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May 9, 2019

Let's go rambling through Ireland on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.

Tartanic, Flook, The Jig Is Up!, Runa, The Boston Harbor Bhoys, Shillelagh!, Cady Finlayson, The Jacobites By Name, We Banjo 3, Colleen Raney, Clan Celtica, The Prodigals, Templars of Doom, Amadan, Blaggards, Dervish

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With the new year comes a new votes in the Celtic Top 20. This is our way of finding the best songs and artists each year. Just list the show number, and the name of as many bands in the episode as you like. Your vote helps me create next year's Best Celtic music of 2019 episode.  Vote Now!


0:02 "Velocity" by Tartanic from Uncharted

4:18 "Turquoise Girl / The Tree Climber / Twelve Weeks and a Day / Rounding Malin Head" by Flook from Ancora

10:10 "The West Awake" by The Jig Is Up! from First Steps

14:09 "Kelly Man Reels" by Runa from Ten: The Errant Night

18:21 "The Irish Girl" by The Boston Harbor Bhoys from ...And We'll All Go Together


23:18 "Whiskey You're the Devil" by Shillelagh! from A Turn of Fortune

26:36 "Five Horned Jig" by Cady Finlayson from Celtic Purple

27:53 "Aikendrum" by The Jacobites By Name from (Somewhat Less) Scottier Than Thou

30:16 "Light in the Sky" by We Banjo 3 from Haven

33:56 "Stone Boat" by Colleen Raney from Standing in Doorways


38:19 "Devo" by Clan Celtica from Tribal Thunder

41:12 "Kansas City" by The Prodigals from Brothers

44:25 "Templars Rise From the Crypt" by Templars of Doom from Hovels of the Holy

47:31 "Serenity" by Amadan from Pacifica

52:11 "Bog Songs" by Blaggards from Standards

57:58 "The Rambling Irishman" by Dervish from The Great Irish Songbook

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* Helping you celebrate Celtic culture through music. My name is Marc Gunn. I am a Celtic musician and podcaster. This show is dedicated to the indie Celtic musicians. I want to ask you to support these artists. Share the show with your friends. And find more episodes at You can also support this podcast on Patreon.

Welcome once again. I appreciate your patience last week. If you are not a Patron of the Podcast and you missed the bonus Patron-exclusive show. Go sign up. I think you'll enjoy it. No talk. Just music.

The next couple o'months, we will have a bunch of special features. So if you submit your music to me through June, just be warned it might not be until August before I am able to get you on the show. We have a bunch of guest hosts coming on the show, starting next week with The Gothard Sisters. I think you'll have fun.

This week, I have a lot of new music to share with you, so let's get going.

Every year, I take a small group of Celtic music fans on the relaxing adventure of a lifetime. We don't see everything. Instead, we stay in one area. We get to know the region through it's culture, history, and legends. You can join us with an auditory and visual adventure through podcasts and videos. Join the invasion at

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