Eilís Kennedy & Bill Coulter - Exceptionally beautiful Gaelic song, with Grammy winning guitar
When: Saturday, Mar 9 2024 @ 07:30 PM (GMT-8:00)
Where: Phinney Center / Phinney Neighborhood Association - Seattle, WA
Éilís Kennedy is a fluent native Gaelic singer and speaker from West Kerry, whose beautiful voice has been onstage at the Kennedy Center with another West Kerry singer in the renowned duo Lumiere, Pauline Scanlon. Éilís was raised in Baile an Mhuraigh in West Kerry by parents who passed on a lifelong and committed interest in the poetry and songs of that region. In early 2017, Eilís released her third solo recording, Westward, with her friend and Grammy award winning US guitarist William Coulter. Eilís’s newest album, So Ends This Day, is a themed album of songs she has composed about lives involved in whaling. The album received critical acclaim and was nominated for an RTE Folk Award. Eilís also received the 2021 ACLSR Award for Female Vocalist of the Year. In 2020, she also released Gan Tionlacan, an album of unaccompanied Irish language songs learned in childhood. William Coulter is an internationally acclaimed, Grammy award winning master of the steel-string guitar.
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