Traditional Irish Music
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Added by TradConnect on November 15, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments
We wrote that "They band are Conor Moriarty from Kilcummin on button accordion, Tara Breen from County Clare on fiddle and Stephen Rooney from County Down on Guitar and vocals. All three…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 14, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments
Congratulations to THE FREELS from St. John's, Newfoundland on the release of their self titled debut CD. It's a great combination of Tunes and songs from both Newfoundland and Ireland.Continue
Added by Fergus O'Byrne on November 14, 2014 at 13:28 — No Comments
This is the second track, just released from the debut album by Aodán Coyne. Best know for his work with Socks in the Frying Pan, the track is called If You Only Knew and the album has been receiving very positive reviews.
Tunes Inside is the new album by Dan Possumato and it is a rather joyous celebration of a long life in music. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he has moved around quite a bit over the years, ending up back in his hometown. This is ‘bringing it all back home’ in many ways. The music is honest and authentic with a real session feel to it. The…Continue
Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 13, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments
The first tune in the set comes from Kiskeam fiddler Maurice O' Keeffe and the second is based on the well-known Stephen Foster song which Pádraig O' Keeffe made a two-part polka. Jackie composed the…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 13, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments
Kan have announced that they will be taking an extended break from recording or touring for the foreseeable future. In a statement just issued they have stated "We're writing to you to say thank you for your support over the last four years. From taking a chance on our very first gigs, to buying our debut album Sleeper, to following our…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 12, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments
This Songwriters Showcase is a new collaboration with the legendary Christy Moore. Providing an outlet for composers and writers is an essential goal of Tradconnect and it is hoped that this showcase will highlight some great new writers and performers. We are honored to have Christy listening to this material and giving his…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 12, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments
The Outside Track have issued the following update regarding their 4th Album and a Kickstarter campaign that they have launched. 'We have 3 days to go so we would be thrilled with any support! You can pledge support at any level, from $1 to $1500. In exchange for your gift, you receive rewards that range from a single digital download to…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 11, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments
Hello there Lùnasa peeps. It’s been a crazy month or so between extensive UK and Swiss dates, rehearsals for upcoming US Christmas tour, various solo projects and the monumental departure of Stuart Ongley as manager.
Very emotional scenes in Salisbury during our UK tour when we had a farewell party for first and foremost our friend…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 11, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments
Concerts are at 3pm and 8pm daily and tickets are €20 per concert.
Showcasing Ireland's finest musicians, singer songwriters and bands, the…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 10, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments
This is quite an unusual album featuring two instruments that are not often heard together, namely uilleann pipes and classical pipe organ. The musicians involved are David Bremner who is Assistant Organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin and uilleann piper Mark Redmond. David is well-known for his advocacy of…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 10, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments
Detailed below are the Top 20 most played tracks from our Soundcloud file over a one month period (1st - 31st October 2014)
Added by TradConnect on November 9, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments
This is a fantastic initiative by Tommy McCarthy of the renowned Burren pub in Somerville MA, USA. We had the Ice Bucket Challenge and now we have the Trad Tune Challenge. It's in support St. Patrick's Mental Health…Continue
The album is called Irish Guitar and the artist is John O' Shea.
Its the first fingerstyle guitar album we have received that has managed to overcome the problem of "sameness" that can…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 8, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments
After three years of successfully touring America and most recently Australia and Canada - Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly release their second album "Byrne and Kelly - Live in Australia". Recorded in "The Vanguard" venue in Sydney, Australia on June 18th and 19th 2014 to a lively audience as part of the debut Australian tour. This new album features a selection of the most popular songs you will hear at a "Byrne and Kelly" show including the originals "American Dream", "Sadie Jones and I", Irish…Continue
Added by Byrne and Kelly on November 8, 2014 at 2:53 — No Comments
For a man who has stressed his belief that the accordion is not suited to Irish traditional music, Tony Mac Mahon has succeeded in recording some classic albums that have helped to put the accordion to the fore in traditional Irish music. From his appearance on Paddy in the Smoke in 1966 to his own outstanding solo recordings, Tony…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 7, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments
This is an exceptional debut album of modern traditional music from a new trio called The Trí-Tones. The exclusive track included below gives you an appreciation of their approach. Its reflective of the imaginative approach and musical heights that are now being reached by this generation of…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 6, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments
Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for October 2014. Each month we feature the top 10 albums and write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. If you have a new album on release send us a copy to these contact details.
Why not also add a track to Soundcloud…Continue
Added by TradConnect on November 5, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments
Delighted to be included in this!
Added by David Doocey on November 5, 2014 at 12:37 — No Comments