NOMINATED FOR 2018 INTERNATIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR (Australian Celtic Music Awards) & BEST OUT OF PROVINCE ALBUM (Toronto Independent Music Awards )
“Strong Bow” is an impressive demonstration of Kiérah’s virtuosity as a fiddler and of her unique style of composition. This powerful album brings traditional and contemporary Celtic fiddle music into the 21st Century.
Kiérah is accompanied by outstanding musicians: Adam Dobres (guitar) Adrian Dolan (piano, mandolin, mandola, accordion, viola) Jake Jenne (drums) Robin Layne (percussion) and Paul O’Brien (bodhran). Special Guests: Harold Birston (cello) and Michael McGoldrick (flute). The album showcases 15 of Kierah’s original tunes.
Recorded at Blue Frog Studios, White Rock BC. Mastered at Airshow Mastering, Takoma Park, Maryland.
“Strong Bow” is a rare gem that combines technical skills and stellar musical chops with authentic passion and heartfelt performances. A must-listen for all purveyors of fine Celtic music.” -Highlander Radio, Boston MA
Irish Music Magazine
The Living Tradition Magazine
“This is highly informed, creative playing. Interesting arrangements and wonderful musicianship keep you listening, all right.” Bill Margeson, Irish Music Magazine
“Kiérah’s playing style is very upfront and exceptionally lucid. Every note stands out as she, seemingly effortlessly, drives the tunes forward.” Gordon Potter, The Living Tradition