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Celtic MP3s Music Magazine Announces 1st Quarter Top 40 CDs
May 4, 2006
Everyday, around the world, thousands of people scour the net looking for the best Celtic music to buy. Those in the know go directly to the Celtic MP3s Music Magazine website which is always ahead of the curve with the latest information and samplings from the most talent artists in Celtic music.

Free Music Downloads and More from StPatricksDayParty.Net, the Perfect Companion for Green Beer
March 10, 2006
What do you get when you mix green beer with a Celtic musician born on St. Pat's? Marc Gunn, Celtic musician, Scots-Irishman and publisher of the Celtic MP3s Music Magazine. Inspired by his favorite holiday to offer something new, Gunn has announced the creation of his Saint Patrick's Day Party website (

Bards Band Together for Katrina Relief
February 4, 2006
Two of Austin's premier renfaire musical acts will come together at Mother Egan's Irish Pub on February 18 for a concert and CD release party benefitting hurricane victims.

Renaissance Festival Musicians Band Together for Hurricane Relief
January 7, 2006
To raise funds for hurricane relief efforts, two rennaissance festival musicians have organized a benefit CD, titled CIRCLE.

Announcing the 1st Annual Celtic Music Awards
December 17, 2005
The Celtic MP3s Music Magazine, the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast, and the Brobdingnagian Bards are proud to announce the formation of the 1st Annual Celtic Music Awards.

Brobdingnagian Bards Head to Hollywood to Play LOTR Oscars Party
February 5, 2004
Celtic duo Marc Gunn and Andrew McKee, the Brobdingnagian Bards, will present an exclusive performance at New Line Cinema's Official Lord of the Rings Fan Club Oscar Party on Sunday, February 29th, 2004.

Brobdingnagian Bards Lord of the Rings Tribute CD Release at the Cactus Cafe
June 17, 2003
Austin-based Celtic Folk duo the Brobdingnagian Bards will make an exclusive performance to celebrate the release of their sixth studio album, "Memories of Middle Earth" on Tuesday, July 15th at 8:30pm with free admission.

Brobdingnagian Bards Become 15th Most-Popular Band on the World's Largest Free Music Portal
July 29, 2002
The two millionth MP3 was downloadedfrom Austin's Brobdingnagian Bards' website on Thursday, July 25th. This landmark achievement makes them one of the Top 15 bands out of over 200,000 one the world's largest free music portal. It also shows that the Celtic musical tradition of The Chieftains, Clannad, Enya, The Corrs, and countless traditional and not-so-traditional bands is no passing fad. It is the wave of the future.

"Lord of the Rings" Music Hits Top 40 on
February 3, 2002
Still eleven months before the release of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy classic, "Lord of the Rings", yet the buzz is already building to Star Wars Episode I proportions. Two weeks ago, it hit and rocketed Austin Celtic duo, the Brobdingnagian Bards to #1 on the charts on the Celtic and World/Folk charts. And it propelled them as high as #31 on all of The staggering success of their song "Tolkien (The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings) has opened new doors for the Brobdingnagian Bards.

Brobdingnagian Bards Become the Youngest Band to Join's 1 Million Listens Club
December 10, 2001
In September 2000, the Brobdingnagian Bards, signed up on as another Celtic band hoping to be noticed. Fifteen months later on December 7, they are now the youngest band on to join the "1 Million Listens Club." This elite club includes only the artists that have attained over ONE MILLION LISTENS of their music on the popular website. In addition to becoming a part of this unique group, the Brobdingnagian Bards are also the youngest group to join the list.

Bards Lend Brobdingnagian-Sized Hand to Fellow Musicians
January 15, 2001
While other bands are scrambling to be heard and break over the 15 unique listens a day. The Brobdingnagian Bards are using their success on to help their fellow musicians..



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