Clannad, around 1970.
Clannad has been around since 1970, a run of over forty years, and they just released their newest album, Live at Christ Church Cathedral 2011. Founded in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal, they’ve been described as traditional Irish, Celtic and New Age. Just two years later with the release of ‘Theme From . . . → Read More: Clannad Considered
Celtic Appalachia: Along the Crooked Road Thursday, March 15 | 8 pm 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York City
A well-worn fiddle, a tapping cowboy boot, banjo, plucked with steel finger picks, followed by the autoharp, the mandolin, the percussive beat of an upright bass, and suddenly the room is bursting with knee-slapping music. –THE NEW . . . → Read More: Celtic Appalachia Along the Crooked Road (Press Release)
Seán Ó Riada 1931-1971 is a new series starting on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta in October that celebrates the life and work of musician and composer Seán Ó Riada.
This month sees the commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of Ó Riada’s death, and Seán Ó Riada 1931-1971 will feature interviews with Seán’s friends throughout . . . → Read More: RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta: Celebrating the life and music of Seán Ó Riada, and encouraging new talent (Press Release)