August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

Ward Irish Music Archives Blog Entries

A #flashbackfriday to 1995, with Milwaukee band 180 and the...



A #flashbackfriday to 1995, with Milwaukee band 180 and the Letter G performing at Derry Hegarty’s Pub for “The Northern Meeting: Celtic Music in Milwaukee” CD release party. The CD was a compilation for Milwaukee area bands and supported the @ichcmke.
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#irishmusic #WIMA #milwaukee #mke #irishtrad #celticmusic #fiddle #flute #bodhran #uilleannpipes http://bit.ly/2XcZsch

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Hey #ACIS2019 - join us for a Day @ the Library in the Hancock...



Hey #ACIS2019 - join us for a Day @ the Library in the Hancock Room today! You can take a peak at our new #historypin work-in-progress project on Irish Music in Milwaukee #irishmusic #archives #history https://ift.tt/2Fl0Wd3

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Cover to “I Love to Hear an Irish Band...



Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Cover to “I Love to Hear an Irish Band on St. Patrick’s Day” from 1912. If you’re in Milwaukee, you can hear many of our Irish bands today, so please go support live Irish music! Feel free to tag more in the comments ☘️
@hearthfire.band @iangouldmusic @blackthornfolly @paddygrass @rorymodlinski @asherdgray @athas @frogwater.us .
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#WIMA #irishmusic #sheetmusic #irishtrad #stpatricksday #paddysday #milwaukee #mke #wisconsin #archives #history https://ift.tt/2O8RDkk

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A #flashbackfriday to Joe Burke’s flute-centric album...



A #flashbackfriday to Joe Burke’s flute-centric album honoring that instrument’s role in East Galway music: “Flutes were like rosary beads – there was one in every house.” The album also features Miare Ni Chathasaigh and Kathleen Guilday on harp, Mike Rafferty and Lori Feeley on flute, and Brian Conway on fiddle. .
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#WIMA #irishmusic #history #archives #library #vinyl #lp #flute #harp #Galway #ireland #fiddle #fbf http://bit.ly/2SDUvuj

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“The Emerald Green” sheet music cover from...



“The Emerald Green” sheet music cover from 1866.
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#WIMA #archives #library #sheetmusic #1866 #green #history #ireland #emerald http://bit.ly/2Gxj19V

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A lovely album from the Comer Collection – Jackie Roche...



A lovely album from the Comer Collection – Jackie Roche and Timmy Cronin, “Irish Violin and Accordion: A Collection of Irish Dance Tunes.” #WIMA #history #irishmusic #vinyl #albumcover #fiddle #violin #accordion #irishtrad #music #library #archives #LP #ireland #irishamerican http://bit.ly/2FvmTIK

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A song from the 1870s that speaks to us in the new year…...



A song from the 1870s that speaks to us in the new year… Sheet music cover from the Alfred Concanen Collection.⠀




#WIMA #sheetmusic #vintage #history #archives #libraries #sleepy #victorian http://bit.ly/2CMeONn

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Catch director Barry Stapleton and archivist @jeffksiazek on...



Catch director Barry Stapleton and archivist @jeffksiazek on @rteradio1 Ceili House tonight spinning some archival #irishmusic 📸: @fitzgibbonspatrick https://ift.tt/2QoqvCf

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An excellent album from John Kelly to kick off the...



An excellent album from John Kelly to kick off the weekend.

From the Michael and Mary Comer Collection. .
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#WIMA #irishmusic #irishtrad #vinyl #vinylcollection #history #archives #library #concertina #fiddle #violin https://ift.tt/2CcWL31

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Looking back to the rooftop Folk Harp Gathering during the 1982...



Looking back to the rooftop Folk Harp Gathering during the 1982 @mkeirishfest with Derek Bell of The Chieftains. .
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@thechieftainsofficial #WIMA #waybackwednesday #mkeirishfest #harp #irishmusic #derekbell #irishtrad #1982 #dearmke #milwaukee #rooftop #history #archives #library #slide #photoslide https://ift.tt/2OM8YT7

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A vinyl #flashback to 1978 and Martin Mulvihill’s album,...



A vinyl #flashback to 1978 and Martin Mulvihill’s album, Traditional Irish Fiddling from County Limerick.⠀

From the Michael and Mary Comer Collection.⠀
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#WIMA #vinyl #LP #irishtrad #irishmusic #Limerick #fiddle #archives #libraries #history #albumcover #flashbackfriday #1978 #watercolor #folkmusic https://ift.tt/2M7jcYO

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This little gem came in with a donation to get free entrance to...



This little gem came in with a donation to get free entrance to @mkeirishfest — you can donate 10 #irishmusic related items to get 2 tickets to the fest! https://ift.tt/2PgsDb0

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At @dublinirishfest ? Catch us with out latest #irishmusic...



At @dublinirishfest ? Catch us with out latest #irishmusic exhibit https://ift.tt/2ADDSXG

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Chuck and Ed Ward share a laugh during the Milwaukee Irish Fest...



Chuck and Ed Ward share a laugh during the Milwaukee Irish Fest contract signing at the Summerfest grounds in 1981. @mkeirishfest #tbt #mkeirishfest⠀





#WIMA #festival #summer #milwaukee #dearmke #summerfest #irishmusic #musicfest #history #archives #library https://ift.tt/2mIDZYa

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@marquetteu Professor Timothy McMahon during the opening remarks...



@marquetteu Professor Timothy McMahon during the opening remarks of the 2018 American Conference for Irish Studies at @universitycollegecork .
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#conference #irishstudies #acis2018 #ireland #library #archives https://ift.tt/2MCnrx5

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We remember those who gave their lives serving on this...



We remember those who gave their lives serving on this #memorialday — “We’ll Bring Him Back to Tipperary : America’s War Song” by Billy Beecher, published in 1917. https://ift.tt/2kwUndg

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Still in awe every time we bring out the Francis O’Neill...



Still in awe every time we bring out the Francis O’Neill cylinders for a researcher! #irishmusic https://ift.tt/2IojFsz

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David Power and Willie Kelly in concert in the Archives!...



David Power and Willie Kelly in concert in the Archives! #irishmusic https://ift.tt/2jhqpJO

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Happy #milwaukeeday #414day — the Milwaukee Sentinel March was...



Happy #milwaukeeday #414day — the Milwaukee Sentinel March was published here in 1892!
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#WIMA #archives #sheetmusic #vintage #antique #milwaukee #library #history https://ift.tt/2HrUqnI

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Happy #stpatricksday — be sure to go hear an Irish band wherever...



Happy #stpatricksday — be sure to go hear an Irish band wherever you’re celebrating today. Sheet music cover art from 1912. .
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#WIMA #history #irishmusic #irish #sheetmusic #vintage #1912 #antique #libraries #archives http://ift.tt/2FFSW9z

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