Review: Socks in The Frying Pan – Return of the Giant Sock Monsters from Outer Space

I owe Socks in the Frying Pan an apology. They sent me their new album, Return of the Giant Sock Monsters From Outer Space, a couple of months ago, and I’m just now getting around to talking about it. The … Continue reading

New Celtic CDs from Kieran O’Hare & John Skelton, Tonnta Ceoil, Randal Bays and Family, The McDeviants

Traditional Irish music with some tin whistles, fiddles, flutes, concertinas and some Irish drinking songs.   Two Tone by Kieran O’Hare & John Skelton Exciting fist-in-glove duet playing of Irish traditional music on flute and tinwhistle–driving and powerful, with guest … Continue reading

Three Great Trad Music Tours of Ireland to Choose From

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast has a new sponsor–The Irish Tourism Group. These folks are organizing a Trad Music Tour of Ireland. My first trip to Ireland was the Brobdingnagian Bards Tour of Ireland. The trip was organized by … Continue reading

MP3: “Cliffs of Moher” by Free Range String Band

The Free Range String Band are John Burge (multi instrumentalist); Jane Waites (Fiddle, whistle and Champion Clog Step Dancer); Phil Waites (Flatpick Guitar and Vocals). All three are ex professional musicians who gave up playing for a while due to … Continue reading

Thank God for “Celtic Music”!

“Celtic music” is a marketing term used to define the sound and music of the Celts.  I’ve used it to promote my Celtic Music Magazine and my Irish & Celtic Music Podcast and a LOT of my websites.  A decade … Continue reading