High Country Celtic Radio

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From Nevada’s high desert to the mighty Sierra, Katie and Joe journey across the world of Celtic Traditional and Contemporary music.

"Celtic Music" conjures up different concepts of musical styles depending on whom you ask, for it encompasses a huge variety of music, from New Age, through Traditional, to rock. Here at High Country Celtic Radio, we focus on the Traditional music and trad-based music of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, Wales, and northern Spain, performed by musicians across the world. This is (mostly) about traditional songs and acoustic music, featuring traditional instruments.

As denizens of Northern Nevada, hosts Joe Bly and Katie Marie may not be in one of the epicenters of Traditional Music like Boston, County Clare, or Chicago, but they are working, trad musicians that share their enjoyment of all things Trad.

Series

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20 Pieces

From Nevada’s high desert to the mighty Sierra, Katie and Joe journey across the world of Celtic Traditional and Contemporary music.


Pieces

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The show ends in a zero, which means that it's time for us to go through our last nine shows and pick out tracks that didn't make it into their res...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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This is a day that acknowledges not only the contributions of women in Celtic and folk music, but advances the idea that festival promoters and bro...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:52
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Put in the earplugs and hide the cats! Grab your sporran and a mouthful of haggis, because this is a show that features bagpipes of all types.

  • Added: Jun 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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In this episode, Katie and Joe present a more somber playlist dedicated to the men and women killed and wounded in war, and to those who came home ...

  • Added: May 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Katie Marie and Joe Bly each brought their own stack of CD's to today's show for a theme-free episode.

  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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This week, we salute Mothers Day with a selection of songs and tunes that feature mothers, grandmothers, mothers in good times, mothers in question...

  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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To recognize May Day, Katie and Joe pulled up some meaty selections featuring a broad selection of work songs from the looms, collieries, roadways,...

  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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This week, Katie and Joe explore Celtic music featuring the oft-maligned banjo.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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Most of the music you’ll hear on this episode has a bouzouki buried in the mix somewhere—just listen for the soothing jangle.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00
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It's our third "Free For All" show. Joe Bly and Katie Marie take turns calling up a tune or a song. What are they in the mood for today? Listen ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:00