Tuatha Dea is an Old Irish phrase adopted from the Celtic mythology of the Tuatha de Danaan whose literary history originates in Ireland and Great Britain. The name “Tuatha Dea” literally translates into “Children of The Gods”. The band’s Celtic influence stems directly from this historical clan which lived and ruled for a period in ancient Ireland and who were later destined to become the stuff of legend and basis of Celtic mythology. Those who dwelt beneath the burrows. The Children of The Gods.
Conceived by Danny Mullikin (percussion, guitar and vocals), his wife Rebecca (lead vocals and hand drums) His son Brandon Mullikin (lead guitar), his daughter Tesea Dawson Mullikin (bass, keyboard and flute) the band’s evolution has organically grown to include Rebecca’s sister Kathy Holman (lead vocals, hand drum and keyboard). Kathy’s fiance Chris Bush (didgeridoo, native american flute, penny whistle, bagpipes and drums) Add in Adam Ogle on rhythm and lead guitar, Laura Smith on fiddle and Brett Maney on drums and you have the family known as Tuatha Dea ! Feel the rhythm! Become the music! Experience the family that is Tuatha Dea!