McNeela’s Top 5 Best Concertina Albums

If you’re looking to improve your concertina playing there’s one thing that’s even more effective than practice, and that’s listening to as much music as possible. Luckily there’s no shortage

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The Best Beginner Concertina for Sale Under $500

Looking for the best beginner concertina for sale? Check out our handy guide below…  What is the Best Concertina for Playing Traditional Irish music? The short and simple answer is

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Learn to Play the Concertina in 5 Easy Steps

Is the Concertina Hard to Play? The concertina can be played quite easily due to its small size and button layout, making it a great option for beginner musicians of

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Modern Day Traditional Irish Concertina Legend – Noel Hill

Welcome to our series featuring some of the best traditional Irish musicians alive today. We call them living legends! This post focuses on Noel Hill, the virtuoso Irish concertina player

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The Golden Age of Irish Concertina Playing 1870 – 1930

The Anglo-German Concertina, often shortened to Anglo Concertina, has had a fascinating journey through Ireland’s 19th and 20th century, with its popularity beginning after the end of the Great Famine

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The 7 Most Asked Questions about Concertinas

I get several enquiries a day regarding our best-selling anglo concertinas, from customers looking for the best beginner concertina for their level and budget. These include parents looking for a

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The Catastrophic Decline of Irish Concertina Playing 1930 – 1960

As we learned in the previous blog post, The Golden Age of Concertina Playing in Ireland, the concertina was viewed somewhat suspiciously by concerned members of the public who were

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My 5 Top Tips for Learning the Irish Concertina – by Jack Talty

Published: October 29th, 2021 | Updated January 12th 2022 Sourcing an Instrument  One particularly difficult aspect of learning the concertina is finding an instrument that is both affordable and easy

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The Best Beginner Concertina for Irish Music

Are you searching for your very first concertina? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Buying a concertina can be an intimidating task, especially if you’re new to playing

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How To Play The Concertina Like Noel Hill

How To Play The Concertina Like Noel Hill Published: March 2, 2021 Noel Hill is the master of the modern concertina. He singlehandedly revolutionised traditional Irish concertina playing, forever changing

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