Celtic Connections

Sundays at 5:00 pm

This show offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the Celtic tribes and their descendants, including Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, and Galicia, as well as Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and other parts of North America where the Celtic influence has been felt. 

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Apr 1     Revisiting 2016

Apr 8    New Releases
This week we round up some of the best vocal and instrumental tracks from new and recent releases.

Apr 15   St. Louis Tionol Preview
The annual weekend of Irish music instruction, concerts, and sessions returns to St. Louis April 20-22, and founding director Mike Mullins joins us in the studio for a preview of musicians who will be coming to the Tionol.

Apr 22   40 Years Ago: 1978 Recordings
1978 was a bumper year for Irish and Scottish music recordings, particularly by the newly emergent young professional bands of the 1970s like The Bothy Band, Planxty, and De Danann. This week we look back 40 years to some recordings that pass the test of time.

Apr 29    Spotlight on Six
Six new releases share the spotlight in this week's program.