August 27, 2016
Drawing on the rich repertoire of East Coast Celtic tradition of intricate instrumentals, sea shanties, Irish and Scottish songs, and original compositions, Celtic Rant have forged a polished sound around the guitar, fiddle, pipes, mandolin, and excitingly robust vocal harmonies.
Victor Fraser – Vocals/Guitar/Tenor Banjo/Fiddle
Victor Fraser, the grandson of the late Little Simon Fraser of Meat Cove, Cape Breton, is a disciplined musician who has experience with diverse styles and genres. His first love is Celtic guitar and song. Victor’s original melodies and flat-picked interpretations of traditional tunes are integral components of the Celtic Rant sound and style.
Rob Wigle – Vocals/Guitar/ Mandolin/Bouzouki
Rob Wigle grew up in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, where the ocean, honest working people, and stories of the common folk were part of everyday life. Inspired at a young age by anyone who could play an instrument or sing a song, Rob has been exploring roots music for as long as he can remember.
Rob Greene – Vocals/ Bass Guitar/ Fiddle/ Pipes
Rob Greene comes by his musical ability honestly; his father is a guitar player and his grandfather was a Cape Breton fiddler from Reserve Mines. Robs love of Celtic music runs deep and has been a constant through most of his life.