Traditional Irish Music
We have just got our hands on MacDara Ó Raghallaigh's album Ego trip and words at this early stage escape us. What a powerhouse of an album. A kind of MacDara Ó Raghallaigh unplugged for the non MTV trad loving generation. It just goes to show what you can do with a few microphones, a thousand or so people and a bucket load of talent.
Live and raw with no editing of any…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 6, 2012 at 11:00 — No Comments
If you play the wooden flute then this might just be for you. Cruinniú na bhFliúit (The Flute meeting) is an annual festival celebrating the use of the wooden simple system flute in Irish traditional music.
Based in the West Cork Gaeltacht village of Baile Bhuirne the event runs in the week after Easter Sunday each year.…Continue
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The Minnesota Irish Music Weekend is a unique festival presented by the Center for Irish Music that pairs world-class traditional Irish musicians and teachers with youth and adult learners for a weekend of workshops, lectures and a rare and virtuosic…Continue
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This is an Internet partnership project which is bringing the traditional songs of the Inishowen peninsula, Co Donegal, to a local audience in Donegal, to a national audience throughout Ireland, and to an international audience in all corners of the world.
The once-remote rural peninsula of Inishowen in north-east Co Donegal has a rich living…Continue
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3-Triúr (In Search of Musical Form)' is a creative documentary on the ongoing collaboration between 3 of Ireland’s most distinguished musicians - Peadar Ó Riada, Martin Hayes & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh - in an intimate portrait of "the act and art of making music". It offers an opportunity to explore the music in an intimate and…Continue
Added by TradConnect on April 1, 2012 at 22:45 — No Comments