Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
About This Show
The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is an award-winning free Celtic radio show of independent Irish & Celtic music. The show won “Best Podsafe Music” in 2009 and 2010 in the People’s Choice Podcast Awards. It is one of the Top 40 music podcasts on iTunes and receives over 10,000 downloads of each show. It is hosted by Marc Gunn, known as The Celtfather for his incredible network of promotion for Celtic music.
Each hour-long show features a mix of indie Celtic music with a variety of styles from traditional Celtic tunes, Irish drinking songs, Scottish folk songs, bagpipes, music from Ireland, Scotland, Canada, Australia, the United States, and around the world. As a podcast, you can listen to or download at your leisure. It is also syndicated on a number of internet and terrestrial radio stations.
Most Recent Episode
#276: The Highlands
3 days ago
We're take a glimpse at the music of The Highlands this week with awesome Celtic music from Battlefield Band, Socks in the Frying Pan, Seamus Kennedy, Bonnie Rideout, Ed Miller, Solas, Gallowglass Irish Trio, Jamie Smith's MABON, Stout Pounders, Terry Griffith, The Led Farmers, The Ne'er Duwels, Kailyarders, Barleyjuice, SeaStar. celticmusicpodcast.com/276/ If you enjoy this podcast, then please rate the show on iTunes or your favorite podcatcher. Then subscribe to our Celtic Music Magazine. This is our free newsletter and your guide to the latest Celtic music and podcast news. Subscribe today to download 34 Celtic MP3s for free. Remember to support the artists who support this podcast: buy their CDs, download their MP3s, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. And remember to Vote in the Celtic Top 20 to help me create next year's Best Celtic Music 2016 episode. Today's show is brought to you by Celtic Invasion Vacations Every year, I take a small group of Celtic music fans to exotic locations around the world. We don’t travel in big tour buses and see everything. Instead, we stay in one area. We get to Know the region through its culture, history, and legends. Plus, I bring you some great Celtic music by me and other Celtic artists. We're going to Brittany in 2017. Subscribe to the mailing list to join the invasion at celticinvasion.com Notes: * Helping you celebrate Celtic culture through music. * If you joined me on Facebook over the past couple o'weeks, you would've read a bunch of Celtic Music Spotlights. If you ever wanted to find out more about the bands in the show, these short features are both informative and fun. Plus, this week, we posted a list of upcoming Celtic festivals for the next month. I'm hoping that will be a new regular feature. * I have a free show of Hobbit Drinking Songs tonight on Concert Window. * You have until September 27th to make a pledge on Kickstarter for the
Rated 5 out of
Consistent, Informative, Entertaining
Marc Gunn compiles a very consistent and informative podcast. Each is packed with the richest indie bands of the genre which not only makes it entertaining, but also enlightening and reassuring that such great music exists beyond the scope of pop culture. I've listened consistently since 2009 and have not missed an episode since. Great way to discover more (and better) music from someone who knows the culture AND music.
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated 5 out of
Wonderful compilation of vocals and instrumentals
I always enjoy the Irish and Celtic Music podcast. Whether it's a thematic collection like sea songs or emigration songs or a focus on new artists or instrumentals, the music is great. I often listen while I'm working, and listening to Marc' selections really makes the time fly.
Date published: 2013-09-20
Rated 5 out of
great source for celtic music
You don't have to like every single song to love this podcast. Lots of great stuff, almost always something I've not heard before. Thanks for it!
Date published: 2013-12-11
Rated 4 out of
The music on this podcast never fails to put a smile on my face. I enjoy listening to it while I clean house.
Date published: 2013-11-26
Rated 5 out of
Great show to raise our spirits!
Our family laughs jokes and dances with this show as our backdrop. Thank you and keep it up!
Date published: 2013-12-17