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About The Celtic Highlander

So, you might be wondering now how did Celtic Radio come to be? What is our inspiration? Celtic Radio was created to bring together a community of listeners, performers and musicians to share and converse in Celtic culture. Our inspiration for this endeavour is the music, but let’s face it, the radio waves and TV are ruled by an endless barrage of top 40 musicians and performers. Listen to your local AM or FM band and chances are you will not find many Celtic music stations, if you find any at all! How then can the devoted musicians that play at the Irish Festivals and Highland Games ever get heard beyond that venue? How can people discover Celtic music if there is no place to listen? Hence was born the idea of a free 24 hour Celtic Radio station available on the World Wide Web for all to enjoy.


Iona’s music is not only inspired by the timeless traditions of Celtic folk, but it also dives deeper into ancestral European traditions from France, Cornwall and Spain, while tipping the hat to American roots music… Read the full review at … Continue reading

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The Piano Guys

The Piano Guys are awesome! Love the Scottish location and bagpipers…

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If you’re desperately seeking a Game of Thrones fix while enduring the long wait for the HBO fantasy epic’s 2019 return, you could do a lot worse than Britannia. The new historical drama from Amazon Studios and Sky has much … Continue reading

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Medieval Witch Hunts

The Salem witch trials of the 1690s have an iconic place in American lore. But before the Salem witch hunt, there was the “Great Hunt”: a larger, more prolonged European phenomenon between 1560 and 1630 that led to 80,000 accusations … Continue reading

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Searson’s “Home Grown” stands out as a very strong statement for a band that’s built on two simple ingredients before anything else: passion and vision. These talented sisters have a true desire to bring great music to life and share … Continue reading

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