Tuatha Dea

Tuatha Dea is a progressive Americana band with a Rock edge, a Celtic-Appalachian influence and a fearless attitude for pushing the boundaries of modern roots music. Their music thrives on a perpetual energy backed by expansive vocal ranges, steady, driving percussion, electric instrumentation and the melodic sounds of acoustic instruments like fiddle, guitar, penny whistle, bagpipes and even didgeridoo. Tuatha Dea, RATED #2 Appalachian Celtic Alternative Rock group world wide by Reverbnation! Based in Gatlinburg IS touring extensively about the US and Canada.

Tuatha Dea is a progressive Americana band with a Rock edge, a Celtic-Appalachian influence and a fearless attitude for pushing the boundaries of modern roots music. Their music thrives on a perpetual energy backed by expansive vocal ranges, steady, driving percussion, electric instrumentation and the melodic sounds of acoustic instruments like fiddle, guitar, penny whistle, bagpipes and even didgeridoo. Tuatha Dea, RATED #2 Appalachian Celtic Alternative Rock group world wide by Reverbnation! Based in Gatlinburg IS touring extensively about the US and Canada. Dubbed “The Eclectic Partridge Family in Kilts and Corsets” and The Appalachian Fae has been featured and headlined at THE MONTAUK MUSIC FESTIVAL- NY, FLOYDFEST – VA, DRAGONCON – Atlanta, COMICPALOOZA – Houston, CONJURATION- CON – Atlanta, PANICON – Minneapolis, ANACHROCON – Atlanta , GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES – NC, THE NIAGARA HIGHLAND GAMES – NY, SHERWOOD FOREST CELTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL – TX, TARTAN DAY SOUTH – SC, MYRTLE BEACH HIGHLAND GAMES – SC, THE VIRGINIA HIGHLAND GAMES, THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA SCOTTISH HIGHLAND GAMES, GLASGOW HIGHLAND GAMES – KY, THE CENTRAL FLORIDA HIGHLAND GAMES, THE MIDDLE TENNESSEE HIGHLAND GAMES – Nashville as well as West Tennessee’s Celt Fest, , The Gatlinburg Scottish Highland Games, The Kansas City Scottish Highland Games, Western Kentucky Highland Festival, Michigan’s Celtic Hammer Festival, and Radford Virginia Highland Games, The Dandridge Celtic Music Festival, ,The Great Newtown Reunion CT, International Festival KY, Kaleidoscope Festival Canada, Starwood in Ohio, PSG in Illinois, Paralounge and MORE VENUES THAN WE CAN COUNT!

Tuatha Dea has performed on stage with and accompanied Paul Simon, Alto Reed and James Mckinney and has appeared at events featuring Brandi Carlisle, Kacey Musgraves, Jessica Lynn and Phil Lesh among others. Tuatha Dea is one of the 12 artists chosen for the 90th Anniversary Bristol Jubilee Sessions with Dolly Parton, Ritchie Owens and other great renowned acts now available at https://1927jubilee.bandcamp.com/ !

Tuatha Dea has recently signed with Sound Biscuit Records in Tennessee and are currently preparing their 6th album due for major release in 2020! Tuatha Dea’s 4th CD is associated with the novels of recognized published Sci-Fi- Fantasy Author for Tor Publishing, Alex Bledsoe. Tuatha Dea is NOW featured as characters in his recently released 3rd book in the series about the Appalachian IRISH Fae, “Long Black Curl” ! Tuatha Dea’s 5th CD the much anticipated “Kilts and Corsets’ Album was produced by Grammy Nominee Travis Wyrick and released in June of 2017 !

Tuatha Dea ranked #15 out of 10,000 in the Hard RocK Cafes International Battle of The Bands in 2014 and Ranked in the top 25 worldwide in 2015!

Tuatha Dea produced and sponsored “The Green Album” in 2016 comprised of 14 Artists from around the Globe with 25% of ALL proceeds going to Rainforest Trust and the efforts around the world! Over 10,000 acres of Rainforest have been saved to date!