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Spotlight 2018: Tanya Kay Perkins

Festival Favorite, Tanya Kay Perkins, Returns in 2018 Music theatre director Jack Bunch said,” When I met Tanya, I had not been inspired as a director since working with Carol [...]

June 16th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Ed Miller

At the 2010 Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival Ed Miller has been hailed as "one of the finest singers to come out of the Scottish Folksong Revival" [...]

June 12th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Robbie O’Connell

Robbie O’Connell was called “A National Treasure” by Ireland’s top music magazine, Hot Press, adding, “… a man blessed with an enviable turn of phrase and a gift for melody [...]

June 12th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Máirtín de Cógáin

                                            A drum and his boy Máirtín de Cógáin is a singing, dancing, story-telling bodhrán player who also is a noted playwright and actor. He performs in his [...]

June 2nd, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: “Take Down the Door”

Live From Lyons, Colorado: "Take Down the Door" Featuring (left to right): Eric Thorin, bass ; Jessie Burns, fiddle; Adam Agee, fiddle;           Beth Gadbaw, vocals & bodhran; Jon Sousa, guitar [...]

May 23rd, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Joanna Hyde, Tadhg Ó Meachair, and Dave Curley

Joanna Hyde and Tadhg Ó Meachair Delighted Festival in 2017 & Return to Festival in 2018, With Dave Curley Joanna Hyde made her first visit to the Festival in 2017 [...]

May 19th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Patsy O’Brien

Patsy O 'Brien "Ireland's Best Kept Musical Secret" Patsy O’Brien is called “Ireland’s best-kept musical secret” by The Irish Examiner, and is an award winning songwriter with three critically acclaimed [...]

May 14th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Dylan Foley

Dylan Foley, 4-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, Joins 2018 Lineup! As Brian Conway said, Dylan Foley is one of the finest Irish fiddlers of his generation.  A 4-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, [...]

May 13th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Kevin Crawford, Colin Farrell, and Patrick Doocey

From Lunasa to Spanish Peaks Music is one of Ireland’s most celebrated exports, and Lúnasa, a band like no other, has been at the forefront of that musical migration. Since [...]

May 10th, 2018|

Spotlight 2018: Heron Valley

From Scotland: Heron Valley The Spanish Peaks Celtic Festival draws    Heron Valley to the Cuchara Valley. Heron Valley are an energetic, young traditional band from Scotland who have serious enthusiasm [...]

May 9th, 2018|
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