Category Archives: Irish Music

Return to Camden Town Festival 2016

Return to Camden Town GFestival

The 2016 Return to Camden Town Festival takes place from Tuesday 25  – Monday  31 October, with an impressive lineup of artists at various venues around Camden Town in London. Groups include the London Lasses, Project West, Caladh Nua and Morga, with workshops from the Mulcahy family, John Carty, Jimmy Crowley, Brid Harper and others, and album launches from Loic Bléjean and Marcus Hernon.

 

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Eimear & Caoimhe Flannery – fiddle, tin whistle, vocals

Caoimhe & Eimear Flannery

Caoimhe & Eimear Flannery – fiddle, tin whistle, vocals – recorded at the 37th Cork Folk Festival in October 2016

 

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Peter Horan & Matt Molloy (Irish flute)

Peter Horan & Matt Molloy

Peter Horan & Matt Molloy play 3 reels at the Gradam Ceoil ceremony in 2002. The tunes are the Boys of the Lough, the Devils of Dublin and the Humours of Lissadell

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Band makes music with “liberated” Irish sounds at its core

From Michigan Radio :

As part of Michigan Radio’s Songs from Studio East series, this year we are exploring music that combines both contemporary and traditional music from around the world.

Today we met Ann Arbor native Tyler Duncan and Irishman John McSherry. Despite being an ocean away, they play in a band together, called the olllam. The two have toured across the U.S. and in Europe producing a fusion of pop, rock and Irish music.

Duncan’s musical career has included a variety of genres, like pop, rock and electronic. He has won international awards for playing traditional Irish instruments, like the uilleann pipes, a lighter version of Scotland’s bagpipes, and whistles, a staple in Irish music.

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30 years of the Irish Fest celebrated at Chicago’s Gaelic Park

From Irish Central :

A full roster of Irish music nobility will be onstage over Memorial Day weekend as Chicago Gaelic Park celebrates 30 years of Irish Fest in Oak Forest.

A Chicago area tradition for all ages, this indoor/outdoor fest not only brings the best of contemporary and traditional Irish headliners, but also features a full carnival with rides, special events for children, Gaelic football and hurling, Irish stepdancing competition, theater, pony exhibits, and shopping all surrounded by food, refreshments and great fun at one low price.

There will also be a tent dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising which will showcase the specially designed float that was in the St. Patrick’s Day parades. In addition the Youth Living History Exhibit created by third to eighth graders will be on display.
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