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

Show 214 – Mother’s Day
(2022-04-30)

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The second Sunday of May is Mother’s Day in the US, and Katie Marie and Joe put together an hour of traditional songs and tunes about mothers and motherhood. Our musicians this week: Randal Bays And Roger Landes, Frankie Gavin, … Read More

Show 213 – Bealtaine
(2022-04-23)

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Katie Marie and Joe celebrate the start of the Celtic Summer by putting together an hour of music celebrating Bealtaine, also known as May Day. It’s one of the more important holidays of the Celtic calendar, as it’s the start … Read More

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