"A brilliant guitarist" - Daniel Neely, Irish Echo

“One of the gentle architects of today’s Irish music sound” - The Thistle and Shamrock

“A seminal figure in Irish music” - The Rough Guide to Irish Music

“One of Celtic music's most inventive and tasteful guitarists" - Steve Winick, Huffington Post

“Sproule has a gentle touch, evocatively delivering the music with tender loving care and no small amount of virtuosity…”  - Colin Irwin, fRoots

“Pristine finger picking”  - Jon Pareles, The New York Times

“Sproule’s style also possesses a graceful fluidity and sensitive shading that turns tunes into taproots of expression and even confession”  - Earle Hitchner, Irish Echo

“There’s no guitarist I’d rather listen to”  - Mark Sustic, Fiddleheads

“An innovator who brought the guitar and DADGAD tuning to the fore in Irish music.  His playing is rich in subtlety and full of soul.”   - Tim Readman, Penguin Eggs

“This is a musician in the truest sense of the word.”  - Bill Margeson, Irish Music Magazine

"Beautiful, ornate and often lute-like guitar accompaniment." - Kevin McCullagh in The Journal of Music


A brief biography is available here.

Podcasts and Interviews

The Myth of Tragedy - Episode 47 of Shannon Heaton's Irish Music Stories

Cuppa Tea with Dáithí Sproule - Episode 10 of Shannon Heaton's Irish Music Stories

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Dáithí Sproule

Dáithí Sproule - The Thistle and Shamrock

Articles and Reviews

Skara Brae - Siobhan Long reports on Gael-Linn's plans for a 50th anniversary re-release of the seminal album

The DADGAD Way - Acoustic Guitar magazine offers DADGAD insights from Dáithí Sproule, Pierre Bensusan, and Sarah McQuaid

The Widening Gyre - high praise for Altan's 2015 release in fROOTS - by Colin Irwin

Bright and Early with Paddy O'Brien and Nathan Gourley - from the Irish Echo - by Daniel Neely

Dáithí Sproule's found river of song  - from the Irish Echo - by Earle Hitchner

Dáithí Sproule - Music on a lost river - in Irish Music Magazine - by Bill Margeson

Dáithí Sproule knows how to make a guitar sing - from the Irish Echo - by Earle Hitchner

Lost River, Vol 1 - in The Living Tradition - by David Kidman

Guitar man Dáithí Sproule trots globe to beat the band - in MinnPost.com - by Michael Metzger

Keeping the delicate beauties - A conversation with Dáithí Sproule - in The Ryder - by Seán Dwyer

Dáithí's day in the sun - from Irish Music Magazine - by Bill Margeson

Tuned to what matters, Dáithí Sproule brings his world-class Irish music to a small stage in Amherst - in the Daily Hampshire Gazette - by John Stifler

Strong praise delivered with a side of irony in a review from Rambles.NET

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