September 23, 2017 at 13:07 — No Comments

October 2017 tour for a new trad super-group 'Atlantic Arc Orchestra'

Atlantic Arc Orchestra is a specially commissioned Irish collaborative project that brings together some of the world’s most respected traditional musicians. The group is a traditional collaboration with artists from Ireland, Scotland and Brittany and they are about to embark on a 5 date tour of Ireland supported by the Arts Council's Touring…

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Added by TradConnect on September 23, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Music Under the Mountain : Final concerts to feature The Voice Squad, Tim Edey, Gay McKeon and more

Music Under the Mountains is an annual festival of traditional Irish music hosted in Hollywood County Wicklow. The festival has been in running since 1991 and has attracted some of the countrys biggest names in traditional Irish music including The Chieftans, Altan, Liam O’Flynn, The Kilfenora Ceili bandand Martin Hayes (to name but a few!).…

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Added by TradConnect on September 23, 2017 at 5:30 — No Comments

Notes from the Road : Kíla September News

A Chairde. The summer is over! Festivals are all packed away until next year and programmers are busy wracking their brains for next year’s ‘big surprise’ acts! We in Kíla-land are busying ourselves by gathering tunes and songs to keep us warm during winter! Harvesting stray notes and chords, harmonies and movements in need of the shelter of a tune or a song.…

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Added by TradConnect on September 21, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 436

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 24/09/2017 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date.…

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Added by Mitch Park on September 20, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Competition : Win tickets to Lankum, Beoga and The Rolling Wave - 'Tradition Now' NCH Dublin

Be in with a chance to win tickets for the 'Tradition Now' festival of concerts that will take place at The National Concert Hall, Dublin between 3rd and 8th October 2017.

The festival a collaboration between The National Concert Hall and the Arts Council. Details on how to enter this competition are detailed at the bottom of this article.

With a focus on…

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Added by TradConnect on September 19, 2017 at 9:30 — 4 Comments

Exclusive listen to the outstanding debut from Therese McInerney - Down the Strand

Clare fiddler Therese McInerney has delivered on the promise we wrote about earlier in the year on her debut recording, Down the Strand. She takes the listener on a journey through her…

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Added by TradConnect on September 16, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 435

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 17/09/2017 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date.…

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Added by Mitch Park on September 13, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Celebrating the music of Eddie Kelly on Éilís Crean's new album 'Searbh Siúcra'

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, writers and musicians. It’s one of those ineffable wonders that is extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. Or hear it in this case. Eddie Kelly was born in 1933 near Eyrecourt, Co. Galway and is a preeminent…

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Added by TradConnect on September 12, 2017 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

This Is How We Fly: watch the new video from the genre-defying band

Via RTE Culture. Rí Rua is the lead single for genre-defying group This is How we Fly’s new album Foreign FieldsThe album was recorded over three wintery nights in January of this year in Dublin’s cosy Fumbally Stables, as…

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Added by TradConnect on September 10, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Interview : Florence Fahy talks about music, her £21 Wheatstone and life in Boston

Once again John O'Connor and Custys music store in Ennis excel with these short tune and interview videos, perfect for the social media age. This time he talks to Florence Fahy talks about her new album, 'Tunes from the Flaggy Shore', her £21 Wheatstone concertina, purchased by her father in London 62 years ago, and…

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Added by TradConnect on September 9, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

Song of the Week : The progressive sound of northern band Cúig

This is the progressive sound of northern band Cúig, with an original composition called Change. Hailing from Armagh and Tyrone they keep it mellow at first on this new single before building up the traditional elements that close the track out. The bands inspiration comes from just about anything they say. Guitarist…

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Added by TradConnect on September 9, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 434

https://www.facebook.com/folkonsunday

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 10/09/2017 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date.…

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Added by Mitch Park on September 6, 2017 at 23:30 — 1 Comment

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