Renaissance Festival Podcast Is SOLD!

It was 2007. I was on the Brobdingnagian Bards Tour of Ireland. Our bus stopped in Blarney, Ireland so our travelers could shop. Andrew McKee and I weren’t much of shoppers. Instead, we found an open piece of grass and started playing music. First our fans gathered to listen. Then people from other tour buses sat […]

Help Kilted Kings Top the Charts

This summer, I did a big push for my new Steampunk CD, Pirates vs Dragons, over on CD Baby. It was a huge hit. The album climbed to #9 on the largest indie music site in the world. I think I sold 112 copies of the album on CD Baby. It stayed at the top […]

Successes and Failures in 2016

I really enjoyed this blog post last year because it offers me a good reminder of what I accomplished and how I can improve for the coming  year. Failures and Successes of 2016 Success: Finished Name On My Soul cd. Unreleased til feb 2017 Success: Good year at Dragoncon. Success: Comedy showcase at Gencon was fun with […]

15 Ways You Can Get Involved

15 Ways You Can Get Involved

Did you know that word-of-mouth marketing is the #1 any musician or business can promote themselves. Past fans have helped me book gigs, get featured on TV, podcasts and news, and even helped me attract new Gunn Runners. These are some of my top tips for how you can get involved and spread the word […]

Patronage in the 21st Century

Patronage in the 21st Century

For the past 10 years or so, music industry professionals (not connected to the major labels) have predicted a major change in the distribution of music. iTunes kicked off that change by offering easy to download music. But it was subscription-based music that really sent shockwaves through the industry. Spotify changed everything. This is great […]

Marc Gunn, DJ on KSAM 108 FM

In 1980-something, I decided it was time to transfer all of my 8-Track tapes to cassette… Wow, I am dating myself… The album was full of 50s music. I wanted to preserve it but I also didn’t want to write the names of all the songs on the cassette, there wasn’t enough space for that. […]

Bands and Side Projects

Bands and Side Projects

I have performed with numerous bands and had a number of side projects over the years. This is the main list. You can find out more about all of these projects by clicking the links in the descriptions. Kilted Kings Become the Hero of an Epic adventure of powerful Celtic World music. Sing. Dance. Smile. […]

Free Celtic Geek Compilation. Get Your Copy!

Free Celtic Geek Compilation. Get Your Copy!

Some bands give away 1-3 MP3s to promote their music. I’ve been doing this long enough to realize that just isn’t enough. If you really want to get to know someone’s music, you need a good album to listen to, freely, and on repeat. Then,  you’ll fall in love with it. That’s my philosophy anyway. […]

Introduction to the Music of The Celtfather

Introduction to the Music of The Celtfather

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This is Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. I’m a Celtic musician and podcaster. I thought it might be nice to have an episode of the podcast that lets you know about many of the things I do online. I don’t think this will be a comprehensive list. But it should give you a great starting point […]