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Celtfather Explores

Welcome to The Celtfather Podcast... I'll take good care of ye!

Explore the world of Celtic Geeks, the people who love all things Celtic and science fiction. That's a thing?! You betcha. Don your kilt and experience inspiration, exciting travels to Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Italy, Brittany and more. Enjoy stories and lessons about Irish music and drinking songs in a way you never before imagined, with Star Wars, Star Trek, hobbits, Firefly, and even cats. Join me a couple times a month as we celebrate the Celtic Geek Revolution!

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Jan 27, 2016

An Taisdeal (pron.: An Tahshdel, Scots Gaelic for "The Journey") is a Celtic Folk project from Germany. Originally founded by Rüdiger Reinhardt in 2002 with Anna Molitor on the fiddle, the project was put on ice, as he moved away in 2005, and playing together was no longer possible.

"The Journey" can be seen as a...


Jan 26, 2016

I’m working on a new compilation CD. You could call it a Best of Marc Gunn, but it’s not really. And I don’t think. Rather, the album features one track from each of the 20 solo albums I’ve released since I released Soul of a Harper in 2005. I tried to pick some of my most-popular recordings of...


Jan 20, 2016

I didn't actually pick these amazing bands this week. It was a lot more organic than that. This list features the Celtic bands I played most-often on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. I love all of these bands, but there were a few surprises that I didn't anticipate.

You can see the complete list in the...


Jan 12, 2016

I met Robert at ShadowCon XX, and was blown away by what he’s started with his kids.

In 2009, Robert started off with five kids who needed something to do or felt like no one wanted them around, and began helping old folks out by removing pests from their homes at no charge. Before long, this endeavor had turned...


Jan 9, 2016

I had a rockin’ show at  ShadowCon last night here in West Memphis. I saved my set list and thought I’d like to share it. But I’ve been turning this into an audio blog, so I decided instead to talk about the show as a podcast. Hopefully, you’ll find it fun to listen to. 

Here is the final Set List that I...