The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar Guitarists like Sarah McQuaid raise the bar for Celtic roots music on both sides of the Atlantic.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar

The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar

The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar

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Virtuoso players from old world to new are raising the bar for Celtic roots-inspired guitar music. Hear from Sarah McQuaid, Tony McManus, John Doyle and other musicians who are helping shape the sound of the Celtic guitar.