Welcome to the website of Connecticut Irish and Celtic duo, Ringrose & Freeman - Dan Ringrose (vocals, guitar) and Jeanne Freeman (fiddle, harmony vocals). We play and sing traditional Irish and Celtic music, with a touch of contemporary folk thrown in for good measure, including some original compositions.
"Fiddler extraordinaire Jeanne Freeman ...a casual virtuosity...the music is light, airy, and fun, and...really, really ...fabulous...the overall effect is just about perfect...guitarist Danny Ringrose showcases a stunning voice in a duet that demonstrates why he and Freeman often perform as a duo...." -- The Fretboard Journal
"Jeanne Freeman…set an enviable standard …Danny Ringrose….sang... a fitting finale for a memorable night of music…" -- Earle Hitchner (Wall Street Journal, Irish Echo)
Coming up for March 2014
Lots coming up in March - including a concert at the University of Saint Joseph on Sunday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m. - "Ringrose, Freeman & Friends", with piper Joey Abarta, Loretta Murphy on button accordion, Janine Randall on piano, and Irish step dancers from the Griffith Academy. See our schedule page for details.
Six and Twenty
Dan wrote this song, "Six and Twenty," in tribute to the people of Newtown, Connecticut, following the tragic events of December 2012. Featuring Jeanne on fiddle. It was featured on a CD by Voices for Heroes, Inc., to benefit victims and the community of Sandy Hook, Newtown: www.voicesforheroes.com.