Loreena McKennitt’s stunning performance with Sarah McLachlan, Andrea Corr, Hayley Westenra, Jana Mashonee, Amy Petty.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVcuMpQzSS0 O Holy night performed at Carnegie Hall, November 30, 2012. Artists (L to R): Sarah McLachlan, Loreena McKennitt, Andrea Corr, Hayley Westenra, Jana Mashonee, Amy Petty. Concert given for the Golden Hat Foundation. Learn more at http://www.goldenhatfoundation.org/ Just the other day, a video got the attention of Celticists because it features Loreena McKennitt performing [...]

To Drive The Cold Winter Away Revisited

To Drive The Cold Winter Away is Loreena McKennitt's second album after 1985's Elemental. At this point, she has already gathered fervent followers. This was also a period in her career when she was still selling albums from the trunk of her car. She was also basking around Toronto to promote her songs. With a [...]

The Journey So Far-The Best of Loreena McKennitt

The Journey So Far (The Best of Loreena McKennitt) might initially make you think that it is another compilation album. It is indeed a collection of her best songs spanning a career which started in the mid-80s. I listened to the double CD and there are tracks that have been altered. There are songs that [...]

Make Way for Ranagri

I wrote a post about flutist Eliza Marshall two years ago. Now she is part( playing the Flutes/Whistles/Guitar) of Folk/Acoustic/World band based in London called Ranagri. They are currently recording their debut album. You can listen to two of their singles Sad Songs and the amazing cover of The House Carpenter. It took me one [...]

The Baxteria Podcast #17

Hello friends. New tunes are up plus more emphasis on Christmas music in my Celtic music show. As for the indie variety, I am featuring tunes from Radio Happy Music Compilation for the Haiyan​/​Yolanda Victims. Visit http://www.celticmusicfan.com http://www.spheremusic.me and http://www.radiohappy.eu Celtic Music Loreena McKennitt-The Seven Rejoices of Mary Tara O'Grady-Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas [...]