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Her singing left me goose-pimpled all over – a sure sign of a gutsy, emotional delivery laced with meaning and pathos.”  Stornoway Gazette.

Named Live Ireland Awards Best Female Vocalist two years running!

Pre-order “Spinning Yarns”

Norah’s new album, “Spinning Yarns” will be released in North America on March 26th and in Ireland, UK and Europe on April 13th.   Order your pre-release copy on Bandcamp today and listen to two of the tracks!


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Preview of music from “Spinning Yarns”

Check out this video from a rehearsal for a concert presented by the Celtic Junction in Saint Paul on January 31st.  The song  features Brian Miller on bouzouki, Randy Gosa on guitar and yours truly, Norah Rendell on vocals. For the concert, we tried using a single large diaphragm microphone.  It is a set-up I have always wanted to […]


Vintage Songs Kickstarted – We did it!

I am delighted to announce that the “Vintage songs from Canada’s Countryside” Kickstarter project has been fully funded at 130%! The new album will be released early in 2015.

You have energized and inspired me to make this project a reality. Thank you!


Support Norah’s Album project on Kickstarter

Support Norah’s Kickstarter campaign today and join us on this journey of recording, mixing, mastering and designing an album dedicated to traditional songs of Irish Canada. The campaign is running now until December 4th.

These ballads hold stories that connect us to our history and collective memory, both conscious and unconscious, in ways that only traditional music can.

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Rehearsing with Brian & Daithi 2

Updates on the solo album

The album recording process is rolling along and I’m thrilled with how the songs are developing! Brian Miller, Randy Gosa, Dáithí Sproule, Ailie Robertson and Adam Kiesling have each brought a unique perspective and sound to this project. I feel it must be said that when it comes to accompanists of traditional song, this collection of musicians is truly an embarrassment of riches!

Norah Rendell