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 we raid the record shelves to highlight tracks from no-longer-new releases, some going back several decades ago.

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:37
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Celtic Connections Program #1933, "Songs of the Selkies" In Scottish and Irish mythology, the legend of the selkies figures prominently, the crea...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:37
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2017 marked the 55th anniversary of Ireland's best known traditional music band, The Chieftains. To help us celebrate some the highlights of those ...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:35
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Join us for a roundup of some of the best new songs and tunes from both sides of the Atlantic.

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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County Derry comes to the foreground this week as we feature songs about Derry, and performers who come from Co. Derry.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:39
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The high-powered Scottish band Dallahan visits our studio for some live music as well as tracks from their CDs.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week's albums feature duo performers from Ireland, Scotland, England, and North America.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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CELTIC CONNECTIONS: CLT #19-27: “New Releases” The top of the month means it's time for a sampling of songs and tunes from new and recent releases.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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CELTIC CONNECTIONS 19-26: “Music of the Civil War Era”

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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We look back to music released in 1979, 40 years ago, for this week's program.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week we raid the record shelves for songs and tunes from the past five decades, from albums that still inspire today.

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections, we're happy to bring you some of the great new recordings by Celtic musicians. Featuring Danu, The Trials of Cat...

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  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Tune in this week on Celtic Connections, hear some of the leading bands from wherever Celtic music is played and heard. Featuring The Kilfenora Ce...

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  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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Join us this week on Celtic Connections as we travel back in time to 2015! We'll revisit some of the top Celtic music releases from four years ago ...

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  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week's special edition of Celtic Connections features a studio visit from Chicago singer Andrew Calhoun, who shares the fruits of his research...

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  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections, we start the month of May with music from new and recent releases from both sides of the Atlantic! Featuring Back...

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  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections we explore music inspired by seafaring ships, and by life in and around the sea. Featuring Ian Campbell, La Nef, Pa...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections, we go back in time 30 years to revisit some of the best Celtic albums that were released in 1989. Featuring Caper...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 17
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This week on Celtic Connections we feature bands, singers, and instrumentalists from Northern Ireland, including current-day performers as well as ...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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