David Yates - accordion, bass, rhythm guitar, celtic whistle, and vocals

With a degree in music, David has played in summer theater and has taught various instruments. He also freelances with the "NewLanders" and "Band du Jour" and has worked in numerous ensembles from symphony to jazz, rock, folk and country bands. David also performs as a Feis (Irish dance competition) musician in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and other states.


Gerard Dailey Rohlf - rhythm guitar, jaw harp, lead vocals

Gerard has been performing professionally since the age of seven. He has appeared with his family on radio, television and college campuses throughout the Tri-state area. He is equally at home with Sacred, Classical, Blues, Folk and Celtic music. His daughters, both talented musicians, often join him. Gerard is also a songwriter and publisher. As a member of the folk band "NewLanders", Gerard has played in various venues across Pennsylvania.


Charles May - Fiddle, backup and lead vocals

Classical, Jazz/Swing, Irish and Strolling Violinist, Charles May has performed for hundreds of Special Events throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. He spent seven years as lead violinist for "The Swing Shifters", has played in professional orchestras for fifteen years, leads his own classical quartet and performs solo for weddings and corporate events. Like David, he performs for Irish dance competitions throughout the region.


Richard Lavelle Henry - bodhran, bones, etc.

Playing percussion, singing in a choral group and also religious music while in school, Richard got away from music while serving in the Air Force and then teaching and coaching. He began being tutored and playing the bodhran some fifteen years ago. He has been a member of "Celtic Fringe", "Potter's Reel" and often plays in seisiuns when visiting relatives in Ireland.


Gerard's Daughter, Haley, is a Singer-Songwriter. She and her songs have been featured on Saturday Light Brigade and at the Pittsburgh International Children's Festival. A member of the Calliope Pittsburgh Songwriter's Circle, she has appeared on the past 3 Pittsburgh Songwriter's Circle CDs. Her 2016 offering, “The Darkest Places” was called “a standout”, while her voice and songwriting style were favorably compared to Julie Doran and Karen Carpenter. She favors Irish ballads that have “Heart and Spirit”.


Gerard's Daughter, Colleen, currently resides in Raleigh, NC, where she sings with the popular “Oakwood Waits” Christmas ensemble. She attained a degree in Music Education (and Vocal Pedagogy) from Catholic University. When she finds herself in Pittsburgh she sits in and adds her delicate and airy voice to "na Gaels" on some of the captivating Irish ballads.
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