DiscoverBlarney Pilgrims Irish Music PodcastEpisode 86: Rus Bradburd Interview (Fiddle)
Episode 86: Rus Bradburd Interview (Fiddle)

Episode 86: Rus Bradburd Interview (Fiddle)

Update: 2021-01-22


Digging into tunes. Paddy Jones. The Draoicht. Sports and music, and finding your place in both. Coaching basketball in Ireland and the Tralee Tigers. Carl Hardebeck, The Blind Bard of Belfast. The fiddle as an old person's instrument. Sliabh Luachra. Padraig O'Keeffe. Paddy on the Hardwood. Slow airs in sessions and New Mexico polkas.

In this episode Rus plays:

Westfort Gals

The Pikeman's / Down The Glen (Marches)

Farewell To Whiskey / The Dark Girl In The Blue Dress

Leaving Lerwick (Paddy Jones Slow Air)

Kerry Polka / Purple Lillies

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Paddy Jones 6 YouTube videos. Absolutely worth a watch:

During the interview Rus mentions Carl Hardebeck. This is a great piece about him here:

The Blind Bard of Belfast: Carl Gilbert Hardebeck:


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Episode 86: Rus Bradburd Interview (Fiddle)

Episode 86: Rus Bradburd Interview (Fiddle)

Darren O'Mahony, Dominic Black