Bernie Pháid's engaging presence and soulful songs captivate audiences as she effortlessly transmits a love of story and song that spans generations.
Hailing from the cultural wellsprings of the Dingle Peninsula, with roots firmly planted in her tradition, Bernie’s latest album, Síol, sees her reach out to explore and find her voice in the hills of Appalachia as she seamlessly weaves Traditional Irish and American folk songs. Collaborating with Bernie on guitar and in an easy close-harmony style singing is Galways own Dave Clancy. This duo have been captivating audiences with their achingly honest ballads and uplifting, rootsy numbers both at home and abroad in the short couple of years that they have worked together.
Dave is an experienced music teacher in his own right. With over 20 years experience, playing different genres from country to rock, a multi-instrumentalist, equally at ease playing pedal-steel, piano, mandolin or guitar.