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Celtic MP3s Music Magazine - Free Music Downloads
Free weekly Celtic Music magazine featuring free Celtic MP3 downloads and a monthly podcast.

Ceolas - The home of Celtic music on the Internet since 1994. Ceolas houses the largest online collection of information on Celtic music, and has links to hundreds of related sites.

Folkbook - Wonderful resource for folk music, especially concerts & touring info.

Folk Music & Beyond - Wonderful San Francisco radio show of folk, Celtic, and world music on KALW 91.7 FM, hosted by JoAnn Mar, Sandy Miranda, and Bob Campbell.

Friday Folk-Off - DJ David Stafford hosts this important folk show on KKUP 91.5 FM out of Cupertino.

The Mudcat Cafe - Magazine dedicated to blues and folk music, plus the home of Digital Tradition folk song database.

Music in Scotland - A comprehensive guide to Scottish music on the web.

The Mythopoeic Society - A non-profit international literary and educational organization for the study, discussion, and enjoyment of fantasy and mythic literature, especially the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and Charles Williams.

Pantheacon - Premier American pan-pagan convention. We are honored to perform there biennially since 2000.

Prometheus Music - Publisher of topical CDs on themes of space, technology, fantasy, and science-fiction produced and engineered by Avalon Rising co-leader Kristoph Klover.

renaissancefestivalmusic.com - Twice monthly music & entertainment from Renaissance festivals with Celtic, folk, Gypsy, Renaissance and comedy music from groups performing this week at a fair near you.

songhenge.com - Online archive of free & legal Celtic music downloads.

Thistle & Shamrock - THE premier radio show of Celtic traditional folk music.

tolkien.bardscrier.com - Tribute to J.R.R. Tolkien LORD OF THE RINGS music and free Tolkien mp3s.

Trigallia - The main door to celtic festivals and to the world of the celts.

PERFORMERS & BANDS:

Joe Bethancourt - The world's best performer of clawhammer banjo technique, Joe plays no less than 65 instruments and is well-known in his Phoenix, AZ stomping grounds and all over the world.

The Black Brothers - Seminal Irish singers Michael and Shay Black perform a broad repertoire including old Dublin street songs, music hall songs and historical ballads, songs from the Irish, English and Scottish traditions, along with songs by contemporary writers.

The Black Irish Band - Hailing from the historic Gold Rush Country of America, the Black Irish Band have a musical style that is as timeless as the rugged landscape of the west, a tribute to the people whose lives were spent building the world we now take for granted.

Broceliande - Cosmic acoustic trio playing Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance music. Led by Margaret Davis (who also sings, harps, & flutes with Avalon Rising) and featuring Kristoph Klover (voice, mandola, guitar) and Kris Yenney (cello, percussion, voice). An absolute must-hear!!

Brother - A Celtic Tribal Celebration -- fusing signature vocals and guitar with the deep pulse of the didgeridoo, the soaring highs of the bagpipes, and tribal percussion. We shared the bill with them at the All Hallows Festival.

Cantiga - Cantiga's unique and magical music has delighted visitors to Renaissance Festivals across America for almost thirty years. Celtic and medieval world music played on harp, flute, fiddle, cello, charango and percussion. 

Coyote Run - One of the hottest bands on the Celtic Rock circuit today. Blending traditional tunes with rich, literate lyrics, compelling melodies and rock, jazz and flamenco instrumental hooks, this band weaves a tapestry unlike any other out there.


The Dead Guise
- A great Grateful Dead cover band which Kristoph had play in his driveway for his 40th birthday. They must be good, 'nuf said.

Four Shillings Short - This fantastically diverse duo of Aodh Og O Tuama and Christy Martin plays an utterly innovative, original brand of Celtic music. One of the pioneering bands to include sitar on Irish music!

Golden Bough - Rooted in the traditional music of Ireland and Scotland, this trio of modern day minstrels has expanded upon these ethnic styles to create a sound unique unto themselves. In the recording studio, as well as on stage, Golden Bough captures the essence and joy of traditional music.

Marc Gunn - Influential Celtic American musician and podcaster -- the "Celtfather."

Salmon's Leap - Haunting and beautiful Chicago-based Celtic duo.

Sligo Rags - Awesome Celtic trio that's taking the Southern California Celtic Music scene by storm with a satisfying blend of Celtic, Jazz and bluegrass influences.

Cat Taylor - Fabulous fiddler Cat Taylor and her Irish dance group "Fiddler's Fancy" have been wowing the Bay Area for some time now. And we play gigs with her & she gigs with us. Check out her spiff website!

Mark Ungar - Masterful mandocellist, bassist, guitarist, and vocalist Mark Ungar is known as one of the Bay Area's top performers. Find out more about his other projects and full range of music services at his site, www.MoreMoose.com.

ARTISTS AND MERCHANTS:

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BOOKING: Kristoph Klover, stoph at flowinglass dot com, phone (510) 219-9836