Traditional Irish Music
Added by TradConnect on February 21, 2018 at 13:00 — No Comments
Although it’s only been a few months since the close of last year’s Celtic Colours International Festival, staff of the award-winning event is hard at work putting the pieces together for its twenty-second year.
“While we can’t yet announce the roster of artists who will be performing at this year’s Festival, we are happy to reveal…
Added by TradConnect on February 13, 2018 at 7:00 — No Comments
BIG day in the life of Lúnasa!!! We’ve just set sail for the Caribbean on JOANIE MADDEN’S FOLK ‘N IRISH CRUISE, we’re getting ready to celebrate our 21st Birthday and most importantly we’re launching our NEW ALBUM ‘CAS’!!!
“Cas” represents a…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 13, 2018 at 6:30 — No Comments
“Tunes from The Flaggy Shore” is the debut recording by concertina player Florence Fahy. Born and bred in the small village of New Quay in Co. Clare, only a short drive from Bellharbour and home to the famous…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 12, 2018 at 12:00 — No Comments
Don't forget that if you have an album on release check out our …Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 8, 2018 at 17:00 — No Comments
In September 2017 we launched Searbh Siúcra, the new album by Éilís Crean, and made the album available as a free download for radio broadcasters around the world. Éilís was born in Ballintubber, Co. Roscommon and now lives in Franklin, Tennessee,…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 3, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments
‘Follow’ is the first single to be taken from Old Hannah's upcoming debut album ‘Borealis’. The song captures the hope, possibility and otherworldliness of falling in love, and showcases the band's exciting new sound. The band will mark…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 3, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments
The band is made up of Brendan McCreanor (uilleann pipes), SJ McArdle (voice and guitar) and Barry Kieran (fiddle). The band has released a debut album, False Deceiver, produced by…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 30, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments
Buoyed by the success of their debut EP Rose & Briar in 2015, and continuing support from respected musicians like Lisa Hannigan, Roy Harper and Glen Hansard; brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn, who form Ye Vagabonds, released their debut album in late 2017. This week their release a video for the track…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 26, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments
We have just added the following track to our Soundcloud archive and it features button accordionist Séagda Coyle and his debut album called ‘Rip The Bellows”. Last year the album was…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 26, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments
We recently launched Event Horizon on Tradconnect and it is now available as a free download to radio broadcasters as part of our Download Centre. Event…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 25, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments
Sixteen traditional musicians will take to the stage in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on 2nd February at 7 pm to compete in the final for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. The event will be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, and Facebook.
This year’s competition focuses on accordion, concertina and…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 25, 2018 at 12:00 — No Comments
Commercial: Ireland’s most exciting new music festival It Takes a Village, happening at Trabolgan Holiday Village in Cork, April 13th – 15th, have revealed their second line up announcement adding to the, already, stellar list of names like Young Fathers, Talos, Fujiya & Miyagi, Le Boom and Brian…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 24, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments
It is rare to find a group of singers and musicians who can combine strong backgrounds in Irish traditional, folk and contemporary popular music with an a capella singing ability developed through classical choral music. This is the potent mix Coda bring to their music.
Drawing on vocal…Continue
Having travelled the world since releasing her debut album ‘All the Ways You Wander’, including tours in Australia and the US, Bernadette Morris returned to the studio, this time with her own original material…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 15, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments
With their sound being described as innovative and highly energetic it’s not hard to see why Blás are being described as one of the must see bands to come out of Ireland in recent times. They are newly formed and are presently promoting their self titled debut album. The band consists…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 10, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments
For her new album, Elmwood Station, New England flute and whistle player Sarah Bauhan gathered together a group of musicians she’s been playing with for many years – and added a couple from the next generation for good measure.
A collection of original and…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 10, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments
Commercial Feature : It’s a life on the road, and they love it. For the last decade the members of the Celtic band Outside Track have spent six months of every year on tour, covering the globe from Europe to the Americas, and Australia to India. It’s a hectic, dizzying schedule, but they wouldn’t be without it; playing to audiences is…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 9, 2018 at 9:00 — No Comments
Happy New Year to All and welcome to 2018! We had a really great year and finished up in fine style on our Irish Christmas Tour with Ashley Davis in Silver Spring, MD. What a wonderful three weeks it was. From Dallas to Cleveland to Maryland and everywhere in between we had the best of fun and best of audiences too. Thank you to everyone that came along to the…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 8, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments
Armagh Pipers Club, the traditional music teaching organisation, has two major fundraising initiatives under way. It is organising a benefit concert in Dublin’s Liberty Hall Theatre, where many of the biggest names in Irish music are coming together on Saturday 20 January.
The Club is…Continue
Added by TradConnect on January 4, 2018 at 14:00 — No Comments