An accomplished singer and performer, Maguire began her career as a successful child star in Ireland. Upon coming of age and graduating with a BA Hons Degree in Ethnomusicology, she moved to Nashville, Tn where she was mentored as a songwriter by some of Nashville's finest writers, artists and producers. A record deal with Celtic Collections (Clannad, Celtic Woman, The High Kings) followed and resulted in the release of her critically acclaimed album 'Portrait' in 2010.After a two year departure from the music business, she signed a deal with long time mentor and world renowned producer Cowboy Jack Clement (Johnny Cash, U2, Louis Armstrong, Waylong Jennings, Jerry Lee Lewis). She is currently in Nashville finishing the album at the Cowboy Arms Hotel and Recording Spa, executively produced by Cowboy Clement.
2013, will also see the debut of her TV show, Ireland In Song, on PBS in which she travelled to Ireland to visit the birthplace of the most famous Irish songs. The album, Ireland In Song will also be released this year.
Maguire has toured extensively and has opened for internationally known artists such as Martina Mc Bride, Randy Travis and the High Kings.
Ireland In Song Nominated for Irish Music Award!!!!
We are delighted to announce that Ireland In Song has been nominated for Best New Irish Album by the Irish Music Awards USA. We need your votes. To vote you must be an active member of The Irish Music Association. Please visit http://www.irishmusicassociation.com/irishmusicawards/nominations.php?vote= for more details!!!!
Ireland In Song
Dont miss Cathy at her USA TV debut on PBS tonight. Cathy will be featured on the PBS show Out of Ireland for the next five weeks in the run up to the launch of her album Ireland In Song. Click here for TV listings. http://www.outofirelandtv.com/tv-listings/
Guggenheim Grotto and Cathy Maguire
Cathy will be performing an accoustic set of original songs in the New York Irish Center on June 14th, 2013.
Also performing are the fabulous Guggenheim Grotto. Get your tickets soon!!!
Rockaway Beach Irish Music Festival
Cathy will be performing onstage with the Andy Cooney Band at the Rockaway Beach Irish Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday, this weekend.
She will also be performing at the official festival Mass on Sunday morning. Come and say hello!!!
East Durham Irish Festival
Catch Cathy at the East Durham Irish Festival this weekend!!!
New York Rose of Tralee
Cathy is deligthed to be an offiicail judge of the New York/Connecticul/New Jersey Rose of Tralee. The Rose of Tralee is a televised international beauty competition that is held in Co Kerry annually. This year it celebrates it's 54th year.
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year from Music City, USA!!! 2013 is shaping up to be an amazing year for Cathy. Be sure to check back for updates!!
New Nashville Record
Cathy has signed a new deal with world renowned producer Cowboy Jack Clement. Jack will produce a country album on Cathy. Recording starts soon. Watch this space.