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Jun 14, 2018

I'm about to rove out to the Scotland for the next week. Enjoy Celtic music from Sarah Copus, Scotland Rising, Stanley & Grimm, Loudwhisper, The Founding, Carl Peterson, Kevin Behan, Francis A. MacDonald, Smithfield Fair, Tom Eure, Old Blind Dogs, Richard Koechli & Blue Roots Company, Brad Tuck, Stout Pounders, Ockham's Razor. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/

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THIS WEEK IN CELTIC MUSIC

0:03 "Hut on Staffin Island-Paddy's Trip to Scotland" by Sarah Copus from Moorland Winds

3:35 "Billy's Belly" by Scotland Rising from Out of the Ashes

5:17 "Stars Over Cloughanover_Randy Millers Tour of Scotland" by Stanley & Grimm from Open the Gate

10:12 "Dumbarton's Drums" by Loudwhisper from Baroque & Traditional Music of Ireland & Scotland

11:26 "Silhouettes Against the Soil" by The Founding from Form.

17:43 CELTIC FEEDBACK

21:56 "To the Field Freemen (Draw the Sword Scotland)" by Carl Peterson from Scotland Remembers the Alamo

24:57 "Sean Agus Mhaire" by Kevin Behan from Single

28:34 "Away in Cape Breton" by Francis A. MacDonald from Single

31:46 "An Coineachan (The Fairy Chase)" by Smithfield Fair from Scotland, Fair Scotland

35:55 "Yes Please" by Tom Eure from The Coin The Prayer The Crow

38:29 CELTIC PODCAST NEWS

40:59 "Scotland Yet" by Old Blind Dogs from Wherever Yet May Be

44:22 "Irish Man" by Richard Koechli & Blue Roots Company from Parcours

52:00 "As I Roved Out" by Brad Tuck from On These Waters

54:47 "One of These Days" by Stout Pounders from Thirst

59:14 "Baidin Fheilimi" by Ockham's Razor from Job's Comforter

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. To subscribe, go to Apple Podcasts or to our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. Promote Celtic culture through music at http://celticmusicpodcast.com/.

 

CELTIC PODCAST NEWS

* Helping you celebrate Celtic culture through music. My name is Marc Gunn. I am a Celtic and Geek musician and podcaster. This show is dedicated to the indie Celtic musicians. I want to ask you to support these artists. Share the show with your friends. And find more episodes at celticmusicpodcast.com. You can also support this podcast on Patreon.

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is here due to the generosity to not only our kind Patrons of the Podcast, but also to the generosity of Celtic musicians. Artists give us permission to play their music on our show. If you know of a Celtic artist that you think should be featured on the podcast, there's two things you can do. First, email the artist. Ask them to submit at 4celts.com. The form is quick and easy. They'll find out how to send music directly to the podcast. Second, drop me an email. Tell me you emailed the artist. And I can check in with them in a couple weeks.

Is Celtic Travel a priority in your life? It should be. I have an episode of Celtfather Music & Travel that talks a little about making it an important part of your life. Find the link in the shownotes. Starts at 4:57

TRAVEL WITH CELTIC INVASION VACATIONS

Every year, I take a small group of Celtic music fans on the relaxing adventure of a lifetime. We don't see everything. Instead, we stay in one area. We get to know the region through it's culture, history, and legends. You can join us with an auditory and visual adventure through podcasts and videos. Join the invasion at http://celticinvasion.com/

THANK YOU PATRONS OF THE PODCAST!

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is supported by listeners like you. Your generous pledge helps pay for the production and promotion of the podcast and its artists, as well as my time in producing it. Patrons get episodes before regular listeners, discounts on merch, and when we hit a milestone, you get a two-hour special. Our next milestone will bring 2-hours of Celtic flute and whistle music to your ears.

Special thanks to our illustrious Celtic Legends: Nancie, Hank Woodward, Bryan Brake, Scott Benson, Hunter Melville, John Bilderback, Kevin Long, Annie Lorkowski, Derek Lineberry, Lynda MacNeil, John Sharkey White, II, Theresa Sullivan, Shawn Cali.

These super generous people pledge $10 per episode to keep this show running each and every week.

You can become a generous Patron of the Podcast at http://patreon.com/celticpodcast

VOTE IN THE CELTIC TOP 20

It's easier than ever to do. Just list the show number, and the name of one or two bands. That's it. You can vote once for each episode help me create next year's Best Celtic music of 2018 episode. http://bestcelticmusic.net/vote/

 

I WANT YOUR FEEDBACK

What are you doing today while listening to the podcast? You can send a written comment along with a picture of what you're doing while listening. Email a voicemail message to celticpodcast@gmail.com

Jeffree St.John emailed: "Thank You! Love the show, I’m a stay at home dad and usually listen to it while I’m cooking or cleaning, dancing with my three year old or just wishing I could take a break. Lived in N Ireland as a young lad back in the early 80’s, and listening to the show reminds me of that part of my childhood. Plan on supporting the show. More later. Gotta run now the youngest is waking up. Keep up the great work."

James commented on the website: "I am cruising thru Cavan, Ireland on Google Earth while sitting at work doing anything but work. My mother discovered that our family is from that area and were flax farmers back in the day. I have been listening to your podcast for over a year, but now it calls me home even more! Thank you for all the work you do to bring the podcast to us daydreamers."

Chrystin Pleasants emailed: "Hello, Marc, I am writing thank-you notes on behalf of my deceased sister to her many friends who supported her during her illness.  While this could be sad, I am enjoying listening to the podcast and thinking of my wonderful sister."

John Lude emailed a photo: "Relaxing on a sunny afternoon listening to Celtic Podcast and partaking of the juice of the barley!  Great podcast, great memories of Ireland.  Sláinte! John Lude - new patron"

Gerard Corr emailed a photo of one of our stickers on his car: "Marc As I said here you go... Would be better if about 50% larger and get people to send the pics in from around the Globe"