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Traditude: Traditional Music With a Twist

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

A couple of weeks ago, I returned from the Folk Alliance International conference with an earful of tunes and a bagful of CDs. At the conference I noted a particular orientation to traditional folk music that I've come to think of as "traditude."

Sharon Shannon and Irish Music Icons Tour U.S. for 'St. Patrick's Month'

Marty Lipp | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Marty Lipp

Her lively, fleet-fingered playing has made her an icon in Irish music, though she has not played in the U.S. in recent years. However, as part of what has become a de facto "St. Patrick's Month," she is doing an American tour in March, as are several of the top names in Irish traditional music.