Ban Cara is an all female Celtic band, with equal amounts of drive and moxie. Ban Cara, Irish for “female friend” drew standing-room only crowds at their very first appearance at the 2018 Big Irish Fair in Orange County. This dynamic group has a unique blend of traditional and modern Celtic music, with great vocals, lots of energy, original arrangements, and superb instrumentation. consisting of fiddle, guitar, harp, percussion, accordion, and keyboards.
Madeleine "Maddie" Eaton - fiddle, flute, vocals
Robyn Heller - bodhran, vocals
Ashleigh Hill - guitar, banjolele, vocals
Aedan MacDonnell - harp, keyboards, accordion, vocals
Doreen Wiley - vocals, percussion
Photography courtesy of Brad Stubbs