The Celtic Music Fan

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The Winter Mountain 2014 UK Tour Interview.

The outstanding debut ALBUM “Winter Mountain” available NOW on iTunes, Amazon etc. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/win… https://www.wintermountain.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/wintermountain https://twitter.com/winter_mountain https://twitter.com/CharcoalRecords 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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