aigeanta, (pronounced "ay-gee-en-ta") is a folk rock acoustic duo that has been working together since the Fall of 1999. Comprised of lead vocalist / lyricist Mary Kate Connolly and guitarist / composer / vocalist Cheryl Newman, the duo performs a variety of original works ranging from folk, to soft jazz ballads to cool acoustic rock. In the Fall of 2001 aigeanta started sharing their music by performing at various festivals, charity concerts and playing the Long Beach, Orange County and San diego coffee house scenes. Their myriad of melodies, riveting lyrics and strong harmonies have built aigeanta a strong dedicated following. The summer of 2003 brought forth aigeanta's debut CD titled "In the moment". With tracks ranging from the mystical upbeat "Well Hello" to the hauntingly intense "Storm" to the quirky lounge sounding "The Third Time", this CD is an eclectic mix of many paths blending into one.

Influences

Cheryl's influences: Carole King and James Taylor
Mary Kate's influences: Stevie Nicks and Bruce Springsteen

Bio

aigeanta, (pronounced "ay-gee-en-ta") is an acoustic folk rock duo that has been working together since the Fall of 1999. Comprised of lead vocalist / lyricist Mary Kate Connolly and guitarist / composer / vocalist Cheryl Newman, the duo performs a variety of original works ranging from folk, to soft jazz ballads to cool acoustic rock. In the Fall of 2001 aigeanta started sharing their music by performing at various festivals, charity concerts and playing the Long Beach, Orange County and San Diego coffee house scenes. Their myriad of melodies, riveting lyrics and strong harmonies have built aigeanta a strong dedicated following. The summer of 2003 brought forth aigeanta's debut CD titled "In the moment". With tracks ranging from the mystical upbeat "Well Hello" to the hauntingly intense "Storm" to the quirky lounge sounding "The Third Time", this CD is an eclectic mix of many paths blending into one.

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