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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 - November 22, 2017 - Happy Thanksgiving!!

11/23/2017
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This week on Windy City Irish Radio, Tim and Mike celebrate all that they are thankful for and serve up a Thanksgiving feast of brand new music, old favorites, and songs of the season to kick off the holiday weekend. Tune in for the brand new single from Dublin's Tupelo, new releases from The High Kings celebrating their 10th year as a band and tracks from trad fusion sensation Jiggy, Dublin singer-songwriter Colin O'Shea, Scotland's Heron Valley, We Banjo 3, Eileen Ivers, Byrne and Kelly,...

Duration: 01:07:00


Windy City Irish Radio - November 15, 2017

11/16/2017
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Widely acknowledged as the premier interpreter of songs and tales of the Great Lakes, singer-songwriter Lee Murdock joins the lads in the Windy City Irish Radio studio for an hour of music documenting the life and times of of the people who live, work and play along the freshwater highways of North America. Tune in as Lee and members of his band Blue Horizon, Joel Simpson and Mike Bradburn, preview their upcoming Christmas Ship concerts at Maple Street Chapel - Lombard, IL on Saturday...

Duration: 01:08:21


Windy City Irish Radio - November 8, 2017

11/9/2017
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This week on Windy City Irish Radio, the lads welcome trad power trio Open The Door For Three for a Joyful Hour of stories and song celebrating their brand new release entitled, yes, The Joyful Hour. Kieran O'Hare, Liz Knowles Music and Pat Broaders join Mike and Tim in studio to play tunes and spin tracks off of the new album and talk all about their show this Saturday night at their old haunt, Chief O’Neill’s. Get your tickets now! Tune in each and every Wednesday to WSBC 1240 AM from...

Duration: 01:01:52


Windy City Irish Radio - November 1, 2017

11/2/2017
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Spring Tides is a rowdy folk hop'n'roll band from the hills of Donegal playing swinging blues in smart casual shoes and they're in the Windy City Irish Radio studio this week in advance of their FREE show at the Irish American Heritage Center THIS Saturday night. James O'Donnell and Catherine Jennings from Spring Tides stop in to play some brand new music and tracks off of their new CD recorded at the historic Sun Studios in Memphis, TN. If that's not enough, Sharon Shannon rings in to...

Duration: 01:04:19


Windy City Irish Radio - October 25, 2017 - Samhain Special

10/26/2017
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Once upon a midnight dreary, Tim and Mike revisit yearly, the Samhain season special they've come to love so well. With tales of death and haunting ghosts and mummers marching and souling hosts, be still and listen closely to the stories they do tell. Tune in to Windy City Irish Radio for an extended 90 minute broadcast celebrating the night that the spirits call their own. With music from Téada, The black velvet band, Jameson's Revenge, Dallahan, Nuala Kennedy Music, Lisa Thiel, and...

Duration: 01:26:52


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