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Meet Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. He's a Celtic Geek who plays Sci F'Irish music. That's like Irish drinking songs fused together with science fiction and fantasy. It's a thing! 

The Celtfather loves music. He loves to travel. He loves his Celtic heritage and science fiction. Don your kilt and get inspired by exciting travels to Ireland, Scotland, and other Celtic adventures. Enjoy stories about music inspired by Star Wars, Star Trek, hobbits, Firefly, and even cats.

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Oct 29, 2014

My friend Nancy Flynn emailed me some Christmas lyrics a couple years ago. We both love JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit, and Lord of the Rings. The lyrics were inspired by A Long Expected Party, a hobbit gathering that happens every few years in Central Kentucky. It's a magical place and the lyrics do it justice. After...


Oct 28, 2014

I'm pleased to share another rough mix of from my Celtic Christmas Greeting Cards. This is a slight modification of "Frosty the Snowman". There are no substantial changes to the song we all love. But since it doesn't snow too often in Ireland, I had to take a few creativity licenses. Thanks to Samantha Gillogly who...


Oct 27, 2014

It was an absolute crazy week with a stomach bug, a tooth pulled, a birthday and a family visit. I'm exhausted. There's no rest for the weary because Celtic Halloween approaches. Then I'm off to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival for 6 weekends. I still have a Celtic Christmas Kickstarter to promote with just 8...


Oct 23, 2014

Here's another rough cut from my Celtic Christmas Greeting Cards and CD that are now on Kickstarter. Everyone in America, at least, knows "Jingle Bells". It's a favorite for kids especially. So I decided to keep the rhythm and mood of it more traditional Christmas than Celtic. Samantha Gillogly add a beautiful...


Oct 21, 2014

This is perhaps my favorite Christmas song ever written. Obviously, it's not a Celtic Christmas song. So to give it that Celtic edge, I had Samantha Gillogly add some brilliant fiddling. The result is sheer perfection.

You can get this and other Celtic Christmas music as part of my Celtic Christmas Greeting Cards that...