This multi-award-winning disc by one of Irish-America’s most popular good-time bands also includes Winch’s "The Streets of Belfast" and Dominick Murray’s "The Maid of Black Curls." This album brought a local Washington, DC band to... more
Celtic Thunder (the East Coast-based band, not the “show”) played its first gig in 1977 before going on to become one of the most enduring US-based Celtic bands.
The current line-up of the band consists of original members Jesse Winch (bodhran, bouzouki, guitar, harmonica), Terry Winch (button accordion), and Linda Hickman (flute, whistle, vocals) along with 20+ year veterans Laura Murphy (lead vocals) and Regan Wick (piano, Irish step-dance).
In addition, other members of Celtic Thunder over the years have included Nita Conley (vocals, guitar, piano), Steve Hickman (fiddle, harmonica, vocals), Tony DeMarco (fiddle), Dominick Murray (vocals, guitar), Rob Thornburgh (fiddle, vocals), Marty Somberg (fiddle), and Patrick Orseau (fiddle).