MaterDea: In their first album “Below the mists, above the brambles” the accordionist John Whelan appears as a special guest in the beautiful ballad “Another trip to Skye” here reinterpreted with original lyrics written by MaterDea. www.materdea.com

Websites By Kristen: Website design and programming company www.websitesbykristen.com Kristen is the most reliable person I have ever encountered in this business. If you like my website you should call her and you will immediately be blown away.

www.cairdin.net Michael Searson has managed to make an accordian that leads the industry. So much so that I play them exclusively. If you like or play the Button Accordion you should at least visit their website. You will find Michael to be one of the most likeable people you will ever do business with.

www.islandangelchocolates.com My friend Mona offers a selection of gourmet chocolate such as truffles, vanilla fudge, caramel candy etc. A good tune and a piece of chocolate always go hand in hand Mmmmmm…..ENJOY.

Ceol na gCroí Céilí Band: providing brilliant Irish traditional music throughout the tri-state area.www.myspace.com/ceolnagcroiband

www.luarnalubre.com/

A wonderful band from Spain, playing their own version of traditional Galician music.

www.glengarrybhoys.com

The Glengarry Bhoys have been called ‘the band that prevents you from being still..’ Together for approximately 4 years this band has taken 175 years of Scottish music in Canada and raised it to new heights, with a blend of traditional and contemporary that has brought them to international acclaim.

www.celticcafe.com

The mission of the Celtic Cafe website, mailing lists, chatrooms and message boards is to promote Irish dance, Celtic music, books, etc among our large and ever-growing community of folks from all over the world.

www.celticfest.org

An exhilirating experience- Huge, massive- all kinds of Irish music and Highland games. A great festival. In 2001, they’re having a dog show, too. I will be performing there at the biggest Ceili dance in America that weekend.

www.celtictv.com

The internet’s premier website dedicated to providing the most extensive audio/video streaming files focusing solely on Celtic music & arts.

www.danu.net

Their exhilirating, powerhouse instrumentals are complemented by the striking vocals of Ciaran O’Gealbhain. A wonderfully lively group on stage, a Danu concert is a unique experience, never to be forgotten!!

www.eastofthehebrides.com

An essential organization for the promotion of Scottish and Irish music in the Northeast. To find out about events, check them out! You might see your favorite performer.

www.jayandmolly.com

Two of the finest exponents of American folk culture. Jay and Molly have many accomplishments, one of which is Jay’s composition ‘Ashoken Farewell,’ used prominently in Ken Burns’ documentary, ‘The Civil War.’

www.jthomasdavis.com

I consider Tom to be one of the best acoustic guitar makers of our time.

www.knotfibbn.com

A really cool bunch of folks from Columbus, OH. Check out their blend of contemporary and traditional Irish music. Featuring vocals, flute, fiddle, guitar, bodhran, and piano accordion. I produced that album, too. (psst- it’s called ‘KnoT Loitering’)

www.halfthebottle.com

Shilelagh Law has been playing jigs, reels, and tunes ever since, taking New York by storm and emptying pint glasses with abandon. No song is too stupid! No keg is too full! No talent is apparent! Shilelagh Law–the legend continues.

www.civilwarband.com

This band was featured with me in the movie Gods and Generals. Joe Ewers was also responsible for 99% of the on-set shots you’ll see in the photo section. Check out this fascinating site.

www.setdancingnews.net

Set Dancing News – the magazine and website for Irish set dancers.

www.shamrockirishmusic.org

Website featuring news on local Irish events in the Fairfield and New Haven, CT county areas. They have a great concert series. Musicians featured in the past: Liz Carroll, myself, and many other greats. Check this site out!

www.exxtra.com/fmsh

The Folk Music Society of Huntington is a volunteer non-profit concert presenter.

www.milfordct.com

Milford, CT Chamber of Commerce

www.irishsummerfest.org

Site for the Irish Summer Fest in Ohio, at Euclid Memorial Park from August 23-25. John will be performing there this year!

www.dublinirishfestival.org

Another Irish Fest in Dublin, Ohio, which is also home of Wendy’s. See John perform there the first week of August.

www.firepowr.com

A great Irish music info source, FIREPOWR.COM, with a wonderful page on great fiddlers and lots of midi files as well.

www.slowplayers.org

the slowplayers.org web site.. We are a collective group of individual Slow Play Seisiúns who have joined forces to maximize our resources for the overall benefit of the entire group.

www.irishpipebands.com

The Irish Pipe Band association is the governing body for associated pipe bands within the Republic of Ireland

www.erintimes.com

ERIN TIMES – the Celtic music experience

www.donwalsh.com

An interesting man with a fascinating webpage- donwalsh.com is worth checking out at least for the Celtic music info!

www.celtichorizons.org

Celtic Horizons is a non-demoninational Christian organization dedicated to exploring Celtic Christian Spirituality and the man gifts it offers the church and the world today.

www.dinotopia.com

The Official Dinotopia Website!

http://digilander.libero.it

… there is a second part of the site that is about the guitar, Celtic music and computer music. These are long time passions of mine.

www.celticmusiclive.com

The ACMS is dedicated to promoting live Celtic music in central Arkansas (and beyond).

www.thecelticclan.com

liveirishmusic.com is the ULTIMATE irish/celtic music website! the site features information on festivals, Celtic musicians and bands, and best of all The Celtic Clan. check out their new cd, ‘The Big Jig’

celtic.redir.cz

‘New Celtic Music’ is the Czech website for all the people who love music inspired by ‘Celtic’* traditional melodies and tunes (mostly medieval) from Bretagne, Ireland, Wales, Galicia, etc. The site is in Czech. Althout you cannot read anything you can still see the photos (’fotky’ or ‘fotografie’ in Czech) of the ‘green coloured’ interprets in section ‘interpreti/zahranicní’ (= foreign interprets). You can also download many things (photos, lyrics, samples) from ‘pub/download’ section. There are some interesting links in ‘odkazy/kapely’ (= links of the bands), ‘odkazy/ruzné’ (= other links) and ‘interpreti/ce?tí’ (= czech interprets). Feel free to send me the message – from ‘music pub/diskuse/poslat’.

www.greenmanhumming.com

Green Man Humming Productions does: Music Composition and Performance, Sound Recording, Celtic Music CD Sales, Musical Instrument Design and Construction, Web Design & Desktop Publishing.

www.mv.com/ipusers/celticbeat

The purpose of Celtic Beat magazine and this webpage is to promote Celtic music and to educate its readers about various aspects of Celtic music including listener appreciation, historical background, cultural relevancy and to inform them about the current Celtic music scene.

http://huizen.dds.nl/%7Eeltjot/celticnl.htm

This homepage and subpages are intended as entrance/overview pages especially for traditional Celtic music and dance (Irish, Scottish, Brittish, Breton, etc.) and especially for Nederland (The Netherlands).

www.deadstring.net

Guitarist Flynn Cohen works in a variety of traditional and new acoustic music. He has played guitar from the age of eleven and has degrees in music from Dartington College of Arts in England and Mills College in California. He has recorded and toured the world with Irish accordionist John Whelan. He also performs with Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble, HALALI, and Boston City Limits. His first solo album Dead String Rhythm was produced by John McGann and will be released in May 2002.

www.goldring.org

The Gold Ring website – your connection to the world of traditional Celtic music.

rigel.csuchico.edu/pubscout

Gentraige is a web site in Chico, California USA dedicated to providing local information and international WWW links to those interested in Celtic Music. This site is maintained by The Pub Scouts, a Chico based Celtic band.

members.tripod.com/%7ECelticHarp/

Morgana Keast, an australian Celtic Harpist, and her personal website with lots of harping info, and tons of great links.

www.webspindoctor.com

Ellen Rudd’s Celtica Resource Page for everything Celtic.

www.celticguitarmusic.com

Glenn’s Celtic Music Page – Glenn Barrett Weiser is based in upstate New York and plays fingerstyle guitar, harmonica, and mandolin in the Celtic duo Byrne and Barrett with singer, piper, and tinwhistle player Gregory Schaaf.

www.azirishmusic.com

the Arizona Irish Music Society- Info on Local Performers and Events.

www.azirish.com

A-Z Irish – A wonderful resource site!

www.legendarytours.com

Story-teller Richard Marsh leads small groups to prehistoric, historical and legendary sites to tell stories of magic and mystery, heroic deeds and monumental folly, cunning tricks and black humour from the most vibrant traditional literature of Europe

bbs.annex.com/zamm

Zammi’s Cultural Site featuring a tribute section to Michael Flatley, who John used to play with.

www.ghostwoodmusic.com

Ghostwood Studio is a small music studio in Auckland, New Zealand, dedicated to performing, recording and teaching music – in particular Celtic Folk Music. It is owned and run by husband and wife team Chris Lloyd and Nicole Leonard. We have two groups called ‘Lothlorien’ and ‘Eiri’ who perform and record Celtic folk music.

www.majestictech.com

This site was designed to bring culture of the Celtic people to the world via the Internet.

www.claddaghring.net

Welcome to the Claddagh Ring Web Page, a compendium of information about this Midwest Celtic band, plus links to other Celtic sites of interest.

www.buttonbox.com

Welcome to THE BUTTON BOX.. We specialize in accordion and concertina sales and repairs and have a great selection of books, recordings and accessories in stock. We also sponsor the Northeast Squeeze-In festival.

www.ccewest.org

Failte! Welcome to the website for the Cooley-Keegan San Francisco branch of CCÉ. We encourage everyone to take a glimpse into the wonderful culture of Ireland. Come join us for a great time with music, dance, and special events.

www.celtdigital.org

Welcome to the Celt Digital, a source for Celtic Information on the World Wide Web.

www.sayhername.com

Susquehanna Hat Company. Free MP3s posted monthly from the band ‘Wonderlick’ featuring Tim Quirk and Jay Blumenfield. Great music, check it out! Free!

www.black47.com

BLACK 47’s homepage. what else do i need to say about these guys? they rock.

Ceol Agus Rince: an on-line calendar of Irish traditional music and dance events in the Mid-Atlantic region… and beyond.www.my.calendars.net/ceolagusrince

Craobh Úll Mór CCÉ: the New York City Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann, celebrating Irish traditional music, dance, song, language in NYC. www.myspace.com/ullmorcce

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