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  1. "Ceilidh in the Park" picnic concert Saturday with Alasdair FraserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Union

    ... as "fascinating and multi-lingual" by The LA Times. Moira is currently touring as a member of Celtic super-group Solas. Fraser says, "What's magic about this year's instructors is that they combine remarkable musicianship with open-hearted humanity ...

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  2. Solas Festival takes place this weekend at The Bield near TibbermoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... from across the political spectrum will engage in talks and debate. Dot Reid, vice chair and head of programme at Solas, said: "This year's programme is shaping up to be our most ambitious yet. "Where else would you get to do a singing workshop with ...

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  3. Venues prep for summer concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Union Democrat

    ... will love these folks," said winery owner Jeff Stai. This year marks the 20th anniversary since the band was formed. Solas will mark this milestone with a new recording project and tour called "All These Years." Anchored by founding members Seamus ...

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  4. Venues prep for summer concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Union Democrat

    ... will love these folks," said winery owner Jeff Stai. This year marks the 20th anniversary since the band was formed. Solas will mark this milestone with a new recording project and tour called "All These Years." Anchored by founding members Seamus ...

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  5. Venues prep for summer concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Union Democrat

    ... will love these folks," said winery owner Jeff Stai. This year marks the 20th anniversary since the band was formed. Solas will mark this milestone with a new recording project and tour called "All These Years." Anchored by founding members Seamus ...

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  6. Venues prep for summer concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Union Democrat

    ... will love these folks," said winery owner Jeff Stai. This year marks the 20th anniversary since the band was formed. Solas will mark this milestone with a new recording project and tour called "All These Years." Anchored by founding members Seamus ...

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  7. Twisted Folk Concert Series Presents SolasRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | The Pine Tree

    Vallecito, CA...Twisted Oak Winery is pleased to announce the second concert of our 2016 Twisted Folk Concert Series - with Solas. Anchored by founding members Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan , who form the backbone of the uniquely definable Solas sound, long time members Eamon McElholm , and Mick McAuley and newest member, the dynamic Moira Smiley , Solas is musically at the top of their game and continues to be the standard bearer not only for great Irish music, but great music in any genre.

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  8. John Doyle and Ashley Davis Land At The WhirlybirdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | WWOZ

    This Thursday, on May 12, 2016, Celtic music lovers will have the rare chance to catch both John Doyle and up-coming contemporary Celtic singer-songwriter Ashley Davis at The Whirlybird Honky Tonk SWLA Culture Club, St. Landry Parish, Lafayette, Southwest Louisiana 70501, a somewhat underground yet popular Lafayette art-venue. Born in Dublin, John Doyle began his influential career as the guitarist for Irish super-group Solas.

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  9. Doyle and Davis duo to play folk and Celtic music concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... accompanied children 12 and under. The Dublin-born Doyle previously performed in Little Rock as a member of the group Solas. He went on to additional fame playing with Joan Baez and Mary Chapin Carpenter and was nominated for a Grammy award for his ...

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  10. Al Petteway & Amy White in concertRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | WDAV-FM Davidson

    Grammy and Indie Award winning Al Petteway & Amy White have become a much anticipated annual event at the Saint Patrick's Solas Leighis concert series. Currently living in Asheville, Al and Amy offer an intoxicating blend of original, tradition, contemporary Celtic- and Appalachian-influenced music with occasional nods to rock and jazz.

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  11. Solas: A modern music spin on Celtic traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Solas - the quintessential Irish-American band whose name is Gaelic for "light" - is performing in Fairbanks on Saturday at Hering Auditorium.

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  12. North Texas Irish Festival comes to Dallas this weekendRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Princeton Hearld

    ... who leave a legacy for fans of all generations. This year, gracing the festival are international favorites Altan and Solas, among other featured performers from around the world. New this year are special appearances from Celtic Aire, the premier ...

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  13. Irish-American Band Looks Back to its FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    The story of the Irish-American group Solas is, in some ways, the story of Irish music over the past 20 years: a straddling of tradition and innovation; a push into new territory that still holds fast to its musical homeland. The group has released an album to mark its 20th anniversary, All These Years , and is embarking on a year-long tour .

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  14. Irish group Solas Nua is back in the business of staging playsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... and Udine Nash, they might well have imagined they were out for a night in Dublin's famed Temple Bar neighborhood. But Solas Nua supporters aren't the sort of tourists who travel to Ireland for pub crawls and Bono sightings. These folks are quite ...

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  15. Barns of Wolf Trap February ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... your favorite songs to be played from any of his numerous albums, including his new, highly-acclaimed release, Still . Solas 20th Anniversary Tour Tickets $25-28 Friday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 6 at 8:00 p.m. Hailed by The ...

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  16. The AltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | The Session

    John Doyle is an Irish musician. For four years he served as acoustic guitarist with the Irish/American band Solas, and is also an active solo artist.

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  17. Celtic Connections review: Solas and Dallahan at Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    It's a feature of Celtic Connections that musicians bump into old colleagues, be it at the airport, at hotel reception or in the bar, and decide to renew acquaintance onstage. So it was that banjo master Bela Fleck, who guested on their third album in 1998 and is in town for quite a big concert of his own, slotted into this celebration of Irish-American band Solas' twentieth anniversary.

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  18. A Christmas Celtic Sojourn' is here to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... and, making the Celtic connection, Shetland. The orchestra, as in past years, is anchored by American trad group Solas. O'Donovan's literary choices range from Adam Christianson's "A Leaf From the Tree of Songs" to Patrick Kavanaugh's "A Christmas ...

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  19. Celtic band L nasa bringing Irish Christmas to deCoste MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The News

    ... years from the early days as a jazz performer in George's Bistro in Dublin to her heady days in New York with the band Solas to her now established solo career and she has sold over half a million albums. Tickets are $35 and $32 and are available on ...

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  20. Sailing Back to YouRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Session

    ... music and ultimately won a scholarship to attend Mannes College of Music in Manhattan Read more on Last.fm . Long-time SOLAS members MICK MCAULEY and WINIFRED HORAN have joined forces with the amazing Kilkenny-born guitarist COLM O CAOIMH to bring ...

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