Issue 5 7/98
& Live Reviews
The English articles of this issue:
- Tog E Go Bog E
Seán Laffey Editor of Irish Music magazine dons a white coat and prescribes
some essential diddley-diddley-dee for those bar tenders in need of a music
tonic. Pogues in your soup may lead to a fry on the wall - this is one fact he finds out about...
Ireland - The essential CD guide for Irish pub landlords across the world
- Jim Malcolm – one of Scotland's rising stars
Jim Malcolm - "definitely a name you will hear of", as late Danny Kyle said - has just released a new CD; here he talks about his background, his songs and more.
Scotland - Singer/Songwriter par excellence
- Irish Music is cleaner - with Chris Sherburn, Denny Bartley & Jane
Christy Moore for the price of a steak and other crazy facts; found out by Michael & Christian Moll: "If you have ever seen them on stage, you surely know that they are very funny guys; if Jane was with them, you know that she is always smiling and laughing on stage. With this interview we experienced that Chris and Dennis are also totally crazy, that Jane smiles also when she is not on stage, and we found out their tricks how to get booked... "
England/Ireland - Crazy duo/trio playing unusual trad music on concertina, guitar, vocals and bodhran
- Battlefield Band: Still At The Front
Tasmanian folk writer/reviewer Peter Grant catches up with the Batties "Down
Scotland - Old established, trad folk band
- Calling on the Piper - Liam O'Flynn
Where else other than Ireland would a bagpiper be feted by a Nobel Prize winner and the Minister of Finance? This asks himself Irish Music's Sean Laffey. We are lucky enough that he finally could have this interview - he got lost on the way to meet Liam...
Ireland - World Famous Irish Uilleann Piper
- Folk in England – not just wooly sweaters and big beards
Gosport Easter Festival director Peter Chegwyn talks about problems of the English folk scene as well as about the organisation of his festival. (there is also a live review of this year's festival)
England - The Folk Scene/Organisation of Gosport Easter Festival
- More pipers than priests
In Northern Spain is currently a huge folk revival going on. Carlos Núñez, the Spanish star piper, talks about history and background of the Spanish folk revival and about touring in the world. And is convinced: The folk music scene in Europe is just in the beginning.
Northern Spain - Galician Traditions, The Spanish Folk Revival, Touring in the World
- 30 years on the road: The Tannahill Weavers
Roy Gullane talks with Marcus Metz about Scottish music, the world cup final 1974 and people disappearing in the woods.
Scotland - Old established, trad folk band
The English live reviews of this issue:
- "Fling" at Muddy Murphy's, Singapore
Irish/ Celtic music has taken the world over by storm. In Singapore, Kathy Tan finds out about a band from Western Australia, that in her opinion is definitely a top-class live band in
the Irish/ Celtic music scene.
Irish/Celtic Music from Australia - in Singapore
- Gosport Easter Festival '98
Michael Moll experiences one of England's friendliest folk festivals. Guests included this year the creme of the Scottish folk music scene (Deaf Shepherd and diverse others).
English Festival with focus on Scottish and Irish music
- Guinness Fleadh '98 at Finsbury Park, London
Many of the big names were packed into this year's Guinness Fleadh at Finsbury Park - a day's intoxicating immersion in with Irish/ Celtic music, reports Kathy Tan from London.
Irish/Celtic Folk/Rock/Pop Music at a big one-day festival
In the German version there are some other Articles & Live Reviews:
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The German articles of this issue:
- Barachois - French Traditions from Canada
This issue we have the German translation of the article published in issue 3 - Barachois is coming to Germany in autumn...
Canada - French Traditions and Comedy
- Jim Fidler, blind Celt from Newfoundland
Jim Fidler, blinder Multiinstrumentalist aus Neufundland, weiß sich in der Tradition der Vaganten, der fahrenden Musiker und Sänger, der keltischen
Harfner und Fiedler, als "Gypsy" eben, wie denn auch konsequenterweise
letztes Werk betitelt ist. Klaus Guhl hat es sich genauer angehört
Canada/Newfoundland - Celtic Music
Two Articles on the German-German scene
The German live reviews of this issue:
- "Irish Night" einmal anders: Andy Irvine in Kiel (1.4.98)
"Selbst ist der Irlandfan", dachte sich die drei von 'Black Bush', als kein Veranstalter bereit war, ihren
Folk-Helden Andy Irvine einzuladen, und organisierten auf eigenes Risiko ein Doppelkonzert.
Ireland - Irish Folk Legend
- Gerry O´Connor - Fiddleworkshop in Aub
Gerry O´Connor, bekannt als Geiger der Gruppen Skylark und La Lúgh, gab wieder einen von der Autorin Sabine Pichler privat organisierter Fiddleworkshop statt.
Ireland/Germany - Irish Fiddle Workshop
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