Aoife O'Donovan

Aoife O'Donovan born November 18, 1982 in Newton, Massachusetts, is an Irish-American singer and songwriter. She is best known as the lead singer for the progressive bluegrass/string band Crooked Still and as a member of the female folk-noir trio Sometymes Why. Her first professional engagement was singing lead for the folk group The Wayfaring Strangers. She has performed and recorded with Ollabelle, Karan Casey and Seamus Egan, Jerry Douglas, Jim Lauderdale, Darol Anger, Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins, Christina Courtin, Chris Thile, Noam Pikelny, Edgar Meyer, Stuart Duncan and Yo-Yo Ma. O'Donovan has also performed with the Boston Pops Orchestra and the Utah Symphony Orchestra. In 2012, she sang on most of the tracks on the album Be Still by the jazz group the Dave Douglas Quintet, featuring trumpeter Dave Douglas. During the summer of 2013, she toured with Garrison Keillor and his A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour.
She performed at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark 2014. In 2016, she released her second solo record, In The Magic Hour, on Yep Roc Records, as well as the live record, Man In A Neon Coat: Live From Cambridge.

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Camptown Races (Live)American Originals (Live)4:45
Oh MamaTransatlantic Sessions - Series 6, Vol. Two4:05
Detour Sign (Live)Man in a Neon Coat: Live from Cambridge4:39
You Turn Me On, I'm A RadioYou Turn Me On, I'm A Radio3:21
Thursday's Child (Live)Man in a Neon Coat: Live from Cambridge3:58
Thursday's ChildFossils3:53
Porch Light (Live)Man in a Neon Coat: Live from Cambridge4:48
Cradle Song (feat. Jake Silver, Jed Wilson & Lissa Schneckenburger)Lullabies for Love: A Celtic Collection to Benefit One Home Many Hopes4:04
Stanley Park (Live)Man in a Neon Coat: Live from Cambridge3:03
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