Clare Byrne - Music & Dance

IN MY BODY a lifelong dancer, choreographer, and performance experimenter. A close partner with sound, silence, and word.  IN MY MIND a writer, a songwriter. All my effort and ear is bent, twanged toward overlapping arcs of listening and creating. The songs: others, mine, mine, others. I’m taught by them.  IN MY HANDS instruments, crafts to navigate, maps to decipher, landscapes and laboratories of unending allure and resonance. New loves, old loves. I’ve been dancing to them since day one. Now a brave, bewildered musician. I’m going deeper in.

  • Celestials update

    …the double album is coming out this spring. Mixing and mastering finished with Gus Ziesing at Low Tech Studios. It will be vinyl! Pressing to commence at Burlington Record Plant. Alec Julien is designing the cover with photos by Hiroyuki Ito. Release events in three states! – in April, May, and June.


  • music with Dan

    I’ll be playing some songs with lovely friend and New York singer-songwriter Dan Strauss up in the Berkshires Friday February 22nd – so happy for some song-time and some cozy- winter-lodge-time in the woods! Always wonderful to share the stage with Dan.


  • Raving Jaynes November 29

    oh these two! Very honored to be playing music & performing in NYC with Amy Larimer and Jamie Graham – otherwise known as the Raving Jaynes – amazing improv comedy+dance+song+deep statements on life-duo!

    I’ll be playing original tunes and some 90’s covers for this Wild 90’s Coffeehouse…

    Thursday November 29th at the Peoples’ Improvisation Theater

    123 East 24th Street NY NY


  • Last set of sunset sessions for the new album – here are Ted Looby and Gus Ziesing, the main players from to finish!


  • musical notes

    It’s “July, so high, so lush and alone.” The abundance and deep heat –  real summer, sister summer! – in Vermont. I love it. It’s wildly beautiful, green, enfolding, sparkling.

    Album recording at Low Tech Studios with Gus Ziesing picked up again in late April. Crossed the finish line for base track recording, with 15 songs! Nearing the finish line for overdubs. Ted Looby, Patricia Julien, Dan Strauss, Amy Larimer, Nick Leichter have all been adding magical threads to the songs. I feel so lucky. Getting close to the mixing stage.

    Upcoming live events – on July 14th Ted, Gus and I will be playing as Clare Byrne: Song & Dance – including new songs from the album –  at Whammy Bar. Always love that magical spot in Calais… Clare Byrne: Song & Dance at Whammy Bar

    In August Dan Strauss will be in Vermont in August and we’ll be doing some gigs together – on August 11th at 7:30pm at the  The Rose Street Coop Gallery , on August 13 at at The Light Club Lamp Shop, on August 15 at Bar Antidote in Vergennes.

    Hope you can come to one or more events!


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