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Featured Blog Posts – March 2011 Archive (2)

Margeson on the Music, April 2011

Be forewarned. At the end of this, nothing may be clearer. Hopefully, we’ll both be better informed, but this is murky stuff. It all began years ago. Fado, fado. While having lunch with legendary Sligo fiddler, Manus McGuire, the topic of regionalization in Irish traditional music reared its head. Manus resides in East Clare. He agreed with music partner, Paul Brock (sitting…

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Added by Bill Margeson on March 22, 2011 at 19:30 — 2 Comments

Band feature: Trans-atlantic musical quartet NicGaviskey

The girls from Co. Meath met the Detroit & Baltimore boys at the Catskills Irish Arts week in upstate New York in the summer of 2009. Their coming together in a spontaneous early morning session created a rhythm and feel to the music that was infectious not only to themselves, but to all those listening.

These young musicians forged a mighty connection in those early morning hours, and what followed for two hours was four musicians playing as…

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Added by Daithi Locha on March 20, 2011 at 19:00 — 2 Comments

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