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New video from 'Slow Moving Clouds'

Aki (nyckelharpa, vocals), Kevin Murphy (cello, vocals), and the group’s newest member Ultan O’Brien (fiddle), make up the acclaimed Dublin-based trio SLOW MOVING CLOUDS, who combine roots in the Irish and Nordic folk traditions with post-punk drones, baroque strings, and soaring falsetto vocals – creating an immersive, atmospheric sound. 

They have just…

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Added by TradConnect on December 19, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments

The Oran Bagraidh Residency - Release date announced as 2nd February 2019

Oran Bagraidh is the collaborative album from the Knockengorroch Off-Site residency that took place in Galloway, Scotland in September 2018.

A multi-lingual music residency and recording based on an ancient song set in Galloway, the musical works incorporate Scottish Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, Welsh, Scots and English. Following the success of the…

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Added by TradConnect on December 19, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments

Top 10 Traditional Albums - November 2018

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for November 2018.  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 December 13, 2018 at 20:00 — No Comments

Jobs: 'Amy Rowan Casting' looking for Trad Musicians with €8k salary each

Amy Rowan Casting is looking for musicians and have provided the following brief. "We are looking for trad/folk musicians who can sing and play banjo, fiddle and/or bodhran. These musicians will play together and pretend to be friendly singing butchers in the ad! These characters are a mix of a friendly butcher and a folk musician…

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Added by TradConnect on December 13, 2018 at 19:30 — No Comments

Composition

Hi

I would just like to introduce myself and share a composition. Its called Forget Me Knot

I hope you like it? Constructive criticism most welcome.

Fergus

Added by Free Bard Fergus on December 13, 2018 at 14:59 — No Comments

Trad Musicians Required

Hi there,

On February 10th 2019 Murphy's Celtic Legacy will take to the stage for the first time in the USA.

The show will perform 25 dates across the USA and Canada until April 3rd. I am currently looking for musicians to join our line up.

Flute

Guitar

Uillean Pipes

Piano Accordion 

and a key board player that can play any of the above.

Would love to hear from any musicians that maybe…

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Added by Chris Hannon on December 13, 2018 at 12:52 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 496

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 16/12/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Antón Mac Gabhann & Caitlín Nic Gabhann: Your…

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Added by Mitch Park on December 12, 2018 at 20:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 495

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 9/12/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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1. Ciarán Swift & Dave Flynn: The tempest in Mali:…

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Added by Mitch Park on December 5, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments

Production of the legendary tale of Fionn Mac'Cool

We, Nissim Khalifa, composer, and Eugene Kaminsky, writer, are proud to present our latest collaboration: a unique production of the legendary tale of Fionn Mac'Cool!

This project is our homage to Irish culture: introducing the famous game of hurling, the making of Whiskey, Sean-nos singing, and more; all while listening to the Opera's music, portraying Ireland's beautiful scenery and character.

In order to make our…

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Added by Nissim Khalifa on December 1, 2018 at 16:32 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 494

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 2/12/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Tannahill Weavers: Pipe Major Duncan Nicholson: The…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 28, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

In memory of Tom O'Neill!

In a year of sad passings, with a heavy heart we must add another well known & loved figure to the list. Tom O'Neill, owner of one of the best known session pubs in Ireland, will now be pulling pints for the likes of Tommy Peoples, Liam O'Flynn & Alec Finn at that great session above.
 
On Friday the 23rd of November…
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Added by Dick Glasgow on November 25, 2018 at 14:15 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 493

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 25/11/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Enda Seery: The swans at Claddagh / The bag of spuds /…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 21, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 492

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 18/11/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Tannahill Weavers: Sunset over the Somme (2.56) (PM…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 14, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments

New Traditional Sounds : Keveiled Trio | Flute player Lucie Périer releases Breton music from the Tropics

Having spent most of her musical life living in Rennes, a place where irish and breton music are thriving, Lucie Périer crossed the borders and flew 10000 miles away from her homeland to New Caledonia for a one-year in-depth journey into the maze of world music in the Pacific area. There, not one month after she set foot on the island,…

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Added by Lucie Perier on November 12, 2018 at 0:00 — No Comments

Raining Notes - 'A remarkable and varied collection', from Enda Seery

Raining Notes is the new album release from Enda Seery, a musician, composer, singer and teacher from County Westmeath, Ireland. This is Enda’s third solo album release following on from his critically acclaimed albums The Winding Clock (2010) and Síocháin na Tuaithe: Peace of the Countryside…

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Added by TradConnect on November 4, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments

A journey into traditional music - Dan Possumato and friends have The Last Pint

This is a first listen to a track from the new album by Dan Possumato. We have covered Dan’s previous recordings on Tradconnect including Tunes Inside…

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Added by TradConnect on November 4, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments

Top 10 Traditional Albums - October 2018

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for October 2018.  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 November 2, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 490

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 4/11/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Celtic Ferret: The gallopede / Davy Knick Knack…

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Added by Mitch Park on October 31, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

Capturing the energy of a live performance - 'Everyone In' from The Drowsy Lads

“The Drowsy Lads” thundered onto the Irish music scene in the US almost 15 years ago and have become fan favourites at every turn. Sticking to traditional roots they bring a fire and excitement that is quickly winning over audiences. With the release of their 4th album, “Everyone In!”, and the notable camaraderie that flows from their live performances, the future…

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Added by TradConnect on October 31, 2018 at 13:00 — No Comments

Watch: Andy Irvine perform at the RTÉ Folk Awards Oct 2018

The inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards took place at Dublin's Vicar Street last week where artists such as Emma Langford, Declan O'Rourke and Andy Irvine were celebrated among so many others. This is Andy Irvine with 'My Heart's tonight in Ireland.'…

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Added by TradConnect on October 27, 2018 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

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