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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 - October 11, 2017

10/11/2017
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Basking in the afterglow the October 7th release of their debut album, "Winnie", singers and songwriters, Jennifer Elizabeth Ashley and Joel Simpson, more commonly known as Ashley & Simpson, make their inaugural appearance in the Windy City Irish Radio studios to perform original songs from their new album as well as covers from Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Michael Jackson (in celebration of Mike Shevlin and Linda Bryan Shevlin's 20th wedding anniversary), and a tribute to the late...

Duration: 01:10:11


Windy City Irish Radio - October 4, 2017

10/4/2017
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'Tis a fine night's work in the Windy City Irish Radio studios as the lads drop anchor and spin tales of the open sea. Whether it's the sailors, the pirates or the mermaids awashed, it's all they can do to avoid the watery grave to bring this fine music to you. Listen for tales of the North Sea Holes and the Flowers of Bermuda and find out for yourself where The River Meets the Sea. With Solas, Gaelic Storm, Dylan Walshe and Shannon Sharon in the galley, The Chieftains with The...

Duration: 01:05:07


Windy City Irish Radio- September 27, 2017

10/2/2017
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Tonight on Windy City Irish Radio, the boys greet the fall season head on with music from The Fureys and Davey Arthur and Pearl River favorites Girsa. They also introduce some new tracks from Milwaukee's own The Gleasons off of their brand new album Worries at the Gate, from folk hero Luka Bloom of his new album The Refuge, The Outside Track, and Dublin's viral sensation Jiggy. And that is not all that Tim and Mike have for you this week! Tune in for duets from Iris DeMent & Dolores Keane,...

Duration: 01:03:21


Windy City Irish Radio - September 20, 2017

9/20/2017
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This week on Windy City Irish Radio, the lads pay tribute to the many contributions that the Irish have given to our country and mark some important landmarks in Irish-American history. As is often discussed on the show, Irish-Americans grew from hardscrabble roots to play a large part in building cities, infrastructure, railroads and canals in linking sea to shining sea. September marks the 190th anniversary of County Longford descendant and New York Governor DeWitt Clinton signing off on...

Duration: 01:04:39


Windy City Irish Radio - September 13, 2017

9/14/2017
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It's a big week in the Windy City Irish Radio studio as the lads preview two big events coming up over the next couple of days at the Irish American Heritage Center. On Thursday, the IAHC is proud to present world-renowned traditional group Lúnasa at World Music Festival Chicago in a FREE concert. On this week's show we are joined by Sean Cleland and the Irish Music School of Chicago who's Youth Ensemble will be opening for Lunasa at the IAHC. The Kilgubbin Brothers will perform in the 5th...

Duration: 01:02:53