Melanie & Ashling

Melanie is the vocalist with the Bay Area band Ashling, a dynamic sound of acoustic Irish trad, with Americana , jazz and bossa nova. Exciting, new and unique sounds , a mixture of high energy instrumentals with soaring vocals, and imaginative arrangements by Sean O Nuallain.

With Melanie on vocals, the band consists of fiddle, guitar, flute, and percussion.

Their new album Thieves of Time, released on Mistletoe Music, is available on and ITunes

Audio samples from CD “Thieves of Time”

(All songs below written by Melanie O’Reilly & Seán O Nualláin ©, except “Mellory”: lyrics by Seán Ó Ríordáin)

On Moytura Plain


Restless Tonight


Watch video of Seastruck from album Thieves of Time:

Listen to Ashling’s instrumental: Tamlin