Performers & Bands:
Avalon Rising - The SF Bay Area's finest progressive Celtic/Medieval rock band - led by Kristoph and featuring Margaret, Cat Taylor, Mark Ungar, and Scott Irwin.
Broceliande - Cosmic acoustic trio playing Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance music. Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, and Kris Yenney. An absolute must-hear!!
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.
Brobdingnagian Bards - Renaissance in Celtic music. #1 indie Celtic music band with four million Celtic MP3 downloads. Scottish and Irish songs, Tolkien music, and Dr Demento Ren Faire comedy. Newsletter features free MP3s monthly.
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. Please visit our website for free MP3s, band news, weblog and CDs." www.cantigamusic.com
The Dead Guise - A great Grateful Dead cover band which Kristoph had play in his driveway for his 40th birthday.
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!
Aryeh Frankfurter - Multi-instrumentalist Aryeh Frankfurter is a noted performer of the Celtic harp based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Gearoid o hAllmhurain - Five times all-Ireland concertina champion, and a favorite performer across the world.
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 - Celtic American musician and Podcaster.
Mitch Landy - Harpguy Mitch Landy plays in the San Francisco area for weddings and other special events. The site includes contact information and compositions.
Nada Lewis - One of the Bay Area's finest accordionists, Nada Lewis is well-known as a French, Italian, Klezmer / Jewish / Israeli, Irish, Gypsy / Roma / Balkan, Russian, Romanian, Greek accordionist and international musician -- solo or with her ensembles.
Puzzlebox - The wonderful filk/folk trio of Paul Kwinn, Taunya Gren, and Alisa Garcia -- three beautiful voices and some impressive songwriting!
Diana Rowan - Diana Rowan performs Celtic Harp music at weddings and special events throughout the San Francisco bay area. Her repertoire contains Celtic, classical, and Jewish harp music.
Salmon's Leap - Haunting and beautiful Chicago-based Celtic duo.
Diana Stork - Diana Stork is one of the most accomplished harpists based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She plays and composes on a variety of modern lever and ethnic harps; she is also a teacher and composer and available to perform for public and private events.
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.
Kyle Wohlmut - Wonderful performer on the Celtic folk harp (both wire- and nylon strung) and the Warr Guitar. He used to play bass with Avalon Rising, and is one-half of the fabulous harp duo, The Telltale Harps.
Celebrity Gems - Books entertainment for corporate and private events throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Celtic Crossings - Irish traditional music for all occasions performed by all-Ireland champion concertina player Gearoid o hAllmhurain. Order his latest albums, "Tracin'" and "Traditional Music from Clare and Beyond".
The Celtic Harp - Everything you need to know about the Celtic harp! Lots of links to harp pages.
Celtic MP3s.com - THE place online to find FREE Celtic music downloads by top Celtic artists.
celticmusicpodcast.com - The Irish & Celtic music podcast.
Celtic Taps - another great site listing tons of Celtic performers, etc.
Celtic TV - Free Celtic music webcasts on the net.Click here for submission info.
Celtica Magazine - the most important Italian magazine concerning celtic culture and music.
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.
Dirty Linen - THE premier magazine of Folk, Electric Folk, Traditional and World Music.
Dusty Strings - The wonderful company that built Margaret's harp.
Flowinglass Music - Your CD source for Celtic, Medieval, Renaissance, and fantasy music, including all CDs featuring Margaret and Kristoph.
Folkbook - wonderful resource for folk music, especially concerts & touring info
Folkloric Productions - The finest in World Music and Entertainment services.
Galeriegate - All about art around the world.
Goldenrod Music - A woman owned and operated on-line distributor of information and products relating to women artists, women's music, gay men's music, and more!
Home of Scottish Music - Visit Scotloads for great Scottish cds and mp3s. Sample all our music, free mp3 for new members, gig listings and more..
Lynne Lewandowski - Fine harp-builder who built Margaret's 22-string Romanesque-style Medieval harp.
The Mudcat Cafe - Magazine dedicated to blues and folk music, plus the home of Digital Tradition folk song database.
Music in Scotland - Just what it says -- 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.
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.
Random Factors - Premier distributor of filk & folk music
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.
Taylor Guitars - Reknowned manufacturers of fine guitars, including Kristoph's.
Serpentine Music - Quality pagan independent music label since 1992.
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.
Artists & Merchants:
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Claddagh Rings - Sleek and simple high
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Dreamknot - A Celtic Jewellry Company which captures the simplistic beauty in ancient Celtic design through their exquisite jewelry and crafts.
Medieval Magic - Medieval Magic is a provider of Fine Silver and other Magical Treasures. We provide the highest quality manufactured and handcrafted products.
WedAlert Weddings - Bridal Gowns and Wedding Dresses, Songs and Ceremony Music, Reception Halls, Photographers, Bands, DJs, Bridal Shows, and Honeymoons. Your Wedding Planning Just Got Easier.
Wedding Favors - Personalized wedding favors and bridal shower gifts.
Weddinglinksgalore - Everything you need to plan your wedding.
WeddingManor - WeddingManor gives you instant access to scores of wedding professionals.
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