Lúnasa: Hitting the right notes with Cas.

It feels like being away for long time and the fondness if overwhelming. I am talking about Ireland's hottest export, Lúnasa. They have a new album out called Cas. And this is not just like any of their past albums. Here, the have guest vocalists and I will talk about it later(and why I am …

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The Cultural Book of Celtic Music: Wide Waters by Hibernia

If you are an avid fan of Celtic music then songs in Wide Waters by Hibernia will sound familiar to you. Susan Toman (Celtic Harp) and Ellen MacIsaac (Voice) have captured the 'great Celtic songbook' in this album. Comprising of 14 tracks from Ireland and Scotland,  they are sung in Gaelic and in English. Beautiful in its …

Holiday Releases from Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy,The Gothard Sisters and SeaStar!

Plus Kyle Carey's Kickstarter update, The Celtic Social Club and Friday Frolics. Well well well, lads and lassies my mailbox is buzzing! Music keeps coming in from all sides and this is the busiest holiday so far. There is just so much music to taste (with my ears of course). So first up... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZszNBFBeRDQ Natalie MacMaster …

The New Stars of Irish Music: The Led Farmers!

https://youtu.be/gKO-xv_sCmE The Led Farmers: They have a likability that is instant. The music is full of vigour and wonderful melodies. The Led Farmers' website says they are touring around Europe but they will start their North American tour in the last part of August. There is no doubt they will fill venues with their energetic …

A New album and Single by James Vincent McMorrow is Out!

Today, we have a crossover post from my other blog. This singer-songwriter has appeared in The Celtic Connection and he is also very active in the Irish folk/indie scene. *** https://youtu.be/iELQqc5dvyg The Irishman with an exquisite and smooth silky voice is back! The new single is Rising Water released in early July this year. James …