Video: Let’s design your new T-shirts – Rapalje Show 58

Your new T-shirts!

I would like to have some ideas about the new T-shirts we are going to design. Because you have to wear them. Or you may want to wear them. I need to know what you like.

We are going to design a T-shirt you actually want to wear. A T-shirt you like. First thing is the shape of the T-shirt and the fabric.

No matter if you’re a man or a woman. You can choose for a V neck.

We need to pick a colour that you choose the most and that you want. Most bands have black, most people want black. We are selling much more black T-shirts than any other colour. In the summer we are going to have a new colour for sure It would be nice if we could have your own T-shirt. Your own colour. That’s actually not a bad idea. To have your own design T-shirt. That’s something for Patreon. If you want your own T-shirt. Something I can think about for Patreon: Your own colour, your own print A very special made T-shirt and we send over.

Do you want the front and back? With, for example, a text. My idea is to put a logo on it. Either the newest logo or an older logo. Or both logos. Please comment on that.

I think this colour would also look amazing on a very dark brown for example. For now I want to make the T-shirt for our show theatre show “Into Folk”. So when you want to buy the CD you get the T-shirt and we get a package. You’ll get many things. So please write in the comments.

What shape of T-shirt? Which colour Print? on the back or the front?
Or both Old logo? New logo? And what about the text? For example: “I’m Into Folk” Or another one. On the front? Or on the back? On which colour of T-shirt?

So give us ideas. Write the comments as much as you can.

One big thing to help us out is to be a patron on patreon.com. And you will help me out to get the lights to run the studio. To get the gear. To make Rapalje Shows. And to do all the work. And because of our patrons I’m really never going to quit this. And do a live stream and edit then for YouTube as well.

There are some patrons who are really generous. I really like to thank some special patrons: Michael Witt, Bjorn van Rijszen, Simone Baumgartner, Lorna Wilbur, Penny Carlsen and kalotte. These are the patrons that really deserve to get their names on the live streams and Rapalje Show edits from YouTube. Thank you very much!

A very good text for a T-shirt, I know: “Be easy and free” Bye, see you next time Next week on Facebook live And every Sunday on YouTube.

Yours, Maceál

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Video: Home is where my friends are at Castlefest in the Netherlands!

We really feel at home at Castlefest. You too?

Imagine yourself in a completely different world at Castlefest,

the Fantasy festival of the Netherlands. A fest for young and old, where, as soon as you enter the gates, you find yourself in the Other World. Castlefest is a total experience with lots of music, fantasy writers, themed catering, medieval crafts and a large market which offers everything a fantasy fan is looking for.

A large amount of bands are performing at the various festival stages, from Pagan Folk to World Music, from Medieval Rock to Indie. In short, for each music lover his own!

Castlefest characterizes itself by a unique ambiance. This makes that regular visitors are looking forward to the next edition a year in advance. It creates a feeling where you find yourself in a completely different world, causing a daze and homesickness for weeks after the event took place.

The Castlefest-feeling is difficult to define, but something everyone needs to experience themselves…

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Video: EM2 Live Music Venue in Groningen – Rapalje Show 57

Welcome at EM2 in Groningen at 29 of September this year 2018

Playing at the bagpipes while jumping around!

The doors open at 5 o’clock – Be there!

And there’s gonna be performing a great band: Rapalje!

And a lot of more bands like Flannery and some more bands.

We’re working at it..

TICKETS
https://www.yourticketprovider.nl/events/24026-live-in-concert-rapalje-support

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Video: The Craic was 90 in the Isle of Man @ Castlefest – Rapalje Celtic Folk Music

“The craic was 90”: A fantastic, brilliant time.

The craic, pronounced crack, refers to the laughter and banter that goes with having a good night out with friends. If the craic was 90 it means it was exceptionally good and you were having the time of your life!

The phrase became well known from the late sixties onwards because of the song, The Craic was 90 in the Isle of Man..

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Video: “Still Into Folk” Theatre concerts with Irish dance – Rapalje Show 56

We are still into folk for 22 years right now!

And I hope you are too. So let me know if you are still into folk, if you’re into folk. Or if you’ve been into folk. Or you don’t want to be into folk. Or you want to be into folk.

“Into Folk” is one of the CDs we made many years ago. Made in the “Archeon” in The Netherlands. We are also going to do a theatre concert Called “Still Into Folk”. With or without Irish dancing.

The CD “Into Folk” Is actually our first Album We’re going to play songs from this CD in our theatre show And we will also play, of coarse, songs from our new upcoming Album.

You also can tell us which song you like from this Album and then tell us that you want to hear it in the theatre show If you want to know which songs are on this CD go to our homepage: rapalje.com. Go to the shop. Go to the CD “Into Folk. You can listen to all the songs for free on our homepage. You don’t have to buy this CD These are the last CDs.

We are selling the CDs and we’re not making new ones. Not from this older “Into Folk” Album So they are available as long as we have supplies

Be easy and free.

And I see you next Tuesday live on Facebook At 20:00 in the evening. CEST.

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Video: The Skye Boat Song – Outlander Theme Song

The Skye Boat Song” is a modern Scottish song which has entered into the folk canon in recent times.

It can be played as a waltz, recalling the escape of Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) from Uist to the Isle of Skye after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

The text of the song gives an account of how Bonnie Prince Charlie, disguised as a serving maid, escaped in a small boat after the defeat of his Jacobite rising of 1745, with the aid of Flora MacDonald. The song draws on the motifs of Jacobitism although it was composed nearly a century and a half after the episode it describes.It is often supposed that it describes Charles’s flight from the mainland, but this is unhistorical. The only time Charles was in Skye was when he left Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides to avoid the increasingly thorough Government searches.

(Wikipedia)

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Video: 3 Wishes Fairy Festival, Cornwall UK & Patreon tiers and goodies – Rapalje show 55

Welcome to the live stream from Rapalje, and today we will talk about Patreon, goodies, your presents you get, and a festival in Cornwall in England.

In the end of this video, we of course want to hear a song from William performing on the guitar.

First, talk about Patreon because that’s something that’s really important to get the technic going. Now, I want to talk with you about the way to thank you for being a patron, depending on the money you will spend. We have to think about the goodies. When you spend one dollar a month, of course, you get all your names in the credits, and because it’s every month, there’s a really nice system on Patreon that I can see who was the patron from last month who paid for it and who was there. And it’s very easy for me to make the list and put it on every new CD we make in that month because we’re going to make some CDs.

The one we are giving away for whatever you want to pay for it is almost gone. – Yeah, we’ll make a new one. We need some ideas as a little gift for your donation on Patreon, like a CD with an autogram or a special live stream, but we also had the idea to do a song recorded in the air in a balloon, a special place we think they never will play there.

And we talk about the Cornwall thing.

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Video: How Patreon works for a band like Rapalje

Thank you very much for being our Patron. It means a lot to us!

It means that you are supporting the things we love to do.

We produce 2 videos every week:

The Rapalje Show: Every Sunday we sit down with you and talk about what we are doing for you and show the things you love to see! We play music, Vlog our journeys and respond to your comments..

Music video: Every Wednesday we share the thing we do best, making music! Live shows, New Songs and Tunes, Tracks from our CD’s

Your money will help me make this content: video shooting and editing, mixing and mastering. Your support makes it possible for me to use the gear for the videos: camera’s, gimbles, laptop computer, studio room, lights, etc. and allows me to focus on making great music for YOU!

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Video: Galway Girl – Here’s to You @ Castlefest World Music Festival

Imagine yourself in a completely different world at Castlefest world music festival

The Fantasy festival of light in the Netherlands. A fest for young and old, where, as soon as you enter the gates, you find yourself in the Other World. Castlefest is a total experience with lots of music, fantasy writers, themed catering, medieval crafts and a large market which offers everything a fantasy fan is looking for.

Castlefest characterizes itself by a unique ambiance. This makes that regular visitors are looking forward to the next edition a year in advance. It creates a feeling where you find yourself in a completely different world, causing a daze and homesickness for weeks after the event took place.

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Video: Will we be knighted again? – Rapalje Show 54

We did a livestream on Facebook last Saturday

Where we thought we would be knighted again. But actually something else happened..

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