November 2016 Blog Posts (38)

Trip to Birmingham Tradfest 24th - 27th November 2016 - Details + Playlist

The Trip to Birmingham Tradfest is the UK's newest Traditional Irish Music Festival. Building on the overwhelming and tremendous success of the festival in both 2014 and 2015, the festival is back once again in November 2016! The festival is held in the Irish Quarter of the city (Digbeth) and will exhibit a colourful…

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Added by TradConnect on November 11, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

Top 10 Irish Traditional Albums : October 2016

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for October 2016.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. We have also just announced a €3,000 prize for our Album of the Year 2016, sponsored by The INEC Killarney so get your albums to us at this …

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Added by TradConnect on November 11, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

The Truckley Howl to launch their debut album in The Cobblestone Dublin on 11th November 2016

The Truckley Howl are a new three-piece Irish traditional band. Blending the rich sounds of fiddle, flute, concertina and guitar, these three masters of their instruments play lively melodies which are taken from the deep well of traditional music of Ireland.

Their name is derived from a Seamus Ennis quote…

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Added by TradConnect on November 10, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 391

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 13/11/2016 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.…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 9, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments

Listen to Tommy Peoples new live album 'Recorded at Fiddler's Hearth'

In 2003 and 2005 Donegal fiddle legend Tommy Peoples made two appearances at Fiddler’s Hearth in South Bend, Indiana. The venue was established by the Meehan Family to provide a venue for local and regional Celtic musicians. One of those concerts was recorded and is now on release as a live album called, Tommy Peoples -Recorded at…

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Added by TradConnect on November 9, 2016 at 19:00 — No Comments

Hello World, it's JigJam and their new release

JigJam are back in town with a new album called ‘Hello World’. It's the follow up to their highly acclaimed debut release ‘Oh Boy!’

It includes a number of original tracks as well as the usual JigJam mix of traditional Irish and Bluegrass music. The band members are Jamie McKeogh, Daithi Melia, Cathal Guinan and newest member…

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Added by TradConnect on November 8, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

Album Review : Conor Caldwell & Danny Diamond / North

Taking older and simpler tunes and finding new avenues of expression, is at the heart of North, a very fine collection of fiddle music from Belfast-born musicians Conor Caldwell and Danny Diamond.

Last year Diamond released an acclaimed solo fiddle album called…

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Added by Tradconnect Reviews on November 8, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Racket Records announce two new releases....

Racket Records are delighted to announce the release of two new titles: Out of the Ashes (RR012) featuring the flute and fiddle duet of Matt Molloy and John Carty accompanied by Arty McGlynn, Noel O’Grady and Brian McGrath. This their second album continues their musical journey through the landscape of North Connaught. 

 

Settle Out of Court…

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Added by Maureen Carty on November 7, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Intricate melodies and stomping foot to the floor rhythms from d’Bize on ’Storm Party’

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with 100 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our…

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Added by TradConnect on November 7, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill Irish Tour November 2016

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill are on tour in Ireland this November with a number of concerts in Castlebar, Clonmel, Newbridge, Kilkee, Galway, Limerick and Dublin.

Tour Dates :

Nov 7th The Linenhall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo …

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Added by TradConnect on November 6, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Track of the Week : Zoë Conway, Máirtín O'Connor & Dónal Lunny / Paddy In London (6th November 2016)

This is our track of the week on Tradconnect over the last 7 days. It isfrom the new album by Zoë Conway,  Máirtín O'Connor and Dónal Lunny called In Full Sail. The tunes are Paddy In London / A Tailor I Am / Adam And Eve.

Máirtín O'Connor was part of the original Riverdance…

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Added by TradConnect on November 6, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

New Texas trio 'String Theory' launch their debut album

Welcome to Tradconnect’s Worldwide Album Launch Series. For these launches we are working with 90 radio broadcasters globally, making new traditional releases available for immediate free download through our…

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Added by TradConnect on November 4, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

The Seven Suns : A musical journey into the heart of ancient Ireland on John McSherry’s new album

John McSherry has been a major figure in Irish music for almost 20 years, and is hailed as one of the finest exponents of the art of uilleann piping in the world today. He is a composer, producer, arranger and established studio session musician of world renown, having recorded and performed with the likes of Sinéad O’Connor, Rod Stewart, Nanci…

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Added by TradConnect on November 3, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

The longest running session in Ireland - Clancy's of Athy Celebrates 50 Years

Clancy’s is the home of the longest running free music session in Ireland. In 1966, Jim Clancy evicted all the dusty old bags of maize from the grocers storeroom and reopened it as a music room. 50 years later, Clancy’s is considered one of the greatest music pubs of eastern Ireland. The weekly ‘seisun’ still takes place. Every thursday night, somewhere between…

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Added by Clancys of Athy on November 2, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Video Premiere : Grammy's Trip to Oregon by Elias Alexander and BYWATER Band

In 2009, twenty-year-old piper and singer Elias Alexander of Ashland, Oregon, was working in the Scottish Highlands. On a break from tree-planting, he sat down at the edge of a stream. In the quiet rush of the water, music emerged: reels and leaping jigs, the songs of coalminers, boat-builders,…

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Added by TradConnect on November 2, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 390

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Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.

Broadcast: 6/11/2016 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.…

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Added by Mitch Park on November 2, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

20 Years and Growing - Strong lineup for Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend on 25th November 2016

This November Drogheda Traditional Music Weekend is celebrating its 20th anniversary with over 40 events taking place over the course of the weekend. The festival takes place from Friday 25th November until Sunday 27th November 2016. The events will take place throughout Drogheda including; venues, cafes, restaurants and bars. It will feature some of…

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Added by TradConnect on November 1, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Hup is back for a second season - Sunday Nights

Hup is back for a second season! Ireland’s freshest traditional music show returns to TG4 at 10pm on Sunday nights. The season premiere kicked off at Doolin Folk Festival, featuring a haunting duet by Fiachna Ó Braonáin  and Liam Ó Maonlaí as well as music from Edel Vaughn, the Trí Tones and Rackhouse Pilfer.

This season, they will be visiting festivals and…

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Added by TradConnect on November 1, 2016 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

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