After nearly 35 years together—making them the longest running Irish music band featuring every founding member—Altan were ready to flex their musical boundaries when they began work on their newest album, The Widening Gyre. Adding new band member, Martin Tourish on accordion, and with the help of many good friends in the studio, Altan’s new album fuses the traditional Irish music that they are known for, namely Donegal fiddling and Gaelic singing traditions, with American roots music, particularly that of the Appalachian bluegrass fiddle.
Sixteen Date Tour Kicks Off In September At AmericanaFest In Nashville; Includes Shows in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago & More New Album Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad Out September 23 Was Recorded While Travelling By Train...
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry Explore America’s Rails And Musical Heritage On Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad Out September 23 On Cooking Vinyl
Recorded While Travelling By Train Shine A Light Features Songs Originally Made Famous By Hank Williams, Lead Belly, The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Glen Campbell, Gordon Lightfoot & More North American Tour Confirmed For Fall 2016 Click Here For Video And Full...