Idlewild performs mainly Celtic Traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and the Isle of Man. You may also hear them play early and traditional music from various cultures , such as English, French and old time American music.

Idlewild can perform as a duo, (Dave and Carol) or Trio, Quartet, Quintet on up to a seven piece group.

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David and Carol Sharp also perform with our "Glastonbury duo" for medieval, and renaissance faires with storytelling and music. Please view our Glastonbury page for more information.

Goin' Across the Sea / Glenn's Ferry - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15ZSwYdrAxY

Promontory - by D. Sharp - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQKNh0-Sqdw

The Milking Song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHpxj8MagK8

Oh My Darling - by Dave and Carol Sharp - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBM3KInVnek

Appaloosa - by D. Sharp - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik1h5dbTfq0

The Derby Ram https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cx7EgBqq0k 

Cailleach an Dudain or the Blue Hag - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EalOsa2dHJI 

The Song of the Water Kelpie - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81F_9j-Aopg

Spotted Pony - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP81dzkDX8s




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Idlewild Recordings