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Here’s what’s just ahead on Thistle. Remember that broadcast dates vary depending on where you’re listening, so just check our broadcast schedule and list of streaming stations for dates, times and frequencies.

Week 30
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July 24: Mythography

Explore myth, legend and mystery this week, in ballads and tunes of Celtic origin and inspiration.

 
Week 31
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July 31: New Releases and Debuts, part 1

Host Fiona Ritchie handpicks new sounds of this summer, combining artist debuts with the latest from musicians whose music has helped shape the sound of The Thistle & Shamrock®.

 
Week 32
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August 7: New Releases and Debuts, part 2

Host Fiona Ritchie handpicks more new sounds of the summer.

 
Week 33
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August 14: A Broader Canvas

Follow the Celtic music trail to Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Galicia, Asturias, Wales and Brittany.

 
Week 34
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August 21: Live & Kicking

From the pubs and clubs of home to international festivals stages, some great live performances electrify this hour of music.

 
Week 35
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August 28: Clear Sounds

Enjoy the pure beauty of the unaccompanied voice, solo and layered, along with virtuoso solo instrumentalists.

 
Week 36
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September 4: Combos

We revel in the joyous sounds of multi-instrumental line-ups this week, shamelessly embracing anarchy in determining “what-goes-with-what”.

 
Week 37
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September 11: Julie Fowlis

Raised in the Outer Hebrides, Julie Fowlis is one of a small group of singers bringing Scots Gaelic music into the cultural mainstream; no more so than when she provided the singing voice for Disney Pixar’s Oscar winning animation “Brave”.  Meet her this week.

 
Week 38
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September 18: Irish Pairs

Few musical sounds make a more honest and direct statement than duos in the Irish tradition.  Enjoy them combining their voices, guitars, fiddles, flutes and more acoustic instruments.

 
Week 39
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September 25: Canada

Travel to Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and on into the west to hear the authentic Celtic rooted music of Canada.