Celtic Music You May Enjoy from January 2014

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AntiqueMusic.net
Homepage: http://www.antiquemusic.net
Description: Long before MP3's, CDs, Vinyl and even Edison's Phonograph, an evening's musical entertainment often involved singing songs around a piano in the family's parlor.  Family and friends would gather to play and sing songs of their day from printed sheet music.  Many of the songs dropped out of popularity as newer songs were printed and sung. Eventually, the old sheet music was set aside and forgotten.  AntiqueMusic.net is bringing some of those songs back from obscurity.

Bard of the South
Homepage: http://www.bardofthesouth.com
Description: A fine mix of traditional, original and contemporary songs performed in true Celtic Folk style and accompanied by guitar, mandolin and banjo and sung in sing-along style by singer-songwriter and storyteller, Rickey Pittman.

Lume de Biqueira Pipe Band
Homepage: http://www.lumedebiqueira.es
Description: Lume of Biqueira Pipe Band have its headquarter in Madrid. From  its foundation (1998) our band have focused its activity on creating their own sound, based on perform in concerts and parades (three years in the St. Patrick's, in Dublin, with awards for “best band of the festival” (2003), the “Spirit of the Festival (2004) and” Best Adult band “(2010) and the Three Wise Men Parade in Madrid city (2012). In our concerts we combined tradition and modernity, mixing bagpipes and percussion with electric guitars. Our tunes combine Galician and Asturian melodies with Irish or Scottish ones. We have made performances as the concert on November 19, 2011 in the MarketPlace Theater Armagh (Northern Ireland), in the William Kennedy International Piping Festival, the concert on the night of Saint John (Saint Jhon Eve) in Boadilla del Monte (Madrid 2012 & 2013), the concert at the Segovia Folk Festival (2012, june the 30th) and Garganta de los Montes (Madrid) in 2013.

The Fenian Sons
Homepage: http://www.thefeniansons.com
Description: The Fenian Sons were formed in the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston in 1996 with the simple intention of carrying on the tradition of Irish greats the Clancy Brothers and the Wolfe Tones. The opportunity to introduce this great tradition to a new generation, the chance to present a bit of nostalgia to more experienced fans and the realization that the appeal of the band spread beyond friends and family all played a part in propelling the band through the years. The Fenian Sons play all over the Boston area and have played at the famous House of Blues and even Fenway Park. Our latest Cd is titled 617 and was released Nov 2013.

The Rude Mechanicals
Homepage: https://www.facebook.com/therudemechanicals
Description: The Rude Mechanicals perform a Celtic music Ceilidh every year at the Hole in the Wall Theater in New Britain, CT. The name comes from Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream” and the working men who perform the play within a play. All the Mechanicals are involved with the theater either as actors, writers, directors, or musicians.

Siochan
Homepage: http://siochan.com/
Description: We have a Great love for Irish music, and we love to spice the music up a bit, we play at diff casino and pubs, schools, here in Vegas, we have a Great group of musician's in the band.

Telenn Tri
Homepage: http://www.telenntri.com/
Description: Christine Morphett and Peter Franche are Telenn Tri.  Interweaving an interesting blend of old and new melodies with dexterous harp playing and sensitive bouzouki/guitar arrangements, they perform with an obvious passion for the music.  Fusing together traditional Irish, Scottish and Breton music with contemporary, they create their own unique style of ‘Celtic' music.  They have performed at numerous festivals around Australia, including Australian Celtic Festival, National Celtic Festival, and Port Fairy Folk Festival, as well as supporting Celtica and Fleurieu Folk Festivals.

Jonathan Ramsey
Homepage: http://jonathanramsey.com
Description: Jonathan Ramsey sounds like Barenaked Ladies and Christy Moore joining in the pub to play and sing. He leaps into comic and the soulful instincts of Irish traditional and original songs.

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