Peter Yeates is a veteran singer/songwriter/guitarist from Dublin Ireland. He has toured the United states and Canada extensively and has also performed in Germany Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Romania, Russia, Mexico, Bermuda, Korea and his native Ireland. Peter now resides in the Pacific-Northwest of the United States.
Throughout the years, Peter has toured with some notable musicians Including James Kelly (Planxty, Patrick Street), Noel Hill (Planxty), Tommy Hayes (Stockton's Wing) and accordion player Paddy O'Brian.
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Cul an ti. (Gaelic for "The back of the House") has built a reputation as the Northwest's most exiting Irish band. Founding members Cary Novotny and Danny O'Hanlon have over the years forged a powerful and unique rhythm section that has rocked crowds while simultaneously supporting some of the best Irish musicians performing on the U.S. west coast. The band features renowned Dublin button accordionist Johnny Connolly as well as the highly regarded Dave Cory on the tenor banjo together with Novotny and O'Hanlon on guitar/vocals and bass/percussion/vocals respectively. Cul an ti's ability to play authentic traditional Irish music along with the added dynamic of being able to turn on a dime and delight crowds with a dizzying range of American pop and traditional Irish pub songs sets them apart from other bands. Fans of the band's particular style of groove oriented and highly energized irish music have been raving about them ever since their first appearances in 1995 at Kells Irish pub and Biddy Mcgraws in Portland, Oregon. The band has also performed at various McMenamin venues in Portland, Kells Seattle, Conor Byrne Seattle, 1995-2000 Salmon Festivals, the National Folk Alliance Convention, The Bite of Portland, The Portland Celtic Music Festival, the Salem Art Fair, Choochakam Festival of the arts in Langley, Washington, the Skamania Irish Festival, and the Highland Games. Cul an ti released its first self titled cd in 1999 recorded live at the original Biddy McGraws
Grafton Street is a high energy band featuring fiddle, guitar, bass and bohdran. Tight harmonies abound on the ballads and blazing solos on the jigs and reels. They are well versed in the old classics as well as the more contemporary songs. For a fun, lively evening ,see Grafton Street and bring your dancing shoes.
An Irish power trio offering dynamic vocals, 3-part harmonies,
scorching hot fiddle, funky upright acoustic/electric bass, tight
acoustic rhythm guitar, and harmonica, St. James's Gate specializes
in a wide range of Irish Music, including beautiful Irish ballads
and waltzes, faster than lightning jigs and reels, traditional
pub songs and contemporary Irish music. They also incorporate
bluegrass, polka, Cajun, and classic English/American rock and
folk songs in their broad and exciting repertoire. The band consists
of Cronin Tierney, Griff Bear and Matthew Rotchford. Drummer Mark
Burdon often joins the band here in Portland.