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Saturday June 20, 2015 - Return from Ireland! 5 Hour Marathon Show!

Kicking things off with the regular "theme" song, and then two artists coming to the Vancouver Folk Music Festival (July 17-19)
#ArtistSong TitleAlbum (label)
1Patrick StreetMusic For A Found HarmoniumIrish Times
2Paulo FloresN'GuxiSemba - A True Sound From Angola
3Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni baBassekouniBa Power
King Sunny Ade is coming to Mission Folk Music Festival (July 24 - 26), Aurelio to Edmonton Folk Music Festival (August 6 - 9). Angelique replaces Taj Mahal at Vancouver next month (he has been prescribed rest). Ended this set with the latest from Mali Blues veteran "Kar Kar"
4King Sunny AdeJa FunmiJuju Music
6Angelique KidjoKamoushouEve
7Boubacar TraoreSagnon MoniMbalimaou
The great nomad Blues band Tinariwen come to Edmonton in August! Locarno play Island Musicfest in Courtenay BC (July 10 - 12) and The Galician all-girl quintet Ialma plays Mission next month.
8TinariwenToumast TinchaEmmaar
9LocarnoLa BrujaUna Mas Y Ya Nos Vamos
10IalmaIalma TornaSimbiose
Amazing Polish music from the Carpathians - keeping up with the Carpathians? - (coming to Mission) and a superb new CD by the Danish-Canadian couple Maja & David
12VolosiZmierch / DuskWolosi I Lasoniowie
13Maja & DavidFoxy FrankCph - Cafe - Yul
Two superb young Quebecois bands coming to Vancouver Folk Festival (and Les Poules will also be at Musicfest)
14Les Poules a ColinTout du Long de la MerSte-Waves
15Les Hay BabiesDes Fois J'Me DemandeMon Homesick Heart
Honouring Wendell Holmes, who passed away on Friday, then UK Blues / R&B duo coming to The Rogue Folk Club July 9th before heading to Musicfest the next day
16The Holmes BrothersSomething Is MissingFeed My Soul
17Maggie BellSuicide SalSuicide Sal
18Dave Kelly & Paul JonesWhen The Levee BreaksLive In London
New releases by three of my favourites!
19Eilen JewellDown The RoadSundown Over Ghost Town
20Richard ThompsonBeatnik WalkingStill
21The SteelDriversRiver Runs RedThe Muscle Shoals Recordings
Another favourite and then a small feature on Tom Russell, who plays the Rogue next weekend (June 26 & 27)
22Della MaeHigh Away GoneDella Mae
23Tom RussellEast Of Woodstock - West Of VietnamAztec Jazz
24Tom RussellMississippi River Running BackwardsAztec Jazz
More from Tom, then Aussie quintet the Waifs (playing North Shore Jazz Festival on June 30th) and the superb troubadour Mr. McLeod (at Vancouver Folk Fest next month)
25Tom RussellThe Rose Of RoscraeThe Rose Of Roscrae
26The WaifsBridal TrainA Brief History
27Rory McLeodWhen You Were BornSwings & Roundabouts
Fine young Winnipeg band coming to BC next month; Vancouver Island songwriter coming to Van Folk Fest; and the wonderful old time duo Anna & Elizabeth, who play The Rogue on July 5th
28The Bros. LandrethFirecrackerLet It Lie
29Annie LouRoses BloomingTried & True
30Anna & ElizabethSoldier & The LadyAnna & Elizabeth
More A & E, then Colin Linden (Shorefest late July), and Irish songwriter we saw last weekend at Doolin Folk Festival in Co. Clare
31Anna & ElizabethFather NeptuneAnna & Elizabeth
32Colin LindenJohn Lennon In New OrleansFrom The Water
33Declan O'RourkeGold Stars In The SunHowlin' Lowly Moors
Memories of our Ireland road trip in the next two sets!
34Stephen FearingDublin BayOut To Sea
35Sharon ShannonCavan PotholesSpellbound
36Boiled In LeadThe Town Of BallybayOrb
37Karan CaseyWe're Going SailingThe Seal Maiden
38Wake The DeadProdigal Town / Planxty HewlettBuck Dancer's Choice
39AfterhoursThe Devil & The Farmer's WifeHung Up & Dry
Irish country folk band at Edmonton in August; Anglo-Celtic folk rockers coming to Edmonton and The Rogue in August; Christy singing the ultimate Irish festival anthem!
40I Draw SlowGoldmineRedhills
41OysterbandNo Ordinary GirlDiamonds On The Water
42Christy MooreLisdoonvarnaRide On
More memories of Co. Clare, with two bands from the Doolin Festival, and a fine version of the Cliffs of Moher - which we saw from a boat and then from the top of the cliffs! Awesome!
43AldocIf You Never Knew My NameFrom Tallaght To Halle
44Martin HayesThe Lark's March / Kilfenora Jig / The Cliffs Of MoherUnder The Moon
45We Banjo 3The Long Black VeilGather The Good
Three more acts from Doolin. What a great festival it was!!
46NoCrowsThe PendulumWaiting For The Tide
47Luka BloomDon't Be Afraid Of The Light That Shines Within YouEleven Songs
48Stockton's WingSkiddooLive - Take One
Tune for the Blasket Islands in Co. Kerry, then great young flautist / singer with new CD (came out last week! Saw her at Tommy O'Sullivan's fine pub in Dingle on Tuesday)
49Tony McManusPort na bPucai / Crooked RoadPourquoi Quebec
50Teresa Horgan & Matt GriffinDans An Dro / Roscommon ReelBrightest Sky Blue
51Teresa Horgan & Matt GriffinCruel SisterBrightest Sky Blue
Tommy himself; then Steeleye (making their Canadian debut after all these years, at Island Musicfest next month) and a superb new English trio's new CD!
52Tommy O'Sullivan & Paddy KeenanKilling The BluesThe Long Grazing Acre
53Steeleye SpanLovely On The WaterRave On
54Martin Simpson - Andy Cutting - Nancy KerrDark Swift & Bright SwallowMurmurs
Scots band coming to Van Folk Fest; deliciously sinister song from Northumbria; and legendary Irish piper / singer singing about the best soccer player - by name and nature!. Finbar comes to The Rogue in Vancouver on August 15th.
56The UnthanksMagpieMount The Air
57Finbar FureyThe Ballad For George BestColours
Wonderful ditty from Tim & Eliza; glorious air on the pipes morphing into superb world fusion epic!
58Eliza Carthy & Tim EriksenSailors Wedding / The Swiss BoyBottle
59Afro Celt Sound SystemGo On ThroughFurther In Time
Finishing up with those delightful Galician women again - sort of a spoof on Walk Like An Egyptian, but much better!
60IalmaDance Like A GalicianSimbiose