Art From the Ground Up
9:21 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Pittsburgh's Callán Rooted in Diverse Musical Backgrounds

Band members in Pittsburgh's Celtic folk ensemble Callán come from diverse musical backgrounds.
Credit Larry Rippel / Courtesy of the artist

Callán, a Pittsburgh-based traditional Celtic folk ensemble, is comprised of artists from a wide range of backgrounds.

Percussionist Kip Ruefle found his way to traditional music by following his interest in the bodhran, the traditional Irish drum. He brings decades of performing rock and jazz into the mix.

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