IONA is a 4-piece band that has been performing the traditional music of all the Celtic nations (Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Manx, Breton, Cornish, Gallicia, Asturies, Cape Breton, Quebec, Appalachian, Cajun) for 30 years. Instrumentation includes vocals, fiddle, banjo, flute, bass and percussion. When appropriate the band will bring a dancer for greater visual impact. As a result of support from the Virginia Comission for the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Commission it has performed at arts centers throughout the VA/MD area, also Burn's Nights, St Patrick's concerts, corporate events, fundraisers, weddings, schools programs and festivals all over the country. It has released 10 CDs and earned a WAMMIE (fom the Washington Area Music Association) for Folk Music.