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Celtic Thunder: Heritage

Join Brian O'Donovan's list of friends and fans of Celtic music in Boston and around the world.


Related Topix: Poughkeepsie, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Find your flair in Cenla this weekend

Find your flair in Cenla this weekend Your weekly local entertainment roundup Check out this story on These Alexandria natives have a Scottish flair, and they'll bring it to the Alexandria Museum of Art's Acoustic Concert Series Thursday.


Related Topix: Alexandria, LA, Pitkin, LA

The Columbian

Scotland's Music United at Old Liberty Theater in Ridgefield

Recently returned from living in Scotland, duo performers David Brewer of the popular Celtic band Molly's Revenge and Scotland's international fiddle champion Rebecca Lomnicky will perform captivating Scottish music which bridges the gap between the fiddle and bagpipe music of Scotland - two worlds united, into one heartfelt & rousing concert.


Related Topix: Ridgefield, WA, Molly's Revenge

Celtic Festival Missoula day 2 recap

The Celtic Festival Missoula is an annual event celebrating the Celtic heritage through music, dance and culture.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT, The Fenians

The Willits News

Molly's Revenge performs traditional Celtic music Aug. 23

The energetic Celtic trio Molly's Revenge will play traditional Scottish and Irish music at the Willits Community Theatre on Saturday, August 23 at 8 p.m. This dynamic, acoustic threesome is known for its unique and infectious performances.


Related Topix: Molly's Revenge, Albuquerque, NM, Entertainment

Hesperia Star

Celtic music coming to Book Oasisa concert series Saturday

The Emerald Isle may be far across the ocean, but its enchanting music is accessible right here in our own back yards through groups such as Celtic Women, the Chieftains and the Dubliners.


Related Topix: The Chieftains, Folk, Dublin, CA, The Dubliners, Hesperia, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Session

Molly St George

Tip of the whistle trad, Paddy Moloney As played by The Chiftains on Chieftains 4 Attributed to OA Carolan by James Hardiman and to Thomas Conellan by Edward Bunting.


Related Topix: The Chieftains

Great Lakes Gathering to celebrate everything Irish at Saginaw's FirstMerit Bank Event Park

Gregory Grene, in his rich Irish brogue, shares a tried-and-true way to fully experience the Great Lakes Gathering, the two-day all-things-Irish fest coming Aug. 22 and 23 to the FirstMerit Bank Event Park.


Related Topix: The Prodigals, Bay City, MI, Saginaw, MI, Entertainment

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Session

John Clifford's

The other two tunes preceeding this are: "Where Lilies Bloom" & "The Village Tavern" S: "Patrick Street: Made in Cork", track 7, the 3rd polka of three A little late dear Hetty, but not for the first time, this old computer and this old mind


Hispanic Business

Arts picks for the week of Aug. 17, 2014

One of presents "From Puppets to Pixels," the last of its summer-long Rooftop Cinema series.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Session

Maurice O'Keefe's

Also known as Blue Riband, The Blue Riband, Blue Ribbon, The Blue Ribbon Polkas No.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Drummer proposes to dancer at Edinburgh Tattoo

FOR most men the moment they drop to one knee and propose to their girlfriend is a slightly nerve-racking occasion which can end in future bliss or outright rejection.


Related Topix: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Session

Mick O'Connor's

I learned this from the Fisherstreet album recently , though I have heard it in sessions from time to time.


Related Topix: Lunasa

Journal and Courier

Father Son and Friends sing songs of ScotlandFather Son and Friends...

Father Son and Friends sing songs of Scotland The band plays traditional Irish and Scottish songs mixed with some American folk.


Related Topix: Father, Son & Friends, John Denver, Country, Music, Entertainment

Salisbury Journal

Arts centre announces autumn line-up

The programme includes both internationally-renowned performers and local talent with many chances to enjoy work developed by the arts centre's own resident companies.


Related Topix: Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lunasa

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Celtica's bagpipe rock comes to McGirk'sCeltica's bagpipe rock comes...

Celtica's bagpipe rock comes to McGirk's Band has performed from Highland Games and town festivals to bankers and punk rockers.


Related Topix: Chenango-Bridge, NY, Entertainment

The Irish World Newspaper

Return of the Steeple Sessions

THE fourth edition of the ever more popular Steeple Sessions Autumn Concert Series in Dublin begins on Friday September 5, and the programme it boasts is an eclectic one The Series has grown so much in popularity that it has now outgrown its traditional venue, the Unitarian Church.


Related Topix: De Dannan, Folk, De Danann, Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Tue Aug 12, 2014

St. Clare of Assisi

Though the actual date of St. Clare's death is recorded as August 11, the Church celebrates her feast day August 12. She was born in Assisi July 16, 1194 into a wealthy family and, from a very young age, she demonstrated a lofty holiness that was an inspiration to all around her.


Related Topix: The Poor Clares, Pope Benedict XVI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sunday Herald

Fringe Benefits: what to do when a nearby show disturbs yours...

When it's full and buzzing and there are people on every corner I love it. We had some sunshine for a couple of days this week so I think that was summer.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Sunday Herald

In my mother's tongue

WHEN Karen Matheson was growing up in the small Argyll village of Taynuilt, her mother refused to speak Gaelic to her.


Related Topix: Capercaillie, Folk