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Everything Always Was

Everything Always Was

Everything Always Was A Q&A with Seamus Egan   By Geoff Gehman   The last time Seamus Egan played the Mauch Chunk Opera House, in 2016, he hosted a multi-media version of his band Solas’ album “Shamrock City,” a panoramic portrait of Butte, Mont., a brawling, bursting 19th-century center for union organizers, prostitutes and Irish ... Read More
 
Raise the Roof and the Soul

Raise the Roof and the Soul

Raise the Roof and the Soul A Q&A with Winifred Horan of Solas   By Geoff Gehman   For nearly 20 years Winifred Horan and Seamus Egan have run Solas as a global experience with an Irish tilt and a Gaelic lilt. The American-born children of Irish parents have used traditional idioms–reels, waltzes, keening ballads–to ... Read More