The Thistle & Shamrock on WUOT

Saturdays from 8-9 p.m.

Created weekly in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands, The Thistle and Shamrock is one of NPR's longest-running and most popular music offerings. This vibrant and engaging program is produced exclusively for public radio stations, and is the most listened-to Celtic music program in the world. 

APRIL 2015

4    Julie Fowlis - Raised in the Outer Hebrides, Julie Fowlis is reaching international audiences with Gaelic song, and is one of a small group of singers bringing it into the cultural mainstream.  Meet her to explore her music and learn about her role in the soundtrack of an Oscar-winning animation.

11  Time to Dance - The rhythms of Celtic music will always get into your feet, and then you’re dancing!  Limber up and tune into music including Alasdair Fraser, Trian, and a pair of traditional dance bands from Ireland and Scotland.

18  Heading South - Fiona celebrates the musical connections her captured her attention when she first traveled through the U.S. in the early 1980s, by exploring the music of the Southern Mountains.

25   Kick Back - There’s more to this roots music business than high-energy dance tunes.  Ease through hand-picked soothing voices and free-spirited instrumentals

 

 

 

 

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