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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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Feb 6, 2018

Learn about one of my Hobbit music partners. Samantha Gillogly is a violinist, fiddler, and geek from Massachusetts who has played three hobbit gatherings with me at ALEP in Kentucky. We there last year, and I had a delightful conversation with her. Subscribe to Celtfather Music & Travel for more episodes at

Celtfather News

I am performing this Thursday, February 8 at 8 PM central on Concert Window. The show is pay-what-you-want. And tips will be graciously accepted. Follow me at

I added several new items to my Bandcamp store. You'll find a Celtic Love sticker, a new Irish & Celtic Music Podcast sticker and two new cat albums listed. This is the best place to my music and merch directly from me. Find a link in the shownotes.

If you haven't done so yet, please follow me on Spotify. I making the scary and bold switch to streaming music. So I need followers, and I need folks telling others. This is a great way to get to know my music. Oh! And if you have a playlist there, why not add one of my songs.

Interview with Samantha Gillogly

  • How Samantha found Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit
  • Favorite Character
  • Favorite thing about ALEP
  • Sessions in the Dancing Pony
  • How Samantha and Marc Met
  • Places that Inspire You
  • Musical recommendation: Fiddler, Martin Hayes
  • Find out more about Samantha Gillogly at

I hope you enjoyed this interview, if you did, then please support Samantha Gillogly. Subscribe to her mailing list. Listen to her music. Share it with your friends. Buy a CD. She's an awesome lady and deserves your kind support.

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