Colleen Raney

an extraordinary voice in the Irish tradition

April 2014

April 2014

Happy Spring, everyone! Looking forward to joining the cast of Atlantic Steps for one more show in Michigan in mid-April and then doing a lot of catching up – sleep, tea, friends, and some planning for upcoming tours of the east coast, southeast, and a few other places too!  Keep an eye out on the tour page for an ever-updating travel schedule and I hope we get to see you sometime soon....

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March 2014

March 2014

Looking forward to a busy month of March in Washington, Oregon, and California with Story Road as we set out on our annual Paddy’s Day Tour.  Add that to a few dates in Wisconsin with the phenomenal dance show Atlantic Steps and a fantastic night of music in Portland with Irish supergroup Solas, and it looks like a fantastic month to get out and hear some live music.  See you...

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February California Tour

February California Tour

Colleen is delighted to be joining flautist and singer Hanz Araki and guitarist Joseph Carmichael for a 10 day tour of Oregon and California beginning February 9th.  Please check the tour page or Hanz Araki’s website for specific information and we’ll see you at a...

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Podcast

Podcast

Very happy to announce that flautist and singer Hanz Araki and I have published our first of what we hope to be many podcasts playing some of our favorite trad and folk music from all over the world.  Produced by Little Sea Records, the podcast will take on a new theme from week to week and we’ll see where we go from there....

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Story Road in Tualatin, Oregon

Story Road in Tualatin, Oregon

Colleen will join the boys for a night of music on January 11th in Tualatin, Oregon at the lovely Winona Grange.  Story Road, including fiddler John Weed, guitarist, mandolist, and singer Stuart Mason, button accordion virtuoso Johnny B. Connolly tours only twice a year in March and in September, making this January show very special indeed.  Tickets are available at www.irishpdx.com and we hope...

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UseMusic

UseMusic

We’re very happy to announce that two songs from an exclusive live recording at Seattle’s Empty Sea Studios are now available for download through a wonderful organization called UseMusic.  100% of the proceeds of the sale of these two tracks will be donated to Sisters of the Road in Portland, Oregon.  Click here to purchase the songs and donate to this wonderful...

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