High Country Celtic Radio

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From Nevada’s high desert to the mighty Sierra, Katie and Joe journey across the world of Celtic Traditional and Contemporary music.

"Celtic Music" conjures up different concepts of musical styles depending on whom you ask, for it encompasses a huge variety of music, from New Age, through Traditional, to rock. Here at High Country Celtic Radio, we focus on the Traditional music and trad-based music of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, Wales, and northern Spain, performed by musicians across the world. This is (mostly) about traditional songs and acoustic music, featuring traditional instruments.

As denizens of Northern Nevada, hosts Joe Bly and Katie Marie may not be in one of the epicenters of Traditional Music like Boston, County Clare, or Chicago, but they are working, trad musicians that share their enjoyment of all things Trad.

If you're searching for a good two-hour St. Patrick's Day special, we reccommend our Episode 007, which has been remixed and remastered and perfect for a St. Patrick's celebration of traditional Irish music.

Series

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207 Pieces

From Nevada’s high desert to the mighty Sierra, Katie and Joe journey across the world of Celtic Traditional and Contemporary music.


Pieces

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This week, we feature piping from around the Celtic nations.

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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This week, Katie Marie and Joe pull up some Scottish traditional music featuring (mostly) Scottish performers

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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This week, Katie Marie and Joe revisit one of our favorite topics: the Irish Wooden Flute.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week, Katie and Joe watched people fleeing fires, floods, war, and poverty to find safety and a better life elsewhere, even if only temporarily

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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It's the Autumnal Equinox this week, and we don't know about you, but we're ready for summer to be over

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Every tenth show, Katie Marie and Joe put together a playlist featuring the tracks that didn't make the final cut over the last ten shows

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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This week, Katie Marie and Joe celebrate the laborers chronicled in Celtic music that struggle for better wages, safer conditions, and a better life

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week on High Country Celtic Radio, Katie Marie and Joe play tracks that they enjoy, unlinked by any theme

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week, Katie Marie and Joe take a musical tour around the world, where the music is from artists that don't come from Scotland, Ireland, or the...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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This week, it's just too hot to be thoughtful and clever, so Katie Marie and Joe put together a Free For All show, where there isn't a unifying the...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12