Performances on line




YouTube Playlist of many of our songs

YouTube Playlist of Allison's solo songs

Cerridwen's Dream from The Gael

Fraher's/Garret Barry's: A set of two very traditional Irish jigs

I Lost My Love: A beautiful air popular in both Ireland and Scotland

Rush River (Linn Barnes)

Mississippi Blues (Linn Barnes)

Come Back Baby (Linn Barnes)

The Bucks of Oranmore (Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton)

Hampton performs on HarpBarnes performs on PipesExperience the magic of a Barnes & Hampton concert!

With a repertoire that includes music from Medieval and Renaissance Europe, the living and persistently growing body of Celtic music, traditional European and American folk music, their own compositions and informative introductions and explanations, the result is rare and uniquely beautiful.

After performing at the prestigious Inter-Celtic Festival in Lorient, Brittany, France, French press proclaimed "they proved it is possible to be both American and Celt by way of historical understanding and the heart..."

Upcoming events include:

Celtic Christmas Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton

Celtic Christmas in Castleton

A festive celebration on the Winter Solstice with the Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton

with Steve Bloom, percussion and Joseph Cunliffe, flutes

There will be seasonal readings by WETA’s Robert Aubry Davis, including “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”, by Dylan Thomas.

Castleton in Performance, Rappahannock County, Virginia

Tickets: (540) 937-3454 or

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 4:00

Celtic Christmas

in the historic Dumbarton Church in Washington, DC

The Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort

Sunday, December 8 at 4:00 and Sunday, December 15 at 4:00

This timeless music, a lovely weave of the delicate sounds of the Celtic harp, lute, pipes, bodhran, flutes and recorders is perfect for the many moods of this season: Christmas, the winter solstice or any time the snow sparkles on a clear, cold night. Join our candlelit Celtic Christmas celebration that goes “down as smoothly as a mug of hot cider,” according to The Washington Post. 

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