MIMA: Minnesota Irish Music Appreciation 4

Jul 12

MIMA: Minnesota Irish Music Appreciation 4

CHRISTY MOORE If I could see just one more Irish artist in concert, I’d choose Christy Moore, an amazing, soulful, courageous singer, songwriter and activist who was the driving force behind such seminal Irish bands as Planxty, Moving Hearts, and others, has performed with almost everyone in Irish and world music, is a wonderful interpreter of other folksingers...

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MIMA: Minnesota Irish Music Appreciation

Apr 01

Just For Fun: An occasional series in which I point readers towards some of the best in Irish Music. To begin, a favorite band of mine which has appeared several times at The Irish Fair of Minnesota: Flogging...

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MIMA: Minnesota Irish Music Appreciation 3

Jun 11

MIMA: Minnesota Irish Music Appreciation 3

Video: One of the most unique — and one of the screechiest — Irish bands comes back to Minnesota this summer when Seanchai & The Unity Squad returns to the Irish Fair (Aug.12), led by ex-cop Chris Byrne and Rachel Fitzgerald, a powerful singer with the ability to rock your world or drive you crazy. I was blown away by the band the first time I heard...

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