BeogaView In iTunes
To preview a song, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to buy and download music.
Based in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Irish folk outfit Beoga (the Irish word for "lively") formed in 2002 around the talents of Seán Óg Graham (accordion/guitar), Damian McKee (accordion), Eamon Murray (bodhrán), and Liam Bradley (piano). Born out of the folk dance scene, the group's 2004 debut, A Lovely Madness, offered up a spirited collection of reworked traditional Irish folk songs and original compositions that flirted with jazz and R&B. In 2005 the group was joined by classically trained violinist and vocalist Niamh Dunne, who helped to expand the group's sound on the 2007 follow-up Mischief. 2010's The Incident was shortlisted for a Best Contemporary World Music album Grammy Award, and 2011's well-received How to Tune a Fish helped to further cement Beoga's reputation as a top-tier contemporary Irish folk act. Live at 10: 10th Anniversary Concert arrived the following year.
County Antrim, Ireland