Jul 21, 2016
Wandering the Celtic countryside looking for great indie Celtic music I found David Hyams, Lochlainn, Celtic Squall, The Nettles, The Kish Celtic Band, Shillelagh!, Beth Patterson & Patrick O'Flaherty, Darren Raleigh, Marc Gunn, Bill Grogan's Goat, The Tossers, Connemara Stone Company, Cleghorn, The Ceili Family. Listen and Share!
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Marc Gunn's latest album, Pirates vs. Dragons, will be released on July 27, 2016. You'll hear sea shanties interwoven with a Celtic Steampunk musical story about an air pirate that kidnaps a bard to immortalize his dragon treasure hunting in song. What he doesn't realize is that the musician will do anything to protect the dragons. Subscribe to my mailing list to notified when it is released, or go to savedragons.com
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0:31 "The Stolen Kiss" by David Hyams from Knowing the Place
5:16 "Make the Fence" by Lochlainn from Cailleach's Plaid
10:00 "Samuel Hall" by Celtic Squall from Celtic Squall
13:22 "Sandy River Belle/The 28th of January" by The Nettles from Flow
17:54 "Eastern Morn" by The Kish Celtic Band from The Kish Celtic Band
20:00 CELTIC MUSIC NEWS
20:48 "The Song of Wandering Aengus" by Shillelagh! from A Turn of Fortune
23:41 "Tolka Polka Set" by SLIP from Demo
28:58 "The Song of the Water Kelpie" by Darren Raleigh from Silverwheel
35:20 CELTIC FEEDBACK
36:32 "The Burning of Cork" by Bill Grogan's Goat from Third Eye
40:54 "Leopardstown Races" by The Tossers from Agony
46:34 "Balivanich" by Connemara Stone Company from Back Home
53:05 "Castle Kelly" by Cleghorn from Cleghorn
58:44 "Alive" by The Ceili Family from Ministry of Silly Folk
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