Music Review: ‘Between the Earth and Sky’ by Lankum

Photo: Sarah Flynn By Brendan Clay Irish folk band Lankum released their new album Between the Earth and Sky on October 27th. This is the first album they will be releasing under the name Lankum, as they were previously called… Continue Reading

On CRAIC Radio, Two Former Dubliners Share Their Musical Tastes With Philadelphia

Photo by Jennifer Logue By Brendan Clay Airing ad free on WPPM 106.5 FM on Thursdays from 3 to 5 pm, CRAIC Radio is a music program put together by two men from Dublin who have been part of the… Continue Reading

Say Good-Bye to Green Beer and Bad Behavior on St. Patrick’s Day in Philadelphia

By Jeff Meade This year an event sponsored by a collaboration of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann-Delaware Valley (CCÉ-DV), the worldwide Irish music, dance, language and cultural organization, and Frank Daly of American Paddy’s Productions (producer of the Philadelphia Fleadh and An… Continue Reading

Ken Casey of Dropkick Murphys Launches the First Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

Casey has formed the Claddagh Fund which is a charity foundation based on the attributes of the Claddagh Ring of “Friendship, Love and Loyalty.”  The mission of the Claddagh Fund is to raise money for the most underfunded non-profit organizations… Continue Reading

Putting on Airs — June 2011

By Jamie O’Brien Marie-Therese McCartin — Another April Day (MTM Records MTMCD001) I wasn’t sure what to make of this instrumental album when it first arrived.  I’ll be honest, the first listening did not grab me and as a result,… Continue Reading