April 2017 Blog Posts (29)

Most played traditional track this week- 9th April 2017

Our most played track this week is by Maurice McGrath, from an album we launched some time back called Winsome Ways. It's called Willie Clancy and the Pipes. Maurice sets out the background to this song stating that it tells the story of a man from Miltown Malbay, County Clare…


Added by TradConnect on April 9, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

The latest video from an outstanding release by Dublin band IMLÉ - Go Deo, Go Deo

This is the second release by a Dublin band that should be getting a little bit more recognition for their unconventional approach to poetry, pop and rap. Add to this the fact that their music is delivered as Gaeilge, and you have something unique. The band is called IMLÉ and this track and video, taken from their…


Added by TradConnect on April 7, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Watch Finbar Furey's first ever music video

Via RTE Culture. Finbar Furey is celebrated around the world as one of the great folk icons of his time. Now, at the age of 70, he's made his first ever music video. 

Finbar describes the inspiration for the song: 'The song I Remember You Singing This Song came about as a response to losing a parent… whether…


Added by TradConnect on April 6, 2017 at 8:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 412


Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 9/04/2017 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.…


Added by Mitch Park on April 5, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments

Respect and passion for traditional music from Finnish group Droichead on their debut

The Banks of Tuira is the debut album by Droichead (Irish Gaelic meaning bridge), a traditional Irish band from Oulu, Finland. Droichead was formed out of a collective passion and respect for traditional Irish music on a cold, wintry night in 2011 overlooking the dark waters of the Gulf of Bothnia. Their…


Added by TradConnect on April 4, 2017 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Exclusive : Seamlessly combining original folk, country and old-time - Appalachian duo Zoe & Cloyd

We are spreading our wings here on Tradconnect and are delighted to bring you an exclusive first listen to the new album by Appalachian duo Zoe & Cloyd, who spring from deep roots in American music. We encountered their music through our association with Hearth Music in the US, and this is an exclusive first listen…


Added by TradConnect on April 4, 2017 at 7:30 — No Comments

Corofin's 'Duchas' crowned Siansa Gael Linn 2017 Champions

The young traditional music group ‘Dúchas’ from Corofin  are the Siansa Gael Linn 2017 winners !   At the Grand Finale concert in the National Concert Hall on Sunday, 2 April 2017, they were selected from among eight finalists of a high standard for this prestigious award. Organized annually by Gael Linn, with support from RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and…


Added by TradConnect on April 3, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

Two tracks from Conor O'Sullivan's new album 'The Inbetween'

Following on from his debut release “Good Day Senor” in 2015, musician and songwriter Conor O’Sullivan has just released his second solo album “The Inbetween”. This offering like its predecessor contains a mixture of self penned songs and instrumental compositions as well as a cover of the Dominic…


Added by TradConnect on April 3, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

The 8th Annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival 6th - 9th April 2017

Commercial Feature: The 8th Annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival will take place this year from the 6th-9th April 2017 in Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway.  The Festival will begin on Thursday the 6th April with a concert with Danny O’Mahony and Liz Kane and Tune Composition Competition in the Alcock and Brown Hotel at 8pm. Friday will see…


Added by TradConnect on April 1, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

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