Band: The Selkie Girls
CDs: Long Time Traveling (2014), Parting Glass (2013)
Hometown: Dallas, TX, USA
Description: The Selkie Girls feature soaring vocal harmonies and outstanding instrumentalists to create a vibrant , warm and energetic sound. They sing some old favorites as well as newer songs from Celtic traditions. Alli Johnson, the lead singer, sings in Scots Gaelic on several pieces inspired by the love of the language and a desire to keep it alive. Many of the members come from Scottish or Irish heritage.
Similiar: Julie Fowlis, Celtic Crossroads, Old Blind Dogs
Personal Fact: After visiting Edinburgh this year, I hope to take the band back there to perform our music “under the castle”.