Happy 2013, feising families! Hope you all had a relaxing, seasonal break…and are ready for the next round of weekend competitions. Heading to Pennsylvania this weekend for Feis na Cara?

No matter if you’re hitting up your first competition after the holiday season or just starting to plan your weekends of feiseanna for the next 12 months, we want to share four tunes you should add to your own playlist before lacing up and taking the stage at the start of this year. Best of luck to all competitors and be sure to come back and share your results with us!

“Just Like Starting Over” – John Lennon
Start this year on a high note with a big win.


“The New Year” – Death Cab for Cutie
Play this when walking into the venue. Bring on the next 12 months of dancing!


“Changes” – Yes
This will definitely get you moving and ready for a new year of feising.

“In The New Year” – The Walkmen
No matter your results, this one will remind you it’s gonna be a good year.