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Celtic Connections

Series produced by WSIU

Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
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Host Bryan Kelso Crow 

Public Radio's Weekly Hour of Music
From the Celtic Traditions

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, and Galicia, as well as Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and other parts of North America where the Celtic influence has been felt.

The program's host, Bryan Kelso Crow, also brings you great music from England and from Scandinavia and other European regions, all of which have connections with a Celtic past.

Each week on Celtic Connections, you can count on hearing the finest selections from new releases as well as from Celtic classics. We also offer occasional concert performances, recorded exclusively for Celtic Connections, along with original interviews with some of the top names in the Celtic music world.

Celtic Connections is syndicated to stations across the U.S. If it is not available on your local public radio station, contact them about your interest in the program, with the reminder that it is available absolutely FREE!
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Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, and Galicia, as well as Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and other parts of North America where the Celtic influence has been felt. The program's host, Bryan Kelso Crow, also brings you great music from England and from Scandinavia and other European regions, all of which have connections with a Celtic past. Each week on Celtic Connections, you can count on hearing the finest selections from new releases as well as from Celtic classics. We also offer occasional concert performances, recorded... Show full description


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Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
This week on Celtic Connections, we celebrate the annual festival day of St. David, the patron saint of Wales with an all Welsh program featuring C...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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All of this week's songs and tunes are performed either solo, or without accompaniment join Celtic Connections this week for Ah! Capella!

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we stay strictly traditional, with tunes and songs that date back to unknown composers, played on traditional instr...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we start the month of February with songs and tunes from new and recent releases by Celtic bands and individuals. F...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we celebrate the 259th birthday of Scotland's great songster Robert Burns, with help from leading singers of today ...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections this week as we focus on Ireland's best known classical harp composer, Turlough O'Carolan, with recordings by some of the l...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections it's the 14th edition of our continuing series on the traditional ballads of England and Scotland, collected by Har...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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We start the New Year of Celtic Connections with a sample of songs and tunes from new and recent releases. Featuring The Drunken Gaugers, Moya Bren...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections and host Bryan Kelso Crow this week as he counts down his best Celtic Albums of 2017!

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections this week for an hour of Christmas music from European folk traditions going back several centuries including music from Ji...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections this week for an hour of "Celtic Covers" of songs by well-known songwriters and bands, including some pleasant surprises! ...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections for an hour of medleys in this week's all-instrumental program featuring tunes with the word "favourite" in the title. Fea...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
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Join Celtic Connections for another hour of New Releases including a wonderful spread of songs and tunes featuring The Drunken Gaugers, Open the Do...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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The Celtic lands all contain seacoasts, and songs reflecting life along the water are often part of the vocal repertoires of singers from these lan...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
This week on Celtic Connecntions we shine the spotlight on just six new or recent CDs!.

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  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
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Join Celtic Connections this week as we highlight Irish guitar and bouzouki player John Doyle. Doyle is in big demand as a backup player for some ...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:34
  • Purchases: 13
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Join Celtic Connections for an hour of new and recent releases that turn up delightful new finds, as recorded by some of the leading bands and perf...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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Join Celtic Connections this week for songs and tunes that all have something to do with the railroads, dating back to the 1800's featuring John Mc...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 13
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A listener recommended that we put together a program on farming traditions in the music of England, Ireland, and Scotland, so we accepted the chal...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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How do you tell the difference between a jig and a reel? What makes music "Celtic"? Join us for Celtic Music 101 this week and you might learn so...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 14