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Wed June 4, 2014
Teetotallers On Mountain Stage
Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 2:13 pm
The Teetotallers appear on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College. Born of an impromptu performance at a California Celtic Festival in 2010, the band features three of traditional Irish music's most respected performers: fiddler and violist Martin Hayes; flute, whistle and bodhrán player Kevin Crawford; and singer, guitarist, and bouzouki and mandola player John Doyle.
Doyle has served as a founding member of Solas, while Hayes has collaborated with the likes of Bill Frisell and Darol Anger. Crawford provides the backbone of the celebrated group Lunasa, It adds up to a staggering summit of musical imagination and experience on a single stage. This extended set includes the band's closing number, "Munster Reel," which was not heard during the original radio broadcast.
- "Clare Reel Set"
- "A Wicked Belfast Man"
- "Ships In Full Sail"
- "Liberty's Sweet Shore"
- "Munster Reel"