Tara Howley, a prolific multi-award-winning artist from Kilfenora, Co. Clare, excels as an instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and composer. With a background in classical and traditional music, Tara’s illustrious career is adorned with prestigious awards. For 7 years, she led in ‘Riverdance,’ the Grammy-winning show, captivating global audiences. She’s toured extensively across Europe, Asia, America, and Canada. Tara’s remarkable journey includes being a soloist for Universal Music’s ‘Riverdance 25th Anniversary’ album and DVD with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Her musical collaborations span luminaries like the Grammy-nominated ‘Afro Celt Sound System’ and performances alongside legends such as Sir James Galway, Bill Whelan, Paddy Keenan, and Finbar Furey. Tara’s artistry has graced national and international TV, documentaries, and podcasts. Embarking on a solo career, she achieved success with a remarkable EP alongside Malaysia’s Faliq Auri, resonating in 70+ countries. Her recent single, ‘Outlawed Tunes on Outlawed,’ etched history as the sole female uilleann piper to hit number 9 on the iTunes Charts. Tara commands a significant online presence with over 193,000 followers across her social media platforms.