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Free Music Downloads From Irish-American Singer Songwriter Patrick Clifford

Recently I’ve been enjoying some of the music of Patrick Clifford, an Irish American singer-songwriter from New York. I came across Patrick’s music initially while looking for artists who covered many of my old Irish favorites, such as Whiskey In The Jar, The Foggy Dew and Spancil Hill, but as you are about to find out, there is so much ... Read More »

The Buskers and Street Entertainers of Dublin’s Grafton Street

The Lonely Planet Dublin City Travel Guide describes Grafton Street as the “buskers’ Carnegie Hall” and praises some of the performers that ply their trade there by hailing them as “absolutely sensational”. Speaking from first hand experience, they are not far wrong. I picked up the Dublin City Travel Guide for my 3 day stay there back in April. They ... Read More »

Donal McCague – Bits ‘N’ Pieces (2 free tracks)

Dónal McCague, a young Irish fiddler from Co. Monaghan, recently released his debut album “Bits’n’Pieces” I was in touch with Dónal recently, and he was kind enough to send me a CD and allow me to share a couple of the tracks from it with you. Well I’ve listened to it all the way through 3 times now, and two ... Read More »

Heidi Talbot – Bedlam Boys (free track)

Formerly lead singer with Cherish The Ladies, Heidi is right at home in the twin worlds of Irish traditional and roots music. 2010 saw Heidi nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and record and tour with Idlewild, Eddi Reader, Michael McGoldrick, and Kris Drever. It also saw her play sell-out concerts all over the UK and Ireland and launch her new record The Last Star to rave reviews. Read More »

Colcannon – 2 Free Irish Music Tracks

“Authentic, Joyous Irish Music…. traditional with a touch of chamber music and music hall, Colcannon plays Irish music with panache, warmth and wit.” Colcannon is a 5 piece band who have been playing as a group for almost 30 years. Over that time Colcannon has released eight CDs, toured widely across North America, and have been featured on the Emmy®-award ... Read More »

Colleen Raney – 2 free tracks

Colleen Raney is among the best young Celtic singers of her generation, inspired by the Irish and Scottish songs and tunes that she grew up with as a member of the multi-talented Raney family and alongside the world renowned harp and dulcimer duo Magical Strings. Through her gorgeous voice, at turns whisper soft or intensely powerful, her deft arrangements, and ... Read More »

The Outside Track

A stunning synthesis of virtuosity and energy, The Outside Track’s marriage of Irish, Scottish and Canadian music and song has been rapturously received around the world. Hailing from Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton and Vancouver, its five members are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on its foundation. Using fiddle, accordion, harp, guitar, ... Read More »