Visit our sister site Ireland Calling for a celebreation of all things Irish


Dublin City RamblersDublin City Ramblers – ballads, folk, humour, wit and foot-tapping music

TradConnect – A website to link traditional Irish musicians across the world

Darren Lynch -Dublin born folk musician and author

Shelta – French band passionate about Irish music

Out of Alba – songs of immigration and the longing of home

Shilelagh Law – Bare-Knuckle Irish Music

The Wild Rovers – plays popular, country, rock and roll and Irish music in Boston

Sean Brady – London Irish Solo Guitarist/Vocalist

Keith Hinchliffe – leading guitar interpreter of Celtic music

TIMSIG – Traditional Irish Music Sessions In Gothenburg

Alan James – Irish Showband Man Going Strong, Canada

WoodenStone Music – Arlene Faith, Celtic Violin artist/composer

Jeff Ksiazek – plays Irish guitar and bouzouki. Teaches in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Jennie McAvoy – traditional ballad singer with the intimacy of folk-chanteuse

Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga – spirited Irish music with a global twist

Spirited Irish Music with a Global Twist – blends Celtic tunes with American folk

Music Schools and Teachers

Irish Music Tutor Book – for all the family

Learn Guitar in 7 Easy Lessons Online Now! with Guitarist Dominic Preston.
In-home instructor of 10 years, based in Washington, DC

Irish Folk Clubs, Festivals and Events

Worcester Traditional Music – info on sessions and folk music in Worcester (UK)

Lancashire Folk – England’s heritage of folk music, song and dance

Instrument Makers and Suppliers

Hedwitschak Drums – Handcraftet Bodhráns made in Germany

Pickard Acoustics – handbuilt guitars and musical instruments

Martin Doyle Flutes – ease of playing and quality of tone

Tuneable Bodhrans – Brendan White-bodhran maker for traditional/top end players

Vintage fiddles for trad/classical players-best selection and fairest prices in Ireland

Uilleann bagpipe maker – made to order

Black Diamond Accordions – affordable piano accordions, made in the oldest-established accordion factory in China using hand-made Italian reeds

General Folk Music Links

Folk Music Images – from north-west England and beyond

Rambling House – a resource for Irish music, singing dancing and news

Brady's Irish Music Agency logoBrady’s Irish Music Agency – leading UK based Irish music agent


The Acoustic Music Archive: find chords and lyrics to songs and play along to recordings.

Irish Whistle Flute – a website dedicated to the Irish whistle & concert flute

Irish & Celtic Music Podcast – two-time, award-winning radio show of independent Irish and Celtic music

Celtic MP3s Music Magazine – free monthly internet magazine features news from Celtic artists in America and around the world.

Irish Themes

Irish Music Association – Festivals, Irish radio and TV, Irish pubs and more

The Anglo Irish – Irish Pub Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Irish Music TV – Irish music – Videos and music from Ireland for free

Tara Music – produces highest quality recordings of traditional Irish & Celtic artists, including Planxty, Clannad, Christy Moore and many more.