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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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
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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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Join us for our monthly sample of songs and tunes from new and recent releases, this week on Celtic Connections! Featuring We Banjo 3, BackWest, ...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:31
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This week on Celtic Connections, the St. Louis Irish music weekend known as the Tionól is coming up April 12-14, 2019. Tionól founder and organizer...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:32
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This week on Celtic Connections we look back to music released just 3 years ago and catch up with some songs and tunes that haven't been played on ...

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Make your St. Patrick's Day weekend even happier with a strong dose of pure Irish music on Celtic Connections! Featuring BackWest, The Dubliners, ...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections we explore the connection between poetry and song, with poets like Seamus Heaney and John Montague reading their wo...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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The top of the month means it's time to round up new and recent releases from both sides of the Atlantic. Join us this week on Celtic Connections ...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
This week on Celtic Connections we look back just two years ago to songs and tunes released in 2017 which haven't been heard on the program until n...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections we delve into traditional ballads of Scotland and England with newer as well as classic recordings by some of the l...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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As many of us wait for a long cold winter to be over, we can warm up with some songs of winter cheer and some compositions associated with the wint...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Caption: Host Bryan Kelso Crow, Credit: Celtic Connections
Join Celtic Connections this week for new and recent releases. Featuring Four Winds, Back West, Danu, The Crannua Collective and more!

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we feature a studio visit by Asheville, NC Irish fiddler Finn Magill, and Irish singer Dave Curley, from Galway. We...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections, join us for our annual celebration of the birth of Scotland's great poet, songwriter, and song collector, Robert B...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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This week on Celtic Connections we feature music played on many different instruments, all composed by Ireland's most famous harper, Turlough O'Car...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:36
  • Purchases: 16
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This week on Celtic Connections, join us for our first program of the new year, with a roundup of recent arrivals from Celtic musicians near and fa...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
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Tune in this week on Celtic Connections to hear our roundup of the best dozen or more albums we have received in 2018, culminating in your host's a...

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  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections we feature songs and tunes from the past half-century as we play some old favorites. Featuring The Corrs, Liz Know...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections, we explore the western European traditions of Christmas celebrations that have given us many songs of the season. ...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week on Celtic Connections all the songs and tunes are from 2013 releases and are being heard on our program for the first time this week. Fe...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 12