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The Celtfather Presents

The Celtfather... 

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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Jan 27, 2016

An Taisdeal (pron.: An Tahshdel, Scots Gaelic for "The Journey") is a Celtic Folk project from Germany. Originally founded by Rüdiger Reinhardt in 2002 with Anna Molitor on the fiddle, the project was put on ice, as he moved away in 2005, and playing together was no longer possible.

"The Journey" can be seen as a...

Jan 26, 2016

I’m working on a new compilation CD. You could call it a Best of Marc Gunn, but it’s not really. And I don’t think. Rather, the album features one track from each of the 20 solo albums I’ve released since I released Soul of a Harper in 2005. I tried to pick some of my most-popular recordings of songs. I confess....

Jan 20, 2016

I didn't actually pick these amazing bands this week. It was a lot more organic than that. This list features the Celtic bands I played most-often on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. I love all of these bands, but there were a few surprises that I didn't anticipate.

You can see the complete list in the shownotes.


Jan 12, 2016

I met Robert at ShadowCon XX, and was blown away by what he’s started with his kids.

In 2009, Robert started off with five kids who needed something to do or felt like no one wanted them around, and began helping old folks out by removing pests from their homes at no charge. Before long, this endeavor had turned into...

Jan 9, 2016

I had a rockin’ show at  ShadowCon last night here in West Memphis. I saved my set list and thought I’d like to share it. But I’ve been turning this into an audio blog, so I decided instead to talk about the show as a podcast. Hopefully, you’ll find it fun to listen to. 

Here is the final Set List that I...