Founding member of The Chieftains Patrick “Paddy” Moloney died October 11, at the age of 83. As the leader of the groundbreaking Irish band, Moloney played several different musical instruments with legendary skill, though he was lauded most and longest for his abilities with the uilleann pipes and tin whistle. Under his stewardship, The Chieftains made traditional Irish music … [Read more...] about Paddy Moloney Leaves a Legacy of Irish Music
Martin Hayes and Bruce Molsky will open to 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST.
The 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival opens tonight with an eagerly-awaited conversation between the festival’s Artistic Director, County Clare fiddle player Martin Hayes and Bruce Molsky, the highly-acclaimed fiddler, guitarist and … [Read more...] about 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival
The second concert of the 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival will be broadcast from the magnificent stately home Bantry House on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST.
“This concert features two old friends of mine who I have played a lot with over the years. Steve Cooney is an Australian-born guitarist who moved to Ireland many years ago. He has explored Irish music in … [Read more...] about 2021 Masters of Tradition Festival
Featuring Martin Hayes, Steve Cooney, and David Power
The third concert of the 2021 Masters of Tradition on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST will be broadcast from the Bantry House overlooking Bantry Bay. Masters of Tradition continues this week with a special performance of poetry by William Butler Yeats, set to music by Irish singer Christine Tobin. She will be joined by UK-born guitarist Phil Robson and Italian … [Read more...] about Christine Tobin, Phil Robson, and Francesco Turrisi Perform at the Stately Bantry House
Masters of Tradition moves to Future Forests in deepest West Cork for its next concert on Wednesday October 20, 2021. John Walsh, Ireland’s leading Flamenco guitarist, joins uilleann piper David Power and Marja Gaynor on baroque violin for a very special collaboration in the spectacular setting of this unique garden centre. They perform a programme featuring their own … [Read more...] about John Walsh, David Power & Marja Gaynor at Future Forests