Kevin McCullagh is a fiddle-player, DJ and sound artist from Belfast His compositions, released under the pseudonym Jan Jeffer, have featured on RTÉ Lyric FM, NTS Radio and at many Irish festivals including the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Hilltown Contemporary Music Festival and Electric Picnic amongst others.
Danny Diamond's recently released album with Brian Miller, 'Let Fly', marks a change from earlier recordings. Kevin McCullagh reviews.
Flute-player Fintan Vallely has recently released 'Merrijig Creek', a solo album of newly composed tunes. Kevin McCullagh reviews.
In the first review from our new Traditional Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, supported by the Arts Council's Deis scheme, Kevin McCullagh reviews a performance at the Ulster Folk Museum by the traditional music quartet of Elaine Hogan, Pádraig Rynne, Tara Breen and Conor Crimmins.