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Top 10 Traditional Albums - September 2018

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for September 2018.  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 October 11, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments

From Clare to St Louis, Missouri - What's Next for Eimear Arkins?

What’s Next? is the debut album from Co. Clare native Eimear Arkins. Recorded in St Louis, Missouri where Eimear has been living for the last number of years, the album is a collection of traditional Irish ballads, Sean Nós songs and fiddle tunes.…

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Added by TradConnect on October 11, 2018 at 14:00 — No Comments

A decade in the making - The new solo flute album by Steph Geremia

After nearly a decade since the release of her debut solo album, which was described by Irish Music Magazine as “an unexpected treasure” June 2018 saw the release of Steph Geremia’s highly anticipated second solo album ’Up She Flew’. With a firm mixture of traditional and contemporary arrangements and…

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Added by TradConnect on October 2, 2018 at 13:00 — No Comments

The Martin Hayes Quartet on first American tour this October!

Irish fiddler Martin Hayes brings his critically-acclaimed Quartet to the USA  for its inaugural American tour this fall.  The group features Martin's longtime musical partner, guitarist Dennis Cahill, violist Liz Knowles (Bobby McFerrin, Open The Door For Three, Riverdance), and NYC bass clarinettist Doug Wieselman (Laurie Anderson,…

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Added by TradConnect on October 2, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

Vote for the 'Best Folk Album' in this years RTÉ Irish Folk Awards

RTÉ has published the shortlist for this year's Folk Album of the Year which will form part of the Inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Irish Folk Awards.   You can listen to our compilation of all the albums below and then have your vote.  

To vote …

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Added by TradConnect on October 2, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

New online concertina course from Caitlín Nic Gabhann

Three-time All-Ireland champion on concertina, Caitlín Nic Gabhann has just launched a new online concertina course aimed at musicians from very beginner to advanced. Caitlín features regularly on Tradconnect and is a regular performer at festivals and in concert halls from North America all the…

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Added by TradConnect on September 30, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Custy's Interview Series : Páraic Mac Donnchadha - 'Not Before Time...39 Years In The Making!"

Continuing the Custy's Interview Series with Páraic Mac Donnchadha who plays tracks from his new album "Not Before Time...39 Years In The Making!"…

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Added by TradConnect on September 30, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Watch: The new video from Baile an Salsa - 'The Dancing Bodhrán'

Salsa-Trad dance band, Baile An Salsa, have just released a new video featuring a track called 'The Dancing Bodhrán" from their new album, Ériu. The band teamed up with five-time Gramm Award-winning producer, Walter Flores, and six-time Grammy winner, mastering engineer Felipe…

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Added by TradConnect on September 26, 2018 at 13:00 — No Comments

Created in a storm – Diverse languages harmonise in Galloway

Ten leading traditional poets and musical artists have completed an exciting, multi-lingual residency in Galloway, Scotland.  The artists have been working together to create a new arrangement of the Galloway Gaelic Oran Bagraidh song as well as original compositions inspired by the song, the landscape and each other.  Taking the…

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Added by TradConnect on September 25, 2018 at 12:00 — No Comments

Created in a storm – Diverse languages harmonise in Galloway

Ten leading traditional poets and musical artists have completed an exciting, multi-lingual residency in Galloway, Scotland.  The artists have been working together to create a new arrangement of the Galloway Gaelic Oran Bagraidh song as well as original compositions inspired by the song, the…

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Added by TradConnect on September 25, 2018 at 11:58 — No Comments

Top 10 Traditional Albums - August 2018

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for August 2018.  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 September 25, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments

New Music in September 2018

Your guide to the best new traditional Irish, Scottish and Celtic music in August 2018. If you have tracks that you want included or featured on Tradconnect them email them to us.…

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Added by TradConnect on September 19, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

Notes from the Road: Cherish the Ladies Irish Tour - Sept/Oct 2018

HI FOLKS!  We are making the final preparations for our upcoming Fall tour of Ireland and very excited that we'll be over in support of our brand new release, “Heart Of The Home” which kicks off at the Dunamaise Arts Center in Portlaoise, Co. Laois on Sept 15th and will play a total of fourteen dates around Ireland…

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Added by TradConnect on September 3, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments

Listen : The first single from the new 'We Banjo 3' album 'Haven'

This is the first single, and video from the new We Banjo 3 album called 'Haven' released in July of this year. This track is called 'Light in the Sky'.…

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Added by TradConnect on August 31, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

The rebirth of one of Ireland's best traditional innovators

After a year of hibernation below the surface in Ireland’s capital, Dublin, Moxie has crafted their intricate acoustic Irish music into a fresh Urban Style. The band are ready to present their genre-defining, boundary-busting music …

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Added by TradConnect on August 31, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

Commonalities and heritage explored in brand-new music residency

Ten of the UK and Ireland’s finest traditional poets and musical artists including vocalists using five languages, medieval instruments: crwth and northern triplepipes as well as fiddle, harp, accordion and electronics will join together in a music residency to re-invigorate and create new music inspired by past peoples and languages…

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Added by TradConnect on August 28, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

Results and winners of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2018 has reached its conclusion and by all accounts, Drogheda 2018 has once again been an outstanding success. For many it is the culmination of many years work and with the competitions over the real party can begin.

For those looking for a list of results you can find them listed…

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Added by TradConnect on August 22, 2018 at 11:30 — No Comments

Top 10 Irish Traditional Albums - July 2018

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for July 2018.  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 August 22, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Flanagan Brothers influence on new Mayo Quartet - Round #1 from 'Boxing Banjo'

Boxing Banjo is a new traditional group from County Mayo featuring Dara Healy (accordion), Mick Healy (banjo), Joseph McNulty (fiddle) and Sean O’Meara (guitar).

Their debut…

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Added by TradConnect on August 17, 2018 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

“Islander Presents” series continues with Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh - Autumn 2018

The acclaimed fiddle player Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh is to embark on a select few dates around Ireland this Autumn to test out brand new material with his trademark 10-string hardangar d’amore fiddle and electronics.

Taking time away from his other groups: The Gloaming and This is How we…

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Added by TradConnect on August 15, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

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