Show 109 – From Ireland to Brittany
(2020-04-25)

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Katie and Joe split the show between Ireland and Brittany. The latter half of this wee’s show features traditional dance music from Brittany. Although one of the Celtic nations, many people who listen to Celtic music are unfamiliar with Breton … Read More

Show 108 – Need Backup
(2020-04-18)

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Katie and Joe explore the many facets of instrumental backup in traditional Celtic music. Although the concept of guitars and bouzoukis is relatively new to Celtic music, accompanists have altered the sound of music. Guitar and bouzouki backup is so … Read More

Show 107 – Slan Abhaile
(2020-04-11)

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Katie and Joe are safe at home but separated by forty miles. Thanks to technology, they are bringing you a show this week called Slan Na Abhaile, which is an Irish phrase meaning “safe home.” All the songs and tunes … Read More

Show 104 – Women of Trad
(2020-03-21)

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March is Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 8th. We’re a little late on this, as St. Patrick’s Day and St. David’s Day all cluster around the first two weeks of March. But, we’re making … Read More

Show 103 – St. Patrick’s Day (2020-03-14)

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It’s a fine collection of songs and tunes to start off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. According to legend, St Patrick was born in Roman-occupied Britain in the 5th century, was kidnapped by Irish brigands, and taken as a slave … Read More

Show 102 – Free For All (2020-03-07)

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Katie and Joe play a set of music without a common theme this week, just a collection of songs and tunes that caught their attention. It’s a Free-For-All show! This week we play: Gráda; Maeve Donnelly, Geraldine Cotter, Charlie Harris … Read More

Show 100 – Raggle Taggle #10 (2020-02-22)

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It’s a Raggle Taggle show, where we play tracks from the past ten episodes that didn’t make it into prior shows. Not only is it a Raggle Taggle show, it’s also our one hundredth episode–so we’re playing unplayed tracks which … Read More

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