Monthly Archives: April 2012

Why we love Boston, part 319

There’s not really a big point to this particular post, other than to point out — yet again — the obvious: Boston is just a great place for Celtic music, period full stop. And this weekend offers plenty of proof. … Continue reading

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This week: Gaelic Americana, Gaelic Roots

Two local concerts coming up this week, both featuring female singers who have drawn inspiration from Celtic music traditions — in quite different ways. Tomorrow night (April 9), BCMFest’s Celtic Music Monday series at Club Passim will welcome Kyle Carey … Continue reading

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John McGann

By now, many of you have heard of the passing yesterday of Boston-area musician, teacher and all-around decent guy John McGann. John was a master on guitar and mandolin (he was the 1985 US National Flatpicking Champion on the latter … Continue reading

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