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Celtfather Music & Travel

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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Feb 6, 2018

Learn about one of my Hobbit music partners. Samantha Gillogly is a violinist, fiddler, and geek from Massachusetts who has played three hobbit gatherings with me at ALEP in Kentucky. We there last year, and I had a delightful conversation with her. Subscribe to Celtfather Music & Travel for more episodes at

Celtfather News

I am performing this Thursday, February 8 at 8 PM central on Concert Window. The show is pay-what-you-want. And tips will be graciously accepted. Follow me at

I added several new items to my Bandcamp store. You'll find a Celtic Love sticker, a new Irish & Celtic Music Podcast sticker and two new cat albums listed. This is the best place to my music and merch directly from me. Find a link in the shownotes.

If you haven't done so yet, please follow me on Spotify. I making the scary and bold switch to streaming music. So I need followers, and I need folks telling others. This is a great way to get to know my music. Oh! And if you have a playlist there, why not add one of my songs.

Interview with Samantha Gillogly

  • How Samantha found Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
  • Favorite Character
  • Favorite thing about ALEP
  • Sessions in the Dancing Pony
  • How Samantha and Marc Met
  • Places that Inspire You
  • Musical recommendation: Fiddler, Martin Hayes
  • Find out more about Samantha Gillogly at

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