The Celtic Music Fan

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

Interview with Luke Fraser of The Bombadils

I wrote a post about The Bombadils working on a new album. What I haven’t told you os that I made an audio interview with Luke Fraser and it is … Continue reading

April 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

Repost your Soundcloud!

  A blog featuring John Breen, Fraser Fifield and TradConnect It is great to realize that soundcloud has grown into a site where musicians and listeners can interact and repost … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brishen and Podcast #24

Members: Quinn Bachand, lead guitar Richard Moody, violin Reuben Wier, rythm guitar & vocal Joey Smith, upright bass. It has long been regarded that Canada is a melting pot of … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Passing of Pete Seeger and Podcast #22

My late mom used to sing me a song called Where Have All the Flowers Gone. It’s such a sweet poignant song that reminds me of dusk and summer, of … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Log Drivers: Folk and Modern Beauty

The Log Drivers deliver another fresh sound from Canada. They combine that love for traditional style and modern sensibility to create a kind of sound that teeters between the ancient … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Traditional Music: The Music of the People

A set of reels recorded for the fleadh program in Cavan 2012. Thanks to Brian Cunningham for sharing this video. We can’t deny that traditional music is the music of … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Is it True?Accordions Are Making A Comeback in the Mainstream?

I woke up experiencing the coldest morning in a tropical country ever. Philippines might not be experiencing polar vortex like the other countries but this is the coldest brrrr! An … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Young Trad, Sweet Trad.

Featuring: Moxie with the music video What Lies Behind the Wall, JP Trio and Last Track from Lyon France.   Perhaps the title of this post might come as a … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment


From Hervas, Cáceres Spain…They play Bluegrass, Blues, Folk and World. Members: Javier Colmenar Osuna Pedro Jose Rivas Baltasar Juan Carlos Centeno Carlos Guillen Facebook:

July 14, 2012 · Leave a 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

Getting To Know Aulaga Folk from Spain(Interview)

Juan Carlos  from Extremadura Spain talks about his band and a beautiful wildflower where the name of the band was taken from. Band website(in Spanish) Music is an emotional persuasion. Anyone who deals … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

World Charts

This ‘video’ of ours on You Tube has had nearly 10,000 views. That’s pretty amazing, I think. The track is the opening number on Jiggery Pokery (on CDBaby) and also … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

The McDades:Pure Vibrations!

The McDades:The fusion that works like potion. My friend Christi introduced me to this band yesterday. And since then I could not get rid of these headsets off my head. … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

I Will Carry You-Shishonnah

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.  ~Christopher Reeve Hope is the physician of each misery.  ~Irish Proverb The new single from duo Jenne Lennon and Liz Madden known as Shishonnah will … Continue reading

July 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Didgeridoo Sessions

Interesting info about this video: “Enjoy this short impression of our contribution to the Summer Solstice world didgeridoo meditation. Four times a year people all over the world take part … Continue reading

May 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Highland by Blackmore’s Night from the New Album

Those who love the beauty of British folk will have no second thoughts from savouring this track from this wonderful band whose roots go back to the 70’s.  Those who … Continue reading

January 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

Poitin’s Evocative Spirit:An Interview

The Celtic band from the Czech republic is keeping the world under a spell… Irresistible spirit, frisky optimism and Gypsy charm-all these elements meshed into patterns that make Poitin really … Continue reading

December 20, 2010 · 10 Comments

Shishonnah’s First Single “Dance With The River” Coming This New Year

New updates from Jenne Lennon ! I chatted with Jenne Lennon over Skype and it’s been confirmed. The new single by Shishonnah will be out this early New Year which … Continue reading

December 16, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Celtic Music of Asturias

Hello Celtic people. After a few days of rest, I am back to spin the latest news of what’s happening around in terms of music , concert as well as … Continue reading

June 17, 2010 · 4 Comments



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