Past Press Releases
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
Bards Band Together for Katrina Relief
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 (http://www.stpatricksdayparty.net/).
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
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.
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.
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.
Bards Become 15th Most-Popular Band on the World's Largest Free Music
July 29, 2002
The two millionth MP3 was downloadedfrom Austin's Brobdingnagian Bards'
MP3.com 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
of the Rings" Music Hits Top 40 on MP3.com
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 MP3.com 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 MP3.com. The staggering success of their song "Tolkien
(The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings) has opened new doors for the Brobdingnagian
Bards Become the Youngest Band to Join MP3.com's 1 Million Listens Club
December 10, 2001
In September 2000, the Brobdingnagian Bards, signed up on MP3.com as
another Celtic band hoping to be noticed. Fifteen months later on December
7, they are now the youngest band on mp3.com 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.
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 MP3.com
to help their fellow musicians..