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Welcome to Pub Songs & Stories, the virtual Public House for Celtic culture and change through music.

I am Marc Gunn. I play Sci F'Irish music. I want to take you on an adventure. I'll share the stories behind my songs as we explore pop culture media through the lens of Irish & Celtic music. You will have fun and sing along, and maybe get a far too real glimpse of yourself.



Aug 12, 2019

I backslided this summer when it came to social media. So in this episode, I remind myself what change I hope to create all within the context of casting out the old to change with the new.  I also share a few thoughts about this year's Gen Con and upcoming shows.

Music from Brobdingnagian Bards, Teton Skye, The Celtic Kitchen Party, The Glory Reel, Gerry O’Beirne, FinTan, Marc Gunn

Welcome to the Pub Songs Podcast, the Virtual Public House for Celtic culture through music. My name is Marc Gunn. I am a Celtic Geek musician and your guide to honoring our past and adapting for our future.

Today’s show is brought to you by my Gunn Runners on Patreon. Your generous pledge of $5 per month allow me to create music, podcasts, and my weekly video show, Coffee with The Celtfather. Thank you!

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Cead mile failte!


0:16 - “She’s Shiny” by Marc Gunn from As Long As I’m Flyin’

5:06 - Brobdingnagian Bards New CD Funded

5:19 - “The Last Jedi Drinking Song” by Brobdingnagian Bards from I Will Not Sing Along

9:02 -  Falling of the social media wagon

11:13 - Coffee with The Celtfather is back

11:38 - “Dundee Weaver” by Teton Skye from Teton Skye

13:33 - Gen Con in Review

16:32 - “Wolfe Island Jig” by The Celtic Kitchen Party from Sociable!

19:07 PUB CHAT
I want your feedback. What are you doing today while listening to the Pub Songs Podcast? How has this show inspired you? Send a written comment along with any pictures to Use the hashtag #pubsongs in the subject of your email.

- Do you prefer long episodes or more frequent shorter ones?

19:52 “Molly Bawn” by The Glory Reel from The Glory Reel

22:18 - Out With The Old, In With The New

30:37 - “Swimming the Horses” by Gerry O’Beirne from Swimming the Horses


Every year, I take a small group of Celtic music fans on the relaxing adventure of a lifetime. We don't see everything. Instead, we stay in one area. We get to know the region through it's culture, history, and legends. You can join us with an auditory and visual adventure through podcasts and videos.

2020 is the Origins of Celtic Invasions. You can find out more about this exciting trip. Join the invasion at

- I want your Ireland or Celtic Travel Questions or Travel Insights. Email me!
- Celtic Invasion Vacations #419 Music

38:12 - “Donald McGillavry” by FinTan from Excursion


* Aug 23: Interstellar Ginger Beer & Exploration Co, Birmingham, AL
* Aug 24: Pepper Place Farmer’s Market, Birmingham, AL
* Aug 30-Sep 2: Dragon Con with Brobdingnagian Bards, Atlanta, GA
* Sep 21: Pepper Place Farmer’s Market, Birmingham, AL
* Sep 27-28: Browncoat Ball, Las Vegas, NV

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44:27 “Reavers Lullaby” by Marc Gunn from As Long As I’m Flyin’

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