Exclusive world premiere,The Jermiah’s new Album The Femme Fatale of Maine
Sep03

Exclusive world premiere,The Jermiah’s new Album The Femme Fatale of Maine

This Sunday’s Bill & Imelda Show will feature the brand new Jeremiahs CD in its World Premiere. It is The Femme Fatale of Maine, and is our immediate leader for Album of the Year here on LiveIreland. The show will start at 18:00 GMT and highlight several cuts from the album. Don’t miss this one, for sure! (Here’s a vid from their first album—we will have the brand new ones for Femme Fatale as soon as they...

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Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman
May30

Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman

Here is something tasty for you! Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman from Northern Ireland have the 2017 Instrumental Album of the Year Award (The Livie) here on LiveIreland. This video is brand new, and will show you why they are the champions! We have told you all about them in the past–and we knew you would want to see this one. It is lovely....

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McGuire Family To Feature At Irish Fest Milwaukee.
Apr06

McGuire Family To Feature At Irish Fest Milwaukee.

We know we just did a brief article on the McGuire Family, and here is another. They are hot, hot, hot! Just signed to do the Milwaukee Irish Fest this summer, climaxing a pretty extensive national tour. When you combine families of cute kids and their Dad with well played trad, these types of popularity explosions are possible. This is the first site to have this brand, brand new video for you. Check out their website for concert and...

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Lunasa, 24 Years On The Road
Mar28

Lunasa, 24 Years On The Road

One of Irish music’s most popular groups, Lunasa, continues to tear it up in their concert appearances as they enter their twenty-fourth year on the road. Our Bill & Imelda were at a recent concert at Chicago’s famous Old Town School of Folk Music. Actually, there were two concerts Saturday night, and both were filled. Imelda reports, “We go see them every time they’re in town. They continue to be incredible musically, as well as...

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The Maguires take the country by storm
Mar12

The Maguires take the country by storm

Now, out of Co. Wicklow comes the Maguire Family. The family is another of those great Irish traditional music acts that seem to constantly spring up and keep the music vibrant–alive. Their new album is Little Giants and Other Oxymorons. We’ll be playing it a lot here on LiveIreland, and here is why. They are good. By that, we don’t mean “good” in the sense of cute or fun in a family way. We mean good....

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The liveIreland Music Awards 2017
Jan01

The liveIreland Music Awards 2017

The liveIreland Music Awards 2017 (2017 Livies) 2016 was a terrific year for Irish music. In general, the Livies Awards reflect a number of much younger acts this year. These artists are doing what has always been done in Irish music—changing it and keeping it at the same time. This year’s Livies winners reflect that perfectly. If ever there were a year where the old saying “Youth must be served” is evident, 2016 was the one. In any...

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The Gothard Sisters new Christmas CD, Falling Snow
Dec01

The Gothard Sisters new Christmas CD, Falling Snow

The Gothard Sisters are out of the state of Washington in America, and are JUST out with their new Christmas cd, Falling Snow. Our Bill and Imelda will be featuring the new cd on their Sunday show at 18:00 GMT, December 4th. They are young, full of energy and terrific. Catch this vid! Bill and Imelda assure us that this is a new family power in...

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liveIreland World Premiere: The Fretless
Oct13

liveIreland World Premiere: The Fretless

The Fretless will be featured in another World Premiere here on LiveIreland, this Sunday, October 16 at 18:00 GMT, as we continue to be the only place to offer world premieres like this–Irish music on a truly worldwide basis, heard here for the first time!! The Bill&Imelda Show is the place. See you there–and, you are also welcome in the chat room! Here is a snippet of a review Bill wrote for Irish Music Magazine...

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Maire Egan in Las Vegas
Oct05

Maire Egan in Las Vegas

Maire Egan is one of the elite Irish fiddlers in the world. There are lots of musicians who would claim that level of ability. Some would be right. Many would be wrong. But, at or near the very top of the mountain sits Maire Egan, and she is a musical treasure. What is really interesting is why. What about her is so rare, and why does she showcase so perfectly real Irish music in the 21st Century? She is not unique. But, she is very...

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Cassie and Maggie MacDonald’s new album is The Willow Collection
Sep22

Cassie and Maggie MacDonald’s new album is The Willow Collection

Sunday, September 25th will mark yet another world premier for LiveIreland, as Nova Scotia’s Cassie and Maggie MacDonald’s new album will be featured on the Bill & Imelda Show. The new album is The Willow Collection. Bill and Imelda will introduce the album worldwide at 18:00 GMT. You’ll hear the magic for the very first time, as it is the release point for this brilliant and brand new bit of business! Here is...

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