February 19th 2015

March 2015! The CRB with Symphonies and Calliope!

In March we will be celebrating St Patrick’s Season at a host of private shows and with some very special concerts. We are excited to be making music with two renowned symphonies (nothing like a symphony show – the music soars) and returning to one of North America’s most venerable folk music venues (pure music […]

February 19th 2015

News for June and July!

HAPPY NEWS! As many of you know, teaching Irish myth and folklore has always been a big part of my concert schedule and I’ve been leading tours of Ireland for some time as well. Both passions have informed just about every song I’ve ever written. In 2015 I will be doing more of both! I […]

Tour Ireland with Cathie Ryan

January 27th 2015

More group tours to Ireland in 2015!

Travel Ireland with Cathie Ryan! Our group tour to Ireland in June 2014 was a wonderful experience – we all had a great time! We shared days of beautiful scenery, inspiring stops, music, and camaraderie! It was so much fun that I plan to lead a number of tours in 2015 and have some big […]

August 15th 2014

Ireland and Scotland Shows in August and September! What a line up!

I am delighted to announce that I will be touring Ireland and Scotland with the irrepressible Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies. Joanie has, once again, put together some line up for the shows: fiddle virtuoso Nollaig Casey, World champion step dancer Declan McHale, and the Dynamo from Ontario Natham Pilatzke. And I get to […]

February 27th 2014


June 6 to 13, 2014:  A week in Ireland with Cathie Ryan – Galway, Kerry, Clare, Offaly, and Limerick.  Space is limited so book early! Come and enjoy the beauty and magic of Ireland with Cathie Ryan!   Cathie has decided to begin doing guided tours of Ireland again after a long hiatus.  For fourteen years she […]

January 10th 2013

One of the Best – Mike Harding – Is Back on the Air!

Important news for all folk music lovers: Mike Harding, the legendary folk radio show host, is back on the air. Please log on to   His new program and format is even better than his show on BBC2 because it is online – an hour plus show of the very best in folk, roots and acoustic music – every Sunday 5pm – […]

December 12th 2012

Mike Harding BBC2 Interview with Cathie Ryan 12/12/12

Tonight is the night!  My interview with Mike Harding airs on BBC2 at 7:00pm UK time – 12:00 midnight in the USA.  The show is available to listen to for one week after today, so you can tune in and listen anytime you’d like to.  It is more than an honor to be a guest […]

December 11th 2012

Through Wind and Rain “Midnight Special” Favorite CDs of 2012

We are happy to announce that Cathie’s new CD, Through Wind and Rain, has been selected by Rich Warren of WFMT’s syndicated radio show “Midnight Special” as one of his favorite CDs for 2012.   Top 8 CDs of 2012.  Cathie shares the honor with Kathy Mattea, Gordon Bok, Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers, Anne Hills, […]

December 11th 2012

An Austria tour update

Bad Ischl, Austria is covered in a blanket of snow – everything is bright and beautifully silent.  We drove here yesterday and spent the evening off with snow falling outside and us in the warm – talking and relaxing.  It was our first and only night off so we all really appreciated it.  I thought […]

December 03rd 2012

Christmas Tour in Austria

I am writing this in Blieburg, Austia as we get ready  to travel to our fifth show in Feldkirchen today.  We performed our fourth show of the 17th Annual Guinness Christmas Tour in Blieburg last night – fantastisch!  The first three in Bruck/Mur, Traisen, and Rudersdorf were over the top too.  I love singing here […]