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  1. Barra MacNeils set to performRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Weyburn This Week

    The Barra MacNeils, a legendary Celtic musical group, who have traveled extensively for nearly three decades, will bring their music to Weyburn. The Weyburn Concert Series is pleased to present this reknown group to perform at the Cugnet Centre on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. The native Cape Breton group has deep roots in Celtic music, culture, dance, language and history.

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  2. SFU Pipe Band's sold out fundraising concert to be live-streamed SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Surrey Leader

    A concert by the SFU Pipe Band benefiting the B.C. Cancer Foundation March 28 was inspired by longtime band member Andrew Bonar . The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band has raised nearly $25,000 for the B.C. Cancer Foundation in support of band member Andrew Bonar , through its fund-raising efforts and ticket sales for a sold-out concert set to take place Saturday .

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  3. Lord of the Dance pays emotional tribute to fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Michael Flatley with his mother, Eilish, son Michael Junior and wife Niamh at the funeral of his father, Michael James. LORD of the Dance Michael Flatley fought back tears as he paid an emotional funeral tribute to his father - who he said symbolised the success story of so many Irish emigrants to the US.

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  4. Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter to bring Celtic harp to Willits March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ukiah Daily Journal

    An evening of Celtic harp, rare instruments and stories will be performed by the duo of Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter at Willits Community Theatre at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 29. The San Francisco-based pair play an array of exotic instruments, including the ancient Celtic harp, Swedish nyckelharpa, Ukrainian bandura, citterns, Irish bouzouki, the viola and more. They bring both traditional and original music intertwined with humorous stories of their lives as professional musicians.

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  5. Idlewild make their first HebCelt appearance this July.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Northern Scot

    The group, formed by Roddy Woomble and Rod Jones as teenagers in Edinburgh in 1995, began playing again recently after a five-year break. Last year they completed a series of gigs across the Highlands and Islands and this year will appear at HebCelt as part of a UK and European tour.

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  6. Aglow International Breakfast with special guest speaker Vera C. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... series. As a group, the six MacNeil siblings are widely regarded as one of the greatest live concert acts in the Celtic world. Hailing from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, ...

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  7. Brian Sullivan: Jewish big leaguer Al Rosen deserves Hall of Fame entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> The recent passing of baseball's Al Rosen at the age of 91 gives us a chance to reflect on the slugger's life and the year he spent tearing it up for the Pittsfield Electrics of the Class C independent Canadian-American League in 1946. There have been few players of Jewish heritage over the years to play in the big leagues, and only two - the great Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers and burly Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers - were able to ascend to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. But a short list of former Jewish players whose careers showcased impressive credentials would put Rosen near or at the top of that list.

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  8. Tartan Day South - Big and Getting BiggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Free Times

    Put on your kilt - it's time for the fifth annual Tartan Day South. The celebration of Celtic heritage, complete with Highland games, has grown from one to four days since its inception, and the event welcomed 8,300 people last year.

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  9. 'The Music of David Byrne & Talking Heads': Concert ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    ... decidedly less conventional approaches. Glen Hansard added fiddles to "Girlfriend is Better," giving it an infectious Celtic style. British folk singer Pete Molinari's solo acoustic version of "Heaven" sounded as it was being sung by Hank Williams. ...

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  10. Celtic Band Gaelic Storm returns to Newton Theatre on June 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Gaelic Storm returns to the Newton Theatre on Sunday, June 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 27, at 11 a.m. Over the course of 10 albums and nearly 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm -- the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band -- is dishing up a hearty serving of Full Irish - The Best of Gaelic Storm. The greatest-hits album spans the bulk of the band's career, mixing crowd favorites and concert staples with three previously unreleased recordings, including Whiskey in the Jar and Irish Party in Third Class from the blockbuster movie Titanic.

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  11. Oak Bluffs' Got TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Neil Atkins also on guitar. At one point the entire Weiland family was onstage together, playing the traditional Celtic tune "Aranee Ghelbee," featuring Avalon on harp, Liam on cello, Brian on guitar and flute, and Aiden and Jennifer on violin. As ...

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  12. Al Jazeera sports arm in talks for Turkey's Digiturk - sourcesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Reuters

    An affiliate of Qatari-based television network Al Jazeera is in advanced negotiations to buy Turkish satellite network Digiturk, three sources familiar with the talks said on Tuesday, a deal that would further boost its soccer offering. BeIN Media Group, which runs the beIN sports network of channels operating in Asia, Europe and the United States, has yet to finalise the acquisition, said the people, who declined to be identified as the information is not yet public.

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  13. Revamped retail brings taste of Ireland to Dublin's all-new The LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Airport-business.com

    ... Silverware. The store's surroundings are made up of traditional Irish stone and copper, creating a real sense of Celtic Ireland. Hear more about innovative airport commercial experiences at the 24th ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference ...

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  14. Celtic harpist to perform at LOV concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Inside Bay Area

    The League of Volunteers and the Newark Arts Council will present Celtic harpist Patrick Ball in concert at 2 p.m. Sunday April, 12 in the Thornton Junior High multi-use auditorium, 4356 Thornton Ave., Fremont. Considered one of the top Celtic harp players in the world, Ball's albums have sold more than 1.5 million copies internationally and he has won national awards.

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  15. New York-New York toasts to Celtic Feis celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    Celtic Feis, New York-New York Hotel & Casino's St. Patrick's Day extravaganza, concluded on March 17 with a festive procession through the hotel. Led by the Las Vegas Pipe Band, the procession was joined by an Honor Guard and New York-New York employees.

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  16. The Limestone RockRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Session

    Turns up in O'Neill's, where it is called "Tit For Tat", the only time I've ever come across it by that name. Seems to be a favourite with flute-players, Seamus Tansey was the first recording I heard of it.There is a third part to it on the Chieftains first LP, but I have never heard anyone else play their third part.

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  17. Arrr! ... Pirate Renaissance Faire debuts in VictorvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Hesperia Star

    ... of performance, and that's what we do with Renaissance music. And we also do 'clean' shows, which are traditional Celtic and English folk songs. Additional performers of the day included jugglers and a tribal beat team. There also were kids ...

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  18. Fiddle bad boy Ashley MacIsaac playing OshawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | DurhamRegion.com

    Ashley MacIsaac, known for his mercurial and unique style of fiddle playing, is taking the stage here on June 6. The show is at the Regent Theatre, presented by LIVEact Theatre as part of its LIVEact on the Road series. "Having sold in excess of 500,000 albums, Ashley MacIsaac has garnered international acclaim by playing the fiddle in a hard-nosed, traditional Cape-Breton style, while adding his own unique spin and mixing genres and updating Celtic music to appeal to a broader spectrum of fans," states a press release.

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  19. St. Patrick's Day gains ground in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Korea Herald

    ... to meet fellow countrymen, and many married this way. "Today, these customs have largely disappeared, but our unique Celtic heritage is a strong bond and identity." Color green symbolizes Ireland's lush green landscape characterized by ever-present ...

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  20. Aidan Smith: Scotland needs a bigger top leagueRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Scotsman.com

    ... another grand procession, returning the team to all the grounds they once visited as part of their entitlement, with Celtic Park naturally the top destination. But Barry Ferguson has just yanked on the handbrake. "Another season in the Championship ...

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