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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
58 Pieces

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

  • From: WSIU
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2013

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Tommy Peoples, the great Donegal fiddle player, died on August 4th of this year. This week on Celtic Connections we pay tribute to his music, from ...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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This week on Celtic Connections, it's an encore presentation of our 2016 Harvest show. In the midst of the autumn harvest, we look back to "field"...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 13
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This week on Celtic Connections we start the fall quarter programs with a sampling of vocals and instrumentals from new and recent releases by lead...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Music from the past several decades will come together in this week's Celtic Connections. We hope you can join us! Featuring Brass Monkey, June Ta...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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One of Ireland's top harp players, Máire Ní Chathasaigh, and one of England's leading acoustic guitar players, Chris Newman, visit our studio to ta...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections we go back a few years to albums released in 2014, picking up tracks we haven't featured on the program until now. ...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections, American singers and musicians who play or sing Celtic music, or acoustic folk music in general, are featured in t...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections music from new and recent CDs will be in the spotlight. Featuring Usher's Island, Talisk, We Banjo 3, Back West an...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections, your host first visited Ireland 40 years ago, and first experienced live performances by The Chieftains and other ...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week in a special encore performance of Celtic Connections, If you like Celtic music, you can't go wrong with this week's program, which featu...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 16