Bernie Phaid & Dave Clancy

Hailing from the cultural wellsprings of the Dingle Peninsula, Ireland, with roots firmly planted in her tradition, bilingual singer and musician Bernie Pháid is a welcome contributor to the vibrant music of this culturally rich area.

Bernie's latest offering Síol, sees this engaging artist reach out to find her voice in the hills of Appalachia, all the time drawing deep from the ancient musical well. In her wide-ranging repertoire, Bernie manages to combine achingly honest ballads with uplifting, rootsy numbers, all the while captivating the audience with her effortless warmth and wit. These graceful interpretations of songs that resonate deeply are testimony to her ease within the living tradition. She epitomizes soul searching for the intrinsic voice through song, making her dedication and enthusiasm infectious.

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