Castlefest 2017 full live concert

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.

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.

Continue reading “Castlefest 2017 full live concert”

You can perform in our “Flatlands” video-clip! – Rapalje Show #43

This video is all about our new official video-clip Flatlands! You can appear in this video-clip if you film yourself as explained and send it to us by January 31st, 2018. Furthermore your voice might be on our new album as well!

Continue reading “You can perform in our “Flatlands” video-clip! – Rapalje Show #43″

Video: March of King Laois – Jig of Slurs – Athol Highlanders @ Balver Höhle

Three tunes: The March of King Laois, Jig of Slurs and Athol Highlanders

on Scottish Bagpipes. Performed by Rapalje Celtic Folk Music at the Balver Höhle Irish Folk and Celtic Music Festival

Continue reading “Video: March of King Laois – Jig of Slurs – Athol Highlanders @ Balver Höhle”

Video: Having a party with “Flatlands” at Castlefest 2017 – Rapalje celtic folk music

Castlefest, the Fantasy festival of the “Flatlands”!

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 fantasy writers, themed catering,  lots of music, medieval crafts and a large market which offers everything a fantasy fan is looking for.

Continue reading “Video: Having a party with “Flatlands” at Castlefest 2017 – Rapalje celtic folk music”

Video: Drunken Sailor – Balve Cage

“Drunken Sailor” is a sea shanty, also known as “What Shall We Do with a/the Drunken Sailor”.

The shanty was sung to accompany certain work tasks aboard sailing ships, especially those that required a bright walking pace. It is believed to originate in the early 19th century or before, during a period when ships’ crews, especially those of military vessels, were sufficiently large to permit hauling a rope whilst simply marching along the deck. With the advent of merchant packet and clipper ships and their smaller crews, which required different working methods, use of the shanty appears to have declined or shifted to other, minor tasks. (Wikipedia)

Also know as drunken sailer bij the Irish Rovers

SONG “DRUNKEN SAILOR” AVAILABLE ON
http://www.rapalje.com/shop/cd-live-double-album/
http://www.rapalje.com/shop/dvd/
http://www.rapalje.com/shop/cd-rakish-paddies/

Continue reading “Video: Drunken Sailor – Balve Cage”

Video: Skye Boat Song from Outlander with Irish bagpipes + Lyrics

Outlander theme song: Skye Boat Song with Irish Bagpipes (Uilleann pipes) with Lyrics

The song tells 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 is a traditional expression of Jacobitism and its story has also entered Scotland as a national legend. (Wikipedia)

Continue reading “Video: Skye Boat Song from Outlander with Irish bagpipes + Lyrics”

Video: Busindre Reel (Hevia) – Odin’s Krieger Festival, Brazil

Busindre Reel (from Hevia) on Bagpipes by David Myles at Odin’s Krieger Festival, São Paulo, Brazil

Continue reading “Video: Busindre Reel (Hevia) – Odin’s Krieger Festival, Brazil”

Video: Home is where my Friends are in Brazil

Home is where my Friends are in Brazil

Celtic Music performance in São Paulo, Brazil at the Odin’s Krieger Festival. Home Is Where My Friends Are – Pride of Petravore by Rapalje celtic folk music: I’d like to introduce you to the band that’s playing. Song written by William from Rapalje

Continue reading “Video: Home is where my Friends are in Brazil”

Video: The Galway Girl @ Odin’s Krieger Fest, Brazil

“Galway Girl” is a song written by Steve Earle and recorded with Irish musician Sharon Shannon originally as “The Galway Girl”.

Continue reading “Video: The Galway Girl @ Odin’s Krieger Fest, Brazil”

Video: Heart of Steel (Manowar) @ Odin’s Krieger Festival Brazil

Heart of Steel – Manowar – Lyrics

Build a fire a thousand miles away
To light my long way home
I ride a comet
My trail is long to stay
Silence is a heavy stone
I fight the world and take all they can give
There are times my heart hangs low
Born to walk against the wind
Born to hear my name
No matter where I stand I’m alone

Stand and fight
Live by your heart
Always one more try
I’m not afraid to die
Stand and fight
Say what you feel
Born with a heart of steel

Burn the bridge behind you leave no retreat
There’s only one way home
Those who laugh and crowd the path
And cut each other’s throats
Will fall like melting snow
They’ll watch us rise with fire in our eyes
They’ll bow their heads
Their hearts will hang low
Then we’ll laugh and they will kneel
And know this heart of steel
Was too hard to break
Too hard to hold

Stand and fight
Live by your heart
Always one more try
I’m not afraid to die
Stand and fight
Say what you feel
Born with a heart of steel

RAPALJE MERCHANDISE

FREE EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS BY EMAIL

SUBSCRIBE FOR RAPALJE VIDEOS EVERY WEEK

More Videos from this Festival