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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:

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.

Slight brunette woman, eyes closed, mouth open in song, performing in front of a silhouetted audience.
Laura MacKenzie

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.

Joyful older man sitting at ease holding his guitar and smiling right at the camera.
Dáithí Sproule

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

Playlist of this collection

Acknowledgments 

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.

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