Celtic Music Podcasts
Even better than current online radio are podcasts. Podcast are downloadable radio shows. But better. Imagine your favorite Celtic radio show. Now imagine not waiting until Sunday at 10am to listen to it. You can listen to it ANY TIME you want! And since it’s internet-based, it is easy to find the show notes with links to each band and a place to buy their CD.
Podcasts are the wave of the future for traditional music. There are a ton of great podcasts available for you to find the music you want to hear. And if you don’t like one, there’s bound to be another that you’ll love. Programs like iTunes and Zune are free, and they will download the show for you, so you don’t have to do it by hand.
Here are all the podcasts released by Marc Gunn:
This is the granddaddy of podcasts. While not the first, it is the most-popular. Acoustic Celtic musician Marc Gunn hosts this twice-monthly show featuring the hottest independent Celtic bands online, including a large number of traditional Irish music groups. Some you can download through the magazine. All are amazing.
Every few days from the beginning of December until Christmas, the Celtic Christmas Podcast shares with you the Christmas music and entertainment from various Celtic podcasts online. This podcast features a wealth of Celtic Christmas craic for your holiday pleasure.
The Celtic Geek is a weekly podcast that features Celtic and Geek news, culture, and music. Do you like Celtic music and Irish music? Do you like Geek music or Nerd music? Do you attend Celtic festivals, science fiction conventions, or Renaissance faires? Do you love Sci Fi and fantasy movies, TV or film? Do you watch anything having to do with Ireland or Scotland? Do you love kilts? You’re not alone. You too are a Celtic Geek. Join Marc Gunn each and every week as he celebrates the Celtic Geek Revolution!
Just because St. Patrick’s Day only happens on March 17th does not mean you can’t enjoy the holiday year round. The St. Patrick’s Day Podcast was created to celebrate the music and culture of the Irish through this great holiday.
The Pub Songs Podcast is a personal podcast of Marc Gunn. It opens with a song from Ireland, Scotland and around the world that you may hear in pubs, plus, folk song lyrics and news. It also features rants, and raves and some of the favorite non-Celtic bands of Marc Gunn.
Not the purely Irish or Celtic, however, being hosted by the Celtic MP3s Music Magazine’s own Marc Gunn, it does feature a lot of Celtic music as well as folk music and comedy you might hear at Renaissance festivals.
The Free Celtic MP3s Podcast features free MP3s from some of the best indie Celtic music groups online. We are pushing the limits with over 70 MP3s that you can download for free and share with your friends.
Now it’s fourth or fifth incarnation Free Celtic Songs, Irish Songs and More podcast is exactly as its name says, it’s free music for you. Every now and then, Marc Gunn, The Celtfather will offer up free Celtic and Irish songs from his various CDs. You are welcome to listen to them, download the music and share it with your friends. It’s free. No strings attached.
Want to find some great Celtic Radio? We have links to that too.