The Celtic Music Fan

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

Review over Cappuccino

 In this edition: Nua, Jonathan Kershaw and Eclipse NUA Making waves: Irish/Scottish Traditional Music, Experimental, Fusion trio from Toronto Canada. NUA came up with an auspicious debut in a form of … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 5 Comments

Visual Artist and Musician Eva McCauley: The Power of Light and Air (Interview)

Also in this edition: NUA A painter’s paradise: Eva McCauley talks about how in Ireland, “the air is infused with moisture, and because of that, there is a luminosity to … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hillside Festival and Riverside Celtic Society (Updated)

  —   — It is an exciting year for award-winning Canadian bodhran player/teacher Jacob McCauley. Apart from the upcoming album launch, his hands are busy playing and teaching: Looking … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Christian Hedwitschak and The Evolution of The Bodhrán (Interview)

Christian’s drums have added a new glamour to bodhran making . The beautiful veneers  on his shells, the elegant fittings, and the high quality finishes make his drums a must-have item. … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bodhrán Gigs with Jacob McCauley

Bodhran players have all the fun in the world as shown in this interview I did with award-winning Bodhrán player Jacob McCauley. He moved around a LOT in February. His numerous gigs in Europe proved … Continue reading

April 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

Nice Tunes and Drum Magazine Feature

======================================================= Neat Trad Group! Hi guys, how are you doing? I am listening to The Ivy Leaf’. I never heard of them before but I saw my friend Jimmy posting … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Jacob McCauley : All About Bodhrans(Interview)

Please visit : Here is an interesting interview I did with Jacob McCauley which all started after my article about his performance. It’s done via facebook. It is not … Continue reading

May 18, 2011 · 4 Comments

Jacob McCauley’s Bodhran Techniques

I admit I was baffled by all the bodhran designs I see these days. It has evolved from a traditional instrument  to a stylish one capable of different flavors. The styles … Continue reading

May 7, 2011 · 3 Comments



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