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Sep 14, 2012

Irish Celtic music from Steven Hawson, SlipJig, Scott Hoye, The Duplets, Bard of the South, Poitin, Brobdingnagian Bards, Atlantic Wave, Paul Carroll, The Langer’s Ball, Sprag Session, The Borderers, Hair of the Dog, 3 Pints Gone.

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September 22nd and 23rd near Austin, TX. Come and see some of Celtic Music’s finest performers! From Ireland, Teada (TAY-DAH), featuring Shamus Begley, will be Sherwood’s special guests. Also Clandestine, Cleghorn, Blaggards, Brizeus, and a very special reunion – Marc Gunn and The Brobdingnagian Bards! See Great Scots prove their strength in the highland games – and shop for authentic Celtic crafts and fine foods. There will be Celtic Clans and Heritage Societies convening. Visit for more information. Get involved today.



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This Week in Celtic Music

“The Humours of Tulla/Bank of Ireland/Steam Packet” by Steven Hawson
from No Distance / Gan Achar

“Peg Ryan’s set” by SlipJig
from Leaving Plevna

“A Place Where Time Stops” by Scott Hoye
from Black Rose

“Irish Set – Jig C, Aaron’s Quay, Colonel Fraser’s” by The Duplets
from Leverage

“My Bonnie Jean” by Bard of the South
from The Minstrel Boy by the Bard of the South

“J’ai Une Bonne Amie a Quimperle” by Poitin
from De La Basse Bretagne

“The Unicorn Song” by Brobdingnagian Bards
from Songs of Ireland

“Johnny Cunningham’s” by Atlantic Wave
from Craic’d

“The Contender” by Paul Carroll
from The Road You Take

“I Know My Love” by The Langer’s Ball
from The Devil or the Barrel

“Gillian Jiggs” by Sprag Session
from Sprag Session

“Ya Canny Shove Yer Granny…” by The BordererS
from Tales of Love & Loss

“Geraldine’s Thinking Of Galway” by Hair of the Dog
from Liam Left The Lights On Again

“Irish Blessing” by 3 Pints Gone
from Auld Lang Syne: The New Favorites Of 3 Pints Gone