Rowan is a fiddle-singer, writer and tunesmith who grew up in the foothills of the Burren on the west coast of Ireland, surrounded by traditional music. The author of two successful tunebooks, he has also written articles for The Living Tradition magazine and led fiddle workshops at festivals all over the country. In 2016, he won the Future of Young Folk Award at Bromyard Folk Festival and was nominated for The Molloy Award at Birmingham Tradfest, encouraging him to work on a solo album for release in 2017... Keep an ear to the ground!
The Bird Who Sings Freedom is out of the bag! Have a listen here and then get a copy from RootBeat Records! "Wonderful stuff!" – Mike Harding
The new album with Rosie Hodgson was launched to critical acclaim back in May at the Cecil Sharp House! Have a listen below:
"A debut album of rare promise... inspired and innovative songwriting... an album which is authentic and thoughtful, and which embraces the old and the new..."
– The Living Tradition
Our new (ad)venture: The Causeway Céilí Band – a professional dance band, available to hire for weddings, birthdays, charity events and corporate functions! If you're having a knees-up and looking for a stonkingly fun night of dancing check out: www.causewayceili.co.uk!
Future of Young Folk Award
Bromyard Folk Festival 2016