Modern Day Irish Bouzouki Legend – Andy Irvine

Andy Irvine is one of the most iconic musicians to ever grace the world of traditional Irish music. A multi instrumentalist (Irish bouzouki, guitar and mandolin to name but a

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McNeela’s Top 5 Greatest Irish Flute Albums

If you’re looking to improve your Irish flute playing there’s one thing that’s even more effective than practice, and that’s listening to as much traditional Irish music as possible. So,

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9 New Cutting-Edge Irish Trad Musicians

Traditional Irish Music is a living, breathing tradition kept alive by thousands of people around the world, passed down from generation to generation. Like most living traditions it is continually

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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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Discover The Musical Legacy of The O’Brien Family

Irish music is a tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation, shared amongst friends and strangers alike, their love of the music uniting them in one singular

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Liam O’Connor plays The Silver Spear on the Irish Fiddle

The Silver Spear is an extremely popular session tune. When you hear it you’ll know why. It’s a glorious reel which can really take flight in the hands of a

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Modern Day Traditional Irish Harp Legend – Laoise Kelly

The harp is the oldest instrument within the Irish music tradition and has been played in Ireland for over a thousand years. This iconic instrument serves as the national emblem

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Ten Favourite Charlie Lennon Tunes

Charlie Lennon is one of the most prolific composers within the Irish music tradition and his contribution to the world of Irish music has been invaluable. His music has been recorded

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Five Paddy Fahey Favourites

While it may seem like somewhat of a contradiction, there’s no shortage of great composers within the world of traditional Irish music. It’s a tough line to walk, crafting melodies

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Three Trailblazing Piano Accordion Players You Should Know

Piano accordions are contentious instruments. They’re like the marmite of the traditional music world. People seem to either love them or hate them. To be perfectly honest, I’m not sure

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