Awesome Interview from the Writing Dragons Blog

Awesome Interview from the Writing Dragons Blog

Sometime last year, I was interviewed by Jamie Lyn Weigt for her blog Writing Dragons. I finally got to reading the interview. I loved it. It hit on a whole bunch of different things I don’t talk about much, including those related to my upcoming album, Dragons vs. Pirates. It’s called “From Swift to Star […]

Donations to Celtic Non-Profits (as of the end of 2015)

I think it was 2003 that I first released a compilation CD called Coventina’s Well. It featured a bunch of awesome Celtic bands I found MP3.com. I paid royalties to the artists on the compilation for each album that sold. It was a major headache. I discontinued the album, and in 2005, I released The […]

Top-Played Celtic Music Bands of 2015

Last year, I compiled my pick of the Best Celtic Music of 2014. It included some of my favorite artists that I played then. Well, all except for my Top 5 Celtic Rock bands. I’m pleased to say that most of those 20 artists are still getting a lot of attention. Only one seems to […]

2015 Celtic Music Podcast Statistics

It’s that time of year once again to see what the most-popular episodes of the podcast were. I love seeing where we’ve been so I can plan on where we are gonna go in the future. 2015 was the first full year of publishing a weekly show. I want to thank all of the Patrons […]

#235: Celtic Music to Kick Off December

December is here. That means it’s time to start planning my Celtic Christmas music specials like I do every year. But I have one more show to share before the holiday music begins with great indie Celtic music from Maidens IV, Mithril, 3 Pints Gone, The Washington Square Harp and Shamrock Orchestra, The Poxy Boggards, Bat Kinane, […]

#234: Safe Travels Home with Irish Celtic Music

Thanksgiving is this week in the U.S.. A lot of folks will be traveling. This show is dedicated to the Celtic travelers around the world with Irish Celtic music from Athas, Aisling, Anois, Samantha Gillogly/Tim Maurice, Vintage Wildflowers, Tortoise and Hair, Seasons, Don Gabbert, Aul’ Grey Whistle, Ashley Davis, Redhill Rats, Out of Alba, The […]

Pub Songs Podcast Returns in 2016

Pub Songs Podcast Returns in 2016

I loved the Pub Songs Podcast in much the same way as I love The Celtfather. It was my place to rant on things that were important to me or to share news or some of my music or music that I loved, all in one simple place. As time wore on though, I didn’t have […]

New Logo for The Celtfather Podcast

New Logo for The Celtfather Podcast

Ever since I created The Celtfather podcast, I have been unhappy with the design. I’m just not great with design. Fortunately, I know people who are. Once again, I want to thank James McDaniel II for creating this awesome new graphic for the show. And also a thanks to Gary R. Hook who took the […]