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Screaming Orphans

Pop // Donegal

Screaming Orphans, a genre-bending, chart-topping all-sister band from Donegal, are known worldwide for their award-winning sound, combining original pop songs with a unique take on traditional Irish music. From a precociously early age, the Diver sisters entertained international audiences accompanying their mother, legendary céilí singer Kathleen Fitzgerald. The band has always defied being pigeonholed, having masterfully developed their own unique fusion of folk and pop. The sisters’ trademarks, spine-tingling four-part harmony and mastery of their instruments, combine with their highly energized performances to take audiences of all ages on an exhilarating and emotional musical journey.

Screaming Orphans’ pitch perfect harmonies have led them to many collaborations on recordings and stage with artists such as Sinéad O’Connor, Peter Gabriel, Joni Mitchell, Baaba Maal, Afro Celt Sound System and Martin Furey.

Screaming Orphans' albums "Taproom," "Life in a Carnival," and "Sunshine and Moss" have topped Billboard, iTunes and World Music charts.

“If you’re looking for a textbook example of how a fusion style should be handled, look no further than Screaming Orphans.” - Folk N’ Rock

“I was blown away by your harmonies. The sibling harmony was something else.” - Lynette Fay, BBC Radio Ulster

“The sisters all master their varied instruments and vocals with such passion, precision and excellence. No wonder, collectively, they go down a storm wherever they play live.” - Americana UK

“While they're known for their Celtic music on one hand, the girls have a real pop/indie side and they fizz with energy and vitality on stage.” - Sunday Independent

“I love your sound. It’s fantastic.” - Marty Morrissey, CountryWide RTÉ Radio