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Windy City Irish Radio, hosted by Tim Taylor and Mike Shevlin each Wednesday evening from 8pm to 9pm CST on WSBC 1240AM Chicago and WCFJ 1470AM Chicago Heights, ties current events to Irish culture through music, books, theater and the arts.

Windy City Irish Radio, hosted by Tim Taylor and Mike Shevlin each Wednesday evening from 8pm to 9pm CST on WSBC 1240AM Chicago and WCFJ 1470AM Chicago Heights, ties current events to Irish culture through music, books, theater and the arts.
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Chicago, IL

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Windy City Irish Radio, hosted by Tim Taylor and Mike Shevlin each Wednesday evening from 8pm to 9pm CST on WSBC 1240AM Chicago and WCFJ 1470AM Chicago Heights, ties current events to Irish culture through music, books, theater and the arts.

Language:

English

Contact:

773-383-7892


Episodes

Windy City Irish Radio - August 15, 2018

8/15/2018
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The Irish American community lost three ambassador's of Irish music and dance over the past couple weeks with the passing of Dooley Brother's band member, Jimmy Dooley Jr., Irish fiddler, Tommy Peoples, and ceili and set dance instructor, Alan Beale. Mike Shevlin returns to the Windy City Irish Radio studios and, along with Tim, feature bands performing at the upcoming Milwaukee Irish Fest running from August 16th through August 19th featuring We Banjo 3, Jiggy, Seo Linn, The Green Fields...

Duration:00:59:41

Windy City Irish Radio - August 8, 2018

8/8/2018
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As Minnie Pearl would say "Hoooowwwwdy! I jus' proud to be here!" And so is Windy City Irish Radio! Over the years, American Country Music has had a tremendous influence on the world but especially in Ireland, where country music remains immensely popular. And it's easily argued that the very roots of American country music and dance began with the Irish and Scots as they emigrated to Appalachia. Join Tim and Mike as they celebrate an evening of country music -- Irish country music, that...

Duration:01:02:47

Windy City Irish Radio - July 25, 2018

7/25/2018
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20 million online viewers cannot be wrong! Internet sensation The Byrne Brothers join us in the Windy City Irish Radio studios this week for their first U.S. radio appearance. They are performing this Friday night in a FREE concert at the Irish American Heritage Center. Since arriving in the States from their home in Donegal and after six months performing at Raglan Road Orlando in Disney Springs, the family has hit the road to travel the country with instruments in hand and we are very...

Duration:01:05:07

Untitled Episode

7/18/2018
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Duration:01:02:12

Windy City Irish Radio - June 27, 2018

6/27/2018
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At long last, the lads welcome the legendary Dooley Brothers into the Windy City Irish Radio studio for stories and songs from their decades-long troubadour life in music. Tune in for live performances from both first and second generation Dooleys as we preview their 33rd annual performance at the Irish American Heritage Festival on Sunday July 8th. Along with a whole lot of Dooley, listen for the BRAND NEW SINGLE off of We Banjo 3's soon-to-be-released album, Haven, and songs from...

Duration:01:04:41

Windy City Irish Radio - June 20, 2018

6/21/2018
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The Irish American Heritage Festival is just two weeks away and on this week's show the lad's celebrate some of the fantastic musicians that will be gracing the stage from July 6th-8th at the Irish American Heritage Center. Tune in for music from local favorites Coyote Riot, Hoosier Staters Kennedy's Kitchen, We Banjo 3, Byrne and Kelly and The Mickey Finns, featuring members of Basket House Band who will be performing at the festival. Listen in as Tim and Mike take a stroll down some...

Duration:01:00:31