Traditional Irish Music
This year The Jimmy McHugh Concert Weekend enters its 16th year and takes place on 10th January 2015 at Woodside Halls in Glasgow. In this years brochure the organisers state that "Over fifteen glorious years, we have been able to bring the very finest of musicians from the world of Irish and Scottish traditional music to perform at The Jimmy McHugh…Continue
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At the crossroads of Traditional Irish Music and ambient electronica, collaborators PAULINE SCANLON & PÁDRAIG RYNNE with his band NOTIFY announce the release of an EP on January 16th and an Irish tour. This specially commissioned touring project is the result of a 6 month writing collaboration to be…Continue
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Once again Seph and his friends were in rare from at The Old Triangle last night here on Bedford Row in Halifax.Glenn Coolen,on pipes ,Rene`and Jermey on fiddle and a few Bor`an drummers in as well.Tony on guitar and a few others.Leo from Mass.USA sang acapella superb as usual.So if ever you find your self here on the east Coast of Canada…Continue
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Artistic directors Zoë Conway and John Mc…Continue
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Hi Everyone. We are having an amazing start to the new year with the news that the band has picked up two awards. We are delighted to announce we have won the prestigious Live Ireland award for “Trad Group of the Year”. Here is what Live Ireland said below.
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On a rainy evening in November in the coastal town of Manzanita, Oregon, Hanz Araki & Colleen Raney sat down with Portland, Maine's The Press Gang - Owen Marshall, Alden Robinson, and Christian "Junior" Stevens to talk about music. The result became the latest episode of the Little Sea Podcast.…Continue
Added by Colleen Raney on January 5, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments
This Songwriters Showcase is a new collaboration with the legendary Christy Moore. Providing an outlet for composers and writers is an essential goal of Tradconnect and it is hoped that this showcase will highlight some great new writers and performers. We are honored to have Christy listening to this material and giving his…Continue
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In recognition of that work we have been keeping track of videos that have come across our desk and have picked 10 that show some imagination and flair when it comes to this most powerful of art…Continue
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Life is all Checkered is the new duet album by Nathan Gourley and Laura Feddersen. Its strapline reads 'Traditional Irish Music on Two Fiddles' and it is the surprise recording from the end of 2014. The US produced some great recordings last year and this is top of the pile. It shows that new life exists within many an old…Continue
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This video is part of the great Custy's interview series that can be found at …Continue
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Happy new year to all TradConnect members... but Who is this Musician?
What well known Christmas song did he write? And what's the true story behind the lyrics...
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This is music to refresh and cleanse the soul at the start of a new year, incorporating a great use of instruments, arrangements and vocals. Tradconnect member Markus Tullberg is part of this trio called Jigger who play the very best in Swedish traditional music. Their focus "is to bring you the very essence of the music: joy and sadness, temper and…Continue
At the moment we have passed the 100,000 mark for total plays received and are now achieving in excess of 3,000 plays a week. We can now look at the information in a bit more depth over a monthly period to…Continue
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We featured this album early in 2014 and it is being launched this Friday 2nd January at Bob Reidys Bar, Newtown, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. The concert will be followed by a session and there will be lots of special guests on the night. Admission is free.
The Boruma Trio is a musical collaboration that unites the two…Continue
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