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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.

  • Advertise with us.  Our rates are reasonable and we help with design. Read this page.

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.

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Introducing: Mary Blake with Jack Talty on piano

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 15:30 0 Comments

Introducing two tracks that feature a new traditional voice. The artist is Mary Blake and the two tracks also feature Clare’s Jack Talty on piano. These will form part of an album that will be released later in the year.…


A blend of old traditions with modern originality from Charmas on 'Stark Raving Celtic'

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 11:00 0 Comments

Santa Cruz folk band Charmas are back with a new album called “Stark Raving Celtic” which they say “pumps passion you can feel into Scotland's swarthy battle music and Ireland's lyrical…


Music from the Afterlife - A new musical world for Moxie

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 9:30 0 Comments

Moxie for those unfamiliar with the group is a Sligo/Limerick based trad band consisting of Ted Kelly (tenor banjo), Jos Kelly (button accordion/keyboard), Darren Roche (button accordion), Cillian Doheny (tenor banjo/guitar) and Paddy Hazelton…


Watch Declan O'Rourke, Sharon Shannon & The Chieftains perform Raglan Road

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Watch Declan O'Rourke, Sharon Shannon and the Chieftains perform Raglan Road on this weeks edition of The Ray D'Arcy Show.…


Watch Declan O'Rourke, Sharon Shannon & The Chieftains perform Raglan Road

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Watch Declan O'Rourke, Sharon Shannon and the Chieftains perform Raglan Road on this weeks edition of The Ray D'Arcy Show.…


Blás to headline 'Festival of The Artisan' - Derbyshire, UK - 21st - 23rd June 2018

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 10:00 0 Comments

What do folk, roots, acoustic, blues, Americana, traditional jazz, Cajun, Celtic and traditional music all have in common? More than the fact they can be played on instruments that can go out of tune, according to Steve Bonham, Musical Director of The Festival of the Artisan. They are all about…


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Irish music duo Adam Agee & Jon Sousa celebrate the release of their second album, “Ceol na gCarad”. The title, which means “Music of Friendship” in Irish, was inspired by the duo's own close friendship, as well as the many dear connections formed through their journey with traditional Irish music around the world.Those who enjoyed the duo's…See More
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At 20:50 on March 16, 2018, Henrik Norbeck said…

Nope. Look at the page. New Zealand is under the subheading "Europe" on the session list page

And so are Brazil and "Isreal" (there is also a correctly spelled "Israel" under the subheading "Elsewhere").

At 16:26 on February 14, 2015, Mick O'Florida said…
Ah, thank you for sharing that. Exhilirating!
At 22:01 on January 18, 2014, Chont said…

Great. Thanks for that

At 21:26 on January 18, 2014, Chont said…
Could you please tell me the end date of the Acoustically Irish competition, and if it's open worldwide? Couldn't find the T&C. Thank you
At 16:26 on September 17, 2013, Tony Lawless said…


At 13:10 on November 4, 2011, Patrick O'Leary said…

Just starting to explore this site......looks very interesting!!! the music and the videos are terrific!....looking forward to learning more as i naviagate my way!....Many thanks!!

At 13:24 on July 27, 2011, Stephen Daly said…
Sounds great. Any more info at all?
At 19:24 on July 19, 2011, James Tinnelly said…
Yes I am very much interest. Can you forward me details where and when it is taking place please?... Cheers!!
At 9:14 on July 19, 2011, Ger O'Grady said…
thanks - how can i join up ? - can i get more information ? where do we meet to play the tunes

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