Road to Lisdoonvarna #425
Hit the road to Lisdoonvarna for an exciting episode of great Celtic music.
Flook, Brobdingnagian Bards, ChildsPlay, The Flying Toads, Rising Gael, Larry Mallette, Matt Lewis, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Echoelake, Daimh, A Campo Traviesa, Dylan Walshe, Crepuscule, Greenwich Meantime, Lilt
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THIS WEEK IN CELTIC MUSIC
0:03 «The Bunting Fund / Ocean Child» by Flook from Ancora
5:16 «Road to Lisdoonvarna/Swallow Tail/Morrison’s Jig» by Brobdingnagian Bards from I Will Not Sing Along
7:53 «Cuckanandy/Chris Childs» by ChildsPlay from The Bloom of Youth
13:03 «The Exiles» by The Flying Toads from In Stitches
17:32 «Foggy Dew» by Rising Gael from Roots
22:10 CELTIC FEEDBACK
25:31 «Cloverleaf/Look Right/The Rolling Jig» by Larry Mallette and Matt Lewis from A Stroll in the Park
30:35 «Muirisin Deas Agus Nora» by Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh from Foxglove & Fuschia
Murr-en Nick OWL-eev
34:13 «Call of the Highlands» by Echoelake from Single
36:30 «Gur E Mo Ghille Dubh Dhonn» by Daimh from The Hebridean Sessions
42:04 CELTIC PODCAST NEWS
44:02 «The Eagle’s Whistle/La Culebra» by A Campo Traviesa from Dreaming with the Rain
48:16 «Where Dublin Meets County Wicklow (feat. James Fearnley)» by Dylan Walshe from All Manner of Ways
51:43 «Itchy Fingers» by Crepuscule from Hap and Rowe
55:20 «Last Call» by Greenwich Meantime band from Proof
1:00:28 «Bill the Weaver/Port Sean Gabha/Taim in Arrears» by Lilt from X
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Denis Konouck emailed: “Welcoming you to Atlanta. A great place to live. I moved from DC to Decatur Ga in 1992 to be around for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Never moved back.
Three random Celtic items.
1) WRFG (FM 89.3) has a long-running Celtic music show broadcasting every Sunday 5-7pm
2) The Marlay House in Decatur GA is our best local Irish pub. The pub used to have a weekly Irish music session but I think that has gone dormant. One of the best pubs to get a pint, watch rugby and football (soccer) and get some trad food. Good place for St. Patrick’s Day with live music. Bonus is that the Marlay has its own fish n’ chips food truck that goes to outdoor festivals.
3) Mac McGee on Decatur square is another good Irish pub with a large selection of irish whiskey. The pub occasionally has Irish music.
Decatur itself has some of the best restaurants and bars in the Atlanta. I particularly recommend the Brick Store Pub (best beer selection in US) and Chai Pani (great Indian cuisine). Wishing you a smooth relocation”
Sam Vermeulen emailed on Facebook: «Just discovered this show on spotify. I’m on the 3rd episode non stop . Thanks for doing this.»
Nancy Klein emailed a photo: «Dear Mark, I am an American woman who loves your show. I listen to it in Spain, where I live now. We used to live in Ireland where I really enjoyed listening to music there. So your show brings Ireland back to me. Here are three photos of the Dingle Pennisula in Ireland, where you will be going on your upcoming trip with fellow Celtic music lovers. With appreciation for all that you do»