I spoke to Silas House as part of NUIG’s Arts In Action about Jean Ritchie, the ‘mother of folk’, her legacy, connections to Ireland and her influences on Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez.
I interviewed the great Scottish traditional and folk singer Alasdair Roberts.
Professor Mick Moloney is an acclaimed musician, folklorist, musicologist, teacher, arts presenter and advocate. As part of the Arts in Action series in NUIG and in association with The Moore Institute, he gave a fascinating lecture on story of the evolution of Old Time American, Country and Bluegrass Music and tap dance. I spoke to …
The Driftwood Manor are a very fine psychedelic folk band from Athlone. I spoke to them in studio and they played 3 tunes.