Monthly Archives: January 2012

At the Roots of it all

Say the name “Gaelic Roots” to most any Celtic music-lover who’s been around Boston for the past decade or more, and you’re likely to get a faraway expression of nostalgia in response. That’s because the Gaelic Roots Summer School and … Continue reading

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BCMFest 2012: The Echoes Remain (or some poetic @#$% like that), pt. 2

(Here’s pt. 1, in case you missed it) It was unseasonably warm for the second day of BCMFest, but we didn’t hear a lot of complaints. Nice to be able to walk around Harvard Square without a heavy coat — … Continue reading

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BCMFest 2012: The Echoes Remain (or something poetic like that), part 1

Was it really a week ago when we donned red and black (the official BCMFest colors, in case you didn’t know) and made our way to Harvard Square for BCMFest 2012? Some of us went to the “Roots and Branches” … Continue reading

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Countdown to BCMFest 2012: Our Pals at Passim

Every BCMFest seems to have its own special character: the very first one, in 2004; the year of snow and sleet (2005); the first year the festival began holding events in the First Parish of Cambridge Church (2006); the “Finding … Continue reading

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Countdown to BCMFest 2012: “Matt & Flynn Present…”

When you play guitar as well as Flynn Cohen and Matt Heaton both do, you tend to make a lot of friends in the Celtic music scene. And that includes each other. At the BCMFest 2012 finale concert this Saturday … Continue reading

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Countdown to BCMFest 2012: When Just Listening Isn’t Enough

We know there are always musicians, dancers and singers in any given BCMFest audience who enjoy opportunities to take out their instruments, put on their dance shoes or lift their voices. And they’ll find what they’re looking for at BCMFest … Continue reading

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