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Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Debuts

June 26, 2013 – Hear a new era of Celtic music with a group of artists performing on the show for the first time.

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Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Heading South

June 19, 2013 – Fiona Ritchie celebrates the music of the southern mountain region of the United States.

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Alan Reid

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Alan Reid

June 12, 2013 – Three decades later, Fiona Ritchie meets up with the man who was her very first radio interview.

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Dougie MacLean

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Easy Does It

June 5, 2013 – Kick back with some soothing voices and some free-spirited instrumentals.

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Alasdair Fraser

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Time To Dance

May 29, 2013 – The rhythms of Celtic music will always get into your feet and before you know it, you're dancing.

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Julie Fowlis

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Julie Fowlis

May 22, 2013 – Raised in the Outer Hebrides, Fowlis is reaching contemporary audiences with Gaelic music.

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Orkney Islands

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Miles Of Isles

May 15, 2013 – This week's diverse choice of music is insular only in the geographical sense.

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Lunasa

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: What's New

May 8, 2013 – It's time to unwrap the latest batch of newly arrived recordings.

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Dougie MacLean

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Saying Something

May 1, 2013 – How do you use a song to deliver a message of social justice, peace or environmental consciousness?

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Dick Gaughan

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Hands On

April 24, 2013 – Old songs provide a lens through which we view lifestyles and work-ways, now passed into history.

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Alan Stivell

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Musical Breizh

April 17, 2013 – Intoxicating melodies from Brittany fill the air this week.

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Archie Fisher

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Lowlands

April 10, 2013 – The Scottish Lowlands have been a hive of musical activity for centuries.

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Jacqui McShee's Pentangle

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Spring Is In The Air

April 3, 2013 – Spring is certainly in the airs, and also the jigs, reels and songs.

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Natalie MacMaster

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Canada

March 27, 2013 – Travel to Cape Breton, Newfoundland and beyond to hear the authentic Celtic-rooted music of Canada.

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Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Irish Pairs

March 20, 2013 – Few musical sounds make a more honest and direct statement than duos in the Irish tradition.

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