Episode 34-Fairy Forts and Changelings

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Are Irish fairies REAL? And if so, could there be Sí folk living in New England?? Fiddle player Martin Hayes, singer Emily Smith, and...

Episode 33-The Irish Woodshed

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. What do the Irish music and dance worlds think about practicing? Fiddle players Fergal Scahill, Finn Magill, and Rose Flanagan; banjo...

Episode 32-Cuppa Tea with Len Graham

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Why learn old songs from your neighbors, when the airwaves are brimming with NEW music? And how can a rooster’s crow affect singing...

Episode 31-The Scottish Connection

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. How do Scottish and Irish music intersect? How are they distinct? And why do so many trendy tunes come from Scotland?  Host Shannon...

Episode 30-GMT Plus Nine

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Is there something strange about speaking Japanese, and removing your shoes BEFORE tucking into a set of Irish reels? Host Shannon...

Episode 29B-Travel Update from Tokyo

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Was Robert Burns cooking up exciting new stuff when he wrote, “the best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft a-gley?”  Visit...