TradConnect's Blog – July 2013 Archive (28)

50 Irish Traditional Album Reviews From far

We have reached the half way point of the year and have posted 50 album reviews to date.  For those of you that have not found your way to our album review section  we include links to the albums below. Check out our 2012 review sestion as well by going to our Album Review page.  Thanks to Devon Leger…


Added by TradConnect on July 9, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Track of The Week - Kevin Crawford / The Clare Connection ( Reels )

This weeks Track of the Week is taken from Kevin Crawford's solo album called Carrying The Tune. This was released last year and was a stunning album on every level. The album comprises 14 tracks, each containing lesser known tunes that now demand to be added to the common repertoire. Reels, jigs, airs, horos (yes I said horos) and self-compositions make up the…


Added by TradConnect on July 5, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

Traidphicnic, Spiddal, Galway. This weekend 5th and 6th July

Traidphicnic takes place in Spiddal, Galway this weekend 5th and 6th July.  The lineup this year includes some big names including Martin Hayes, Kevin Crawford, Johnny Connolly and a whole lot more.

It is, however, much more than a concert, visitors can expect music, art, and cultural workshops. The beautiful Connemara landscape will form your backdrop…


Added by TradConnect on July 4, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Album of the Month for July 2013 - Yvonne Bolton & Alan Jordan / Silver Threads

Our album of the month for July 2013 is a great duet album featuring Yvonne Bolton and Alan Jordan. "Silver Threads is a debut album that brings together the sound of concertina and guitar across 12 tracks of mostly new compositions. It has been a long held desire of concertina player Yvonne Bolton and ex The Outside Track guitar player …


Added by TradConnect on July 3, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments

Much anticipated album release by Maurice Lennon - The Little Ones

Maurice Lennon's first solo fiddle release is now available at Its called The Little Ones's and has been much anticipated.  The attached video shows his beautiful style on a well know jig called The Friar's Britches' recorded…


Added by TradConnect on July 2, 2013 at 22:30 — 1 Comment

Caitlín Nic Gabhann - Tour dates and new track from her award winning album

Caitlín Nic Gabhann won our Album of the Year award  in 2012 with her debut release simply called Caitlín. 
Throughout July and August 2013 she will be doing a number of concerts in Ireland with various…

Added by TradConnect on July 2, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Track from Cara's "Long Distance Love" album

This is a track from Cara's Long Distance Love album that we have recently added to our Soundcloud file.  It is an album by a group that should get more recognition this side of the water and is an album we return to again and again.

With members from Ireland and Scotland they should…


Added by TradConnect on July 1, 2013 at 10:00 — No Comments

Le Vent du Nord - January & March UK Tour 2015

To coincide with ten successful years of touring and recording Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord released their seventh album ‘Tromper Le Temps' in 2012. You can read our review here. Renowned as ambassadors of Francophonie they are acknowledged as one of the key groups in Quebec’s…


Added by TradConnect on July 1, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

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