Larry Kirwan of Black 47 has the history of Irishmusic beautifully written

I recently got a copy of a new book by Larry Kirwan of the famed Black 47. The book is titled A History of Irish Music. It is one of those books you would grab if you are a music history fanatic. Or if you are just a casual music lover who happens to share …

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Get your copies of The Widening Gyre by Altan now!

“The title The Widening Gyre appeals to us and depicts the spiral of life, widening and embracing the new. It has an innate energy. We think that idea is reflected in the album’s music,” says Mairéad. Every Altan release is defined by craft and experience. The Widening Gyre is no exception. It just goes to prove …

Moxie have started a fundit campaign to make their debut album in January / Febuary

Moxie

The guys in the band Moxie have been making sparks around Irish music traditional scene with their exciting style. It combines jazz,bluegrass, world, rock and traditional Irish tunes. The result is a sound that's really unique with exuberance. One example is their track Spike the Island Lassies: They already released their EP in 2012. They …

Escape by Éalú

About the band: "  Dynamic quartet who play Irish traditional music with a twist". Band members: Ryan Murphy- Uilleann Pipes, Flute, Saxophone. Cillian King- Concertina, Guitar, Banjo, Vocals. Francis Ward- Piano. Dermot Sheedy- Bodhrán, Drums, General Percussion. Genre: Traditional,Folk, Acoustic, Jazz Hometown: Limerick Website: http://www.ealumusic.com/ Sample tracks: That's the Life Pennywell Getting Jiggy Hale-Bopp You can buy …

The High Kings August US Tour 2010 Plus Clannad’s Old Video from 1990

Hi guys. As always, our musical culture is alive and exciting. It is really great being alive in this generation , to see things happening and taking off. What I love about what I do is that , I am part of the pieces that make up the whole. Writers, painters, photographers and collectors are …