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A collection of links to bands and musicians. I know there are millions more out there and I have probably missed out one or two obvious ones. These are all sites of (in my opinion) great bands and musicians. They appear here in alphabetical order.


Altan One of the best Irish bands today.
Ash Plant A Danish/Irish group of very high standard
At First Light Exciting new Irish Band
At The Racket Great "old style" band
Christy Barry Flute player from Doolin
BoneZone Excellent Scottish/Danish/(Irish) band
Cormac Breatnach Whistle player now living in Co. Wicklow. You don't hear it much better!
Maire Breatnach Great Irish fiddle player. No relation of Cormac's.
Ronan Browne Excellent uilleann piper
Joe Burke Accordion master Joe Burke
Liz Carroll Wonderful fiddle player from Chicago
Éamonn Coyne One of the finest banjo players
Danú Powerful band. Trad. music as I like it!
Dervish The world famous band from Sligo
Tim Edey Magnificent box and guitar playing
Flax in Bloom Trad Irish Music from Denmark
Four Men and a Dog The official 4MAAD Website
Ditte Fromseier Mortensen Danish fiddler with an Irish twang
Fromseier Rose Brilliant piano/fiddle duo
Frankie Gavin (Un)official Frankie Gavin Site
Gráda Great band - great music
Rachel Hair Brilliant young harpist from Scotland
Noel Hill Concertina Player Noel Hill
Andy Irvine Needs no introduction
Kane Sisters Fiddle players Liz & Yvonne
Paddy Keenan One of the best, if not the best uilleann piper today
James Kelly Wonderful fiddle player
Kitty Lie Over Mick O'Brien and
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
Lúnasa Top class traditional band based in Galway
Sonnich Lydom Danish box, harmonica and fiddle player
Dougie MacLean Scottish singer/songwriter. His cd's are great, but catch him live if you can
John McSherry Great uilleann piper and whistle player
Josephine Marsh A fine box player from the West of Ireland
Matt Molloy Needs no introduction
Christy Moore Christy is God!
Mórga Brilliant young band
Dave Munnelly One of Ireland's finest box players
Nábac Great young Galway based band
Gerry O'Connor Fiddle player and maker
Fiontán Ó Meachair Brilliant Mandoline music
Tommy O'Sullivan Great singer and guitarist
Niamh Parsons In my opinion the best female vocalist in Ireland
Tommy Peoples Legendary fiddle player
Planxty Needs no introduction
Providence Great band, great musicians
Ailie Robertson Talented and innovative Socttish harpist
Michael G. Rose Piano player extraordinaire
Sharon Shannon Ireland's best box player - simple as that!!
Cora Smyth Fiddle and whistle in a class of their own
Téada Great young Irish band. "Best Traditional Newcomers 2003" (Irish Music Magazine)
Trad Lads Irish/ Danish band
ULC Uhrbrand, Lydom, and Cahill play some great Danish folk music with a jazzy touch. Winner of the Danish Music Awards 2004 (Best Danish Folk Album)
Gavin Whelan Dublin Whistle Player and Piper
Desi Wilkinson Great Belfast flute (etc.) player
Updated:07/03 2019
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