Review of North Star a new album by Kyle Carey

Why a casual Celtic music fan would love North Star by singer/songwriter Kyle Carey-It has a universal appeal.  Every album is a musical journey. The experience is always complete when one listens to all the tracks in the album (in the order they were recorded) instead shuffling.I think Kyle Carey has worked hard in recording every track in North Star. …

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See Maeve Gilchrist Trio, Rachel Davis etc in the Crossroads International Celtic Festival in Western Maine

When the state of Maine comes up, it reminds me of Stephen King because that's where he lives. Check out the movies on the list set in Maine( though not of them are by King): Salem's Lot(2004 TV mini series), Home Alone, Andre, Dolores Clairborne, A Summer Place, Charlotte's Web, The Cider House Rule, Parent …

Postcards from Dundalk: A Wee Craic with Nuala Kennedy

Nuala Kennedy

Dundalk, Scotland,Canada and anywhere in the world, Nuala Kennedy plays music for every ear. Help me welcome this fantastic musician this week. She is Nuala Kennedy. She became the focus of my interview request after seeing a post by The Riverside Celtic Society announcing her Canadian tour. It's to promote her third release  “Noble Stranger." …

Meet Maxim Cormier, Fresh From the Nova Scotia Celtic Music Scene (Interview)

Maxin Cormier

Instrumental music is the rage again as Celtic musicians release fantastic albums this year. One of them is this young man from Cape Breton. His name is Maxim Cormier. He just released a self-titled album which I really enjoyed and wrote about in my  review. His music is filled with youthful energy and the serenity …

Yay!It’s Gillian Boucher(interview)

Gillian Boucher talks about her music and the unpredictable but wonderful things in life in the midst of motherhood. And oh a bit about people expecting musicians to give lessons for free.Ha! Hi Baxter! Well... here it is!!! I'm severely jet-lagged after the journey from NZ to Turkey, but I was determined to get this …