January 10th 2013

One of the Best – Mike Harding – Is Back on the Air!

Important news for all folk music lovers: Mike Harding, the legendary folk radio show host, is back on the air. Please log on to   His new program and format is even better than his show on BBC2 because it is online – an hour plus show of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music – every Sunday 5pm – […]

December 12th 2012

Mike Harding BBC2 Interview with Cathie Ryan 12/12/12

Tonight is the night!  My interview with Mike Harding airs on BBC2 at 7:00pm UK time – 12:00 midnight in the USA.  The show is available to listen to for one week after today, so you can tune in and listen anytime you’d like to.  It is more than an honor to be a guest […]

December 11th 2012

Through Wind and Rain “Midnight Special” Favorite CDs of 2012

We are happy to announce that Cathie’s new CD, Through Wind and Rain, has been selected by Rich Warren of WFMT’s syndicated radio show “Midnight Special” as one of his favorite CDs for 2012.   Top 8 CDs of 2012.  Cathie shares the honor with Kathy Mattea, Gordon Bok, Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers, Anne Hills, […]

December 11th 2012

An Austria tour update

Bad Ischl, Austria is covered in a blanket of snow – everything is bright and beautifully silent.  We drove here yesterday and spent the evening off with snow falling outside and us in the warm – talking and relaxing.  It was our first and only night off so we all really appreciated it.  I thought […]

December 03rd 2012

Christmas Tour in Austria

I am writing this in Blieburg, Austia as we get ready  to travel to our fifth show in Feldkirchen today.  We performed our fourth show of the 17th Annual Guinness Christmas Tour in Blieburg last night – fantastisch!  The first three in Bruck/Mur, Traisen, and Rudersdorf were over the top too.  I love singing here […]

Cathie Ryan Symphony Orchestra

November 26th 2012

Cathie Ryan Band Sirius XM Concerts in December!

We are excited to announce the air dates for our Sirius XM concert.  Patsy, Matt and I had a great time in the studio with host Mary Sue Twohy.  Our concert of Irish traditional and original songs – and some rafter raising jigs and reels – will air 7 times during the week of December 16, 2012!!! Tune in to hear on: […]

Mike Harding's folk and Acoustic- BBC Radio 2

September 26th 2012

Mike Harding’s Folk and Acoustic BBC2 December 12,12

Happy News!  I visited with Mike Harding at BBC Media City UK last week in Manchester to tape an interview.  It will feature on his December 12, 2012 show – one of his last.  It was an honor to be in the studio with him – great man. If you’d like to listen to Mike […]

September 09th 2012

The Irish Echo reviews ‘Through Wind and Rain’

The Irish Echo have printed a glowing review of Cathie’s new album, ‘Through Wind and Rain‘ (available to pre-order now!). Please find the review from the Irish Echo’s Liz Noonan below… [scribd id=105342785 key=key-25p78ge7kjtz0z8oigxu mode=scroll]

September 08th 2012

Join Cathie in supporting WFUV, and Cathie’s upcoming independent album!

Through Wind and Rain has been chosen by New York’s roots and rock public radio station WFUV, as their thank you gift to all contributors who pledge $75. to Irish radio shows ‘A Thousand Welcomes’, ‘Míle Fáilte’, and ‘Ceol na nGael’ on Sept 29 and 30! Cathie will be in the studio on Sept 30 […]

August 28th 2012

Cathie to be inducted into the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame

The Muskegon Irish American Society has announced its founding of the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame is to recognize past and present Irish Americans with substantial ties to Michigan who have made significant contributions in areas such as Public Service, Philanthropy, Business and Industry, […]