Colleen Raney

an extraordinary voice in the Irish tradition

Hello from Dublin!

Hello from Dublin!

Very happy to be back in Ireland for 3 weeks of travel, music, visits with friends!  We’ve a week left and while I’m not terribly interested in leaving, at least there are some nice things to return to in the states. I head back into the studio on Feb 23 to begin work on a re-release of Linnet, my first album that we put out in 2008.  New vocals, some new flute and whistle parts, and...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Just a quick note to say thank you so much for a wonderful 2014 and we’re already looking forward to what’s next in the new year!  A few shows in the Pacific Northwest, off to Ireland, then home to begin working on a studio project… very mysterious!  Looking forward as well to a return to California and North Carolina, and some shows around the Pacific Northwest in the...

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Winter Concerts

Winter Concerts

Happy to be back in the Pacific Northwest for the month of December.  Hope you can catch a show! Dec 6 • Eugene, Oregon Dec 12 • Tacoma, Washington Dec 13 • Seattle, Washington Dec 14 • Mt. Vernon, Washington Dec 15 • Bellevue, Washington Dec 17 • Portland, Oregon Dec 21 • Kirkland, Washington Dec 22 • Kirkland, Washington Dec 24 • Troutdale, Oregon Dec 28 • Hillsboro, Oregon Ticket information...

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Pacific Northwest CD Release Dates

Pacific Northwest CD Release Dates

Hello friends! The hometown dates kick off today and we’re looking forward to seeing you for a show  while we’re in the neighborhood. NOV 1 • TUALATIN NOV 6 • BEND NOV 7 • PORTLAND NOV 8 • SEATTLE NOV 9 • BAINBRIDGE ISLAND Then we’re off to Japan for a few shows and a well earned rest! xo,...

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Hanz Araki CD Release Tour • Oct 2014

Hanz Araki CD Release Tour • Oct 2014

Very happy to be on the road with Hanz Araki and Cary Novotny to celebrate the release of the newest album from Little Sea Records, Foreign Shore.  I was thrilled to add some backing vocals to this gorgeous album, and to be on the tour playing some bodhrán and backing Hanz’s gorgeous vocals.  We’re in North Carolina, California, Oregon, and Washington from now until early November...

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August Concerts

August Concerts

Hello! August is already here and there are a bunch of very fun shows coming up.  Hope you can join us for one! August 12: Kenton Park • Portland, Oregon August 14: The Secret Society • Portland, Oregon August 19: Little Red Shed at Edgefield • Troutdale, Oregon August 23 & 24: Adrift Hotel & Spa, Long Beach, Washington

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