First Annual Gathering of the Bards 2017

The First Annual Gathering of the Bards is a poetry, prose and songwriting contest. Prizes will be awarded in each category. Winning contestants in the poetry and prose contests will be published in the Gathering of the Bards Anthology. Winners in the songwriting category will have their works published on the Gathering of the Bards album….


WINTER OF THE WHEEL NOW AVAILABLE!

  CLICK ON THE ALBUM IMAGE TO LISTEN OR TO BUY Sencha’s latest album, Winter of the Wheel, is a return to his folk rock roots. “I spent the late 1970s and early 1980s as a solo guitarist and entertainer on the Gulf Coast of Florida, singing folk songs by people like John Prine, Jimmy…


The Order of the Flaming Robe

Here’s your chance to get a preview of the upcoming album Winter of the Wheel by Sencha that Vate! The album is scheduled to be released in September of 2016. In the meantime, you can preview the song The Order of the Flaming Robe here!


Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy

Are you a fan of the podcast, Way of the Taibhsear? If so, you can hear it Saturdays on International Pagan Radio at 4 a.m., noon, and 8 p.m. EST. We’re right in the middle of a series on Mindfulness-Based Ecotherapy, which is basically Druidry with a scientific-sounding name. 🙂 I’ve been a little slack…


Piedmont Pagan Pride

Sencha will be at Piedmont Pagan Pride Day on September 24 for the Community Round Table Discussion. The topic will be Paganism and Religious Diversity. International Pagan Radio will be there as well to broadcast this event. Piedmont Pagan Pride Day Saturday, September 24, 10am – 7pm Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park East Catawba Street, Belmont…


BE ON SENCHA’S NEXT ALBUM!

My next album, Winter of the Wheel, will be released in autumn of this year (2016). Here’s your chance to be a guest vocalist on the album! I’m currently in the studio working on a song from the album called I am Coyote. I need guest vocalists from all over the world to sing on…


Druid Meditations on the Awen is now available!

Druid Meditations on the Awen Sencha’s latest meditative album features six tracks for seeking the awen. ‘Awen’ is a Welsh word roughly translated as ‘divine inspiration’ (In Irish, the word for ‘awen’ is ‘imbas.’) The Welsh word is Indo-European in origin and comes from the root ‘-uel,’ which means ‘to blow.’ In this sense, it could…


Winter of the Wheel

With the release of Mist on the Mountain, I’m back in the studio working on two new projects. The first is “Awen Meditations.” “Awen” is a Welsh word roughly translated as “divine inspiration.” To seek the awen means to seek the divine energy of the life force (nwyfre) in all of nature. The Awen Meditations…


Mist on the Mountain by Sencha the Vate

Sencha’s new album, Mist On the Mountain, is now available! Sencha The Vate’s latest album is an instrumental album featuring soothing Native American flute and guitar compositions.         Track 1: Ash Grove Artist: Sencha The Vate Track 2: Autumn Mists Artist: Sencha The Vate Track 3: The Swamp Rabbit Artist: Sencha The…


Welcome to the New Website!

Just created this new website to promote my music, books and podcast. Welcome to all of you who know me from Earth Spirit, from the Way of the Taibhsear, or in any other way we may have bumped into each other along the journey of life. ABOUT SENCHA THE VATE Bruce Hall, aka Sencha the…