Niamh Ní Charra

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Niamh Ní Charra
Niamh Ní Charra 2012.jpg
Ní Charra in 2012
Background information
Born Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland
Genres Celtic, folk
Occupation(s) Musician, singer
Instruments Fiddle, concertina, voice
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Riverdance, Carlos Núñez
Website www.niamhnicharra.com

Niamh Ní Charra is an Irish fiddler, concertina player and singer from Killarney, Ireland.[1]

Early life[edit]

At the age of four, Ní Charra started playing music. She has performed in 2500 shows touring 8 years as a soloist with Riverdance[2][3] before returning to Ireland.

Her first solo album, Ón Dá Thaobh/From Both Sides, was released in 2007, and was followed by a second, Súgach Sámh / Happy Out, in 2010. Both albums were well received, after which Ní Charra received awards including Mojo’s Top Ten Folk Albums of 2007 and Irish World's Best Trad Music Act 2008,[4] In 2013, Ní Charra released "Cuz", a tribute to Kerry and Chicago musician, Terry 'Cuz' Teahan.[5] This album also received positive reviews.[6][7]

Ní Charra has also[8] toured as a member of the Carlos Núñez band.

Discography[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

  • 2007 Ón Dá Thaobh/From Both Sides[9]
  • 2010 Súgach Sámh / Happy Out[2]
  • 2013 "Cuz"[7]

Collaborations[edit]

Guest Roles[edit]

2016  KeltiK (Album), Xabi Aburruzaga

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References[edit]

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