Gwen Orel recalls receiving a tune from the Good Folk in the Catksills during the summer of 2015.
Ireland Rising – Words and Music for a New Century: A Special Benefit Performance for Irish Arts Center
This past Friday I was honored to be among those treated to the best the Irish Arts Center has to offer. The overriding sentiment of the night was that when the Irish Arts Center calls, you stop everything and rush right over to support them. And that is just what the phenomenal performers featured in this varied night of song and story brought to the party.
Gwen Orel talks to Dan Neely, who coordinats Irish Week at the Augusta Heritage Center at Davis and Elkins College.
Mick Moloney’s “Celtic Appalachia” show is back, with Irish, West Virginia, and African artists
John Kearns attended the second New York Trad Fest, and found it ” a remarkable showcase for the traditional musicians of New York and their visiting friends.”
New York Trad Fest this weekend promises a bing and a bang and no flopping!
“An Irish Christmas” still going strong in 2013
Diving into Joey Abarta’s “Swimming Against the Falls” is a satisfying experience.
Joanie Madden describes a gathering of old and new friends in Cherish the Ladies’ live CD and DVD, “An Irish Homecoming.”
New blogger Jenifer Hopkins finds the first New York Trad Fest a “celebration of the rich talent and vibrant dedication represented by musicians and dancers in New York.”
New York Trad Fest begins today, with a panel at Glucksman Ireland House, session at Lillie’s, and then a wealth of bands playing tonight at Connolly’s Klub 45!
The first annual New York Trad Fest takes place Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20, organized by fiddler Tony DeMarco. On the bill are Eileen Ivers, Brian Conway, Matt Mancuso, Tony Trischka, Andy Statman and more! An unmissable event!
Dan Neely writes about Mick Moloney’s cultual tour of Scotland. Wish we were there!
“Divil of a Noise,” Donie Carroll’s second CD, will make you want to sing.