Words on World Music

Blog archives for November, 2009


Archive for November, 2009

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Great news from our friends at the Celtic Connection newspaper.  This popular publication (and good friend to Celt in a Twist) was presented an award by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on behalf of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada on November 21. As the press release says “The Celtic Connection was […]

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

A famous writer once said “A Hard Rain is Gonna Fall”.  Mr. Dylan must have been talking about the weather system that has come to visit our fair city (because NO WAY was that song political.)  The clouds moved in like a ne’er do well brother in law, bringing lots of gloom and nastiness, and […]

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

The conversation Cal Koat had with Tom Landa of the Paperboys has migrated over to the worldbeatCanada podcast.  Tom talks about his music, and the joys of touring. And how a band can be world music and Celtic music all at the same time. Listen at the player here, or at the worldbeatcanada.com website, here.  […]

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

This review in the New York Times describes the excitment (dare we say frenzy) that accompanied the opening of the musical Fela! at the Eugene O’Neil theatre. To quote: There has never been a show on Broadway like this portrait of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, a Nigerian revolutionary of song. Let’s hope they take this show on […]

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Once again we have searched the world for the very finest contemporary Celtic Music to bring to you in an easy-to-carry podcast. This week our guest on the show is Tom Landa, who has been leading the Paperboys for many years.  They’ve just complete a tour, and Tom is charged up about their new album, […]