Scottish & Irish Music and Gaelic Song - Haunting laments to rabble-rousing reels & jumpin' jigs. The band is:

Christine Traxler (fiddle, bodhran) learned to love fiddle music at her grandfather's knee and still plays his fiddle. She has played in celtic bands such as Wicked Celts, and with Christian in Moss Bay, Ceol Miners and Piper's Creek. Christine is a frequent session player in the Seattle area.

Christian Hoffman (bouzouki, concertina, vocals) has played in several bands such as Castlerigg, Wicker Pig, Moss Bay, Ceol Miners, Piper's Creek and most recently is gigging with the Irish pub band the Stout Pounders.

Dale Cummings (vocals, guitar, Irish flute) Scots Folk singer, including songs of Robert Burns. He was the winner of the Silver Pendant in the Gaelic Learners' Singing Competition at the 2003 Scottish National Mod.

Judith Cummings (Gaelic Song, Harp, fiddle, whistles, step-dance) is a Scottish Gaelic speaker and winner of the Gold Medal for Traditional Singers at the 2000 Scottish National Mod. Judith was a member of the Scottish Folk Group the Whistlebinkies for 18 years, and has been teaching folk harp and pedal harp for the past 20+ years.

Crònan is recording our Folklife demo today. Wish us luck!

Crònan will be performing a nice selection of Scottish and Irish love songs at the Couth Buzzard Bookstore on Friday February 13th at 7:30 pm, as part of the Pacific Northwest Folklore Society Concert Series. We would LOVE to have you join us. $10 donation.

Join us at the Celtic Fling 3 pm at St. Andrew's Church, NE 80 th Street, Seattle, WA 98115

Lots of great Music begins at 12 noon. The whole event starts at 9 am.

Just finished up performing at Third Place Books. We are all getting interviewed for a documentary as part of the Commons Legacy Series. More information is available at:

Come join Crònan today at NW Folklife. We will be performing on the NW Court Stage from 8:10 to 8:40 pm.

Band Members

Christine Traxler

Christian Hoffman

Dale Cummings

Judith Cummings


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