March 2016 Blog Posts (40)

A brand-new festival of Irish Traditional Music - Dromore Trad 8th - 10th April 2016

Press Release : A brand-new festival of Irish Traditional Music has been recently announced to take place in Dromore, Co. Tyrone from 8th - 10th April 2016.

The eagerly-anticipated festival features some of the biggest names on the Traditional Music scene with the all-star lineup including All-Ireland Champions alongside noted recording artists.

The…

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Added by TradConnect on March 15, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Album Launch : FullSet / Notes Between the Lines

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with 80 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our Download…

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Added by TradConnect on March 14, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Folk on Sunday, no. 1015

Irish special for Paddy's Day

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 13/03/2016 1504-1600 NZST

STREAMING LIVE: http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers

REPEATING: Mon 21/03/2016 2100-2200 NZST



Specialising in narrative song and traditional dance music forms.



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





1. Tom…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 12, 2016 at 23:40 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 361

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 13/03/2016 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



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





1. Kern: Aga: Heaven's gate / Pulling bracken /…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 12, 2016 at 11:16 — No Comments

Christy Moore, The Waterboys and Damien Dempey to headline Folkfest 2016 + Playlist

Legendary folk singer Christy Moore will headline Saturday night at this year’s Folkfest 2016.  Damien Dempsey will headline the Friday night and The Waterboys will headline on the Sunday night. The festival takes place on 8th - 10th July 2016.  Other confirmed acts over the weekend include “traditional flute…

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Added by TradConnect on March 12, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Programme for Willie Clancy Week 2016 announced.

The programme for the 2016 Willie Clancy Festival has just been announced.  "Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy is a week-long summer school in traditional music and set dance held annually at Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare. The first and biggest of such events, it commemorates the town's best-known uilleann piper, Willie Clancy, and has been running since just after his death in 1973." This…

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Added by TradConnect on March 11, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Album Launch : ARUM

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with 80 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our Download Centre. For…

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Added by TradConnect on March 10, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Traditional Music Festivals - March & April 2016

With the festival season upon us here are a list of the Irish festivals taking place in March and April 2016.  If you know of others that are not listed below simply add a comment below and we will update this list. 

For a full list of festivals throughout the year visit our …

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Added by TradConnect on March 10, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

Listen to a first track from The Rising performed by Michael Flatley

This is a first listen to a track from the new movie called ‘The Rising’ which is described as “a gathering together one of the most impressive cast lists for an Irish movie including Jonathan Rhys Meyers, David O’Hara, Fiona Shaw, Colin Morgan and Brendan Coyle. It will also proudly showcase the debut screen performance…

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Added by TradConnect on March 9, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Ceol na Coille Trad Summer School, Donegal, 11th-15th July 2016

Registration is now open for the Ceol na Coille Traditional Music Summer School 2016 in Letterkenny, Co Donegal – and again is expected to attract record numbers.

Celebrating its 5th year, the trad week runs from Monday 11th July to Friday 15th July, with a stellar line up of tutors and performers. The programme this year includes sessions, concerts,…

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Added by Paul Harrigan on March 8, 2016 at 4:00 — No Comments

Album Launch : 2002 / Celtic Fairy Lullaby

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with 80 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our Download…

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Added by TradConnect on March 7, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Second track from Réalta and their upcoming album Clear Skies

This is a new track from Northern group Réalta and their expanded lineup that includes Aaron O'Hagan (Uilleann pipes, Whistles, Flute, Bodhran), Conor Lamb (Uilleann Pipes, Whistles, Piano), Deirdre Galway (Vocals, Guitar, Piano), Dermot Mulholland (Vocals, Double Bass, Bouzouki,…

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Added by TradConnect on March 7, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Track of the Week : Kern / William Taylor (6th March 2016)

Its appears to be Kern week here on Tradconnect with their debut single William Taylor hitting the No.1 spot on our Soundcloud most played list.  The track is taken from their new album False Deceiver. The band features Brendan McCreanor on…

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Added by TradConnect on March 6, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Folk on Sunday, no. 1014



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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 6/03/2016 1504-1600 NZST

STREAMING LIVE: http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers

REPEATING: Mon 14/03/2016 2100-2200 NZST



Specialising in narrative song and traditional dance music forms.



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Added by Mitch Park on March 6, 2016 at 1:00 — No Comments

Listen to the new Henry Girls EP 'Sketches' in its entirety

This is the new Henry Girls EP which they have just released on Souncloud. The band features Karen McLaughlin - Vocals and Ukelele, Lorna McLaughlin - Vocals, Joleen McLaughlin - Vocals and Harp, Denise Boyle - Fiddle and Viola , Ted Ponsonby - Acoustic Guitar, Nick Scott - Electric Bass, Liam Bradley - Drums and Percussion. .…

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Added by TradConnect on March 5, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 360

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 6/03/2016 0004-0100 NZST

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers



Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.



Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date.…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 4, 2016 at 0:30 — No Comments

'Hands Up for Trad', 2016 Gaelic and Scots Song Competition closes 1st May 2016

Entries for Scotland’s Hands Up for Trad, 2016 Gaelic and Scots songwriting competition: Nòs Ùr (New Style), in partnership with Creative Scotland closes on 1st May 2016. Gaelic and Scot’s Song writers, Singers and groups are invited to submit a new and original song in either language which will then be considered by an industry…

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Added by TradConnect on March 2, 2016 at 18:30 — No Comments

The Mariannes, The Black Diary Waltz: Single Release and Video debut

Press Release : The Mariannes and artist Abigail Denniston release single with accompanying video to pay tribute to Roger Casement, coinciding with the 1916 centenary celebrations. The highly anticipated song, The Black Diary Waltz, and stop-motion video portray a story of hardship, hope and pride.

The song has received a…

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Added by TradConnect on March 2, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Artist of the Month : March 2016 / Kern

This month we bring back our Artist of the Month slot that we ran some time ago. First up is Louth band Kern. We launched their False Deceiver album in February and they describe themselves as a “contemporary folk band blending the driving uilleann pipes and poignant whistles of Brendan McCreanor with the dynamic fiddle playing of Barry…

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Added by TradConnect on March 1, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Listen to a 2nd track from Aoife Scott's 'Carry the Day'

Carry the Day is the new debut album by Dublin singer Aoife Scott. The album was launched on Tradconnect a few weeks ago and you can read that article here.  Following a short launch tour, Aoife has released a…

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Added by TradConnect on March 1, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

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