Celtic http://kalw.org en Celtic Guitarist Tony McManus Goes Classical http://kalw.org/post/celtic-guitarist-tony-mcmanus-goes-classical <p></p><p>Tony McManus, the amazingly talented fingerstyle guitarist from Scotland returns to the KALW studios this Saturday 3 pm after a 9 year absence!&nbsp; Not only is Tony a master of the Celtic guitar, he has explored other musical genres—jazz, Jewish, and now classical.&nbsp; Tony will perform selections from his new CD "Mysterious Boundaries" and will tell us why he made the leap to classical music.</p><p></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 08:17:41 +0000 JoAnn Mar 45437 at http://kalw.org Celtic Guitarist Tony McManus Goes Classical S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday http://kalw.org/post/sf-free-folk-festival-sneak-preview-saturday-0 <p>5 stages of live music.&nbsp; 44 singing and instrument workshops.&nbsp; 36 dance classes.&nbsp; All part of the San Francisco Free Folk Festival June 21st &amp; 22nd.&nbsp; "Folk Music &amp; Beyond" will preview festival highlights this Saturday 3 pm and feature live performance by two&nbsp;of the headliners--The Rowan Brothers and Celtic singer Amelia Hogan.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:32:47 +0000 JoAnn Mar 44841 at http://kalw.org S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday http://kalw.org/post/sf-free-folk-festival-sneak-preview-saturday <p>5 stages of live music.&nbsp; 44 singing and instrument workshops.&nbsp; 36 dance classes.&nbsp; All part of the San Francisco Free Folk Festival June 21st &amp; 22nd.&nbsp; "Folk Music &amp; Beyond" will preview festival highlights this Saturday and feature live performance by two&nbsp;of the headliners--The Rowan Brothers and Celtic singer Amelia Hogan.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:21:27 +0000 JoAnn Mar 44840 at http://kalw.org S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday Live Music by Trinity Trio this Saturday 3 pm http://kalw.org/post/live-music-trinity-trio-saturday-3-pm <p>The Trinity Trio makes its debut on "Folk Music &amp; Beyond" this Saturday (5/31) at 3 pm.&nbsp; Diana Rowan on Celtic harp, Todd Denman on uilleann pipes, and Eamonn Flynn on organ. &nbsp;Their music covers ancient Celtic chants, plaintive Eastern European songs and straight up gospel, with energetic detours via Irish jigs &amp; reels.&nbsp; Diana describes their sound as "massive, deep, and spiritual."</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:28:42 +0000 JoAnn Mar 44487 at http://kalw.org Live Music by Trinity Trio this Saturday 3 pm Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm! http://kalw.org/post/solas-live-saturday-3-pm <p>Just Added! &nbsp;Solas, one of this country's leading Irish-American bands, will be stopping by the KALW studios this Saturday for a live performance. &nbsp;Led by talented multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan, Solas has been called "exciting" and "brilliant." &nbsp;Thistle &amp; Shamrock calls Solas "Irish America's most influential band." &nbsp;Solas will perform songs from its latest CD "Shamrock City," a tale of immigration, tragedy, corruption, and discrimination based on the true-life story of Michael Conway. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:26:21 +0000 JoAnn Mar 41799 at http://kalw.org Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm!