Séamus Óg MCR/UK/NIR

Séamus Óg is an Irishsinger songwriter hailing from Carrickfergus, N.Ireland. Drawing inspiration from an upbringing of traditional Irish music, storytelling, island life. This Manchester based quartet is a beautiful blend of instruments intertwined in rich harmonies, and stories full of heart, that will have you swept into a dream state and lingering on adventures taken, and mapping those to come.

His second album ‘Terry’s Síbín’ is being released in March 14, and has already aired on BBC 6 (Tom Robinson), Celtic Fm and Radio Fáilte. Performing at festivals such as 'Celtic Connections" and 'Manchester Folk Expo'. The quartet, featuring Anna Mcluckie (Clársach), Awen Blandford (Cello), Andy Patterson (Double bass) merge from Wales, England, Scotland and Ireland. Each bringing their own history and story into the music. With strong Irish music links in Manchester, Seamus Og aims to improve and build up the Manchester traditional Irish and folk music scene for a younger demographic.