Traditional Irish Music
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on April 30, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments
Video may have killed the radio star, but modern technology has just given traditional music a new lease of life.
Gino Lupari, bodhrán player with Four Men and a Dog, is in his living room in Magherafelt, Co Derry, instrument in hand, drumming it into his student how to develop…Continue
Added by Niamh Parsons on April 29, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments
When you are sitting at home on a dreary January afternoon with a cold eastern front outside freezing every creative spark from your fingers, excitement may seem like a thousand miles away. The first couple of weeks are over in the day job teaching primary school children. The old saying that January is a very long month seems very true.
A phone call from TG4 is…Continue
Pickin' Time is Garry O' Meara's debut recording and is a banjo album with varying influences. On it he introduces us to the music that has inspired him over the last decade or so, and it is a mixture of Irish, old-time and bluegrass music. Garry would…Continue
From Kíla's Newsletter, written by Colm O' Snodaigh . When I began this music lark way back when I was in thrall of the lads in Kíla - their enthusiasm, their willingness to listen, to learn, to play, to experiment. I was still…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 27, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments
Isaac Alderson has been in the news of late as a result of his collaboration with Dan Gurney, Dylan Foley and Sean Earnest as part of The Yanks. Their debut album is outstanding and we will have a review shortly. Isaac Anderson could be…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 26, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments
For this installment of the Song of the Isles Singer Q&As, I'm happy to introduce an audio component. I think hearing the singers in their own voices adds a great deal. Please forgive a bit of a digital sound that can…Continue
TG4 has won the Arts Programme Award at the Celtic Media Festival 2013 in Swansea. John Doherty – Ar Leirg na Gaoithe won this category in competition with major programmes from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The programme celebrates the musical legacy of Donegal’s John Doherty: a master fiddler, storyteller,…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 25, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments
Find detailed below the London Trad Scene Roundup as prepared and issued by Karen Ryan as part of her email newsletter. This is a general update of lots of different things that are happening in and around the London area so check it out…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 25, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments
Galway based musician Colm Naughton will be launching his new album called The Space Between The Notes on Wednesday 29th May at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.
Like most musicians these days he started playing music at…Continue
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Added by Irish Traditional Music Archive on April 24, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
A quick reminder that Tradash starts this Thursday 25th April to 28th April in Ashbourne, Co. Meath. We have a brilliant programme of events for the weekend that includes Caitlin NicGabhann, Bernadette NicGabhann, Michael Coult, Karen Hickey, Roisin Ni Galloghlaidh. TradAsh is a non-commercial weekend of Irish Music sessions across a number of Pubs in the…Continue
Added by TradAsh on April 23, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments
All The Ways You Wander is the debut album from Tyrone songstress Bernadette Morris. Its title is taken from the John Spillane song of the same name which is also included on the album. This is vintage Spillane indeed and Bernadette re-imagines it in her own individualistic way. As a singer Bernadette has been steadily building up her career, and…Continue
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on April 23, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems. In other words, Healing Musicians in Need.
Caladh Nua a band that hail from the south-eastern counties of…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 22, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments
They say the second album is the most difficult for a musician. The lessons and experience gained on the first recording must now be channelled into a new project. For Enda Seery the challenge was no different. His first album…Continue
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on April 21, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments
The concertina player Holly Geraghty will present this program for Dolan pub in Limerick City.Among the musicians will boscadóirí Graham Wells and Brian O'Leary, Jonathon Roche and Matt Griffin and the singer Elaine Cormican.
Here are her musicians to be…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 21, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
To celebrate our 2nd Anniversary we will be starting a Tradconnect Interview Series, with a whole range of people. While there will be a big concentration on new music from artists across the world we also hope to cover members with an interesting story to tell involved in various projects and undertakings. Its a way to share some of…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 21, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
Find detailed below the London Trad Scene Roundup as prepared and issued by Karen Ryan as part of her email newsletter.
Included in this email:
NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 16, 2013) – If raising a large family was an extreme sport, Toby and Brenda Willis would be gold medalists. In a bucolic country setting in middle Tennessee they focus full-time on family life which includes their 12 children, ages 2 - 21, who are accomplished…Continue
Added by The Willis Clan on April 20, 2013 at 3:00 — No Comments