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Le Vent du Nord
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Le Vent du Nord

Mouth music and musical families. Deep history and playful innovation. Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord knows how to turn the lost past into intense and beautiful performances that push their roots in striking global directions. The group is blazing a path that connects their Québecois roots to the wider world, in both arrangements and on...

Jamie Smith’s Mabon
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Jamie Smith’s Mabon

Jamie Smith’s MABON is a band beyond borders. Their members range across the British Isles, based in Wales, England and the Isle of Man – and their original, InterCeltic music is rooted in the traditions of all the Celtic countries. Composer-accordionist Jamie was taken every year by his folk-dancing parents to the mighty Festival Interceltique...

The Mighty Doonans
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The Mighty Doonans

The Mighty Doonans have a deserved reputation for their imaginative and innovative interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs. With brass, drums, keyboards, electric guitars and amazing vocals, they have the ability to blend different genres of music and dance (and the occasional joke) into their act. This leads to thoroughly entertaining performances that delight audiences...

Ímar
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Ímar

There are many reasons to be excited about new Glasgow-based five-piece Ímar – not least a line-up featuring current and former members of Mànran, RURA, Talisk, Barrule, Cara, Mabon and The Lowground, whose collectively crammed trophy-cabinet includes a BBC Young Folk Award and several All-Britain/All-Ireland titles. By far the best and biggest reason, however, is...

Rusty Shackle
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Rusty Shackle

Welsh indie-roots band Rusty Shackle have been tearing up stages around the world since 2010. Brandishing their distinct folk-roots sound and armed with an electrifying mix of rampant fiddle, scorching electric guitars, pounding drums, searing trumpet and banjo, the band have built up a devoted fanbase with their captivating live shows. Constantly evolving their sound,...

Crows
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Crows

Dave Bordewey, Mick Ryan, James Patterson and Paul Downes have reunited to reform the hugely popular 1980’s group ‘Crows’. ‘Crows’ will play a selection of songs from their much acclaimed, recently released CD, ’Time to Rise’, on the ‘Wildgoose’ label, and new material in development . ‘Crows’ feature two of the finest male voices in...

Daoirí Farrell
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Daoirí Farrell

The double 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner: Best Traditional Track & Horizon Award Best Newcomer Although the only singer/musician in his immediate family, Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) was introduced to the music at a very early age by his parents who shared a keen interest in artists such as Christy Moore, Andy Irvine, Frank Harte,...

Keith Donnelly
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Keith Donnelly

Keith Donnelly – stand-up comic, fall-down comedian, surreal snigger-songwriter, guitar-hero, performance-artist, [tall] story-teller, philophoser, scriptwriter, [none can] compere, man-of-mystery, inner-childminder, actor, stuntman, metaphysical-poet, human ping-pong ball, life and soul of the [kids] party, world-class athlete, leading socialite, raconteur, business tycoon, wit, author, half-wit, secret[sh!]-agent, [vauxhall] astral-traveller, shamen, geordie-cultural-attache, word-juggler, snake-charmer, underline-dancer,unexpected clairvoyant, dream-weaver, daydream believer,...