Lúnasa performing at IrishFest Atlanta this year. They play traditional Irish music with inspiring arrangements. They’ll tell you their Celtic Story today on this instrumental episode of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast.
The Carroll Sisters, The Here & Now, Meerrant, Ogham, Kennedy's Kitchen, Old Man Flanagan's Ghost, SeeD, Cíana, Lúnasa, CLARE SANDS, Sharon Shannon, Drumspyder, Runa
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0:02 - Intro: Colin Grant Adams
0:11 - The Carroll Sisters "Jig Storm" from Daybreak
4:47 - WELCOME
6:15 - The Here & Now "Little Monster" from Ladybird
9:40 - Meerrant "To Carolan" from Fells
13:16 - Ogham "Doctor O'Neill's" from The Gold Ring
16:10 - Kennedy's Kitchen "Sleeping Under the Tables Set" from A Pocket Full of Lint and Victims of Irish Music
20:37 - FEEDBACK
25:07 - Jared Bogle “The Green Fields of Glentown / The Earl's Chair (Reels)” from The Old Road Home
29:01 - Cíana "An Dro Set" from Rubicon
32:22 - SeeD "Twig" from FAE
35:49 - STORY OF LUNASA AND THE LAST PINT
39:37 - Lúnasa "The Last Pint (New Version of Aibreann)" from The Story So Far
43:59 - THANKS
45:23 - CLARE SANDS "The Malecón Reel" from The Basement Sessions EP
49:13 - Sharon Shannon "Björn Again Polka" from Out The Gap
52:28 - Drumspyder "The Braes of Tullymet" from Sunne and Mona
56:15 - CLOSING
57:07 - Runa "The Star of Munster Set" from Live
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