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Coming Up
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 21
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May 21: Debuts

Look to the next era for this music with the sounds of first time artists on Thistle with recordings from both sides of the Atlantic.

 
Week 22
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May 28: The Long View

Fiona picks a few favorite extended arrangements of traditional tunes, including classic recordings from Kevin Burke and Alan Stivell.

 
Week 23
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June 4: Song Beat

Hebridean tweed-workers’ songs, rowing songs, hiking songs, mouth music: their lyrics take a back seat to their integral rhythms of the song. Hear how the music lightens the work and keeps the singers going.

 
Week 24
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June 11: Brian and Julee

Join Fiona at The Swannanoa Gathering in the mountains of North Carolina for a conversational, musical encounter with Brían Ó hAirt and Julee Glaub.  Each followed a separate path to Ireland to discover the roots of their musical passions.

 
Week 25
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June 18: Scent of Summer

Ease into the sound of summer with a warm Celtic infused blend.

 
Week 26
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June 25: Claudine Langille

Join Fiona at The Swannanoa Gathering in the mountains of North Carolina for a conversational, musical encounter with vocalist and leading banjo and mandolin player Claudine Langille.  Hear why songs and tunes from the Canadian Maritimes, Ireland and Appalachia flow through Claudine’s music.