Cynthia is leaving!
After seven years as our flautist/whistler and conrtibutor of fine tunes, Cynthia is leaving Colcannon. Given the uncertainty of the music business and the amount of time that must be spent in rehearsal to keep one’s chops in top form, she’s decided that she needs to step away and make more time for her work in translating. The parting is amicable — no fights or scandals — and we wish her the very best in ‘civilian’ life.
Her final performance with us will be this Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the
The concert is free and a perfect chance to bid your farewells
Our new CD, Wild Orchid, is finally here! You can go to our store and check it out. It's got some audience favorites that we hadn't yet recorded, such as The January Man and some new material that we are excited about.
Big, big thanks to all who donated and/or pre-ordered to help us get this one produced.
The Reason I Left Mullingar/The Left-Handed Mill
The McFadden Set
Never Too Soon/Blue Ducks
Irwin - Fugue on a Theme by O’Carolan
The January Man
Shins By The Fireside/Red Stockings
An Páistín Fionn
Ah, Surely/The Reconciliation
Planxty Vicki Levine
We hope you enjoy exploring our website, whether you are a first time visitor or long time fan. You can listen to some music on the Listen page, Buy CDs or downloads in the Store, watch some Videos or check for upcoming gigs in your area on the Calendar.
Be sure to check out the Blog too, which by now has a huge number of recipes and books reviews.
You can also find booking information, of course, information on our symphony shows, and even some sheet music.
The video below gives a good introduction to Colcannon and its history:
A Video Introduction to Colcannon
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