One of Ireland’s most respected poets Doireann Ní Ghríofa makes her first appearance at Masters of Tradition alongside guitarist Steve Cooney and accordion player Derek Hickey. This unmissable performance takes place in the elegant library of Bantry House, overlooking Bantry Bay. Wednesday, October 29, 2021 at 8:00 PM. “Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a well-known poet in … [Read more...] about Masters of Tradition Festival Mixes Music and Poetry
In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, Carl Corcoran and Art McGann collaborated to produce The Phoenix. Corcoran, a music industry professional, and McGann a master of words constructed a work of beauty to honor those lost on that tragic day. Corcoran who spent 20 years of his life in New York and considers it his home away from home met, mingled, associated and befriended … [Read more...] about The Phoenix
A Tribute to 9/11
The life of Martin J. Tubridy was the inspiration for Harry Chapin’s hit song “Mr. Tanner." Story by Pat Fenton “Mr. Tanner was a cleaner from a town in the Midwest. And of all the cleaning shops around he'd made his the best. But he also was a baritone who sang while hanging clothes. He practiced scales while pressing tails and sang at local shows.” It’s been a … [Read more...] about The Real Mr. Tanner
An Interactive Online Workshop
Do you know your jigs from your reels, your slides from your polkas? If you’ve always wanted to improve your knowledge of traditional Irish music, a four-week series of interactive online workshops starting on Tuesday, May 11th, could be just the thing for you.
These workshops are hosted by Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, … [Read more...] about Sharing the Tradition:
Livestream concert from Dublin, Ireland Wednesday, March 17, 2021 3:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm PST, and 7:00 pm GMT
As the world's oldest licensed whiskey distillery, Bushmills has seen their fair share of St. Patrick’s Days. And while the local pub is typically the spot for celebration, this year, it’s all about celebrating Paddy’s Day safely at home.
The green beer and … [Read more...] about Bushmills Celebrates
St. Patrick’s Day with
Flogging Molly & Free Whiskey