Just like a real folk festival, but without all the sweaty people and the overpriced vegetarian food.
Get reel with these artists and more on the Online Folk Festival:
Altan: Traditional music from Donegal
Cara Dillon: young singer from Ireland, BBC Folk Music Best New Act award winner
Chieftains: Still great after all these years
Cherish The Ladies: American all-female Celtic supergroup
The Crossing: Celtic band out of Chicago
Danu: They just keep winning BBC2 Folk awards, and who's to argue?
Flogging Molly: A little bit traditional, a whole lot in your face punk
Great Big Sea: Celtic/rock fusion band that's the pride of Newfoundland
Hair of the Dog: Celtic group out of Saratoga Springs, NY
Iona: Celtic/jazz/ambient/progressive rock and roll fusion group from the UK. Enya meets Yes. Sort of
Knot Fibb'n: Columbus-based traditional Irish band. Really excellent live.
Paperboys: Celtic/rock/latin fusion band from Vancouver, BC
Old Blind Dogs: They're Scottish. They like Tatties and Herrin'. They play like maniacs. Go see them.
The Poozies: Female Celtic supergroup
Rig the Jig: Irish group blending Celtic music with a wide variety of styles
Rise: Quality Celtic/Alt-folk from the Isle of Bute
Tempest: Celtic/rock fusion band from San Francisco
Whirligig: Celtic band from NYC area