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Colleen Raney

COLLEEN RANEY is recognized as one of the finest singers in the Northwest Irish music scene. Grown on traditional Irish culture, singing and dancing with both her family and the respected ensemble Magical Strings.  Now based in Portland, Oregon, Raney fronts a powerhouse group of Northwest Irish musicians including mandolin whiz Zak Borden and guitarist Casey Neill.  She brings a voice that to reach to the back of the pub, a band to bring you to your feet, and a love for the poetry of Irish song.

Raney’s debut album Linnet is produced by Hanz Araki and recorded by Ezra Holbrook  (The Minus 5, The Decemberists, Dr. Theopolis).  Gathering a veritable who’s who of celtic music.

Sunday, May 22, 8pm, Fort George Brewery in Astoria, NO Cover.

Colleen Raney