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‘Swan Song’ New Single from Gary Innes feat. Karen Matheson

‘Swan Song’ is the new single from award-winning musician Gary Innes.

Featuring vocals by the inimitable Karen Matheson, of Capercaillie fame, the new single is an ode to a number of Gary’s friends who sadly have passed away before they were ready to go.

Gary said: “I had the privilege of getting to spend time with some very…

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Added by TradConnect on April 4, 2019 at 7:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 511

Rescheduled for 7 Apr local time - midday Sat 6 April GMT.

Added by Mitch Park on April 3, 2019 at 20:08 — No Comments

Consairtín festival back for 6th year on 25th - 28th April 2019

Consairtín 2019, the sixth national concertina convention, will take place in Ennis, Co Clare from 25th to 28th April. This festival is a celebration of the concertina in traditional Irish music. The past few years has witnessed an exponential rise in the popularity of the instrument among traditional players in Ireland and the…

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Added by TradConnect on April 2, 2019 at 7:30 — No Comments

Watch the cream of young Irish traditional music in Siansa Gael Linn 2019

The cream of young Irish traditional music and singing talent will take to the National Concert Hall stage on Sunday, 7 April next for the Siansa Gael Linn 2019 final.  This is the climax of the competition which is organized annually by Gael Linn, and this years' final  will see a close contest between eight groups from Counties…

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Added by TradConnect on April 1, 2019 at 17:30 — No Comments

British Music Collection

This is my CV on the British Music Collection web site...

https://britishmusiccollection.org.uk/composer/patrick-osullivan

Added by Patrick O'Sullivan on March 31, 2019 at 15:38 — No Comments

'Irish Night' on SOUNDCLOUD

Irish Night on SOUNDCLOUD

 'Irish Night', lyric by Patrick O'Sullivan, melody by Peadar Long, was the title song for my 1987, Major Road Theatre Company, oral history stage play, IRISH NIGHT.

 

This version...

Singer: Stephanie Hladowski

Guitars: Danny Yates

Arrangement by Hladowski, Yates and O'Sullivan

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Added by Patrick O'Sullivan on March 31, 2019 at 13:00 — No Comments

New Feature: A 'Newsdesk' for all your Trad News Submissions

To help you get your news story out to a wider audience we are testing out a 'Newsdesk' feature on Tradconnect. We are encouraging artists and others involved with traditional music to post your traditional music news in a central location on…

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Added by TradConnect on March 30, 2019 at 17:00 — No Comments

Debut release from Antrim native Ciaran O'Kane

This is the debut release from Antrim native Ciaran O’Kane. Although traditional in origin, Ciaran’s unique singing style has developed over the years, with a range of influences including blues, country, pop and jazz. 'Round & Round' features traditional songs, music and some of his own compositions.…

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Added by TradConnect on March 30, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 511

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 31/03/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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

1. Matt Tighe: King's reel / The mountain stream / King's…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 27, 2019 at 22:30 — No Comments

New track from alt-folk group Old Hannah

“The Way Light Falls Upon Water” is the third single to be taken from Old Hannah’s upcoming debut album ‘Borealis’, released 19 April. This track is intimate, warm and evocative, as is the melodic percussion and woodwind that runs throughout the track. Renowned for…

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Added by TradConnect on March 25, 2019 at 8:00 — No Comments

Top Ten Traditional Albums - February 2019

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for February 2019.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. 

Don't forget that if you have an album on release check out our …

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Added by TradConnect on March 25, 2019 at 7:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 510



Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 24/03/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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1. Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band:…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 20, 2019 at 21:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 509

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 17/03/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

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All-Irish traditional instrumental music for St Patrick's Day.

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

1. Boxing Banjo: Keepin' it reel: The…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 13, 2019 at 21:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 508

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 10/03/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

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STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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

1. Fife Strathspey and Reel Society: Music o' Spey /…

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Added by Mitch Park on March 6, 2019 at 22:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 507

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 3/03/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

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STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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

1. Simon Fraser University Pipe Band: The dusty miller…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 27, 2019 at 21:30 — No Comments

P. Joe's - New Single from Jonathan Milton

First single from flute and guitar player Jonathan Milton's second album "Keep Going."

Released 26 Feb. 2019. 

Added by Jonathan Milton on February 26, 2019 at 15:04 — No Comments

We Had it All - The new single from Stockton's Wing

STOCKTON’S WING presents their new single ‘We had it all’ on 7th March, marking their first new music in over twenty years.  ‘A Retrospective’ tour follows in April & May.  All proceeds from the single go to Multiple Sclerosis…

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Added by TradConnect on February 24, 2019 at 14:00 — No Comments

"Vital and compelling" - the new album by Don Stiffe - 'Longing for the Day'

Don Stiffe’s latest album Longing for the Day is a showcase of the renowned Galway singer at the pinnacle of his career. Covering themes of reconciliation, truth, compassion, love and loss, this recording is an important and remarkable musical achievement.

With accompaniment by Frankie Gavin,…

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Added by TradConnect on February 24, 2019 at 13:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 506

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 24/02/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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

1. Hanz Araki: Pull the knife and stick it again / The lark…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 20, 2019 at 21:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 506

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 24/02/2019 0004-0100 NZDT

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

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

1. Hanz Araki: Pull the knife and stick it again / The lark…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 17, 2019 at 21:00 — No Comments

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