Miranda Mulholland

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Miranda Mulholland
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Mulholland, performing as part of Great Lake Swimmers at the Burlington Sound of Music festival June 2010
Background information
Born September 14th
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s) fiddle player and singer
Instruments Fiddle
Labels Roaring Girl Records
Associated acts Great Lake Swimmers
Stephen Kellogg
Belle Starr
The Rattlesnake Choir
The Roaring Girl Cabaret
Website MirandaMulholland.com

Miranda Mulholland is Canadian fiddle player and singer.


Mulholland is a member of Great Lake Swimmers,[1] Belle Starr,[2] and The Rattlesnake Choir as well as the founder and lead singer for the The Roaring Girl Cabaret. She makes select appearances in the violin show Bowfire,[3] and has played fiddle with Jim Cuddy, John Borra and Justin Rutledge, among others. Not limited to band performances, Mulholland has appeared in various theatre productions including Parfumerie and the world premiere of Spoon River with Soulpepper Theatre [4]in Toronto.

In addition to varied studio work, she has toured extensively in Europe and North America with the Celtic rock bands The Mahones, The Peelers, The Paperboys, The Glengarry Bhoys and the alt-country band Luther Wright and the Wrongs. She was a member of the Canadian cast of Barrage and was the vocal and fiddle soloist for the Irish dance show Spirit of Ireland and Celtic Blaze.

Mulholland can be heard on records by Justin Rutledge, Sarah Slean, NQ Arbuckle and Kevin Quain, and her debut album for The Roaring Girl Cabaret, is entitled In Last Night's Party Clothes. She was born in Guelph, Ontario and was a violin student of the Guelph Suzuki School,[5] and studied opera performance at the University of Western Ontario and McGill University.

On May 13, 2014 Mulholland released her debut solo album Whipping Boy produced by multi-instrumentalist Sean Watkins (Nickel Creek) on boutique label Roaring Girl Records.[6] Roaring Girl Records is distributed by Fontana North[7]