Concertinas

Interview with Chris Algar of Barleycorn Concertinas

A Discussion With Chris Algar of Barleycorn Concertinas Chris Algar of Barleycorn Concertinas, the largest stockist of c...

The Best Concertina for Traditional Irish Music

Buying a concertina can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the world of Irish concertina playing. We g...

Modern Day Traditional Irish Music Legends – Noel Hill

Modern Day Concertina Legend – Noel Hill Welcome to our series featuring some of the best traditional Irish musici...

Elizabeth Crotty – The Saviour of the Irish Concertina

Elizabeth Crotty – The Saviour of the Irish Concertina In our most recent concertina blog we mentioned the name of...

The Catastrophic Decline of Irish Concertina Playing 1930 – 1960

The Decline of Irish Concertina Playing 1930 – 1960 As we learned in the previous blog post, The Golden Age of Con...

Which Irish Instrument is the Easiest to Learn?

Which of These Irish Musical Instruments is Right For You? How easy is it to learn the Irish concertina, the Irish fiddl...

General Tips on How Best to Learn Traditional Irish Music

General Tips on How Best to Learn Traditional Irish Music Three time All Ireland Concertina Champion, Irish concertina p...

The Golden Age of Irish Concertina Playing 1870 – 1930

The Golden Age of Irish Concertina Playing 1870 – 1930 The Anglo-German Concertina, often shortened to Anglo Conce...

The Surprising Origins of Traditional Irish Concertina Playing

The Surprising Origins of Traditional Irish Concertina Playing Concertina playing in Ireland practically died out in the...

The Flogging Reel

The Flogging Reel The Flogging Reel has a great driving rhythm and is a very popular session tune. Generally agreed to h...
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