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  Artists/Bands
 
 

AHAB

Alan Reid & Rob van Sante

Alasdair Fraser

Alistair Hulett

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham

Andy Irvine

Ashley MacIsaac

Barachois

Bill Jones  

Battlefield Band

Blazin' Fiddles

Brendan Monaghan

Barry Hunt

Bridge Ceili Band

Capercaillie

Cara Dillon

Cherish The Ladies

Chris Coe

Chris While and Julie Matthews

Christy Moore

Colum Sands

Corries, The

Cormac Breatnach

Coope, Boyes and Simpson  

Croft No. Five

Cyril Tawney

Daimh

Danù

Dave Swarbrick

Dave Swarbrick and Alistair Hulett

Davy Spillane

Deaf Shepherd

Derek Gifford

Dervish

Dick Gaughan

Donal Maguire

Drop the Box

Eddie Walker

Eliza Carthy

Emily Slade

Eric Bogle

Grey Larsen

Hom Bru

Jez Lowe

Joe Stead
"left Wing Love Songs" - "Singer of sea songs" - "member of Kimber's Men - shanty group" - "Famed for his pick your own subject program show".

John McCusker

John Wright

Kate Rusby

Kevin Burke

Kila

Lunasa

Maddy Prior

Malinky

Martin Simpson

Martyn Wyndham-Read

Maggie MacInnes
Is a singer and clrsach (Celtic Harp) player who comes from a ritch tradition of Gaelic music from Hebridean island of Barra.

Michael McGoldrick

Mike Nicholson

Neil Paterson
Piper/multi-instrumentalist. Includes - gig guide, discography, contact details, biography and samples of music.

New Scorpion Band

Nick Hennessey

North Cregg

Old Blind Dogs

Pete Castle
Storyteller and folk singer

Pete Coe

Pete Morton

Peatbog Faeries

Portobello Ceilidh Band

Poozies

Rock Salt and Nails

Sandy Stanage
"Virtuoso guitarist Sandy has given up the day job and turned professional. His website is currently still under construction but he has a new company called EASY STAGES which deals with tuition, artist representation, bookings of groups, soloists, events and promotions and he still manages to find time to play superb guitar."

Sean Keane

Scott Harvey Ceilidh Band

Shine

Shooglenifty

Show of Hands

Slainte Mhath

Solas

Tannahill Weavers

Tim Van Eyken

Tommy Sands

Tony McManus

Trouble At Mill

Vin Garbutt

Waterson Carthy

William Jackson

Wolfstone
Has exclusive access to news, reviews, gig guide, merchandise, fan club, downloads, photographs, profiles, contacts and much more about accomplished Celtic Rock Bands in the world.

Wrigley Sisters

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  Festivals
 
 

Arran Folk Festival

Bath Banjo Festival
All types of banjo playing, plus workshops by the best players and teachers from the UK, Ireland and America.

Beverley & East Riding Folk Festival

Black Horse Music Festival

Bridgnorth Folk Festival

Bromyard Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival
"Europe's most celebrated event of it's kind" - The Daily Telgraph 2002

Carsphairn

Caversham Charity Folk Festival
The Caversham Charity Folk Festival is on 20-22 June and is by the River Thames near Reading.

Celtic Connections

Chester Folk Festival

Chippenham Folk Festival

Cleethorpes

Common Ground Scotland
Common Ground Scotland is a week of Traditional music and arts workshops, master classes and concerts culminating with a weekend festival.

Common Ground On The Hill

Cornwall Folk Festival

Edinburgh International Harp Fest

Ely Folk Festival

Feis Rois

Four Fools Festival

Fylde Folk Festival

Gainsborough Folk Festival

Girvan Folk Festival

Heart Of Scotland Festival

Hebridean Celtic Festival
Major international Celtic music event in the unique setting of the Outer Hebrides

Inishowen Folk Song & Ballad Seminar 2002

International Trigallia Celtic Festival
The main door to the celtic festivals and to the world of the Celts.

Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival

Lomand Folk Festival

Marymass Folk Festival

Middlewich Folk Festival

Morpeth Gathering

Newcastleton Traditional Music Festival

Off The Tacks Festival
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Orkney Folk Festival

Pontardawe Festival

Reedham Ferry Folk Festival

Rothbury Traditional Music Festival
Rothbury is a small market town on the River Coquet in the heart of Northumberland and steeped in tradition. Started in 1977 the festival is centred around the village greens, outdoor stage and the marvellous acoustically sound Mart building and is now very well established attracting musicans, singers dancers, poets & audiences from far afield who enjoy the simplicty & community feel of the event.

Saddleworth Folk Festival

Sidmouth Folk Week

Skye Dance Weekend

Stainsby Festival

Stonehaven Folk Festival

St Neots Folk Fest

The Boghill Centre

The Border Gathering

The National

Trowbridge Festival

Towersey Village Festival

Walton On The Naze Folk Festival

Warwick Folk Festival

Whitby Folk Week

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  Folk Clubs
 
 

Bodmin Folk Club

Bothy Folk Club
Updated regulary for the latest information on Bothy Folk Club & folk music related activities in Southport and surrounding area

Everyman Folk Club
The Everyman Folk Club meets on the last Friday of each month during January to May and September to November. With Residents, Floor Singers and a Booked Guest Artist on every occasion, there is always a warm welcome for new performers and audience members.

Folk Club Diary
Folk Club Diary is a folk events listing for clbs and Folk Music in North Cheshire.

Gainsborough Folk Club

GlenFarg Village Folk Club

Gregson Lake Folk Club

Grimsby Folk Club

Irvine Folk Club

Live at the Lion

Monmouth Folk Club
Monmouth Folk Club website....all the up to date gigs and news from this popular, friendly venue, which began its life 20 plus years ago as the Forest of Dean Folk Club...we've just moved 5 miles over the border.

Nenagh Singers Circle

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  Instrument Manufacturers
 
 

Allan Moller Uilleann Pipes Doctor

Deering Banjos

Judicael Strings

Tim Phillips Violins

Pangea World Music Instruments
"The World's Musical Instruments at the Web's Lowest Prices. Practice Chanters, Sitars, Bodhran Drums, Dulcimers, Shakuhachi Flutes, Harps, Didgeridoos, Doumbeks, Ouds, Quenas, Harmoniums, Kalimbas, Berimbau, Maracas, Irish Flutes, Cumbus, Shehnai, Psaltery, Ney Flutes, Djembe - from Agogo to Zarb!"

Wheatstone Concertinas

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  Media/Publishers
 
 

BBC

Box & Fiddle Magazine

Celtic Roots
Celtic Roots takes in all of BBC Scotland's celtic, folk, piping and Scottish Country Dance programmes. There are reviews of concerts, on the road diaries from bands, session, a weekly competition and a Top Ten Gigs list as well as all sorts of other music related goodies!

Celtica Magazine
The most important italian magazine concerning Celtic Culture and Music.

Direct Roots
The guide to folk, roots and related music and arts in the British Isles

Folk and Roots
A Folk & Roots events guide which mainly covers the UK

Folk Music Images
This site features hundreds of original photos of folk artists along with what's on guides, radio and magazine details.

Folking.com
A site for folk & acoustic music

Irish Trad Centre
An online information centre for Irish Traditional Music, built and maintained by Murrough O'Kane, flute player and founder member of the Irish Trational music band Oige.

Roots Review
Roots Review is a website written by and for fans, with news, reviews and interviews covering all of the genre that is roots.

Tartan TV

Tocher
The archives of the School of Scottish Studies, in particular its magazine Tocher.

Top Of The Hill Recordings

Tradition Magazine
Tradition is a quarterly online magazine which features articles on world customs and traditions, culture and events, music song and dance, and myths and legends.

Tradmusic.com
A very nice looking site with lots of info on artists, gigs and instrument makers.

NW Whats On Folk Calendar

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  Organisations
 
 

Bed and Breakfast
In Ireland

Birnam CD
CD and DVD Replication. Multmedia and graphic design.

Camping & Caravaning Club - Folk Dance & Song Group

Centre for Political Song
Based in Glasgow Caledonian University, the Centre for Political Song exists to promote and foster an awareness of all forms of political song

Cultural Connections

Dolan's Pub and Scholars Club

Edinburgh Shetland Fiddlers Society

EFDSS
English Folk Dance and Song Society

Folk Play Research Website

Furness Tradition
are a facilitating organisation and organisers of an annual festival event in Ulverston

Lancashire Folk

Make Music 'Live'
Musicians of all kinds are particularly vulnerable to losing their livelihoods if arthritis affects their hands. For this reason, guitarist Gordon Giltrap is fronting our campiagn.

Mrs Casey

National Piping Centre

Real UK Music
Provides extensive listings of Uk music festivals, clubs, concert venues, performers, studios and tutors.

Robin Blecher Celtic Arts
Robin Blecher Celtic Arts, Inc. (a.k.a. Music for Robin). Produces a series of Celtic Concerts in the Boston MA area. A calendar of Celtic events within 100 miles of Boston. MA USA Folk radio programs mainly in Massachusetts. Open mics. Producers and venues with contact information.

RSAMD
The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

School of Scottish Studies

Scottish Arts Council

Skye Live!

Stoneyport Agency

Traditional Music News

TMSA
The Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland

Wren Trust/Baring-Gould

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  Recording Companies
 
 

101 Company LTD

Beautiful Jo Records

Birnam CD
CD and DVD Replication. Multmedia and graphic design.

Fellside

Greentrax Recordings

Harbourtown Records

Offspring Records

Old and New Tradition

No Masters

Temple Records

Tradition Bearers
The Tradition Bearers is a project that aims to bring to the fore the role of the current generation of traditional singers and musicians in our musical heritage.

Topic Records

Whitewave Music

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  Tuition
 
 

Scoiltrad
The new online Irish Traditional Music School, offering tuition on various instruments including, fiddle, uillean pipes, flute and whistle.

Mad for Trad
Traditional Irish music including instrumental and vocal tutorial

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