Great Celtic Music Hiding at Renaissance Festivals #283
If you love acoustic Celtic music, you will find no better place to find great Celtic music than at Renaissance Festivals. Yes, I know the Celts had nothing to do with the «Renaissance», but Celtic music is one of the most-popular musical styles found at Ren faires. It’s one of the last places where you can find true folk music without electric instruments or drum kits. Today, you’ll hear a lot of great Celtic songs and a few tunes from Sarah Marie Mullen, The Poxy Boggards, Kilted Kings, Abby Green, Andrew McKee, The Ravens, 3 Pints Gone, Grey Aengus, Shillelagh!, Celtic Squall, Alabannach, The New Minstrel Revue, Cantiga, Minstrosity, Bounding Main, Lost Boys, Three Quarter Ale.
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This Week in Celtic Music
0:34 «King of the Fairies» by Sarah Marie Mullen from The Wild Woods
4:04 «Happy Jack’s Undrinkable Ale» by The Poxy Boggards from Chorus for a Queen
6:46 «Marionette Jig/Spinner’s Reel» by Kilted Kings from Name On My Soul
10:05 «The Boatman (Fear An Bhata)» by Abby Green from Fig For a Kiss
15:37 «The Path» by Andrew McKee from The Irish Bard
20:06 «Two Magicians» by The Ravens from Rise With the Moon
23:32 CELTIC PODCAST NEWS
25:03 «The Diamond» by 3 Pints Gone from Health to the Company
28:22 «Boatie Medley» by Grey Aengus from Gaelic Soup
32:33 «Whiskey You’re the Devil» by Shillelagh! from A Turn of Fortune
36:50 «Green Grow the Rushes O» by Celtic Squall from Celtic Squall
39:50 «Tweedle Dee» by Albannach from Bareknuckle Pipes & Drums
45:30 CELTIC FEEDBACK
46:23 «Blackleg Miner» by The New Minstrel Revue from Far And Away
48:40 «Burley Mariners» by Cantiga from Once Upon A Time
51:24 «Do You Love An Apple» by Minstrosity from Why Am I Not Surprised?
55;12 «To Ireland» by Bounding Main from Going Overboard
58:12 «Rogues In A Nation» by The Lost Boys from Collected Quarto
1:02:07 «The Parting Glass» by Three Quarter Ale from Intertwined
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