36 episodes

The show about traditional music, and the bigger stories behind it. Host Shannon Heaton talks to musicians, dancers, and scholars about where Irish music has been, where it's going, and what it means to so many people around the globe. Whether you already play fiddle or know dance steps, or you don't know anything about traditional music, the emphasis of this show is creativity, community, and heritage.

Irish Music Stories Podcast Shannon Heaton

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    • 4.9, 55 Ratings

The show about traditional music, and the bigger stories behind it. Host Shannon Heaton talks to musicians, dancers, and scholars about where Irish music has been, where it's going, and what it means to so many people around the globe. Whether you already play fiddle or know dance steps, or you don't know anything about traditional music, the emphasis of this show is creativity, community, and heritage.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

87272 ,

An Irish music lover’s companion

If you don’t play or sing but can’t get enough of Irish music, if your friends and family are happy you have a hobby but don’t quite get it, if you’re looking for deep dives into the topic: This is the next best thing to being there yourself in a pub in Boston or Chicago or Dublin or Dingle. The topics are well selected, the conversations are interesting and the music is of course spectacular. Just listen.

mattguitarheaton ,

A fantastic labor of love

This show has the production values of the best in the business (this American life, 99% invisible) with the personal touch of blindboy. A true insiders guide to a music tradition, and how that tradition can effect and guide almost every aspect of life. Musicians will love it, but so will people who just enjoy well told stories.

Astro sister ,

Wonderful!

But Shannon your website has been hacked. I was trying to donate and got forwarded to a very spammy site instead.

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