Best Irish & Celtic Music of 2013 #153
Irish Celtic music from Clandestine, Embarr, Gaelic Storm, Gael Warning, The Gothard Sisters, Hair of the Dog, Brobdingnagian Bards, The Bilge Pumps, Willow and Her Giant, Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones, Shishonnah, Jed Marum, Rathkeltair, Barleyjuice, Enter the Haggis, Flashpoint, Sons of Malarkey, The Rogues, Finvarra, Marc Gunn. www.celticmusicpodcast.com
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Marc Gunn has three special St Patrick’s Day music events planned for the holiday:
- March 10-14, 2014 is Marc Gunn’s St Patrick’s Day Party on Google Hangouts, every morning starting at 9:00am courtesy of the Pub Songs Podcast.
- Friday, March 14, 2014 at Beef O’Brady’s Irish Pub and Restaurant in Hoover, Alabama
- Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Five Points in Birmingham, Alabama at three different venues starting at 11am.
Visit the bands below to find out what they are doing for St. Patrick’s Day. And remember to tell them you heard them on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast’s Best of the Year special!
This Week in Celtic Music
“The Hare Reels” by Clandestine
“Slip Jigs: Butterfly/Foxhunters” by Embarr
from Bushes, Briars & Figs, Live at the Riviera
“Farewell to Ireland” by Gael Warning
from Audio Visions: Live at the Lake
“Castle of Dromore” by Willow and Her Giant
from Demo CD
“Elysian Dreams” by Shishonnah
from Elysian Dreams
“Martin Wynne’s Set” by Flashpoint
“Scotland the Brave” by The Rogues
from Live in Canada, Eh?