Is still very much alive, characterised by its pipes, harps, fiddles accordions and flutes and played at ceilis, dance competitions and concerts throughout the world.
But music never stands still. Contemporary musicians take the traditions of the past and do things with it that make it fresh and vibrant. The musicians of today take the themes, melodies, techniques and, of course instruments of their forbears and make something completely new.
Irish Music favourites The Chieftains can be found on YouTube here -
A new generation of Celts
Global stars like Clannad, Enya, The Chieftains, The Corrs and The Pogues have put Celtic music on the map, but there’s so much more to it than that. From Celtic fusion through Celtic rock, punk and hip hop, a new generation of Celts across the six nations and the diaspora are taking traditional sounds in directions their forebears couldn’t possibly have imagined.
Talisk - Awesome Celtic music!
Here you'll find news, interviews with the movers and shakers in the Celtic music world and reviews of latest releases - everything you need to know about this most dynamic part of the Celtic cultural scene.
So why not listen to hours of relaxing celtic music and folk music here at Celtic Link!