Traditional Irish Music
Kiérah Raymond lives near White Rock, B.C. in a community that is very supportive of the arts. She started classical violin with the Suzuki program at 4 years old and is now doing her ARCT with the Royal…Continue
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on August 16, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments
Today i got my new drum from Seamus, i had one before but was so intrigued by his 'new' 1-screw tuning system, i had to try one :)
It arrived today, and i have barely had time to play it seriously yet (Official premiere will be Kalmar next weekend at Eamonn O'Reilly's live recording gig) but already "raw" out of the box it plays every bit as well as the old one, perhaps with a little brighter sound and a bit more attack. The one screw tensioner is brilliant, as opposed to fiddling…Continue
Added by John on August 15, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments
Spontaneous appearance by yours truly in local countryside church
Maria Bojlund - fiddle
Markus Tullberg - concert flute, cittern
Moi - bodhrán
You will notice that I have recently started to add Album Reviews to my Blog posts. What I think would be good is that on the home page we have an album review section by members. This gives other members a chance to comment on albums and could provide a good resource for people in choosing which albums to buy. It is also an opportunity for members to try out their writing/blogging skills. A couple of issues with this.
Firstly I personally feel I can comment on certain types…Continue
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on August 14, 2011 at 12:22 — No Comments
OK folks. We are a bit ahead of schedule but we have had the first TradConnect meetup for a few tunes. And it was'nt in the same town, it was across the water. Kildare based duo Dulahan-Irl and North of England Michael Robert Orme, based in Chesterfield. To mark the occasion they made a video.
Here is what Michael had to say about…Continue
Well we all knew this album was on the way from TradConnect member Dónal McCague. I first heard a soundbite on Twitter…Continue
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on August 9, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments
Added by Dónal Mc Cague on August 7, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments
Check out www.notmells.co.uk - it's an amazing w/end with fantastic sessions all day and night. You couldn't wish for a better venue either !
A couple of days ago i heard Óige, feat. Cara Dillon in a video clip on Baxter Labatos Facebook page,
and i started thinking of the great craic we had at Gothenburg Irish festivals back in 1994 and then again in 1997
I added the O'Kane brothers on Facebook and Murrough remembered even more than i did from the festival :)
I also got more details, among them Eamon…Continue
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on August 5, 2011 at 23:30 — No Comments
Ah I enjoyed this work so much. Tony answered interesting questions for my site. I can now enjoy the weekend and chill-out. I haven't read a book for along time. Please check this link to get to know Tony.
Added by Baxter Labatos on August 5, 2011 at 21:33 — No Comments
Article on Irish Music Forever
Online social forum for Irish traditional musicians
Tony Lawless is the founder of TradConnect which aims to connect musicians from all over the world who like to play Irish music.…Continue
Silly, but had to share :)
Right.. Back again after a weekend starting with torrential downpours on friday, sitting in with the band 'Cuts and crans' as bodhrán stuntman : )
The saturday cleared up (thank God) and we had a good craic with lots of music and, among a host of others, the…Continue
Two of my favourite artists (Conal O'Grada and Colm Murphy) on two of my favourite instruments (Flute and Bodhrán)
All rolled into one, and a nice set, Lord Gordon's / Kiss the maid behind the barrel lift my spirits every time i hear it.
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on July 27, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments
RE: the dreadful tragedy in Norway.
My sympathy goes out to all our Norwegian members here, I hope you & all your families are safe & well.
Perhaps it is time to examine Gun Control in Norway, as we did in Scotland after the…Continue
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on July 21, 2011 at 14:25 — No Comments