Téada and Seamus Begley for O’Carolan Festival

 

 

Téada and Seamus Begley are in concert in St. Ronan’s Hall, Keadue on Sunday, 4th of August, 2019 at 9 pm as part of this year’s O’Carolan Harp Festival.

  A traditional band with a worldwide reach, Téada have performed at festivals worldwide, including in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Africa, Russia, Israel, Australia, Japan and Malaysia, as well as throughout Europe and Ireland. 

  Continuing to grow in vision and popularity, Téada have welcomed a sixth member to the line-up, legendary West Kerry singer and accordionist, Séamus Begley, winner of 2013 TG4 Traditional Singer of the year.  The band recently released a smashing new album – Ainneoin na stoirme/In spite of the storm – on the Gael Linn label.

  Founded by Sligo fiddler, Oisín MacDiarmada, Téada first come together in 2001 to make an appearance on the innovative TG4 television series. One of Irish traditional music’s leading exponents, Téada is driven by a fascination for the timeless, expression of music inherited from previous generations of musicians. Irish Music Magazine describes the band as being “at the cutting edge of the next generation of Irish musicians, with a fierce familiarity with the old ways”.