The Frames Colm Mac Con Iomare is an incredible fiddle player, and an amazing all round musician. He has just released his second solo album ‘And Now The Weather (Agus Anois An Aimsir)’. I spoke to him about the album, his methods of composing, his live show and The Frames 25th anniversary.
The always provocative and wonderful Jinx Lennon plays in Monroes in Galway on April 12th. I spoke to him ahead of the gig. An exclusive new track is included at the end.
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.