Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region

Dan Milner up for Independent Music Award! by midatlanticcce
December 30, 2009, 1:08 pm
Filed under: CD Release, General Announcement, NYC

This just in from Dan Milner!

I just got some potentially good news from Smithsonian.  Happy to report that Irish Pirate Ballads is one of 5 recordings to receive a nomination in the Indie Music Awards “World Traditional” category.

Smithsonian Folkways tells me there are actually two trophys in this category.  One, an academy-like award conferred by professionals; and the other a popular vote award.  I know nothing about the ins and outs of this but they sent along the webpage with the suggestion that I spread the word.  The page is

In the days of Tammany Hall, when “our people” fought for their place in the sun, the cry was “Vote early and vote often!”  Need I say more.  If you have time, perhaps you could pass the suggestion along.  Thanks in advance.

Congrats Dan!  Now everyone out there, get to work!

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