Joe Craven's "Soldiers of Joy" kicks off this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear music from Skolvan on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Musical Breizh

Hear intoxicating melodies from Brittany, including music by the Kornog and Skolvan, vocalist Annie Ebrel and harpist Alan Stivell.

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Liz Carroll and John Doyle are among the artists who take inspiration from the heavens on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bask in the rays of the summer sun with music by Shooglenifty and others. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Julee Glaub (right), pictured here with her Little Windows bandmate Mark Weems, performs at the Swannanoa Gathering on this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Brian And Julee

Brían Ó hAirt and Julee Glaub perform at the Swannanoa Gathering in the North Carolina mountains.

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Irish singer and flute player Nuala Kennedy is featured on this week's show. Her most recent album is Noble Stranger. Louis Decarlo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Releases And Debuts

Opening up some recent musical deliveries to the program's mailboxes in the U.S. and Scotland.

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Dónal Lunny is among the artists featured on this week's show. Con Kelleher/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Kick Back

There's more to roots music than high-energy dance tunes. Explore a more relaxing side of the genre on this week's show.

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