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Feb 25, 2016

We're less than a week away from Irish Music Month. I thought I'd share a bunch of new indie Celtic music from Heidi-Jane Schwabe, Athas, Abby Green, Jonathan Milton, Myddle Earth, Dearest Home, Avourneen, Nessa, Saby O', La Unica, Stephen Kern, The Tomfooligans, Niteworks, and Lady Moon that was recently submitted before we jump full force into lots of St. Patrick's Day music specials. I have some incredible shows planned. So tell a friend!
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* Each week, 141 people pledge $1 or more per episode to help pay for the production of the podcast. Whenever we hit a Milestone. You get an extra long episode of Celtic music. We just hit our next Milestone which means you're gonna get a 2-hour Celtic music special highlighting the indie Celtic music of Canada right after St. Patrick's Day. You can Become a Patrons of the Podcast. Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Thomas and Patrick

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This Week in Celtic Music

0:57 "Passing Train Juniper Jig" by Heidi-Jane Schwabe from Bonus Tracks

6:24 "Walsh's/Typolka" by Athas from 10 for 10: Live Tracks and Rarities

9:56 "Cruiscin Lan" by Abby Green from Why Should I?

14:30 "Neil's Jig" by Jonathan Milton from Just One More...

17:42 "Eyes of the Soul" by Myddle Earth from Days of the Weasel

22:24 CELTIC MUSIC NEWS

23:22 "The Boyne Water" by Dearest Home from Songs from Laurel Hill

27:00 "Eileen Oge" by Avourneen from Beloved

29:56 "The Blackbird and the Thrush" by Nessa from Nessa

34:04 "With Arms Entwined" by Saby O' from With Arms Entwined

37:47 CELTIC FEEDBACK

40:40 "Furthest We Go" by La Unica from La Unica

45:20 "The Savior" by Stephen Kern from Holy Triumph

47:13 "Fireman's Carry" by The Tomfooligans from Five Rounds

51:04 "Obair Oidhche" by Niteworks from NW

57:43 "Fairy's Love Song" by Lady Moon from Fairy's Love Song

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