WSIU

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WSIU Public Radio serves a region of rural southern Illinois known as "Little Egypt". The 30-county region is defined by the Mississippi, Ohio and Wabash Rivers. WSIU signed on the air in September of 1958. WSIU operates FM stations in Carbondale, IL; Mt. Vernon, IL; and Olney , IL. WSIU is also home to the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service providing reading services for the blind and visually impaired.

Series

Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
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Public Radio's Weekly Hour of Music From the Celtic Traditions

  • From: WSIU
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2013

Latest Pieces

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17-16 4/13/17 55 Years of The Chieftains This year marks the 55th anniversary of Ireland's best known traditional music band, The Chieftain...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KTXK, KISU, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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17-15 4/20/17 St. Louis Tionól Preview This year marks the 20th anniversary of the St. Louis Tionól, a weekend of Irish music classes, con...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KTXK, KNAU, WTJU and more


  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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17-14 4/6/17 New Releases We start the month with a roundup of vocals and instrumentals from new and recent releases by Celtic musicians.

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KISU, WLPR, KNAU and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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17-13 3/30/17 St. David's Day In honor of the patron saint of Wales, we feature an all-Welsh show this week.

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KISU, WLPR, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
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17-12 3/23/17 Six in the Spotlight Six new CDs are the focus of this week's show, with both vocal and instrumental tracks from each CD.

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KTXK, KISU, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-11 3/16/17 Back Home in Derry County Derry comes to the foreground this week as we feature songs about Derry, and performers who come from...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KTXK, WLPR, KNAU and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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17-10 3/9/17 St. Patrick's Day Celebration We're keeping it Irish this week with an upbeat collection of songs and tunes in honor of Irela...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, Prairie Public, WLPR, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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17-09     3/2/17     New Releases Tune in this week to hear exciting dance tunes and soulful vocals from some of the leading Celtic bands and arti...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, WLPR, WVBI-LP, KNAU and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 12
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17-08     2/23/17   Child Ballads XIII Our continuing series on the traditional ballads of England and Scotland, collected by Harvard Professor Fr...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KREV-LP, WLPR, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 11
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17-07     2/16/17   Best of 30 Years Ago: 1987 This week we look back 30 years ago to some of the best Celtic music of 1987.  That was the year th...

Bought by KRZA, WCNY, KISU, Royalton Community Radio, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13