Celtic Song & Story
We are IAD FEIN. A Celtic musical group with a Gaelic name that means 'THEMSELVES' IAD FEIN is also the name of one of Western New York's unique Celtic trio. Tom Callahan, Sheila Stratton-Peel and Tim Daly. The group combines outstanding Solo Vocals, Haunting Harmonies and Traditional Celtic Story Telling. We bring to our audiences unforgettable Celtic song and story from soulful ballads and airs to rousing pub favorites, rebel songs and original compositions by Thomas E. Callahan. Plus a splash of American Rock n' Roll We also have a music publishing company called Iad Fein Music Publishing. THE BAND Our band consists of Thomas Callahan, Sheila Stratton-Peel and Tim Daly. Tom is a guitarist, vocalist/soloist and arranger as well as a songwriter/composer. He also plays many other instruments including mandolin, banjo, keyboards and whistles and the bouzouki. He has been in many other bands in his musical career but has now come home to his heritage of Celtic music. Sheila is a vocalist/soloist, arranger, percussionist and guitar player. She performs with a hand held drum called a Bodhran. The drum is a single head that is played with a tipper or beater. For the last 5 years Sheila has played with many Celtic bands in the Western New York area. Tom and Sheila perform haunting harmonies. Tim is a storyteller or Seanache. He brings stories of Ireland and Scotland to many a crowd. A member of the genre for many years Tim is an expert at storytelling and brings a unique quality to IAD FEIN.