Celtic Tag

Irish Mythen – Mariposa Talks Interview

In this interview with Mariposa Talks, singer songwriter Irish Mythen fills us in on her Irish roots, her musical journey and offers a hint of a surprise for her Mariposa concert. ...

Ariko Making Their Mariposa Return

Smiles ignite, toes tap and hips swivel when Franco-Ontarian sister group, Ariko, reaches into its quiver of tunes. Their fiddle-based music takes you on a journey through canadiana, jazz, gypsy swing and Celtic, with a repertoire that is energetic, rich in harmonies, and spiced with a...

RUNA – Bringing a Mystical, Lyrical, Exciting Sound to Mariposa

Recognized as one of Irish music’s new super-groups, RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music. Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of bluegrass, flamenco, blues, and jazz, they...

Kunle Basks His Audience in Beautiful Gentleness and Optimism

Nigerian-born singer songwriter, Kunle, launched his musical career in Ghana, spent time on the open seas as a marine engineer, and made his way to Toronto where he is currently based. His music employs guitar tapping, harmonica, talking drum, and rich vocals to animate traditional and...

The East Pointers Bringing Traditional Celtic Tunes to Mariposa

The three members of the freshly formed trio, The East Pointers, are accomplished musicians in their own right, each of whom – Banjoist Koady Chaisson, fiddler Tim Chaisson, and guitarist Jake Charron – has an exuberant love of traditional Celtic tunes that belies their youth. This...

Ariko Swinging Through Mariposa

Smiles ignite, toes tap and hips swivel when Franco-Ontarian sister group, Ariko, reaches into its quiver of tunes. Their fiddle-based music takes you on a journey through canadiana, jazz, gypsy swing and Celtic, with a repertoire that is energetic, rich in harmonies, and spiced with a...

Elephant Revival: Bound to Take Mariposa By Storm

Every once in a while, a truly original, fantastic-sounding group comes along and creates excitement on the Americana music scene. Meet Elephant Revival! Transcendental folk is perhaps the best way to describe their exciting musical stylings. They are a troupe of accomplished players and vocalists, composers and songwriters...