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Irish music with "enough steam in its heels to leave most of its peers at the starting blocks" The Irish Times
"Grada is not a household name in the US yet, but if this talented quintet appears anywhere within 100 miles of you, hi' thee hence... " Sing Out Magazine
Grada have received a raft of awards and reviews that have propelled them into the elite circle of Irish super groups. They have taken Irish traditional music forward to a new level, effortlessly blending contemporary music styles, modern songs and other forms of ethnic music into their own natural style.
American record label, Compass, has seen the group's CDs released worldwide, laying a platform for Grada's steady path of touring, which saw them play in 12 countries in 2005 in venues as prestigious as the Sydney Opera House, Ireland's National Concert Hall, and the main stage at Belgium's Dranouter Festival.
Live gig reviews
"Grada are one of the great Irish bands that carry this countries music around the world's waist, playing and singing, singing and playing, shining and shining" John Spillane
"Grada combines both globe trotted experience and musical accomplishment. Multicultural backgrounds help bring a fresh approach to playing and present a unique slant on traditional music. " - Irish Music Magazine