November 2013 Blog Posts (53)

Samples from the new Tim Edey album "Sailing over the 7th String"

The new Tim Edey album called Sailing Over the 7th String has just gone on release and some great audio samples are included below.  Tim Edey is a successful Solo Artist,…


Added by TradConnect on November 7, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Lass of Glenshee 2

Added by Dhomhnaill A. Lopez on November 6, 2013 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Trad Bites........Monday 11th - Sunday 17th November 2013

This is a selection of odds and ends from the online world.  Events, launches, writings and other such articles. If you have relevant event or interesting Trad bites simply add them as a comment to this article and we will re feature and re post it out to Facebook, Twitter etc at the weekend.…


Added by TradConnect on November 6, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Album of the Month for November 2013 - Ensemble Ériu

We have a really interesting interview coming up with Jack Talty and Neil Ó Loghren who are the creative minds behind the new group called Ensemble Ériu.  Its album of the month for November 2013 and is a fascinating exploration of traditional music in a new contemporary and world influenced setting. It is being critically…


Added by TradConnect on November 6, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

New Liz Carroll Album + Promotional Video


So here it is.  The new album from Liz Carroll called "On the Offbeat" which is on release on November 19th 2013 but can be bought from her website from today.  Always an occasion worth marking.  She has assembled a fine team of…


Added by TradConnect on November 6, 2013 at 9:22 — No Comments

Boston Native Finds His 'Irish' Voice in Dixie

Boston native Jed Marum is a Celtic Folk and Bluegrass singer with Irish roots in Kilkenny and Galway. He moved to Texas in 1986, where he rekindled an earlier love of music. In 2000, he left his day job in information technology to pursue a full-time music career.

Marum draws from these roots, along with American Bluegrass and…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 5, 2013 at 2:30 — No Comments

Upcoming concert: Danny & Aki - Two Traditions

Danny & Aki - Two Traditions.  In early 2013 Danny & Aki began work on ‘Two Traditions’, an Arts Council supported project exploring the common ground between traditional music from Ireland and Finland.

In this concert they present Two Traditions’ live debut, bringing together material and sounds from Ireland and Finland along with alternative fiddle tunings…


Added by Danny & Aki on November 4, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

Kickstarter Campaign's by Paddy O' Brien and The Yanks

The great resource that is Kickstarter has two projects by artists associated with Tradconnect that are looking for support for their campaigns.

Paddy O' Brien…


Added by TradConnect on November 4, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments

Talkin' Trad : Interview with Pádraig Rynne on his year and New Album

For most musicians the release of one album every other year would be deemed demanding.  For others the creative spark never dies and projects overlap into a continuous development and exploration of traditional music.  Present day albums have become a series of collaborations as artists come together to develop common ground and explore new sounds.…


Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 4, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

COOKEILIDH is now on Twitter!

A warm "Failte" ... be delighted to have you follow us!

Added by Cookeilidh on November 3, 2013 at 16:57 — No Comments

Album Review - Emily Portman / Hatchling

There’s something deeply ancient in Emily Portman’s voice. The kind of ancient that used to trip my imagination as a young boy reading stories of the English countryside. There’s an undercurrent in British folk music of the pagan. It’s just beneath the surface, mostly unseen, and it’s in many aspects of…


Added by Devon Leger on November 1, 2013 at 23:30 — 1 Comment

Halloween A-BOO!


The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at on Thursday, October 31, 2013 with County Sligo historian and author (and fellow Wild Geese member), Joe McGowan.

The Wild Geese:  Céad míle fáilte, a chairde! So glad to…


Added by The Wild Geese on November 1, 2013 at 20:45 — No Comments

Album Review - Leonard Barry / New Road

New Road is Leonard Barry's second recording and it is a follow up to his debut, released some 11 years ago called "Mind the Pipes".  Rick Epping joins Leonard on the recording as does Conor Byrne, Tony Byrne, John Carty on banjo, Cathy Jordan,…

Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 1, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

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