Bio

Irish singer-songwriter Colm Keegan and his talented wife, Scottish Cellist Laura Durrant, have made an indelible mark on the global music scene as principal performers in the esteemed group Celtic Thunder. Since joining the ensemble in 2011, their dynamic collaboration has been a driving force behind the success of three Celtic Thunder DVDs and four chart-topping CDs, consistently reaching the #1 spot on the Billboard World Music Chart.

Their captivating performances have graced stages across the United States, Canada, and Australia, solidifying their international acclaim. Colm and Laura’s musical journey with Celtic Thunder includes memorable moments such as opening the Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade and delivering a private performance at the Pentagon, personally invited by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

In August 2014, Colm Keegan, while still an integral part of Celtic Thunder, embarked on his first solo tour alongside Laura Durrant. The tour spanned the east coast of the United States, showcasing Colm’s exceptional talents. Notably, he was honoured with the 2014 Irish Music Association’s “Best New Irish Artist” award. Later, in 2016, Colm released his debut solo CD, “I’ll Never Be Alone,” a musical triumph that soared to the top of both the Amazon and iTunes World Music Charts.

Currently residing in Glasgow, Scotland, Colm and Laura gracefully navigate the delicate balance of family life and thriving careers in music, culture, and education, raising three young children.

Beyond his musical prowess, Colm Keegan is a multifaceted entrepreneur, passionately promoting Celtic Culture in various capacities. He spearheads an online teaching enterprise, where he imparts knowledge of Irish Language and History to a diverse global audience. Colm also orchestrates immersive Bus Tours throughout the year, guiding participants through the rich landscapes of Ireland and Scotland. Additionally, he has ventured into the realm of broadcasting, hosting a weekly radio show on Glasgow’s Celtic Music Radio, showcasing his vibrant personality and deep connection to Celtic music.

Colm Keegan’s remarkable journey encapsulates a harmonious blend of musical brilliance, cultural advocacy, and entrepreneurial spirit, making him a revered figure in the world of Celtic music and beyond.