Shawn MacIntyre is a vocalist who sings Celtic Traditional, Medieval and Maritime songs in the acapella form. Shawn is a tenor that brings the spirit of the songs to life. He is graceful in style, cheerful in spirit, and pleasantly varied, the listener can feel every word. He began performing publicly at Pittsburgh’s premiere open stage, Acousticafe; since then he has entertained and delighted crowds at Papa J’s Centro, Cannon Café, The Venue at Harmony Ridge as well as private shows.
Shawn was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up one of five children in a large boisterous Scots-Irish Family. From an early age, he had a love for Irish traditional music, a love that has continued to grow today and is ever broadening. Outside of music, Shawn is an Emergency Medical Technician, volunteer firefighter and a medieval re-creationist. Shawn currently lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, 2 dogs and a cat.
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Shawn is heavily influenced by: Great Big Sea, The Clancy Brothers, Owain Phyfe, The Chieftains, Kate Rusby, Steve Knightly, Phil Beers, Show of Hands, Billy Bragg, Gaelic Storm, and Many Many more.