Wow! The Led Farmers @ Arlene’s Grocery 9/2 and LAU @ Rockwood Music Hall 9/15

Hey! Hey! Hey! one of the coolest Irish bands of the decade is performing. I am talking about The Led Farmers. I love their sense of humor and I admire their musical skills! Now if you haven't noticed yet, they are on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theledfarmers/ As with Lau I recently wrote a piece about Kris Drever so …

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Video premiere of new Van Morrison album!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0IlS8V77I8 Van Morrison will release his brand new album ‘Keep Me Singing’ on September 30th on CD, Gatefold Vinyl & download. You can pre-order the album on CD/Vinyl + Lithograph from the official store here:http://po.st/KeepMeSingingStore Hooray! The legend is releasing a new album next month and this video is a teaser of what's to come. …

Tradition at its Finest:Roots by Andrew Finn Magill

Irish music was already dominant in the life Andrew Finn Magill while growing up and spending every summer at the Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops. He learned to play the fiddle with the help from some of the finest folk musicians in the world. By age 16, he already accomplished the following: -As a two-time finalist at the …

Irish Music Trends:Sunnyside Sessions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GA8Dsi8gic I have to admit, writing about the new musical venture of Cathy Maguire was a challenge. How do you start writing about something totally different from what you are used to? I reviewed bands, I blogged about musicians and their albums,or even wrote about musicals but posting about a TV show was a challenge. But then again …

Padraig Duggan-The Spirit of His Music Will Always Live in our Hearts.

https://youtu.be/m8CdLqWFpsM   August 9. Moya Brennan posted a photo of Padraig Duggan with this caption: My dear uncle and fellow Clannad member, Padraig Duggan, passed away peacefully this morning. Rest in Peace Padraig and thanks for all your music over the years *** Today, we reflect and remember Padraig Duggan of Clannad.He passed away this week due …