It’s a trip across the pond this week, as I feature new releases in Celtic music, including the beautiful singing of Michael Londra, and the new collection of Ceolbeg tunes. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Clannad, Burning Bridget Cleary, and FiddleWhamdiddle, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
There are some great concerts happening around the state, and here’s a list of who’s playing when: Carbon Leaf at the Urban Lounge on Oct 14th, Ani DiFranco at the Depot on Oct 19th, the California Guitar Trio perform at Peery’s Egyptian Theater on Nov 3rd, Rory Block plays at the Egyptian Theater on Nov 8th and 9th, Greensky Bluegrass does a show at the State Room on Nov 13th, Vienna Teng plays at the State Room on December 14th, and The Piano Guys do a show at the Energy Solutions Arena on December 21st. In Logan, the Taj Mahal Trio performs at the Ellen Eccles Theater on Oct 15th and 16th; and Alisa Fineman and Kimball Hurd play at Crumb Brothers on Oct 26th. Lastly, the Moab Folk Festival on Nov 1-3rd, in Moab, with Joshua James, The Steel Wheels, and Eliza Gilkyson, among others, scheduled to perform.