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 April 26

Featured this week on Celtic Songlines are brothers Diarmuid & Brían MacGloinn, aka, Ye Vagabonds, Open the Door for Three, choral arrangements with Anúna & Michael McGlynn, vocalist Emily Smith, Lankum, Lisa O'Neill, Julie Fowlis with Source to Sea in support of climate change activism, Scottish piper Brìghde Chaimbeul and The Wilderness Yet. 

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.

Celtic Songlines April 19th 2022

We seem smack in the middle of a return to winter, let's warm-up with sounds of the all-star band Planxty along with the bluegrass influenced music of We Banjo 3 and Jig Jam, guitarist Shaun Hennessy, a bit of the Plum Tree and the Rose with Sarah McQuaid, the band Runa, some mid-century Irish with Paddy Reynolds, Charlie Mulvihill & James Keane,  music of The Shee, Natalie and Buddy MacMaster and Tommy Maken with Liam Clancy. 

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.

Poets, Bards and Singers of Song

This week's session on Celtic Songlines features The Battlefield Band, Solas, some fine fiddling with the band Rant, prog-Celtic with Horslips, a bit of Sherwood Forest from the band Wolgemut, singer/bard Owain Phyfe, a reading with Ghizela Rowe, Jim McCann, Willie Clancy, Kevin Burke and Beoga. 

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.

Frog's Legs and Dragon's Teeth

I'm traveling to visit family in Ohio so this week is a replay featuring: One dose of Frog's Legs and Dragon's Teeth mixed with the traditional sounds of Celtic music describes the playlist for this week's Celtic Songlines. Featured is a new album from the Boston area band Rakish, from France the band Doolin',  Bellowhead, Lunasá, the Tannahill Weavers, Emily Smith & Jamie McClennan, fiddler Aidan Connolly, The Shee and Mick McAuley with Colm Caoimh.

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.

Celtic Songlines March 29th 2022

This week's session features Irish balladeer Paddy Reilly, a live piece from Moving Hearts, Voices from Cornwall with Katie Kirk & Rick Williams, the band Dervish, Turlough, Scottish vocalist Emily Smith, Planxty, Donal O'Conner & John McSherry, fiddler Kevin Burke, The Whistlebinkies and Malinky. 

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.

Celtic Songlines March 22nd 2022

This week's session on Celtic Songlines features the music of Norwegian trad band Fir Arda, Scottish fiddler Bruce MacGregor, Usher's Island, Aly Bain with Jerry Douglas, the songs and vocals of Ashley Davis with Cathy Jordan and Joanie Madden, the St Buryan sessions with vocalist Sarah McQuad, Clannad, Kevin Burke with Open House and local favorites Donut Exchange. 

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.

Shamrocks and Celtic Songlines March 15th 2022

Each week Celtic Songlines celebrates the music, stories and traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and other Celtic lands.  No green beer on this week's program but you could find a few shamrocks from the band Altan, the trio of Natalie Padilla, Blayne Chastain and Peter Romero, the band Turlough, SoCal's Banshee in the Kitchen, Buddy MacMaster and Natalie, The Clancy Brothers, fiddler Ardan Connelly, Cherish the Ladies, John Doyle and Karan Casey, percussionist Colm Phelan with Sarah Jean Murphy and, finally, a vocal treasure from Judy Garland.  

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.

Celtic Songlines March 8th 2022

Thank you to a listener, a native Newfoundlander now in CA, for sharing links to musicians from her native land. The songlinst on this week's Celtic Songlines include artists from this eastern Canadian province along with other tunes and songs from the Celtic world. This week on Celtic Songlines: Kelly Russell with Jim Payne, Gordon Quinton, the band Flook, Rufus Guinchard, Old Blind Dogs, Dave Swarbrick with Simone Nicol, Figgy Duff, Laura Fedderson with Joel Wennerstrom and Owen Marshall, a poem from Newfoundland's R.A. Parsons, Emile Benoit, The Furrow Collective, Kevin Burke, David Brewer and Piper.Alley.   

 

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.

Celtic Songlines March 1st 2022

Featured this week on Celtic Songlines, Northern Ireland's Connla, DeDannan, Men of Worth, Bay Area musician Todd Denman & Dale Russ, also from the Bay Area a brand new release from the band Tempest, the all-star band Ushers Island, Kate Rusby and Solas.

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.

Celtic Songlines February 22nd 2022

This week's Celtic Songlines has the pleasure of presenting the music of the UK's Leveret, the English folk trio of Moore-Ross-Nuttter, the beautiful vocals of Ashley Davis with John Doyle and Moya Brennan, the brilliant musicianship of Davisite Florie Brown, Margie Butler and Pablo Carmaco, Sharron Shannon (live), Natalie MacMaster (also, live!), the band Solas, Brittany Hass and Sharron Krause.

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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