great big sea - "a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the island's 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. The band also performs original material." performing at Boulder Theatre March 12, 13. Playing in Aspen March 14.
Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem - Irish folk music singing group, made it big in new york in the 60s
Davy Steele - scottish singer It was while with Battlefield Band that Davy was diagnosed with brain cancer, and subsequently taken from life's stage all too prematurely in April, 2001, at the age of 52.
Corries - a Scottish folk group that emerged from the Scottish folk revival of the early 1960s. The early 1970s were the Corries' finest hour. They had several albums in the top 50 album charts in Scotland, and released a single: - "Flower of Scotland" (1974). It was quickly adopted by supporters of rugby football as the unofficial national anthem and is still used at Scotland's international matches. It is also used as the national anthem at international football matches. http://www.corries.com/
BUTTER DOGS - Butter Dogs acoustic Irish music band was formed by three young Japanese musicians in the Kansai (Osaka/Kyoto) area in 2004 and was immediately well received. They soon became highly regarded, not only for live performances, but also for lessons, workshops
The Celtic Connection started as a one page newsletter in 1993 out of Nallen's Irish Pub in Denver, Colorado and has developed into a nice little paper. We have come across wonderful talents in our own backyard in the Rocky Mountains and have made amazing connections all around the world.
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So honored to host the KGNU's "Seolta Gael" show Feb 10th, 2010. Please forgive me for my technical difficulties and my dorky MCing but I had a blast sharing such beautiful music and I hope you will enjoy. Cheers from Colorado!