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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Turn the clock back to 1978 on this week's Celtic Connections as we profile the emergent young professional bands of the 1970's. Featuring Planxty...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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This week Celtic Connections turns its attention to the annual St. Louis Tionol weekend of Irish music instruction, concerts, and sessions that ret...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we round up some of the best vocal and instrumental tracks from new and recent releases. Featuring Altan, Old Blind...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we revisit some great tracks from 2016 that have yet to be featured on the program featuring We Banjo 3, Realta, So...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we'll feature albums from the past several decades for this week's roundup of some old favorite tracks.

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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We'll keep it all Irish for this week's celebration of the patron saint of Ireland on Celtic Connections! Featuring Celtic Thunder, We Banjo 3, Al...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we venture across the Irish Sea to tap into the rich folk music traditions of England, including some contemporary ...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:28
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This week on Celtic Connections join host Bryan Kelso Crow for a roundup of some of the best tunes and songs from new and recent releases. Featurin...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections, we celebrate the annual festival day of St. David, the patron saint of Wales with an all Welsh program featuring C...

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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All of this week's songs and tunes are performed either solo, or without accompaniment join Celtic Connections this week for Ah! Capella!

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we stay strictly traditional, with tunes and songs that date back to unknown composers, played on traditional instr...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we start the month of February with songs and tunes from new and recent releases by Celtic bands and individuals. F...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections we celebrate the 259th birthday of Scotland's great songster Robert Burns, with help from leading singers of today ...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections this week as we focus on Ireland's best known classical harp composer, Turlough O'Carolan, with recordings by some of the l...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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This week on Celtic Connections it's the 14th edition of our continuing series on the traditional ballads of England and Scotland, collected by Har...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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We start the New Year of Celtic Connections with a sample of songs and tunes from new and recent releases. Featuring The Drunken Gaugers, Moya Bren...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections and host Bryan Kelso Crow this week as he counts down his best Celtic Albums of 2017!

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections this week for an hour of Christmas music from European folk traditions going back several centuries including music from Ji...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections this week for an hour of "Celtic Covers" of songs by well-known songwriters and bands, including some pleasant surprises! ...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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Join Celtic Connections for an hour of medleys in this week's all-instrumental program featuring tunes with the word "favourite" in the title. Fea...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:28
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