The Celtic Music Fan

Staying true to the roots while having a firm grip on the present!

Live shows for this month and beyond

because I am not posting any album reviews at this time, I’d rather post something about live music. I am hoping that you’ll be able to watch your favorite artists performing … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Interview with Larry Kirwan about his live show at the Cutting Room NYC, St Paddy’s Day Eve.

Larry Kirwan will be performing live at the Cutting Room NYC St Paddy’s Day Eve. It will be the first since the announcement of doing separate musical projects from Black … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Celtic Tenors and Other Good Music!

THE CELTIC TENORS announce their US Christmas tour! Feels Like Home is still going strong in my list of last year’s awesome albums! I still love to play it in … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment


Hi Friends, This will be a short introduction but an informative post below. Great things are happening in Long Island. Our long time friend Anita Daly provided the deets. Check … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cara Dillon Talks about A Thousand Hearts in the Midst of Her Tour

    Cara Dillon took time to answer this interview with The Celtic Music Fan. She talks about the new album A Thousand Hearts plus how she takes good care … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Celtic Music Concert in France for the Victims of typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines

I was so glad to know about this recent event : caf’Muz Caf’MuzCONCERT CELTIQUE ET BRETON If you want to check out the video sample of the concert here is the … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lunasa – USA and Canada summer shows and beyond …

Ha! I am sure traditional fans in North America will love this. Yes they are coming. My big thanks to Christi in the United States for keeping me informed about … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Clannad kick off world tour next week

Clannad is touring! I got this from the Donegal News. The fab Celtic band Clannad is going on a world tour. At last they have disprove rumors that Landmarks was … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Poitin and Sliotar Zach’s Pub Gig!

Two great Celtic bands are performing together. I have reviewed their excellent albums here. In terms of technique and stage presence, these guys are the best. Please don’t forget to … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Shishonnah Live!@ Trickster Gallery

Liz Madden and Jenne Lennon…two women with distinctive strong voices performing songs form their debut album Elysian Dreams.  You can check more of Shishonnah in this channel : ===================================================================   Tell you … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Are You Ready for March Concerts?

The month of St. Patrick has always been crazy! It is a good month for music. Nothing much to write here…. but ….. I am going to post the notifications I received through my feeds as well as newsletters.  You … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Clannad 40th Anniversary Performance on public TV this March‏

Well well well, there is no denying that one of the most influential Celtic bands in history are making it to public television. After decades on the business it is true that … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Twin Power

I find twins fascinating because both equally share the same amount of talent. One can’t be without the other. If you think about it, they have been in the womb for almost nine months and … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fiona J Mackenzie’s US Tour, The Celtic Tenors and Story Girl!

It is lovely to hear news from Fiona J Mackenzie every now and then.  I still enjoy her last release “A Good Suit of Clothes”  and I think it is … Continue reading

October 26, 2011 · 2 Comments

October Rising

Hi CMFs!  The month of October is going to be exciting because there will be more music . As the cold season sets in and there are less sunlight , there are … Continue reading

September 29, 2011 · 4 Comments

Orla Fallon My Land Tour

Wow finally I am back home! It feels great to sit here writing about what is hot and latest in our musical culture. Orla Fallon who is part of the … Continue reading

May 5, 2011 · 4 Comments

Dropkick Murphys And Mentionables

I like the way this blog has turned into an interactive page. We have musicians postings along with listeners. There is an influx of so much ideas and inspirations that … Continue reading

March 2, 2011 · 4 Comments

The High Kings, The Chieftains And Hints of Gypsy

Welcome back Celtophiles. I have fresh news for you today. Just finished my jug of black tea and all geared up to rock the keyboards….. If you are looking for … Continue reading

February 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

2011 Trad Fest and So Much More…

It is nice to sit down with someone and talk about creativity. After all, we are creative beings. We like to build things and see where or what happens next. … Continue reading

January 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Clannad Back to Performing

One of my favorite Irish bands became quiet somewhere at the start of the decade. Of course I kept track of Moya Brennan’s musical takeoff as a solo artist. I … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · 4 Comments



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