In their five years, Scottish firebrands Talisk have stacked up several major awards for their explosively energetic yet artfully woven sound, including 2018’s Belhaven Bursary for Innovation & 2017’s Folk Band of the Year both at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award.
LILY NEILL has captivated audiences around the world with the dynamism and breadth of her performances, and her infectious passion for the harp. She has played for world leaders and ambassadors, luminaries in the world of music, young music students, and listeners who never dreamed they would ever hear a harp.
Seattle Irish Dance Company is the only professional Irish dance company based in the Pacific Northwest, and we're excited you're here. SIDC is currently run by a leadership team that is passionate about challenging and empowering dancers to continue training and performing outside of the competitive world of Irish dancing.
This Irish five piece band, with members from Armagh and Tyrone, are tearing up the rule book with their bold approach to their native musical tradition. Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut album, ‘New Landscapes’, Cúig were awarded “Best New Irish Band 2016” by the Irish American News.
Julie Fowlis is a multi-award winning Gaelic singer who is deeply influenced by her early upbringing in the Outer Hebridean island of North Uist. With a career spanning five studio albums and numerous high profile collaborations, her ‘crystalline’ and ‘intoxicating’ vocals have enchanted audiences around the world.
"What may well be the worlds most beautiful female voice" - Mojo Magazine"Loved ever single album you've put out...sublime, heavily recommend to anyone." - Ed Sheeran Known for being both an original artist and one of the finest exponents of traditional Irish...
An award winning Uilleann Piper, Calum Stewart’s powerful and lyrical playing style is rooted in the traditional music of his native Northern Scotland. His distinct musical voice has been developed through collaborations within the Scottish and Irish traditions.
“Exhilarating, just exhilarating – a band that performs with such enjoyment,excitement, style and wit – a show of originality, energy and integrity” Jun Lin Yeoh, Rainforest World Music Festival, Borneo One of the most highly accomplished and critically acclaimed Celtic roots...
Ímar There are many reasons to be excited about new Glasgow-based five-piece Ímar – not least a line-up featuring current and former members of Mànran, RURA, Talisk, Barrule, Cara, Mabon, Mec Lir and The Lowground, whose collectively crammed trophy-cabinet includes several BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and All-Britain/All-Ireland titles....
Declan O’Rourke is a highly successful Irish artist, acclaimed by his peers, and having achieved many plaudits with his five albums released to date. Declan’s soulful music, rooted in folk and trad, has attracted the praise of countless industry giants, including John Prine, and Paul Weller, among others.
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