Bua is a quartet celebrating the unique sounds of Chicago’s early Irish music community harkening back to the turn of the 20th century.

The Gavin Family

Pure-drop traditional Irish music, featuring Mick Gavin, originally of County Clare, Ireland, and sons Michael and Seán, played on fiddle, guitar, tenor banjo, flute, and uilleann (Irish) bagpipes.


 “Detroit’s first family of traditional Irish music.”

                   – Detroit Free Press

The Lost Continent

Traditional Irish music at it’s finest!


Traditional Irish Music From Ireland and America with a style and energy unique to this quartet, though steeped in the tradition from whence it came.

Irish Christmas in America

Lively and reflective…a powerful evocation of the season”