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The Bodhrán: A Driving Force in Irish Music

Read more about the history and impact of the Bodhrán.

Added by The Wild Geese on May 7, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments

Taking On Irish Stereotypes

On a day that's supposed to be about traditions, music, and , we see Irish stereotypes pouring into the streets and perpetuating unhealthy habits. This year, we are taking them on! Join us!

Added by The Wild Geese on February 26, 2014 at 21:22 — 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

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

Lúnasa Wows Fans at NYC's Lincoln Center

Last March, Megan Finnegan Bungeroth reviewed Lúnasa. Heres's what she thought:

New York -- The five members of the Irish acoustic band …


Added by The Wild Geese on October 25, 2013 at 17:22 — No Comments

Member Music Reviews at The Wild Geese.

Many of The Wild Geese's members are serious musicians -- and music reviewers. One of our best is Bit Devine, who recently reviewed Mary Courtney's newest, "Live From the 33rd County. " You can read Bit's review by following the excerpt and link below.

 If you'd like a member to review your album, or would like to discuss your muse…


Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2013 at 1:00 — No Comments

An Irishman in Britain Gathers the Chords of Home

Another site we would recommend for music is Pat Kehoe’s Irish Music Daily, formerly called Irish Music Forever.  We interviewed Pat a while back.  Here is an excerpt and a link to our entire Q&A.



Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2013 at 1:00 — 1 Comment

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