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Thistle & Shamrock
The Thistle & Shamrock
Program Website: http://www.npr.org/programs/thistle/
Celtic musical traditions continue to evolve in Ireland, Scotland, Brittany,
England, Wales and in North America. This evolution is the raw material
from which Fiona Ritchie produced her weekly program
of music and cultural heritage from studios at the foothills of the Scottish
Explore some well-loved and emerging roots music from Wales.
Scent of Spring
Spring is in the airs… and the jigs, reels and songs as we put out a musical welcome mat for the first signs of the season.
Live from Ireland
Re-live some great sets of Irish music, including years of live performances presented by Fiona with The Chieftains, Cherish the Ladies, and more.
Made in America
Travel from the 1920s with legendary fiddlers Michael Coleman and James Morrison, to the thriving 1970s session scene and hear the evolving sound of Irish traditional music in the United States.
More New Releases and Debuts
Fiona selects more of the best new sounds from rising artists, along with established artists.