The Celtic Music Fan

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

The Winter Mountain 2014 UK Tour Interview.

The outstanding debut ALBUM “Winter Mountain” available NOW on iTunes, Amazon etc.… Please sign up to their mailing list filmed in April 2013. Directed by … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

Interview with Luke Fraser of The Bombadils

I wrote a post about The Bombadils working on a new album. What I haven’t told you os that I made an audio interview with Luke Fraser and it is … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ewan McLennan: Classical guitar was one of my foundations I’d say(Interview)

Winner of the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award and named FATEA Music Award’s ‘Best Male Vocalist of the Year.’ Meet one of  Scotland’s new breed of moving voices, Ewan … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Musical Journey : An Essay by Alasdair Roberts

I love essays.One of my favorite writers in terms of essays is the late Anthropologist  Loren Eiseley. There is something about a person relaying his personal experiences that is intimate and … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Michael Curran: Today’s Irish Youth in the Trad Scene

  Micheal Curran talks about Cavan Fleadh, playing traditional Irish music and the over all joy of gigging! A stereotype would have been created around the old fleadhs and festivals, suggesting that … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Introducing Brian FITZY Fitzgerald (an Interview)

  My new solo record is out! A New Shade of Green is across the board, truly. Think traditional Irish music + Foo Fighters + Genesis + Incubus + Iron … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with Patrick Rimes of Calan

Calan bring together the remarkable talents of 5 young musicians giving a fresh and vibrant sound to traditional Welsh music. With a contemporary and lively approach they breathe new life … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dave Rooney: In the Studio.

Currently recording…  Dave Rooney is working on a new album called Entertainer. I own two of his albums and listening to each  is always a great musical experience. He is … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cara:The Real Score (Interview)

 “Since we are now a band based in Germany, Scotland and Ireland, a lot of travel is involved in live gigs and it feels like a long distance relationship. So … Continue reading

February 4, 2012 · 6 Comments

Ryan McGiver :Troubled in Mind(Interview)

======================================================== A few months ago I got acquainted with Ryan McGiver. We exchanged a little of conversation and I commented on how wonderful the album artworks are. Then I got … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Author Craig Weatherhill- For The Love of Cornwall(Interview)

Hopes for Cornwall – to see  it able to break free of rule from London. Decisions about Cornwall should be made from within Cornwall, by Cornish people who know their … Continue reading

December 3, 2011 · Leave a comment

Robert Doyle: Life in Shadows Takes the Light (Interview)

I made the decision to not use any other instrumentation at the beginning. There is a sound you can only get when you play solo and this is what I … Continue reading

September 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Orlaith McAuliffe’s Lightning Fingers(Interview)

I have no idea where I’ll be 10 years from now! But I hope that I’ll be successful in both my music and in my medical career! I’d love to … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dylan Cleghorn :”We’ve labeled ourselves as TEXAS CELTIC ROCK”(Interview)

Working with my dad is a great experience. I learn something from him every day. He is an amazing songwriter and an incredible guitar player. And we really have an … Continue reading

August 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

Irish Singer Jenny Mulvey Talks About Life, Music and The Pirate Queen Grace O’ Malley!

Happy weekend everyone! I have another special guest today.  Her name is Jenny Mulvey and she is making rounds in the local music scene in Ireland. I met Jenny through … Continue reading

July 19, 2009 · 10 Comments

Interview with Amazing Irish Singer/Songwriter Luka Bloom

Thanks David Porter for giving us the link to your great interview. Luka Bloom is such an amazing artist and I think it is good to have an intimate glimpse … Continue reading

June 22, 2009 · Leave a comment



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