The Celtic Music Fan

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

Dick Savage Remix of Hot Days by Poitin.

It is past 4 I am listening to the  amazing remix of Hot Days by Dick Savage. If you are not aware yet, Hot Days is the third album by … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wish by Poitin Introduces Fresh Sound and New Artistic Approach.

“Fresh” pretty much sums up the sound of the new album by Poitin called Wish. I have listened again and again and I am definitely aware of the new recording approach … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Available tracks from Wish by Poitin, via Soundcloud.

  Yes you heard it right. The new album Wish by Poitin is finished. The main reason to rejoice. Just when the thought the seas have calmed, Poitin brings out a … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Baxteria Podcast #14

The episode 14 of my show is up. Yes despite the terrible week I am experiencing the show must go on. Tracklisting: Luke Kelly-The Auld Triangle Finnegan’s Hell-Drunken Christmas Caliorne-Scottish … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Baxteria Podcast #11

  Glad to be back on air! I have cut my show shorter because it is hard to upload such a big file. But if you tune in for the … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Celtic Music Fan Podcast #2

1.Caru Pum Merch by Jamie Smith’s Mabon from Windblown 2.Méav: The Calling ‘The Calling’ out on August 26th… 3.Sadhbh Ni Bhruinneallaigh – Liam O Maonlai from the Highland…-Sessions.html … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Elle Marie O Dwyer, Orriel Smith And More Soundcloud Tunes

Elle Marie O Dwyer has a kind of voice I would describe as crystal clear and bright.  Her music is mellow. It’s the kind that would you would be looking … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Eamon Doorley : The Bouzouki You’ve Heard Before

Plus: Manau, Jeremy King,The Levellers,Dead Can Dance New Album Anastasis,Rachael Mccormack, Dom Duff and the spirit of the Olympics! Be ignited or be gone -Mary Oliver Life is about passion. … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pictures from Keltská Noc 2012 at the Weekend(Taken at Plumlov)

We love da scene!!! These pics were taken by friends of Poitin( users natalie82 and houbovyfotky). A little video snippet is found here:

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Robots, bagpipes and Celtic music

  This entry originally appeared in The Celtic Music Magazine . I have Marc Gunn’s permission to re post it here. I think this is an interesting essay about how … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sliotar and Poitín Session @ Zach’s Pub The Czech Republic

What a hangover!!! To fans in other countries, here are the videos and pictures from July 17 at Zach’s Pub. Just to give you the taste of what’s Celtic music … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Celtic Music Heaven in AccuRadio Listening to this right now. This is a great online station with all the traditional songs that will help you through the night(and day). Artists like Delia Keane, Eileen … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Down the pub with Sliotar and Poitin

Training for tonight…Jeremy King Sharing a craic and clowning around before the gig! Poitin and Sliotar @ Zach’s Pub.  Two huge bands in the Celtic scene right now. Don’t miss … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with Pavel of “Cheers!”

Meet Pafka Steidl, also called by the name Pavel. He is the lead vocalist of “Cheers!” They are one of the new bands that bring something exciting to the music … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Poitin and Sliotar Zach’s Pub Gig!

Two great Celtic bands are performing together. I have reviewed their excellent albums here. In terms of technique and stage presence, these guys are the best. Please don’t forget to … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cheers! in Rock Café Prague Plus Our Poitín SlideShow

  My friend Pafka Steidl and his band Cheers jamming in Rock Café Prague. He will appear in our interview soon. It will be amazing! Pafka is witty, friendly and … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hot Days (Album review) and Appalachian Still

Hot Days (2006) Always expect energy when you listen to a Poitin album.  These guys always deliver goods with gusto. Hot Days is an album that looks the way it sounds (note the chili pepper … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

De La Basse Bretagne-Poitín

De La BasseBretagneis an album by Poitin, a Celtic band based in the CzechRepublic. Since the release of their first album in 2000, the band have gained a steady cult … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sounds New!3

Marc Gunn,Lignit and FIMM Hi friends. I am subscribed to both Marc Gunn and Poitin so I am always updated when there are releases from them. I am quoting from … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Poitin (Debut Album re-issued 2012)

The first in the series of my album review featuring Celtic band from the Czech Republic. Poitin is indeed getting global attention and the proof is when their tune The Congress … Continue reading

April 17, 2012 · Leave a comment



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