Celtic Bands

Local Bands and Musicians


Alas, Phoenyx broke up about several years ago having produced only one album "Keepers of the Flame" and fairly fanatical following of Celtic Rock.

Avalon Rising

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You can order their self titled album from

Heather Alexander

Lead singer of the defunct bands Phoenyx and Matrix, she now plays solo regularly at a growing number of SF Bay Area coffee shops.

Cat Taylor

Violinist for the defunct bands Phoenyx and Matrix (sound familiar?), she now plays in the bands Amazon Queen and Haunted By Waters. She is also a Song Instructor and Featured Performer at Renaissance Faire.


You can hear Annwn online at: Spinner.com


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Tempest (official page)

Tempest (fan page)

The Big Daddy of SF Bay Area Celtic Rock. Tempest spends most of the year on the road performing around the US and Canada. They still play many dates in the SF Bay and Portland Areas during their "rest" periods.

You can purchase their albums from

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