Solas

Biography

New York-based Irish-American folk band Solas’ name translates as ‘light’ in Gaelic. They have brought new lustre to the roots/folk genre with their high-energy take on Irish traditional music. Founded in 1996, the quintet originally comprised Seamus Egan (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; flute, whistles, mandolin, guitar, bodhrán), Karan Casey (lead vocals), John Doyle (guitar/vocals) Winifred Horan (fiddle) and Mick McAuley (accordion, concertina, whistles, vocals).... Read more

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celtic
folk
irish
irish folk
world
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