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Windy City Irish Radio, hosted by Tim Taylor and Mike Shevlin on Sunday afternoons from 12 noon to 1pm CST on WNDZ 750AM Chicago, ties current events to Irish culture through music, books, theater and the arts.

Windy City Irish Radio, hosted by Tim Taylor and Mike Shevlin on Sunday afternoons from 12 noon to 1pm CST on WNDZ 750AM Chicago, ties current events to Irish culture through music, books, theater and the arts.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

Windy City Irish Radio, hosted by Tim Taylor and Mike Shevlin on Sunday afternoons from 12 noon to 1pm CST on WNDZ 750AM Chicago, ties current events to Irish culture through music, books, theater and the arts.

Language:

English

Contact:

773-383-7892


Episodes

Windy City Irish Radio - July 10, 2022

7/11/2022
With festival season heating up this summer all accross the Midwest, Windy City Irish Radio features bands soon to be appearing at the MIlwaukee Irish Fest and the Dublin, OH Irish Fest.

Duration:00:57:41

Windy City Irish Radio - July 3, 2022 - Happy 4th of July

7/3/2022
You're a grand old flag, you're a high flying flag and forever in peace may you wave. You're the emblem of the land I love, home of the free and brave! That's right, the U.S. is celebrating it's 247th birthday and we here at Windy City Irish Radio want to celebrate the nations birth and celebrate the Irish contribution to our nation's freedom. This afternoon we celebrate old Uncle Sam with music from James Cagney, Bing Crosby, Celtic Women, Frank Patterson, Shane Hennessey, The Irish Tenors,...

Duration:00:59:23

Windy City Irish Radio - June 26, 2022

6/26/2022
The Irish music community lost a legend in Irish music. Dennis Cahill, a native of Chicago and one of the finest Irish guitarists in the world, passed away this past week. President Higgins says Cahill brought a "unique style to his guitar playing, while being deeply respectful of the essence of traditional Irish music". Cahill, along with his close friend and fellow musician, appeared on Windy City Irish Radio many years ago. In honor of Dennis and musical legacy, we pay tribute to Dennis...

Duration:00:58:12

Windy City Irish Radio - June 19, 2022

6/19/2022
Today's it's all about dear old Dad. That's right, it's Father's Day and we're celebrating the day Windy City Irish Radio style with Father's Day songs from John McDermott, Glenn Hansard, The Byrne Brothers, Father Daughter duo Hugh P and Maria, Father Son due Joe & Declan McShane, Davey Fu.rey, Rory Makem and lots more. It's all here on Windy City Irish Radio. Tune in each Sunday afternoon at 12 noon on WNDZ 750AM or live streamed on globalirishradio.com.

Duration:00:59:04

Windy City Irish Radio - June 12, 2022

6/12/2022
Ah the days heat up, so do the tunes and songs in the Windy City Irish Radio studios. This week Mike and Tim bring some new music and some older but classic Irish songs to the Windy City Irish Radio studios with music from Socks In the Frying Pan, Daimh, Byrne and Kelly ahead of their performance at the Irish American Heritage Center in Chicago, The Villagers, Ashley Davis, The Jeremiahs, Billow Wood, Hudson Taylor, Shane Hennessey, Katie Grennan,m The Drowsy Lads, and The Fitzgeralds. It's...

Duration:00:57:56

Windy City Irish Radio - June 5, 2022

6/5/2022
With summer weather approaching, we gladly usher in the month of June with lots of new music featuring Fontaines D.C. on the heals of their recent performance at the Irish American Heritage Center right here in the Windy City of Chicago. Also featuring Open The Door for Three, We Banjo 3, Aoife Scott, Jig Jam, Eileen Ivers and Byrne and Kelly. But let's not for our man W.B. Yeats on the cusp of his 157th Birthday and to celebrate, we feature Cathy Jordan with Seamie O'Dowd, De Dannan, Cyril...

Duration:00:59:56

Windy City Irish Radio - May 29, 2022

5/29/2022
Memorial Day weekend can be a bit bittersweet. It's a weekend of reflection - remembering those who have gone before us whether it be a close friend or family member. On the other hand, it's the unofficial start of summer. A time when you dust off your barbecuing prowess and soak up the sun. And speaking of sun, why not let a little light in with lots of new music with some classics sprinkled in. This week we feature Michael McDermott, Boxing Banjo, Talleymore, Casey Murray & Molly Tucker,...

Duration:00:58:26

Windy City Irish Radio - May 22, 2022

5/22/2022
As spring rolls in, the gardens of the Midwest explode with an abundance of green and springtime color and guess what? So does Windy City Irish Radio! This week we have a colorful array of blossoming artist from the emerald isle to the Windy City. This week we feature Liz Carroll, Davie Furey, Owen Moore, Denise Brennan, Grace Foley, Shelta, Donna Dunne, Seamus McGuire & Steve Cooney, Pete and Tom on Song and the Celtic Women. Whether you are spring cleaning, gardening, or sipping a pint on...

Duration:00:58:19

Windy City Irish Radio - May 15, 2022

5/15/2022
Often times we talk about how glorious it is in the Windy City Irish Radio studios even when the weather, perhaps, isn't so glorious but today is one of those special afternoons where the temps are summerlike (even two weeks before Memorial Day!!), the grass is greener, the flowers are blooming, the birds are softly chirping and, most importantly, the beer gardens are open. Yes, it is truly a glorious day here in the Windy City Irish Radio studios and to celebrate all this gloriousness, we...

Duration:01:00:18

Windy City Irish Radio - May 8, 2022

5/8/2022
Chew with your mouth closed, sit up straight, make your bed. All the lessons dear ol' mom taughts. So, hats off to all you moms out there and a Happy Mother's Day! Today we feature new music from Teada featuring John C. Reilly, a couple of new one's from Jim Sullivan, Eamon Flynn, the Blackwater Ceili Band, Derik Ryan, Celtic Thunder, Marian Waldron, Melissa Jane Carroll, Grump O' Sheep, Donna Dunne and Jig Jam. It's all right here on Windy City Irish Radio!

Duration:01:01:20

Windy City Irish Radio - April 17, 2022

4/17/2022
Easter has a double meaning in the Irish Community. Deeply rooted in Christian faith, Easter Sunday celebrates the risen Christ. And it commemorates the anniversary of the Easter Rising; Ireland's long fight to regain their freedom. So, today on Windy City Irish Radio we celebrate the anniversary of the risen Christ and Ireland rise to freedom with music from Orla Fallon, Liz Carroll, Ronan Hardiman, The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, Patrick Cassidy, The High Kings, The Wolfe Tones, The...

Duration:00:59:46

Windy City Irish Radio - April 10, 2022

4/10/2022
Despite Old Man Winter's icy grip, the calendar says it's Springtime in the Windy City Irish Radio studios and, well, hope springs eternal! Today we feature a mix of the oldies and some new music featuring Emma Langford, Dairi Farrell, Beoga, Eva Cassidy, David Curley & Mick Broderick, Cathy Jordan with Seamie O'Dowd, the Cape Breton girl, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, Connla, Celtic Woman, Paul Brady, Josh O'Keefe, Makem and Spain, Tom Sulivan, David Maguire, and Leo & Anto! Crank up...

Duration:00:59:55

Windy City Irish Radio - April 3, 2022

4/3/2022
As the Spring weather rolls into the Windy City Irish Radio studios, so does the thoughts Spring Break. Warm ocean breezes, sand between your toes and your favorite boat drinks! Ah, boat drinks. Hey, speaking of boat drinks, did you know that the Parrot Head King turned 75? Yep, with all of our holiday merriment, the new year, Valentine's Day and, of course, the High Holy Days of the St. Patrick's season, we neglected to wish Jimmy Buffett a happy 75th birthday on Christmas Day. So, Windy...

Duration:01:00:08

Windy City Irish Radio - March 27, 2022

3/27/2022
With the High Holy days of St. Patrick's celebrations behind us, Windy City Irish Radio marches on through the end of March while hope springs eternal as we welcome April's shower's and May's flowers. We feature various new artists this week including a new one from the Irish Rovers, who are celebrating their 60th Anniversary plus music from Hillary Klug, Grace Foley, Murphy's Lawyer, The Carroll Sisters, Gabriel Gonzalaz, Joanna Clare, House of Hamill, Tempest, Caitriona O'Sullivan and an...

Duration:00:58:50

Windy City Irish Radio - March 20, 2022

3/20/2022
At precisely 10:33am CST, Spring arrived in Chicagoland and across the land but it's most evident in the Windy City Irish Radio studios. The windows are open, the daffodils are ready to poke through the defrosting soil and the music is lively. Breath in the fresh spring air and while you're handling the spring cleaning, crank up the tunes! We usher in Spring's arrival with music that will restore that spring in your step featuring The Waterboys, All Folk'd Up, a classic from Tommy Makem,...

Duration:00:59:16

Windy City Irish Radio - March 13, 2022

3/13/2022
With the high holy days of the St. Patrick's Day season upon us, there's plenty to celebrate in the Windy City Irish Radio studios and in the Windy City with parades on the northside, southside and downtown, pubs open, music performed and lots of dancing, singing and merriment all to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland, ol' Maywan Succatt, that's right, old St. Patrick himself. Join Mike and Tim for an hour of celebration to Ireland's favorite saint with music from the Irish Rovers, The...

Duration:01:01:18

Windy City Irish Radio - March 6, 2022

3/6/2022
With the high holy days banging on the doors of the Windy City Irish Radio Studios, there's not much to do than to let the party in, so let's do it. Bar the doors, Katy! It's Windy City Irish Radio and they ain't takin' no for an answer. That's right, check them out at WNDZ 750AM or at www.windycityirishradio.com or on globalirishradio.com. You'll like it. Trust me!!

Duration:00:58:35

Windy City Irish Radio - February 27, 2022 - Happy Mardi Gras

2/27/2022
The Mardi Gras season is always a special season but this year it's even more special as parades roll on through the streets of New Orleans again. Mike and Tim celebrate the Mardi Gras season yet again bringing their 9th Annual Mardi Gras celebration to the airwaves featuring the best of Irish music with a Cajun-New Orleans flare featuring music from great Irishmen, Professor Longhair and Fats Domino, Drops of Green, Scythian, Aoife O'Donovan and Colm Mac Namara, Damian McGeehan, Bing Crosby...

Duration:01:00:00

Windy City Irish Radio - February 20, 2022

2/20/2022
As winter drones on, Windy City Irish Radio looks forward to the upcoming high holy days of the St. Patrick's Day season with music from acts appearing live in the upcoming weeks including Dervish, Jig Jam and Josh O'Keefe as well as music from Clare Sands, Susan O'Neill, Lemonchello, Fiachtna O Braonaine, The Screaming Orphans, All Folkd Up, Glen Hansard, Dylan Walsh, Tupelo and Liam Clancy. We'll have lots of St. Patrick's Day merriment in the upcoming weeks as we count down the days to...

Duration:00:58:11

Windy City Irish Radio - February 13, 2022

2/13/2022
Love is in the air this week on Windy City Irish Radio. Those pedagogues of love celebrate Valentine's Day with an hour of Valentine's Day music for those seeking love, lost love or those still madly in love. That's right, Cupid has pulled back is bow and is ready to shoot it straight into your lovers heart (in a very loving and caring fashion, of course). Join Mike and Tim for an hour of Valentine's Day music featuring songstress, Tara O'Grady, a classic from Sharon Shannon and Jim Murphy,...

Duration:00:58:40