Show 224 – Good Eats
(2022-07-09)

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As Katie Marie and Joe were walking into the studio to put this week’s show together, neighbors on all sides of the station were grilling up summer feasts. The distracting aromas of barbecue could only lead to this week’s theme … Read More

Show 223 – Independence
(2022-07-02)

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It’s Independence Day in the US, commemorating the separation of the American colonies from the British Empire. As the young nation muscled its way westward, desperate people watched from across the Atlantic and saw the US as a promise of … Read More

Show 222 – Free For All
(2022-06-25)

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This week, Katie Marie and Joe put together a selection of tunes and songs, the majority of which have been released this year. We also pay tribute to the great Dennis Cahill, one of Katie’s guitar heroes, who passed away … Read More

Show 220 – Summer Solstice
(2022-06-11)

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[This episode is a rebroadcast from 6/15/19] It’s hard to believe, but we’re halfway through this year already, so Katie and Joe have come up with a whole basket of tunes that celebrate summer and the summer solstice. This is … Read More

Show 219 – Brittany and Spain
(2022-06-04)

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[This show originally aired 7/24/21] Katie Marie and Joe take a trip across the Irish Sea and the Channel to visit the Celtic regions of Europe: Brittany and Northern Spain. Featuring different instruments and rhythms, the sounds of Brittany, Galicia, … Read More

Show 218 – In The Background
(2022-05-28)

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[This episode originally aired on 4/23/21] This week, Katie Marie and Joe play an hour of trad music where the guitar, bouzouki, or bodhrán play a crucial role in establishing the rhythm, mood, and drive of a tune or song. … Read More

Show 217 – Memorial Day
(2022-05-21)

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[Originally broadcast 5/23/20] Memorial Day in the US marks the unofficial start to summer, complete with barbecues and family picnics. But it’s a holiday that marks the solemn commemoration of those who died in battles. Celtic music is renowned for … Read More

Show 216 – Buttons, Banjos, and Bagpipes
(2022-05-14)

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[This episode previously aired 7/17/21] It’s the Three Instruments of the Apocalypse: Accordions, Banjos, and Bagpipes. Although the butt of jokes and subject of cartoons, in the hands of skilled players, these instruments showcase traditional Celtic music in the best … Read More

Show 215 – Scottish Free For All
(2022-05-07)

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[This show initially aired 5/15/21] If you’re expecting Scottish music just to be Robert Burns songs and military pipe bands, you’re in for a treat–because this week, Katie Marie and Joe put together a set of high-energy Scottish bands and … Read More

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