Harry Bradley: traditional musician of the year

Anyone tempted to think that the traditional music firmament is a finite space populated by known quantities will have their preconceptions shatter(...)

Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, an accomplished musician. Photograph: Elizabeth Malby/Baltimore Sun

Michael Oren enjoys nothing more after a long day discussing the complexities of Middle Eastern politics and diplomacy and on the blower to Benjamin N(...)

Brilliant: The Green Fields of America

In Drogheda tonight there is an event that is both delightful and deeply puzzling. Mick Moloney’s brilliant group The Green Fields of America will pla(...)

Niamh Ní Charra: Cuz

The riches to be mined from the music of Sliabh Luachra are inexhaustible, and Niamh Ní Charra’s beautifully rough- hewn collection celebrates (...)