Monthly Archives: February 2012

Friday fiddle alert for Davis Square

He puts bad guys in jail, and he is possibly the finest living Sligo-style fiddle player. No, that’s not the premise of a new HBO series. It’s a rather silly introduction to one Brian Conway, who will be performing along … Continue reading

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New sounds for a Monday

Throughout its nearly five years of existence, the monthly BCMFest Celtic Music Monday series at Club Passim has tried to make the phrase “something new” a regularly occurring facet of its vocabulary. These second-Monday-of-the-month shows have often been the venue … Continue reading

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Four “Downeast” decades

February 3, 1972, saw the start of the Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan; the issuing of a new FCC rule stating that cable TV systems had to carry at least 20 channels; and the mysterious death of a Cairo museum … Continue reading

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Old sounds from the young

And now, the gajillion and 11th in a continuing series of posts waxing fervently on the abundance of fine young Celtic musicians we have here in the Boston area. But just ’cause it’s said a lot doesn’t make it any … Continue reading

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