Together for Christmas- FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIPPINES
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Together for Christmas- FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIPPINES

  Last year I posted something about Together for Christmas(read my full review here: http://celticmusicfan.com/2012/12/14/a-holiday-album-for-all/). This year, the album is back but with a greater goal. There is a fund raising concert this December 16. It’s called  HOST ‘TOGETHER FOR CHRISTMAS, A CELTIC COLLECTION’  A FUNDRAISER FOR THE PHILIPPINES – ARLENE’S GROCERY, DEC 16TH 6PM NYC. The … Continue reading

Shaking the  Autumn Gloom with Anticlockwise by McDermott’s 2 Hours
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Shaking the Autumn Gloom with Anticlockwise by McDermott’s 2 Hours

Nick Burbridge – lead vocal Molly Burbridge – backing vocal Ben Paley – fiddle Tim Cotterell – mandolin Dil Davies (Oysterband) – drums Jeremy Cunningham (Levellers) – bass Clare Sanders – whistle Al Scott – guitars McDermott’s 2 Hours has given us an antidepressant  with Anticlockwise which is their ‘Best of’ compilation album. It signals the … Continue reading

The Stubby Shillelaghs:Celtic-American.
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The Stubby Shillelaghs:Celtic-American.

Artist: The Stubby Shillelaghs Album: Celtic-American Release Date: 29/10/13 Genre(s): Celtic, Folk, Bluegrass Location: Colorado, USA Members: Shaughnessy McDaniel, Ryan Knaub, Eric Fischer, Andy Mithun Pertinent Album Information: 25% of Sales of “Gotham’s Finest” will be going to the Children’s Miracle Network of Hospitals as part of a charity effort by the band Label: Self-Released … Continue reading

See Maeve Gilchrist Trio, Rachel Davis etc in the Crossroads International Celtic Festival  in Western Maine
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See Maeve Gilchrist Trio, Rachel Davis etc in the Crossroads International Celtic Festival in Western Maine

When the state of Maine comes up, it reminds me of Stephen King because that’s where he lives. Check out the movies on the list set in Maine( though not of them are by King): Salem’s Lot(2004 TV mini series), Home Alone, Andre, Dolores Clairborne, A Summer Place, Charlotte’s Web, The Cider House Rule, Parent … Continue reading

Celtic Dub Volume 1-Celtic Reggae Revolution
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Celtic Dub Volume 1-Celtic Reggae Revolution

Band: Celtic Reggae Revolution Album: Celtic Dub Volume 1. Sounds like: Dub reggae drum and based mixed with fiddle, pipes, whistles, mandolin, banjo and accordion. Album notes: Groundbreaking Celtic Dub album mixing Reggae Drum and Bass. Pipes, Fiddle, Box, Banjo, Low Whistle, Tin Whistle fused with heavy delay/echo, re-verb and Drum and Bass. A MUST for Ambient … Continue reading

Steven Hawson: Shamus and Steve’s Crazy Celtic Journey to Glasgow, Vol. 1
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Steven Hawson: Shamus and Steve’s Crazy Celtic Journey to Glasgow, Vol. 1

For those who are in need of something informative but at the same time entertaining then I better introduce you to something I stumbled upon this weekend. The album is called Shamus and Steve’s Crazy Celtic Journey to Glasgow, Vol. 1. by Steven Hawson. It’s an audio comedy presented the creator’s notable talent for voicing different characters. He also created an interesting plot that really works. Continue reading

Rachael McCormack: This Is My Identity
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Rachael McCormack: This Is My Identity

Rachael McCormack’s This Is My Identity is an album filled with memorable sweet tracks wrapped in titanium. Artist:Rachael McCormack Album: This Is My Identity Genre: Folk/Rock Sounds like: For lovers of The Beatles, Phil Lynott and Chris DeBurgh Hometown: Ballymun Fact: Irish singers have beautiful voices. This is the most constant thing when you listen to an album … Continue reading

Michelle Butler Ceramics
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Michelle Butler Ceramics

These are fantastic ceramics by Michelle Butler! When listening to Celtic music, why not embellish your coffee table with something lasting and beautiful as well? Michelle Butler Ceramics offers a unique way of looking at crafts. If you want something striking and personal then her designs are definitely something you should consider as gifts to … Continue reading

A Place To Be EP by Linda Scanlon
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A Place To Be EP by Linda Scanlon

Artist: Linda Scanlon EP: A Place To Be Musicians: Jorge Carrilho – Drums (Portuguese) Rui Marques – Keyboards (Portuguese) Anja Brands – Violin (Dutch) Syd Harris – Bass (half American, half English) Joe de Bie – Guitar (half Dutch, half English) Linda Scanlon – Guitar, Tin Whistle (Irish) Irish singer/songwriter/multi instrumentalist Linda Scanlon has grouped … Continue reading