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Welcome to the official home of the UK-based band IONA, and Open Sky Records. Here you will find the most definitive and authoritive guide to all things IONA with all the latest news on gigs and album releases. Make sure to stop by our online store for the latest albums and Iona gear!

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Latest Band News:

Tue, 21 October 2014
Posted by IONA on 21 October 2014 @ 10:07pm
Hi everyone - Dave here. My new solo album Celestial Fire is now at the cd manufacturing plant - should have a delivery date (and official release date) very soon! All the Indiegogo pre-order jiffy bags are ready and waiting to be sent asap the cds arrive! Oh and if anybody would like to book me for a solo house or small venue concert between December and February, please contact me on my Facebook page to discuss!

Dave Bainbridge

Sun, 12 October 2014
Posted by IONA on 12 October 2014 @ 10:33pm
Hi Everyone - Dave here. Wow - first review of the forthcoming solo album Celestial Fire is already in - even before it's been released and it's a Best Album of the Year! Check it out at

Review Digest - Review of Celestial Fire at Musical Discoveries
Dave Bainbridte, Celestial Fire

Fri, 10 October 2014
Posted by IONA on 10 October 2014 @ 10:26pm
Hey everyone, Dave here. I'm working on doing some solo house concerts in the UK in December and early next year. If anyone is interested in having me come to play, message me on for further info!

Dave Bainbridge

Tue, 7 October 2014
Posted by IONA on 7 October 2014 @ 11:16am
Hi all - Dave here. I've just posted an update to my 'Celestial Fire' solo album Indiegogo page - see

Also added to the gallery.....the cd album cover!

Dave Bainbridge of Iona's New Solo Album
Dave invites his listeners to participate in the release of his second solo album.

Fri, 3 October 2014
Posted by IONA on 3 October 2014 @ 3:21pm
"Here before my time
Walked men of faith and truth.."
Some images from our last evening of summer at Downhill on the north coast.
Just a couple of miles from this spot is the location of one of St Colmcille 's earliest Irish parishes, Skreen Craig Magilligan.

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