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A warm welcome to all players of Irish Music on the Tenor Banjo.

Members: 1,264

This website was established in February 2010 & is dedicated to promoting the playing of Irish Music on primarily the Tenor Banjo, but also on the Tenor Guitar & the Mandolin.
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Quentin Page joined Dick Glasgow's group

Angelina Carberry!

Angelina’s unmistakeable sound is at times dark and earthy, coupled with a weighted deeply grounded rhythm, the momentum, measured, unstoppable.
Quentin Page joined Dick Glasgow's group

Gerry O'Connor!

If you are a big fan of Gerry O'Connor, please join this group.
John Jandera joined Dick Glasgow's group

Gerry O'Connor!

If you are a big fan of Gerry O'Connor, please join this group.
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my two tenor guitars

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robertmacneil posted a status
"No, I don't. I'll seek it out. Thanks. But hopefully Angelina appreciates we're all eager for another album like An Traidisium Beo ... !"
Bruce Barton commented on Dick Glasgow's group Angelina Carberry!
"Hi Rob, Do you have Peter Carberry's "Traditional Irish Music From Co. Longford"? It came out a few years ago and features a lot of Angelina's playing on it, and some great tunes. I particularly like their version of Johnny Cope…"
Oct 17
robertmacneil commented on Dick Glasgow's group Angelina Carberry!
"Anyone know when we can expect another album from Angelina Carberry?"
Oct 17
Ger replied to Ger's discussion Skype Banjo Lessons
"50 minutes. "
Oct 16
Andy Campbell replied to Ger's discussion Skype Banjo Lessons
"Hi. You say 25 Euros, but don't mention how long that is for. Thanks"
Oct 14
Andy Campbell replied to Ger's discussion Skype Banjo Lessons
"How much do you charge?"
Oct 14
Stefano Boldrin commented on Stefano Boldrin's video

3 tunes from Veneto and Lombardia

"Anyway, glad you like them!"
Oct 12
Stefano Boldrin commented on Stefano Boldrin's video

3 tunes from Veneto and Lombardia

"You know, tunes are meant to be heard - videos are just a medium ;) I made this really rough video only for make them known, since they are not famous as "Morrison" or "Kesh jig"."
Oct 12
Alan Reid posted a status
Oct 12
Alan Jones posted a video

Three Reels from "Last of the Summer Ale"

The Boyne Hunt, St Annes Reel and The Maid Behind the Bar. We are in need of an aging male Acoustic Guitarist
Oct 11
Van Hunter commented on Daniel Burke's video

Dave McNevin - Reels

"Must be on speed. "
Oct 11
Van Hunter commented on Dick Glasgow's video

Grace O'Mahony!

"I live in the USA, in New Mexico to be exact. My Irish roots come from the O'Mahoney name from County Cork. My spirit sings and plays these jigs and reels, I hear on this site. Good jog Grace! "
Oct 11
Van Hunter commented on Stefano Boldrin's video

3 tunes from Veneto and Lombardia

"I really like the tunes! the video has little to offer."
Oct 11
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Oct 11
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Oct 7
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