• country:Ireland
  • style(s):Irish
  • label:Gael Linn
  • gender:male
  • instrumentation:instrumental, vocal
  • artist submitted by:Musical Ireland

Line up

  • Damien Stenson (Flute)
  • Oisín Mac Diarmada (Fiddle)
  • Paul Finn (Button Accordion)
  • Séamus Begley (vocals/button accordion)
  • Seán Mc Elwain (Guitar / Bouzouki)
  • Tristan Rosenstock (Bodhrán)


A traditional band with a truly worldwide reach, Téada has appeared as a frequent headliner at major music festivals throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Russia, Israel and Australia. Highlights include a 30,000-capacity stadium concert in Brittany, along with performances at Penang World Music Festival in Malaysia, Edmonton Folk Festival in Canada, Harare International Festival of the Arts in Zimbabwe, and Campeche International Festival in Mexico.

Continuing to grow in vision and popularity, Téada recently welcomed a sixth member to the line-up, legendary West Kerry singer and accordionist Séamus Begley. The band is also currently engaged in a fascinating collaborative project with African-America string band The Ebony Hillbillies, performing at Milwaukee Irish Fest and Grand Park, Los Angeles during 2012.