The Traditional Singers Club Collection

 A special digital collection of audio recordings made of singers in the Irish tradition who were featured performers at concerts organized by the Traditional Singers Club of the Twin Cities (founded 2005).

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Singers (click song names to listen):

Máirtín de Cógáin
Máirtín’s from Cork and he performed at the Singers Club in 2009 

Jimmy Crowley 
Cork singer Jimmy Crowley performed here in 2007

Len Graham 
Len hails from the Glens of Antrim in the north of Ireland. These are from his 2008 concert

Brian Ó hAirt (Brian Hart) 
Brian, who is from St. Louis, MO originally, was the first performer at the Singers Club in 2005 

 Julie Henigan 
Originally from the Missouri Ozarks, Julie sang here in 2006

 Laura MacKenzie 
Laura MacKenzie is a Minnesotan and a regular at Singers Club sessions. She performed in 2007

Dónal Maguire
Dónal was born in Drogheda and has lived for years in England. He sang here in 2008

 Dáithí Sproule 
 Dáithí is from Derry but has lived in the Twin Cities for years and frequents song sessions. He performed in 2006

 

All Songs as a Playlist:

The Traditional Singers Club Collection was made possible by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  Special thanks also to the singers for granting permission to share their recordings and to Dan Rein, Mario Vano and Cormac O’Shea for recording the concerts.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.