Band: Avourneen Homepage: http://avourneen.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/avourneen from_CD: Beloved (2014) Hometown: Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Description: Sometimes tradition can stem from unlikely places. Avourneen, a Denver-based trio that specializes in Irish folk, doesn’t have direct geographic ties to Ireland. The band is composed of … Continue reading

Count 4dB

Band: Count 4dB Homepage: http://Count4dB.com from_CD: Rylander: There Can Be Only One (2015) Hometown: San Francisco, California USA Description: Count 4dB is a hip Hop artist who spent two years living in Glasgow performing and recording with the local artists. … Continue reading

Jim Sharkey

Band: Jim Sharkey Homepage: http://www.jimsharkey.com CDs: SWEET ANNE’S ROAD (2015) Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia, USA (Originally from Ballaghadereen, Ireland) Description: Jim Sharkey grew up in County Roscommon, Ireland, listening to The Clancy Brothers, Planxty, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Rory Gallagher and top twenty … Continue reading

MP3: “Ride On” by Sons of Malarkey

Sons of Malarkey (SOM) have a foot in Irish Trad and a foot in Celtic Rock and are the perfect mix of the two. Founded in 2009 their smooth vocals and fantastic music captures you from the first note. What … Continue reading

Reveiw: “Colours” by Finbar Furey

Besides having one of the cooler names* I’ve had the pleasure of typing and misspelling, Finbar Furey is one of the great talents of Celtic music and has done nearly everything Celtic music has to offer. Look up his wikipedia … Continue reading