“…chamber music’s finely calibrated arrangements with bluegrass’s playful virtuosity and pop music’s melodic resourcefulness.” –The Boston Globe
“The Bee Eaters are the instrumental cream of the brand new string nation.”
“…here come the Bee Eaters. …so tastefully arranged and so well played. They rescue the hammer dulcimer from all cliches, and bring the music forward to right here and now.”
“It is a joy to hear both the exploration of this music and the grounding of it simultaneously. Also, I love the emphasis on the simple beauty of the acoustic instruments.”
(3 time Grammy-winning composer/MacArthur Fellow)
Aoife O'Donovan is a fine human being, an amazing musician, and it should also be mentioned that she is fit as a fiddle, running miles and miles every day, touring schedule be damned. We've all known her for years, and by some happy coincidence our calendars coincided for a week last month, so we got together on the west coast for a few Aoife + Bee Eaters shows in Washington and Oregon… we holed up in our good friend Jeff Hollingsworth's … Read More...
Dear friends and fellow fomenters of the fine fruits of this frenzied existence, There's just so much news, I think I'll jump right in, … Read More...
Dear Northwest, I can't stop thinking about you. I know everyone says you're grey and moody, but it's not true, and even if it is, I don't … Read More...