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Celtinental Music - A Celtic music booking agency with select, award winning musicians!

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John Renbourn of Pentangle considers Tony McManus a leader in Celtic music on the guitar, and Guitar Player Magazine rated him one of the top 50 transcendent guitarists in the world. He has performed at the Chet Atkins Festival in Nashville, as well as others around the world. Tony translates the traditional Celtic pipe and fiddle music to guitar with a mastery unheard of by others, earning him invites from  folk and guitar specific festivals worldwide. Tony also performs  as a duo with Julia Toaspern, touching on many different styles along with Celtic, and their vocals are a beautiful blend between Tony's slightly wistful vocals, and Julia's clear as a bell tones





Iona has been winning awards and hearts across the UK, Canada,  Australia, and Europe with her beautiful renditions of traditional and contemporary Scottish songs and more. In a relatively short time she has graced major festival stages as well as intimate club venues, wowing audiences at both, and winning several traditional music awards along the way. Iona has also performed with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as part of the World Premiere of Disney Pixar’s Brave in Concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Critics have been praising her CD "Dark Turn of Mind," with its mixing of Americana and jazz elements in with the traditional, and her charmingly beautiful voice slips easily from sadly wistful to strong and vibrant within the same song.


John is a consummate all around performer, as well as being seven-time All-Ireland accordion champion, and has graced major festival stages and smaller venues. John is a master at his instrument, and has played with other renowned artists both in and out of the Celtic genre, as well as being a prolific writer - his music has been used in such tv shows as "Sex and the City," and movies, as well as being recorded by other artists. His performances are also full of fun and humor, and the special John Whelan audience rapport and charm.


Gerry is an amazing award winning traditional Irish fiddle player, having performed and recorded with his bands La Lugh, Skylark, Oirialla, and with Breton guitarist Gilles Le Bigot, plus other luminaries in Irish music such as the Irish Rovers, Chieftains, Bothy Band, and more. An all around Renaissance man, Gerry has won many fiddle competitions, teaches, adjudicates competitions, and builds fiddles! He will be accompanied on his US tour by guitarist Richard Mandel, who has accompanied many other well known touring Irish artists.


Eilis Kennedy is an Irish traditional Gaelic and contemporary singer from West Kerry with the voice of an angel. She has recorded several CDs with her friend, Grammy winning guitarist William Coulter, and performed and toured with fellow West Kerry singer Pauline Scanlon as Lumiere. Her latest album, So Ends This Day, 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 recognition of American Celtic Listener Supported Radio for exceptional talents, Achievements of musicians in the Celtic Traditional genre.



An impactful repertoire with a powerful live appeal and a sound comparable in power and energy to new-trad acts such as Talisk, We Banjo 3, The East Pointers, or Rura, but with a unique identity thanks to years of experience in several folk genres, from Appalachian & Old Time to Scottish, and English folk and traditional music. And one of the best clawhammer banjoists in the world!

(Booking for 2025)


Alex and Brian have been playing together for over a decade together, ever since their days at Oberlin College where they met, and it shows in their easy and playful interweavings and improvs with each other on American, Celtic, old-timey, original, and more. Beloved by local and national contra dance groups, in 2022 they embarked on tour as Iona Fyfe's supporting musicians.


Founded by the Sangineto twins Caterina and Adriano, Ensemble Sangineto skillfully blends ancient harmonies and sonorities with modern rhythms. The wide-ranging musical experiences of the individual members converge to create fresh arrangements of traditional Irish, Scottish, Breton & Italian tunes and original compositions that display influences from many varied musical genres ranging from classical to folk, from Gregorian chant to musical, from pop to Celtic music.


The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's Premier traditional bands, and now considered a national treasure. Their shows are simply sheer high energy fun for all, with a perfect mix of the old and the new. They were the first trad band to add bagpipes into the mix, and their piper now is the youngest clan leader in Scotland. Besides playing pipes Iain also plays fiddle beautifully as well, and sings in Gaelic!



Chloe Matharu is an Award winning Scottish Indian singer songwriter and harpist on the the West Coast of Scotland. She performs with her harp in English, Scots and Welsh.  Her music offers "an intriguing insight into a new tradition of maritime folk music with thoughtful song writing embellished by her voice and superb harp playing" - The Herald, and has performed at impressive venues such as Celtic Connections, Cambridge Folk Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, and Hartlepool Folk Festival. She received Celtic Music Radio’s Album of the Year for her debut album, Small Voyages, and was selected by Showcase Scotland in the WOMEX awarded Global Music Match 2022.


      Skyrie is a Scottish high energy band from Fife comprised of several

      respected musicians on the Scottish trad and other genres scene. Two of

      the musicians have accompanied icon Dougie MacLean since his early days,

      and they all recently performed at Celtic Connections with him. All have

      been session musicians performing with other well known bands outside of

      the tradition, and they have lifted traditional Scottish ceildh music to a

      higher level with innovative twists of their own, adding their own

      contemporary tune writing into the mix.


Federica Fruscella is an Italian singer, songwriter, and actress, with roots in traditional Italian and Celtic music. She studied piano, music theory, and singing as a child, then branched into jazz and orchestral singing in the Sabir, ancient Greek and Aramaic languages. She recently released her first solo CD inspired by Celtic folklore, and her beautifully expressive  voice lends a warm Mediterranean flavor to the Celtic songs.


Scottish Fish present a fresh take on traditional and contemporary Scottish and Cape Breton music. Their lively and unique arrangements are woven together from session music handed down from generations of the tradition’s finest players. They have performed at renowned venues the Burrenan and Club Passim, and at various other public and private venues and festivals across the United States.


The new Irish dance show “Dancing Tales by the Fire” is a journey through dance and music over the centuries, in which tradition comes to life and evolves up to the present day, tracing connections with other dance styles such as tap, but not only. A unique show, with music, dance and singing – thanks also to new techniques and virtuosity – ready to fascinate spectators with this story with strong Irish roots.


Two "indecently talented" young fellows from London, Alex and Ford have been honing their talents learned while busking on the streets since their teens. They are multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, and are equally adept at all manner of trad folk with their own fresh stamp on it, as well as penning their own material.

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