Traditional Irish Music
Living Tradition Magazine - Issue 100 now out! The Scottish based magazine, which started in 1993 and has been published every two months since then, has reached Issue 100. I've been involved since Issue 1, and while the magazine has had some rocky times the commitment behind it has never…Continue
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While doing some more research about Paddy Killoran's larger ensembles, I came across this 78 rpm disc from the David Giovannoni Collection here at WIMA. It was issued on the Montgomery Ward Label under the "Irish Barn Dance Band" name... which was often just one of Killoran's larger groups' recordings reissued under a different name.
Youthful endeavour and decade long contribution and achievements were once again honoured at The Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin last night. Gradam Ceoil, Ireland's foremost award in traditional Irish music took centre stage in the unveiling of this year’s recipients. TG4 Deputy CEO Pádhraic Ó…Continue
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Fifteen traditional musicians will take to the stage in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on 7 February at 7 pm to compete in the final for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. The event will be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, and also webcast on www.cuireadhchunceoil.ie…Continue
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Triúr take us back once again to the fireside in Cúil Aodha, to the relaxed and ambient atmosphere that gives them their trademark sound. Peadar Ó Riada, Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh make up Triúr and this is their third outing. …Continue
After the recent tsunami of digitised materials which we uploaded in December and early January – among them our Advent Calendar, two Francis Roche volumes of interactive scores, and our new…Continue
Added by Irish Traditional Music Archive on February 5, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments
Dear Friends, Well waddya know it’s 2014. We wish you a happy, healthy and … hopefully even prosperous, one. Our manager Stu says our year will be more prosperous than the last one but he’s said that every year for the past decade or…Continue
Added by Aindréas Ridire on February 5, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
Back home a few hours ago from mixing the album and it's all done and dusted now!!
Sean Óg will be mastering it now and it will be off to the printers by Monday I think!!
It's been a pleasure getting the album done in Sean Óg's!
Don't forget to pick up the Irish Music Magazine as well for a look at the press release.
Added by Michael Mc Cague on February 5, 2014 at 0:45 — No Comments
Last week we reviewed The Friel Sisters debut album and spoke about their versatility on a range of instruments including uilleann pipes, flute, whistle and mouth organ and how it adds great depth to their debut recording.
This video has just been released as…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 4, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments
Come April 25, this year, there will be a gathering of sean nós singers, dancers, musicians, listeners, enthusiasts and fans. It is a peoples movement, intended to introduce many folks to the 'old style'. In fact, most people in the Heart of America do not know what 'sean nós' is. We are going to change that, on a zero budget, with real life…Continue
Added by Mike O'Laughlin on February 4, 2014 at 19:00 — No Comments
From the opening song Gleanntáin Ghlas' Ghaoth Dobhair on Winter Air you could easily be listening to a track by any mainstream recording artist, such is the quality and production values herein. The album is in fact by a music school, namely North Texas School of Music. You simply don't expect this quality from…Continue
Welcome to the Tradconnect "Album of Traditional Song Poll, 2013". Each year we ask our members to vote for their Album of the Year and this year we have separated it between traditional instrumental albums, and traditional song. The poll for instrumental albums has closed and a winner will be announced shortly.
Poetry, it is said should be read aloud. You need to listen to it, like music. When the poetry is about music, this approach gains an even more significant hue. It brings forth images that you have seen, heard and experienced, but in the rush through life may have passed you by. You know those moments. The anticipation of a concert…Continue
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Our Album of the Month for February 2014 is Peter Carberry and Pádraig McGovern and their magical Forgotten Gems. It is without doubt one of the top 10 albums from 2013 and displays two musicians that get to the very heart of the music.…Continue
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Lilt have been back in the studio and have just released their third album called Little Falls. Its name comes from one of the waterfalls on the Potomac River that runs through Washington DC where Tina Eck ( flute ) and Keith Carr ( bouzouki, banjo, mandolin ) live and play a lot of their music. It’s a follow up to…Continue
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This is a really interesting tribute to the late Pete Seeger. It's a compilation of 11 tracks gathered from Soundcloud that provides great insight into his legend. Included also is a duet with Bruce Springsteen.
This Land is your Land also appears as well as a duet with…Continue
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