magstress’s ten comments

  • Re: In Dublin in may, where to hear real irish tradmusic???

    I'm studying in Dublin right now for 6 months, and have been desperate to get to some good music, but have been advised (as a smallish female probably going alone) not to venture into Smithfield after dark. Unfortunately, most of the sessions and ceilis I... more…

  • Re: Kit Fiddle

    thanks for the thorough reply...I'm really interested now, especially because I travel frequently. fortunately, christmas is coming...! fingers crossed. more…

  • Re: Kit Fiddle

    screetch, let me know how you like your Wiplstix, I'm also interested in getting one. sounds perfect for late night practicing in the dorm! more…

  • rattle the boards

    I don't know much about these guys and have never heard them before, and as they are going to be playing near-ish to me this weekend, I was wondering if anyone could give me the scoop. worth the trip? more…

  • amazing album, one of my favorites; particularly like the opening track, as a fiddle and banjo player. more…

  • Re: Going abroad with instruments

    thanks for the advice more…

  • Re: Going abroad with instruments

    my main concern is trying to get TWO instruments in hard cases through carry on...anybody tried that before? more…

  • Going abroad with instruments

    I’m considering studying abroad in Dublin next year for a semester, and while in the middle of piles of paperwork, the thought most prevalent in my mind is: how do I get my instruments over there safely? (I play fiddle and banjo). Should I consider taki... more…

  • Re: boondock saints

    it's called The Blood of Cu Chulainn more…

  • Re: boondock saints

    I have that song on my computer, and am almost positive that it was written for the movie. As in, I vaguely recall reading an interview with the composer. Cool tune though, good for dancing jigs. more…