Celtic music is mostly thought of as Scottish or Irish music and is a category of music rather than a genre. Traditionally recognized as music which uses violin, bagpipes, and penny whistles, it can also contain mandolins, harps, and the hammered dulcimer instrumentations. For a complete look at Celtic music available on the internet, see a Celtic Music. For more information on Celtic Music, including video clips to watch, visit Celtic Music Clips.
Looking for a discussion group on Celtic music, visit Internet Resources for Celtic Music. There are several links to choose from on email and chat groups. Proclaiming the largest group on the internet for Celtic music discussion is The Celtic Cafe.
To download or preview sample clips of Celtic music, see Celtic Music Downloads, Real Men Wear Kilts, Austin’s Celtic Music Downloads, and for the BBC’s list of Celtic Music downloads, see Music of Scotland.
To keep up on the Celtic music concerts and events, the following sites are regularly updated with current events: Celtic Connections and Upcoming Celtic Events, a site devoted to bringing Celtic Music fans together and offering a brand new online music store, blogposts, community forums, classified ads, and quizzes.
Celtic Music Bands is one of many sites where the listings of Celtic MP3 Music Magazine’s offerings are listed in clickable links. For additional Celtic musicians, see Celtic Musicians.
Other Celtic resources include All Things Celtic, Celtic Knotwork, which lists links to understanding Celtic Arts, and Celtic Resources, which includes links to Irish-Scottish travel and accommodations.