Ted McGraw is from Rochester, New York, but you would think he was from Ireland based on his knowledge of Irish music. He got interested in Irish music from listening to the radio in the 1950’s. Ted started the “Irish Party House” show in 1974 and added the “O’l Fiddler” segment in 1999. Ted’s son John, joined him as co-host in 2000. Ted is also an Irish music collector, author, lecturer, and archivist, and plays button accordion. He is married to his wife Bridget, who hails from Co. Kerry Ireland.