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Top 10 Traditional Albums - September 2019

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

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Added by TradConnect on October 1, 2019 at 7:00 — No Comments

New York Session Listing - 27th September 2019

The following is a session listing for New York City.  It has been supplied via Maureen Donachie at www.ceolagusrince.com and is a useful snapshot of some of the session and events taking place over the coming…

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Added by TradConnect on March 8, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

Masters of Tradition returns - Wednesday 21st – Sunday 25th August 2019

Following on from two hugely popular events in Bantry, West Cork, in recent weeks, the West Cork Chamber Music Festival and West Cork Literary Festival, West Cork Music now presents the 17th annual Masters of Tradition, taking place in the beautiful seaside town, from Wednesday 21st – Sunday 25th August 2019. Music lovers are invited…

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Added by TradConnect on July 19, 2019 at 7:30 — No Comments

Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres - The Darling Boys from Canada!

Two highly respected Canadian musicians, Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres embrace a bewildering breadth of styles - mainly traditional, although much of their material is recently composed and some of it leans towards blues, bluegrass, jazz and even early classical music. Pierre comes from a family steeped in traditional French Canadian music…

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Added by Alex Monaghan on May 18, 2019 at 19:00 — No Comments

Top 10 Traditional Albums - April 2019

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for April 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 May 8, 2019 at 8:00 — 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

Coleman Irish Music Centre to launch eCommerce website

Leading traditional music centre, The Coleman Irish Music Centre in Gurteen, Co. Sligo will launch its new website (www.colemanirishmusic.com) with full eCommerce shopping facilities later this month. Labhrás Ó Murchú, Ardstiúrthóir of…

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Added by TradConnect on April 19, 2019 at 9:00 — No Comments

Martin Hayes solo US tour 3rd - 10th May 2019

"Martin Hayes’ soulful interpretations of traditional Irish music are recognized the world over for their exquisite musicality and irresistible rhythm. He has toured and recorded with guitarist Dennis Cahill for over twenty years and has collaborated with extraordinary musicians in the classical, folk and contemporary music worlds."

"Martin…

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Added by TradConnect on April 18, 2019 at 7:00 — No Comments

‘Creature’ New Single + Video From Anna Mieke

Ahead of her highly anticipated debut album, Idle Mind, due out April 26th, Irish songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Anna Mieke, has shared this beautiful single and video.

Anna Mieke says: “Lyrically, Creature was inspired by a performance I saw a few years ago in a tent in a field in Tipperary - of a dancer creating…

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Added by TradConnect on April 16, 2019 at 21:30 — No Comments

Aoibheann & Pamela Queally - Touching the boundaries of old and new on debut recording

Beyond the Bellows & The Bow is an outstanding new release by sisters Aoibheann and Pamela Queally, from Kilmaley in West County Clare. Their music is heavily influenced by the rhythmic and melodic style of the Clare tradition,…

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Added by TradConnect on April 14, 2019 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Last Night's Joy : The outstanding new release from Gerry O'Connor

As a fourth-generation fiddle player, Gerry 'Fiddle' O'Connor knows the value of the shared tune. Having garnered much of his fiddle style from his mother Rose (who played in a céilí band until she was six months pregnant), music was in the blood. "My mother's people are all fiddle players," he explains, "and on my father's side they were all brass and reed…

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Added by TradConnect on April 13, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments

The Latest Sounds on Tradconnect

Here is a playlist of the latest tracks that we are featuring on the site.  If you want to connect with Tradconnect and have your music featured on the site, post your raw news update in our Newsdesk and if it has video/audio links and images attached we will…

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Added by TradConnect on October 16, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments

What do these 150 traditional artists have in common?

What do these 150+ traditional artists have in common? What one thing connects them and ensures that their music receives the most airplay across the globe? The answer is a lot simpler than you may imagine.

All of these artists have released new albums over the last three years…

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Added by TradConnect on July 13, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

Traditional Concerts and Events 12th - 19th April 2019

Each week we will be featuring our Events Section of the site and will be posting it out to Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts. Lots of great events taking place across the globe, so if you want yours included head on over to our events section and post up your gig, session or…

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Added by TradConnect on April 12, 2019 at 6:52 — No Comments

Limerick Group 'Finscéal' celebrate Siansa 2019 win !

The group 'Finscéal' from County Limerick have realized their dream of becoming the Siansa Gael Linn 2019 winners! At the Grand Finale of this popular competition for young traditional Irish music and singing groups in the National Concert Hall on Sunday, 7 April 2019, they were chosen from among eight finalists of a high standard for this…

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Added by TradConnect on April 10, 2019 at 19:30 — No Comments

New release from US band, Seldom Sober -' Six Months in Confession'

Seldom Sober, Savannah's only Irish folk and traditional band, have released a new studio album called Six Months in Confession. The album features thirteen tracks, including eight songs and five tune sets.

Formed in 2007 by Michael Corbett and Colleen Settle, both…

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Added by TradConnect on April 7, 2019 at 19:30 — No Comments

A remarkable glimpse into the world of pipers

Good Piping is a vérité documentary film on Irish pipers. It is a remarkable glimpse into the world of musicians playing Ireland’s most enigmatic instrument, the uilleann pipes. “This rare, ancient bagpipe may occasionally be seen in a pub or at a festival, but as a historical soloist, leading dances and harrowing souls, the instrument remains a fleeting…

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Added by TradConnect on April 6, 2019 at 14:00 — No Comments

Le Vent du Nord - New Album 'Territoires' + UK Tour for April 2019

Long ago, Samuel de Champlain, the French explorer of what is now Eastern Canada, had a dream: that in the new territory he had explored, all might raise their voices together, indigenous and European, of all faiths, a chorus of different perspectives, cultures, and ideas. It was a dream forgotten,…

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Added by TradConnect on April 6, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments

750,000 plays of tracks by traditional artists

Tradconnect has exceeded 750,000 plays of tracks on our Soundcloud Page where we have over 300 tracks by traditional artists from across the globe. This equates to over 43,000 hours of play for…

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Added by TradConnect on April 5, 2019 at 6:30 — No Comments

A celebration of the traditional song & dance - Sean Nós Cois Life 5th - 7th April

Dublin's annual celebration of the traditional Irish singing and dancing styles known as "Sean Nós" will take place on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of April next. Main events:

  • A multi-lingual night of traditional singing in any language, including live traditional music, hosted by An Góilín traditional singers'…
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Added by TradConnect on April 4, 2019 at 7:00 — No Comments

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