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(DUBLIN, IRELAND)  Irish Music Magazine announce their participation as sponsor and supporter of Celtic Connections Radio Program produced by WSIU Radio effective November 1st.

Celtic Connections began in 1991 as a local program hosted by Bryan Kelso Crow and produced in the studios of WSIU Radio in Carbondale, Illinois for broadcast across southern and east central Illinois and north western Kentucky. Since its inception, there has been an explosion of world-wide interest in and awareness of Celtic music, matched by a huge increase in the number of recordings. As the program matured, musician/host Crow took advantage of opportunities to interview Celtic musicians and to record entire concerts for later broadcast. In July, 1996, Celtic Connections became syndicated nationally.  Host Bryan Kelso Crow’s academic career and his passion for Celtic history give an unusual depth to Celtic Connections, as does his experience and connections as a Celtic musician performing as a member of The Dorians. Celtic Connections is produced in the studios of WSIU Radio, Carbondale, Illinois and is syndicated to stations worldwide. The program is available to public and commercial radio stations.

Irish Music Magazine is published monthly in both print and digital format with readers in 29 countries worldwide. Irish Traditional Music is at the heart of the Irish culture and history, never as a static antiquity, the tradition is alive and vital, open to change yet conservative of its core values. Irish Music Magazine keeps readers informed about upcoming tours, events and also festivals from the diverse world of Irish and Celtic acoustic music. Irish Music Magazine also provides a daily Website and Facebook page @ where you can keep up to date with news and music.

Bryan Kelso Crow, Program host Celtic Connections said: “Over the years, Celtic Connections has had studio visits from touring performers like We Banjo 3, Dallahan, Jimmy Crowley & Mairtín de Cogáin, Open the Door for Three, Andy Irvine, Len Graham, and many more, and we have broadcast original concert recordings of Altan, Martin Carthy, Old Blind Dogs, Cherish the Ladies, Mick Moloney, Danú, Téada, Liz Carroll & John Doyle, Cathie Ryan, and others. We are thrilled to begin a new relationship with Irish Music Magazine as we approach our 28th year of broadcasting the show.”

Brian Flath, WSIU Public Broadcasting said:  “This partnership with Irish Music Magazine will not only provide a logical connection of their audience to Celtic Connections but will also spread awareness of their content to our WSIU Radio audience as well

Robert Heuston, Publisher, Irish Music Magazine said ‘’The essence of Irish Music Magazine is to reflect what is happening in Irish music in contemporary society. From commercial recordings of traditional tunes, to experimentation with other musical cultures, I pleased today to commence our partnership with WSIU Radio and their highly acclaimed Celtic Connections Radio programme on 45 Radio stations across 15 US States. ’’

For further information: Celtic Connections is broadcast weekly on stations across the United States. Visit for a listing of times in your region.

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