Aodán ‘Jaff’ Mac Séafraidh and Jacaí Mhic Shéafraidh are an Irish/Scots traditional duo from Belfast who play together as An Dúthracht (The Luck Penny) since first getting together at the Newtown Stewart Traditional Musical Festival in Galloway, Scotland.
Jaff and Jacaí sing in Irish, Scots Gaelic and Scots, blending beautiful vocal harmonies with the haunting sound of pipes and strings. It’s a captivating sound which along with traditional storytelling provides an authentic and entertaining experience.
Jaff is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist and singer, playing Uilleann pipes, bouzouki and whistles. He is also a talented storyteller. Jacaí is primarily a singer of traditional songs and she also plays the concertina.