Mary Fahl, Scythian,Poitin and More News.


Since I have been getting newsletters and messages from people associated with the artists I’ve mentioned in this site, I might as well do a shout out  from time to time.  For the news:

Mary Fahl @ The Cline Compound Sold Out!

Click the link for the upcoming December 12 concert of this singer with an astounding voice. Will you be there?

Celtic Rock Band Scythian on Tour.They are wild, interesting and totally funny! Check the site and MySpace for more details.

and next, Poitin : The band from County Fargo.

Mary Fahl

Here’s the official site for more info. You can also visit the official MySpace page of the band.

Members are: Jim Haney – Vocals, Mandolin, Octave Mando, Guitar; Bonnie Haney – Vocals, Bodhran, Percussion; Don Rice – Guitar, Vocals, Banjo; Pat Crary – Percussion; Jason Thorstad – Bass; Alex Rydell – Fiddle; Bettina Villamil – Fiddle, Vocals, Mandolin; Bob Schieffer – Sound, Recording, Webmaster; Teresa Brenden – Flute..

For those who haven’t heard of Scottish band Tannahill Weavers, then this is your chance not to miss out on how wonderful the music is. The band is currently on tour. Band members: Roy Gullane – Lead Vocals, Guitar
Phil Smillie – Vocals, Flute, Bodhran

Tannahill Weavers

Leslie Wilson – Vocals, Bouzouki
John Martin – Fiddles, Vocals
Colin Melville – Bagpipes, Vocals

Visit and for more….

If you are living somewhere in Alabama then you can check The Alabama Celtic Association. Be part of the clan and get updates by joining the mailing list…

It looks like Robbi and the gang did a nice makeover to Northern Skyline the Clannad, Moya Brennan and Enya news site. I love the new look and the amazing contents . Please check it out …

Your favorite artists need your vote. Please visit the Irish Music Awards site to take part in this annual event. The voting will end in 1/8/10.

Irish Music Award Nominations for 2009:

Top Solo Performer in Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)

Van Morrison
Luka Bloom
Christy Moore
Orla Fallon

Top Solo Performer in a Pub Venue (US, IRE, EU, UK)

Luka Bloom
Harry O’Donoghue
Seamus Kennedy

Top Duo in Pub, Festival, and Concert (US, IRE, EU, UK)

Ellis Island
Wild Colonial Bhoys (Adam & Geno)

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Stephens Green

Top Group (US, IRE & EU)

Gaelic Storm
The Chieftains
The Wolfe Tones
Celtic Woman

Best New Irish Music Artist(s) (US, IRE, EU, UK)

The Rum Brothers

Top Celtic Rock Band (US, IRE, EU, UK)

Bad Haggis
The Indulgers
Seven Nations
The Screaming Orphans

Best Irish Tenor (individual)

John McDermott
Anthony Kearns

Best Female Vocalist (individual/trad.) 

Mary Black
Deirde Shannon
Orla Fallon
Maria Doyle Kennedy

Best Sean-nos Singer 

Iarla O Lionaird
Brian O’hAirt
Brid Ní Mhaoilchiaráin

Top Traditional Performance Show 

Dublin City Ramblers
High Kings

Top Traditonal Group – In Festival, Pub & Concert

High Kings
Cherish the Ladies
The BeerMats

Tommy Makem Award

John Doyle
Orla Fallon
Jimmy Crowley and Mairtin de Cogain
Top Harpist (US, IRE & EU, UK

Patrick Harvey
Darren Raleigh
Orla Fallon

Top Uilleann Piper (US, IRE, EU

Tim Britton
John McSherry
Eric Rigler

Top Fiddle (US,IRE, EU, UK)

Liz Carroll
Natalie MacMasters
Mairead Nesbitt
Martin Hayes

Top Button Accordian (US, IRE, EU, UK

John Whelan
Liam O’Connor

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Van Morrison
The Wolfe Tones
Donal Lunny
Bill Whelan

Nominations for 2010 will open 3/18/10

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