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


Band: LQR (Liquor) Homepage: http://www.lqr.nl Facebook: https://nl-nl.facebook.com/pages/LQR/110421682320654 from_CD: 10 Pinter Year_Released: 2016 Hometown: Bladel, The Netherlands Description: What does a bottle of whiskey sound like after six born musicians have had their way with it? What does rock ‘n’ roll … Continue reading


Band: Kailyarders (not gaelic but kale-yarders) Homepage: http://www.kailyarders.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Kailyarders-522027134581260/?fref=ts from_CD: The Black Well (2016) Hometown: White Rock, B.C. Canada Description: Celtic folk/rock music from Canada’s West Coast combining traditional/contemporary Scottish and Irish sounds with our love of modern pop … Continue reading

Myddle Earth

Band: Myddle Earth Homepage: http://myddleearth.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/myddleearth from_CD: Days of the Weasel (2012) Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa Description: Hailing from none other than Myddle Earth itself is a group of passionate troubadours looking for a fire circle and a night … Continue reading

Review: Flashpoint “A Timely Misadventure”

Flashpoint intrigued me when I saw their EP, “A Timely Misadventure,” come up on the list for review. Not just because they’re local to me, and I do like giving local talent a shot, but because I’m addicted to television … Continue reading