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August 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Tracks and Trails 4 - Ballyhoura/ Aherlow

Added by Daithi Locha on August 29, 2011 at 12:44 — 2 Comments

Margeson On The Music September 2011

Lots of mini-type reviews this month. As usual, they have backed up on the desk. The result? We bring you only the best of the best, as usual.

Ceol Sidhe features Steve Cooney, Charlie Lennon, and Michael Hynes on guitar, fiddle and concertina, respectively. There are 19 cuts on the album, each more brilliant than the other. Believe it or not, there are only two…


Added by Bill Margeson on August 15, 2011 at 18:30 — 12 Comments

"What is this I feel......"

I wrote this in a very nostalgic mood, while listening to the haunting sounds of the uilleann pipe;

"What is this I feel every time I see pictures of the wild rugged landscape of Ireland and Scotland…the Celtic grounds.

What is this I feel every time I hear the sound of ancient Celtic music…the raw, rasping sounds of history, the pain, beauty, knowledge and love.

It’s as if I’ve just stood up out of time, that I’ve become a part of that time.

A woman that came…


Added by Eleanor on August 15, 2011 at 17:43 — 2 Comments

Matt Purcell & The Blessed Curse (acoustic) @ WHELAN'S Mon 15th August.

Sydney, Australia, Songwriter/singer Matt Purcell plays at Whelan's Song Cycle on Mon 15th August. This is his Debut performance in Ireland and will preview new songs from his up coming Album, tentatively titled 'Dublin Liverpool'. With a New repertoire of Folk inspired Numbers, Matt plays Whelan's acoustic with Karen Treacy on Bodhran. His new soon to be released Album is a bold departure from his Debut Album (Matt Purcell & The Blessed Curse - Other Tongues) which was a power pop favorite… Continue

Added by Matt Purcell on August 9, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

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