October 2017 Blog Posts (15)

Tell Us A Bit About Tommy Potts

In this Myles O'Reilly film, Irish traditional fiddle player Liam O’Connor pays tribute to legendary fiddler from The Coomb in Dublin’s inner city, Tommy Potts. Filmed at a house session hosted by the esteemed Irish traditional accordion player Tony MacMahon.…

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Added by TradConnect on October 19, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Introducing Trio Dhoore + UK tour dates

Trio Dhoore are a young and talented band of musical brothers from Flanders in Belgium. Their extensive repertoire of traditional Flemish tunes is punctuated by song and many of their own compositions. This mix all goes to provide their audiences with a soundscape where traditional and contemporary music, melancholy melodies and intuitive interplay merge to unique effect. The…

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Added by TradConnect on October 19, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 440

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 22/10/2017 0004-0100 NZST

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STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



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Added by Mitch Park on October 18, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Vacancies for Tin Whistle Tutors

At Tradtime™ we endeavour to pass on our rich cultural heritage to people of all ages. We are backed by the traditional music organisation Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

We provide high quality, interactive, affordable classes nationwide.   Tradtime™ provides a combination of classroom tutors and innovative…

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Added by Tradtime™ on October 12, 2017 at 10:22 — No Comments

Youthful energy from progressive Philadelphia trio 'Poor Man's Gambit'

Poor Man's Gambit is a trio of traditional artists comprised of Corey Purcell (button accordion, cittern, vocals, bodhrán, dance), Dylan Richardson (guitar, tenor banjo, bouzouki, vocals), and Genevieve Gillespie (fiddle, vocals, dance). The band's roots can be traced to…

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Added by TradConnect on October 12, 2017 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 439

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 15/10/2017 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,…

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Added by Mitch Park on October 11, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Ye Vagabonds and Myles O’Reilly reunite on their new single 'Half Blind'

Ahead of their highly anticipated debut album due out Friday 13th October, brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, who form Ye Vagabonds, have released the second single from the album, “Half Blind”.

Accompanying the single release is a new video…

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Added by TradConnect on October 9, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Karen Tweed and Tom McElvogue find the heart of the music on 'Luckpenny'

Luckpenny is the first recording collaboration between Karen Tweed (piano accordion) and Tom McElvogue (flute) and embraces the music they grew up playing – Irish Traditional reels, jigs and hornpipes. The album…

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

The Palace Sessions: Live recording from Foley & Alderson with proceeds going to Mexico/Puerto Rico charity

Dylan Foley and Isaac Anderson have release a live album of traditional music with all proceeds from online sales going to those affected by the recent disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico. On their Bandcamp Page they write: "This album was recorded over two sessions in a…

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Added by TradConnect on October 8, 2017 at 14:55 — No Comments

The Palace Sessions: Live recording from Foley & Alderson with proceeds going to Mexico/Puerto Rico charity

Dylan Foley and Isaac Anderson have release a live album of traditional music with all proceeds from online sales going to those affected by the recent disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico. On their Bandcamp Page they write: "This album was recorded over two sessions in a tiny little apartment known affectionately…

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Added by TradConnect on October 8, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

First listen to samples from the new Martin Hayes album released 27th October 2017

The following is a first listen to music from the new Martin Hayes project called “The Martin Hayes Quartet.’ It expands on many of the musical ideas pursued by Martin in his longstanding partnership with Dennis Cahill. “The melody still remains central but now with an added range of sonic possibilities provided by the bass clarinet…

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Added by TradConnect on October 5, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 438

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 8/10/2017 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,…

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Added by Mitch Park on October 4, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Top 10 Irish Traditional Albums - September 2017

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for September 2017.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. 

Don't forget that if you have an album on release check out our …

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Added by TradConnect on October 4, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

Listen to a classic Gael Linn reissue from 1985 - The Keane Family

Gael Linn continue their series of album reissues with a classic recording from 1985 by “The Keane Family”. It features music and song from Dolores and Seán Keane, their siblings, their parents Matt and Bridie, and their aunts Rita and Sarah. Truly, a family album of music and song! It is a…

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Added by TradConnect on October 3, 2017 at 11:02 — No Comments

Listen to a classic Gael Linn reissue from 1985 - The Keane Family

Gael Linn continue their series of album reissues with a classic recording from 1985 by “The Keane Family”. It features music and song from Dolores and Seán Keane, their siblings, their parents Matt and Bridie, and their aunts Rita and Sarah. Truly, a family album of music and song! It is a bilingual album with tracks that include Cill…

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Added by TradConnect on October 3, 2017 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

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