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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 received 530,000 page hits from 150,000 users and every day it receives close to 1,000 unique visits.

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Album Review: Therese McInerney / Down The Strand

Posted on May 29, 2018 at 8:00 0 Comments

If fiddle music is your cultural fix then this release by Therese McInerney may just get you through whatever challenges you are facing in life. It is music to lift the spirits.

Down the Strand is her debut album, and the promise shown in her…


Album Review : Florence Fahy / Tunes from the Flaggy Shore

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 13:30 0 Comments

It is no surprise that one of the best traditional albums of late, once again features concertina. This debut release by Co Clare musician Florence Fahy stands shoulder to shoulder with the best that Clare has to offer. The concertina more than any instrument seems to capture the essence of the music, and Florence Fahy, now…


Album Review : Cormac Begley

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 10:00 0 Comments

The seeds for this remarkable album were sown many years ago when Cormac Begley recorded a duet album with Jack Talty called Na Fir Bolg.

That album, recorded in St. Nicholas Collegiate Church, Galway, was a revelation.  For this solo outing, Cormac is back in the same church with Jack Talty on the recording and mixing…


Album Review : Conor Caldwell & Danny Diamond / North

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 10:30 0 Comments

Taking older and simpler tunes and finding new avenues of expression, is at the heart of North, a very fine collection of fiddle music from Belfast-born musicians Conor Caldwell and Danny Diamond.

Last year Diamond released an acclaimed solo fiddle album called…


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Michele McCormack replied to Tradconnect Reviews's discussion Session Etiquette
"I just wish when their is a pause for breathing or a particular mastery of a phrase occurs with singing, that folks who are listening would interject with a "quite right" or even join in singing the refrain towards the end."
Sep 9
Sean Quinn commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page Ireland - Irish Traditional Music Session Listing
"Ballycastle, County Antrim. The long-running Friday night session in the House of McDonnell has closed. Bar only open on Saturdays from now on. "
Aug 30
gerald morgan commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page Ireland - Irish Traditional Music Session Listing
"Hi guys, can you remove the St Endas session in the Antrim section, its doesn't happen any more. Also the session in the crown and shamrock on Sundays is now every Sunday. Cheers, Gerard."
Aug 27
Marc O'Hare commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page Ireland - Irish Traditional Music Session Listing
"Please add to your Cork section thank you O'Neills Bar Allihies West Cork. Session every Sunday 6pm-?? All year round Wednesday Session 9pm-?? (Summer time only)"
Aug 20
Martin D'Arcy commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page UK/Europe and elsewhere - Irish Traditional Irish Sessions Listing
"Our sessions in Newcastle under Lyme are for everyone.  Please contact me at Tel. +44 (0) 7906 899980. Best wishes."
Aug 13
Martin D'Arcy commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page UK/Europe and elsewhere - Irish Traditional Irish Sessions Listing
"Hello, you have got our session in Newcastle under Lyme at The Greyhound listed in the North-East region.  It is probably best grouped in the West Midlands.  Newcastle under Lyme is about 35 miles south of Manchester and 45 miles north of…"
Aug 13
Diarmaid Hurley commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page UK/Europe and elsewhere - Irish Traditional Irish Sessions Listing
"Doesn´t look like this page has been updated in a while!!!! My last post in 2017 mentioned the monthly session in Mulligans - this is no more. we do 3rd Friday of the month in alternate venues around the city, see for…"
Jun 14
Brendan Comer commented on Tradconnect Reviews's page UK/Europe and elsewhere - Irish Traditional Irish Sessions Listing
"Please add the Sunday night sessions on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire: 1st Sunday, The Mount Fleetwood 2nd Sunday, The Shillaylee Bar and Bistro, St Anne's on Sea 3rd Sunday, The Running Pump, Catforth 4th Sunday, The Black Bull Great…"
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At 20:35 on May 13, 2018, Henrik Norbeck said…

How do I delete my profile from TradConnect?

At 21:51 on September 18, 2017, Patrick Campbell said…

Thanks for the welcome, Tony.

At 23:00 on April 13, 2016, Normand Chouinard said…

Hi Tony, I posted a small video on Tradconnect and it has been pending approval for a long time now. Is there something I need to know? I heard "Off to Dublin in the green" from the Irish Rovers who were very popular in Canada and contributed to spreading Irish music throughout the Country. When I played it, I mentioned a bit about the story of the song and I only played it as entertainment. Could you please advise> Thanks. The site has been growing very well and this is quite an accomplishment. Congratulations and keep up the good work.

At 14:32 on March 13, 2016, John O'Connell said…

Love the site Tony.Any relation of John Lawless?

At 19:41 on January 17, 2016, Fiona Sweeney said…

Thanks for the welcome Tony 


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