Moya Brennan Live in Leeds!

Teacher, songwriter, traveler and special guest blogger Paula O'Brien shares her experience, seeing the First lady of Celtic Music Live for the first time.  Moya Brennan live - Arriving at the theatre you are greeted by Irish harps positioned on the stage, a keyboard, some guitars, setting the scene for the evening of celtic splendour …

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IRISH HAPPENINGS THIS MARCH

Hi friends. It looks like yours truly is building momentum for 2018. So expect more posts. I am also keeping busy with my other blogs but I will make sure this one deserves the first on the list as this is first blog I ever built. Yeah that was almost ten years ago. Time flies! …

Kyle Carey’s The Art of Forgetting will haunt our musical memories.

A good singer knows how to use the voice to achieve an effect. She knows when to use nuance and her phrasing is always on point. Apart from that, a good singer possesses a good timbre. Although we know that our concept of ‘beauty’ varies from culture to culture, we do know a remarkable voice …

Lúnasa: Hitting the right notes with Cas.

It feels like being away for long time and the fondness if overwhelming. I am talking about Ireland's hottest export, Lúnasa. They have a new album out called Cas. And this is not just like any of their past albums. Here, the have guest vocalists and I will talk about it later(and why I am …

Thirsty for Irish traditional music? Listen to Music In The Glen!

Take a fish out of the water and it will struggle to find its way back. This is what Traditional Irish music is like to true lovers of the genre-we thirst when we have been deprived for so long! Music in the Glen is a new album by the trio of Brendan Mulholland (flute) and founding …