Jamie Smith:”I have been singing for many years.” (Interview)

Check out our column Huzzah! Featuring: Sue Aston, Leza Mesiah,  Carlos Nuñez and Solas. The phenomenal Welsh singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Jamie Smith talks to The Celtic Music Fan about recording, performing and singing for the first time in an album. Jamie Smith remained a mystery for years to the Celtic music circle. His accordion playing is electrifying. …

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The Celtic Music of Asturias

Hello Celtic people. After a few days of rest, I am back to spin the latest news of what’s happening around in terms of music , concert as well as social networking sites these artists have. We can’t deny the influence of networking sites like MySpace and facebook in terms of music marketing. Gone are …

The Cranberries to Head the 40th Interceltique Festival in Lorient France

After a long public absence, Irish rock band The Cranberries will make a public appearance at the 40thInterceltque Festival in Lorient France. This is the band's first in so many years since lead singer DoloriesO' Riordan made a solo project. Scottish band Capercallie will also be appearing which will clear rumors that the band has …

Carlos Nunez:When Galician Pipes Come to Brazil

There is a great deal of rich,melodic and rhythmic music in Brazil. This undeniably inspired Galician composer/piper Carlos Nunez to compose Alborada do Brazil released 2009 under Sony Music. This kind of musical direction is very much welcomed since I am also a big fan of Brazilian music especially of Juan Carlos Jubim. As we …

Spanish Celtic Music

There is power in letting go, the power in forgiveness... and in accepting that all beautiful things come to an end. There are times when I trust my pain more than my happiness. I think the first time I read the poems of  St John of the Cross I was shaking. The intensity of his writings shocked me.  …