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"Celtic Music For The Masses"
From Caesars Palace Las Vegas to Grandfather Mountain North Carolina to Central Park New York, MacTalla Mor is taking America by Storm!
"The Pipes Are Calling - Resistance Is Futile"

*MP3 MAGAZINE REVIEW*
"The New Colossus" by MacTalla Mor by Catherine L. Tully Artist: MacTalla Mor Album: "The New Colossus" Year produced: 2007 Get ready to get knocked out with this CD--right from the very first track! The unstoppable energy of this band is back, and better than ever on their latest effort, "The New Colossus." MacTalla Mor is able to do their "fusion" style without it being overly obvious--it seems so natural to hear the wonderful and interesting sounds they call forth in each track. You can hear the tugging of all kinds of musical styles here; Calypso, Jazz, Rock and more, all blended with traditional Celtic rhythms and instruments. With rich, emotion-filled vocals rounding out the mixture, this CD is a mixture of sounds that shows the range of the band while still being true to their overall style and cornucopia of sound. MacTalla has champion pipers, an award-winning Gaelic singer and top-notch musicians to call on--and they don't rest on their previous accomplishments, but rather seek to grow, expand their sound and better themselves each time they come together for a CD. The New Colossus is such an effort, and the band remains one of my absolute favorites. Besides the first track here, bagpipe fans shouldn't miss track 7, New Wave or track 10, a bagpipe duet. That said, the best way to listen to the CD is to pop it in and go start to finish--you'll be taken on the grand tour--through a variety of musical sounds that is a treat--sometimes fun, sometimes astonishing and always terrific. The last track on the album will leave even the most discriminating listener satisfied, and those who love the pipes will be smiling ear to ear. Buy the Album: "The New Colossus""

MacTalla Mor Band Bio
"MacTalla Mor, Gaelic for Great Echo an exciting Celtic Roots Band featuring The Great Highland Bagpipes, Piano, Vocals and Bodhran in a dynamic mix of Traditional Celtic, Roots Rock, Calypso, Hip Hop, Fusion and Jazz is taking America by Storm" Their champion pipers, brothers Jesse & Levon and award winning Gaelic singer, their sister Ilana, along with brother “MageErik” on Bass and mom Patty on Bodhran (Celtic Drum) set them apart and make them a crowd favorite throughout North America. Their energetic performances receive rave reviews, standing ovations and instant invitations to return wherever they perform. Along with Traditional Irish and Scottish tunes, MacTalla's original songs, arrangements and driving rhythms create a vibrant and engaging blend of the past and the present. Indeed, their Gaelic and novel songs bridge the gap between the past and present in an elegant fashion that is strikingly relevant to today's generation. MtM's magical performance brings the past to life creating a joyous, poignant and powerful experience for audiences of all ages. In addition to headlining at major Festivals, Universities and Celtic Events they've appeared at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, on ABC, NBC and CBS TV, played for HBO Studios, New York City's Steinway Hall and Central Park's Tavern On the Green and are heard daily on radio stations throughout the world. They recently helped break attendance records at Grandfather Mountain Highland Games NC, the largest Scottish Clan gathering in America with over 50,000 people in attendance. MacTalla Mor Band is called "Compelling and Powerful" by the Ale Street News, "Celtic Music for the Masses" by the Hartford Advocate and Ludxury Experience Magazine exclaims: "There Is No Musical Limit for this Family"! Traditional Gaelic singing (Sean-nos) and Puirt a' Beul (Mouth Music) meet original Celtic Roots Rock and Fusion. Join MacTalla for their extraordinary brand of Earth Shaking, Dance Making, Ground Breaking Celtic Rock and Fusion "The Pipes Are Calling...Resistance Is Futile"!

Recent Fan Mail
Capitol District Scottish Games NY- You guys blew me away-I had shivers most of the time because you were that good!-Is there anything musically Jesse Mo cant do? MT NY
Grandfather Mountain Scottish Games NC Saw your shows at GMHG and you guys are GREAT! We've been going to the Celtic Jam at the Games for six years and you guys are the best. Thanks and keep up the wonderful music your family has started. RW NC
Hunter Mountain International Highland Games You guys rocked Hunter! CH
Central New York Scottish Games WHAT A GREAT SHOW!!!!!!!!! This was the first year I let my daughter stay for the Ceilidh and she had an awesome time! Thanks for the absolutely astounding pipes. I only wish my father could have seen it. I know he could hear you all the way to heaven! Thanks again and hope to see you next year! MF & EF Hi! I just happened to stop and heard you play at the Scottish Games in Liverpool, NY and FELL IN LOVE with your music. I'd like to become a groupie! Thank you for your beautiful music!!!! M Your "Jacob's Ladder" tribute to the firefighters of 9/11 was a stunningly beautiful tribute-My wife and I wept. Keep it coming. DSNY
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Brief Bio
MacTalla Mor features the Bagpipes and Bodhran in a dynamic mix of Traditional Celtic Roots Rock and Fusion. Called “Celtic Music for the Masses”, MacTalla bridges the gap between the past and present. “The Pipes Are Calling Resistance Is Futile”!

MacTalla Mor features renowned Great Highland Bagpiper Jesse Ofgang of New York City's Monaghan Pipe Band on Pipes, Whistles, Drums, Percussion and Vocals, his sister Ilana Regina on Piano, Organ, Bass Pedals and Vocals, their brother Levon on Bagpipes, Whistles, Percussion and Vocals, their mom Patty Devlin Ofgang on Bodhran, Percussion and Vocals, their brother, Songwritter & Magician "MageErik" on Bass, Vocals and Magic.

For more detailed information visit MtM's website at: www.mactalla.com, view MacTallaMor's Press Kit at: www.sonicbids.com/mactalla, email: music@mactalla.com, call 203-7463310 or write: MacTallaMor Band 50 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016


Program Bio
MacTalla Mor Band "Celtic Music For The Masses" From Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Montreal Canada and Central Park New York to Grandfather Mountain North Carolina and The Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival, MacTalla Mor Band is taking America by Storm! MacTalla Mor, Gaelic for Great Echo, is a hard driving powerful Celtic Roots Band whose dynamic rhythms pack festivals with Earth Shaking Dance Making Ground Breaking Celtic Roots Music. Bagpipes, Celtic drums, piano, organ, flute, whistles and Gaelic singing, this family band has it all, even a magician. Their champion pipers and award winning musicians and singers make them a favorite at Festivals, Concerts and TV and Radio stations throughout North America. "Splendidly Eclectic" Dirty Linen Magazine "MacTalla Mor has it all"! Hartford Advocate "A Gem! Melts the Walls between genres. A Musical Treasure." IMRW Magazine "Compelling and Powerful, like a winding coastal road with spectacular views. This Band's on Fire! You need to hear this". Ale Street News "Fun, Astonishing and always Terrific. Highly Recommended"! Celtic MP3s Magazine
"The Pipes Are Calling Resistance is Futile"
www.mactalla.com, music@mactalla.com, 203-7463310

Program Bio Non Celtic Festivals
MacTalla Mor Band "Celtic Music For The Masses" From Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Montreal Canada and Central Park New York to Grandfather Mountain North Carolina and The Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival, MacTalla Mor Band is taking America by Storm! MacTalla Mor, Gaelic for Great Echo, is a hard driving powerful Celtic Roots Band whose dynamic rhythms pack festivals with people who don't know or care what a jig is. Bagpipes, Celtic drums, piano, organ, flute, whistles and Gaelic singing, this family band has it all, even a magician. Their champion pipers and award winning musicians and singers make them a favorite at Festivals, Concerts and TV and Radio stations throughout North America. "Splendidly Eclectic" Dirty Linen Magazine "MacTalla Mor has it all"! Hartford Advocate "A Gem! Melts the Walls between genres. A Musical Treasure." IMRW Magazine "Compelling and Powerful, like a winding coastal road with spectacular views. This Band's on Fire! You need to hear this". Ale Street News "Fun, Astonishing and always Terrific. Highly Recommended"! Celtic MP3s Magazine "The Pipes Are Calling Resistance is Futile"
www.mactalla.com, music@mactalla.com, 203-7463310

Stage Introduction
From Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Montreal Canada, Grandfather Mountain North Carolina and Pete Seeger's Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival, MacTalla Mor Band is taking America by Storm! Described as "Splendidly Eclectic" by Dirty Linen Magazine, "Astonishing and Terrific by Celtic MP3s Magazine, their champion pipers and award winning musicians are favorites at Festivals, Concerts and TV and Radio stations throughout North America and the world. Called "Celtic Music for the Masses", we are happy to welcome Celtic Radio's Music Award Winner The Great Echo, MacTalla Mor Band. ...."The Pipes Are Calling Resistance is Futile"!




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