We are proud to announce the 2014 North Central West Virginia Scottish Festival and Celtic Gathering MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINERS.
The American Rogues
ONE OF THE TOP CELTIC MUSIC ACTS TODAY!" -- CELTIC MUSIC MAGAZINE
“...the Best Celtic Music America has to Offer”
- Steve Winick, Dirty Linen Magazine
IONA has been at the forefront of the Celtic Music revival since the band’s inception in 1986. Founded by Barbara Tresidder Ryan and Bernard Argent, IONA has evolved over the past 20 years into what is probably the most comprehensive pan Celtic band in the world. IONA’s mission: to present the rich musical elements of all the Celtic cultures Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Manx, Cornish, Breton, Asturian and Galician, blending them into a tapestry that resolves in the New World, as evidenced in Appalachian, Cape Breton and Cajun cultures.
“This is the real stuff as far as Celtic goes, and these are authentic, versed musicians...
The members of IONA look to be story tellers, song collectors (and) explorers.
A trip to IONA is a fascinating journey.” Music Monthly Regional Review of Branching Out by