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  1. N. Oregon Coast Celtic Concert in October a Fiery OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Beach Connection

    ... lades from musicians and media such as Shay Black, of the legendary Black family, and John Doyle, a founding member of Solas. More on the band can be found at and .


  2. the Bir's Calendar of Music, Dance EventsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | Boston Irish Reporter

    A look at Irish/Celtic music-related events in Greater Boston for May: a Winifred Horan, best known for her dynamic fiddling with the currently-on-hiatus Irish American band Solas, brings her newest collaboration to the Burren Backroom series on May 6 for a 4 p.m. matinee. Horan - who over the years has performed with Liz Carroll, Sharon Shannon, Cherish the Ladies, and Christy Moore, among many others - has recently put together a trio with "raga pianist" Utsav Lal, whose unique style encompasses Hindustani classical music and jazz, and Dan Faiella, a guitarist with roots in New England's Irish and contra dance scene.


  3. Done the Wild Atlantic Way? Check out Ireland's off-radar coastal road trip...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 |

    ... Gaeltacht, and, it would seem, kelp country! There are, in fact, a brace of seaweed-bath operators in the area, from Solas na Mara (a 30; ) on Helvick Head to the luxury Cliff House Hotel (a 40; ) in nearby Ardmore. ...


  4. Martin Carthy & John Doyle, World Renowned Guitarists, Together in Concert Apr. 26Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 |

    ... well as his father, Sean Doyle - probably the biggest influence of all. Doyle formed the highly acclaimed super group, Solas, with Seamus Egan, John Williams , Karan Casey and Winifred Horan. taking the folk and Celtic music worlds by storm, in no ...


  5. Folk veterans have made their first studio album togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Henley Standard

    ... Doyle (Dublin - vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandola) is an Irish music linchpin and a founder member of acclaimed group Solas, who has worked with Joan Baez, Linda Thompson and Mary Chapin Carpenter. BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner John McCusker ...


  6. The Thistle & Shamrock: At The EdgeRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2018 | National Public Radio

    This episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features the Irish-American band Solas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption This week we explore the evolving sounds of Celtic music inspired by jazz and classical music, with artists including Solas , Kila and Shooglenifty .


  7. A Christmas Celtic Sojourn' is in a different place these days No...Read the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Boston Irish Reporter

    ... year's "Sojourn," 2017 definitely marks a sea change. Perhaps the most significant one is the absence of super-group Solas, which for many years was the definitive "house band" for the show. But with Solas now on hiatus for an undetermined length of ...


  8. Seamus Egan brings Ireland to the IslandRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... Seamus Egan spends a lot of time on the road. On Monday, the multi-talented musician, a founding member of the band Solas, returned home from a gig in Alaska. "We were up there five days and six nights," said Mr. Egan by phone shortly after landing ...


  9. What's Happening: September 7, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... for the advancement of the best interests of the Island. In 2017, Seamus Egan, founding member of the seminal band Solas, is touring for the first time ever as The Seamus Egan Project. On Saturday, September 16 at 5 p.m., the group performs a ...


  10. Christmas Celtic Sojourn Returns to Hanover TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 |

    ... of the region's holiday offerings. Paula Plum directs for the fifteenth straight year. Music director Seamus Egan of Solas and assistant music director, Maeve Gilchrist from Edinburgh, lead a phenomenal fiddle section that includes 15-year old ...


  11. The Seamus Egan Project IrishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Lowell Sun

    ... he was 14, Seamus had already won four all-Ireland competitions. Several years later, he went on to co-found the band Solas, combining virtuosic instrumental solos, lively rhythms for dancing and vocal balladry. After 20 years, Solas remains one of ...


  12. Concert: The Seamus Egan ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Of the seminal Irish-American band Solas, at Next Stage on July 28 at 7:30 p.m. 15 Kimball Hill, Putney. $22 in advance, $25 at the door.