#250: St Patrick’s Day with Poitin’s Czech Celtic Music

Here’s another St. Patrick’s Day music treat for you. The Czech Republic’s most-prominent Celtic music group is Poitin. They’ve won numerous Celtic music awards and have been a favorite on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast since nearly the beginning. … Continue reading

#243: Whiskey Kelpie Reels

I was an interesting interesting mood this week while picking songs for the podcast. So I bring you an extra fun episode that leans towards a little more contemporary Celtic music from Finvarra, John Byrne Band, Jamie Smith’s MABON, Cluan, MacTalla … Continue reading

Top-Played Celtic Music Bands of 2015

Last year, I compiled my pick of the Best Celtic Music of 2014. It included some of my favorite artists that I played then. Well, all except for my Top 5 Celtic Rock bands. I’m pleased to say that most … Continue reading

#237: Celtic Music for Christmas Eve

Nollaig Shona Daoibh! That’s Merry Christmas for those who don’t speak Gaelic, like myself. It may be Christmas, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some splendid Celtic music for the holidays from these great Celtic musicians: Mithril Duo, Battlefield Band … Continue reading

#228: The Sun Sets On My Love

From traditional Irish music to rockin’ Celtic Rock, you’re gonna love watching the sun set with indie Celtic music from Patsy O’Brien, Poitin, Jesse Ferguson, The Bordercollies, Emerald Accent, Smithfield Fair, Celtic Shores, Fiddlina, The Flying Toads, Bill Grogan’s Goat, Charm … Continue reading

#217: 10 Years of Great Irish & Celtic Music, a Retrospective

On July 28, 2005, the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was born from my love of Celtic music. I had been cultivating that love through my Celtic Music Magazine which featured album reviews and free Celtic MP3 downloads from many … Continue reading

#207: Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. I dedicate this show to the mother’s with songs celebrating mom’s everywhere with the best Celtic music from Fred Gosbee & Julia Lane, Fiddlinda: Linda Relph, Molly Bauckham, TJ Hull and Jeff Ksiazek, John McCormack & … Continue reading

#203: Work of the Weavers

I’m still working on next week’s 3-hour special. I needed the work of the weavers to make it happen. That’s why show #203 features Irish Celtic music from Bow Triplets, Embarr, Duncan Cameron, Hugh Morrison, Damh the Bard, Dublin O’Shea, Tullamore, … Continue reading