Celtic Songlines

Celtic Songlines celebrates the music, stories and traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and other Celtic lands.

Tune in live on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at KDRT 95.7FM with replays Monday 8-9pm, Saturday 6-7pm. Outside the broadcast area you can stream at kdrt.org, or subscribe to the Celtic Songlines podcast on Apple podcasts. 

 

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Celtic Songlines

This week Celtic Songlines will be a bit of this and that with Planxty, a hammer dulcimer or two with tunes and songs from Mary-Grace Autumn Lee and English ballads with the Albion Country Band, The Battlefield Band, accordianist Johnny Connolly, striking interpretation of trad forms from Open the Door for Three, Boys of the Lough, fiddler Bruce MacGregor and Natalia Padilla with Blayne Chastain and Peter Romero. 

A Scottish Session on Celtic Songlines

This week we visit the land of the Scots and their music, traditional and contemporary, with The Whistlebinkies, Dougie MacLean, Papa Shandy, Tannas, a new generation of pipers with Piper.Alley and the Phantom Piper, aka, Jane Eisper, a bit of Burns set to music by Billy Ross and Janet Russell and Edinburgh's Old Blind Dogs.

 

Celtic Songlines

Appearing this week on Celtic Songlines are vocalist Ashley Davis backed by the late/great Paddy Moloney and, later, Cormac DeBarca, Scotland's Old Blind Dogs, from their album "In Play"  fiddler Liz Carroll and guitarist/vocalist John Doyle, Clannad, Bay Area fiddler Brittany Haas, cellist Natalie Haas with Alasdair Fraser, guitarist Al Petteway, SoCal's Banshee in the Kitchen, local favorite the Donut Exchange and classic trad from the Bothy Band. 

Tune in live on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at KDRT 95.7FM, stream @kdrt.org, or subscribe to the Celtic Songlines podcast on Apple podcasts. The program replays on KDRT each Wednesday 1-2 p.m., Thursday 6-7 p.m., Sunday 4-5 p.m.

Celtic Songlines

On this week's Celtic Songlines  Steeleye Span alumnus Maddy Prior, the band Bellowhead, the all fiddle band - Rant, Lauren MacColl and Rachel Newton as "Heal and Harrow", the sublime vocals of Aoife Scott, Open the Door for Three, Danú, Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, The Chieftains, Pádraig Rynne with Arty McGlynn and John McSherry, Kasír, The Young Dubliners and Fir Aida.  

 

A New Album from the band Téada and Traditional Tunes

This week on Celtic Songlines we feature several tunes from "As the Day Brightens" a new release from the band Téada. We lean traditional this week with selections from Cherish the Ladies, Florie Brown & Margie Butler, The Johnston's, the band Oige, Martin Hayes, Billy Mccomiskey, Michaél Ó Heidin,  Natalie MacMaster, Natalie Padilla with Blayne Chastain and Peter Romero, and Solas.



Tune in live at KDRT 95.7FM, Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon, stream at @kdrt.org, or subscribe to the Celtic Songlines podcast on Apple podcasts. The program replays each Wednesday 1-2 p.m., Thursday 6-7 p.m., Sunday 4-5 p.m.

Pipes and Pipers

Pipes and Pipers mixed with other fine Celtic Music

This is a week for the pipers, of all types (of pipes). Wicked Tinkers, John Doyle, Cillian Vallely, Kenneth and Angus MacKenzie, Lúnasa, Maira Campbel and Martyn Bennett, Téada, An Dochas, Celia Ramsay, Piper Alley and some fine vocals from Niamh Parsons.

Tune in live on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon at KDRT 95.7FM, stream at kdrt.org, or subscribe to the Celtic Songlines podcast on Apple podcasts. The program replays on KDRT each Wednesday 1-2 p.m., Thursday 6-7 p.m., Sunday 4-5 p.m.

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