Celtic

1:17am

Thu June 19, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond this Sat. 3 pm

Celtic Guitarist Tony McManus Goes Classical

Tony McManus

Tony McManus, the amazingly talented fingerstyle guitarist from Scotland returns to the KALW studios this Saturday 3 pm after a 9 year absence!  Not only is Tony a master of the Celtic guitar, he has explored other musical genres—jazz, Jewish, and now classical.  Tony will perform selections from his new CD "Mysterious Boundaries" and will tell us why he made the leap to classical music.

6:32pm

Thu June 5, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond this Sat. 3 pm

S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday

The Rowan Brothers

5 stages of live music.  44 singing and instrument workshops.  36 dance classes.  All part of the San Francisco Free Folk Festival June 21st & 22nd.  "Folk Music & Beyond" will preview festival highlights this Saturday 3 pm and feature live performance by two of the headliners--The Rowan Brothers and Celtic singer Amelia Hogan.

6:21pm

Thu June 5, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond this Sat. 3 pm

S.F. Free Folk Festival Sneak Preview this Saturday

The Rowan Brothers

5 stages of live music.  44 singing and instrument workshops.  36 dance classes.  All part of the San Francisco Free Folk Festival June 21st & 22nd.  "Folk Music & Beyond" will preview festival highlights this Saturday and feature live performance by two of the headliners--The Rowan Brothers and Celtic singer Amelia Hogan.

12:28pm

Thu May 29, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Live Music by Trinity Trio this Saturday 3 pm

Eamonn Flynn, Todd Denman, Diana Rowan

The Trinity Trio makes its debut on "Folk Music & Beyond" this Saturday (5/31) at 3 pm.  Diana Rowan on Celtic harp, Todd Denman on uilleann pipes, and Eamonn Flynn on organ.  Their music covers ancient Celtic chants, plaintive Eastern European songs and straight up gospel, with energetic detours via Irish jigs & reels.  Diana describes their sound as "massive, deep, and spiritual."

11:26pm

Tue April 1, 2014
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 3 pm

Solas Live This Saturday 3 pm!

Just Added!  Solas, one of this country's leading Irish-American bands, will be stopping by the KALW studios this Saturday for a live performance.  Led by talented multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan, Solas has been called "exciting" and "brilliant."  Thistle & Shamrock calls Solas "Irish America's most influential band."  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.   

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