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Tradconnect was established in 2011 as an independent traditional music channel that connects musicians globally. Since then the site has experienced phenomenal growth.
Over the 12 months of 2017 Tradconnect over 700,000 page hits from 140,000 users and every day achieve close to 1,000 unique visits.
Tradconnect’s goal has been to create a strong independent channel that allows musicians to access a global audience. This we have achieved, and as our numbers continue to demonstrate we are growing in strength and popularity by the day.
Welcome to your new audience : Visit Tradconnect and you can see all the content posted. Over 140,000 people visited Tradconnect over the last 12 months, so that’s a lot of people that you may be missing out on. Every week we email our 6,000 members with a very concise newsletter. Writers, broadcasters and other bloggers visit our pages to find out what is happening and they in turn write about it. So if you want to reach a whole new audience then all you need to do is engage with us.
How to access this new channel : To access this new channel there are a number of things that you can do.
Firstly join up and add your events, album launches, videos, community events etc. Use our blog section to write more detailed content and send us your albums by post or digitally via Dropbox.
Secondly write to us. Most content on the site comes from people who write and inform us about their events, tours, new videos and Soundcloud uploads. Send us some detailed content with your email to provide us with some additional insight. We have limited resources to do what we do so the more you give, the better. Make the content original - no cut and paste.
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Remember, growing your fanbase outside of your Facebook friends is important. Engage with Tradconnect and you are entering our news stream and engaging with our 100,000+ readers. So connect today and say hello to a whole new audience.
Cathaoirleach of Scoil Acla CCÉ, Sarah Calvey explained “Like many other festivals and organsiations, we have been closely monitoring the situation over the past number of months in the hope that some semblance of normality would prevail, unfortunately that will not be the case once again this summer.”
We feel, with due regard…Continue
After over 10 years of performing together as a duo and as session musicians in a number of projects, December 2020 saw Tara Breen and Pádraig Rynne enter into Malbay studios in the west coast of Ireland to record Nasc.
Joining Tara and Pádraig on the album are two long term friends, Dónal Lunny on Bouzouki and…
Traditional Celtic folk duo Kinnfolk released their self-titled debut album on March 7, 2020—just one week before the COVID-19 pandemic swept into Virginia and shut everything down. The timing was unfortunate, as most of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day events (the bread and butter of Celtic musicians!) were cancelled. But the pair still count themselves…Continue
In recognition of the extremely difficult environment that traditional musicians are facing at the moment, we are opening up our download centre to traditional musicians for free, subject to some conditions detailed below.
For artists launching a new album, or with an album on release in 2019 or 2020 this provides a…Continue
This track is titled “The Man Barnsfield” and it has been achieving…Continue
This Friday 22nd May Beoga launch their brand new album "Carousel", live on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter. They will be joined by Foy Vance, Lissie, Ryan McMullan, Stephanie Rainey, Niall McCabe and Devin Dawson to perform tracks from the album. There's also exclusive interviews and a live Q&A with the band, so tune in from 8pm (GMT+1)…Continue
The Abbey Theatre have put a call-out for Irish traditional…Continue
What are musicians looking for when it comes to social media and the online…Continue
We recently linked this producer up with a singer as part of a video…Continue
We have had a request for 3 musicians to play at a drinks reception, Co Meath, 19th Dec,…Continue