Fri Sep 29 2017
Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson & Mick Daly – Folk Fest
Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St.
Doors 8:00 pm - Admission: €20/€18
Music Network presents Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson & Mick Daly (Ireland)
Prepare to be entranced as three of Ireland’s most inventive singers offer up some stunning new interpretations of well-worn songs, with stirring instrumental playing and more than a little theatrical energy thrown into the mix.
Noted for her earthy yet ethereal vocalisations and deceptively powerful voice, Cathy Jordan’s irrepressible energy and powerful stage presence have captivated audiences worldwide. Lead singer of trad supergroup Dervish, Jordan has performed thousands of concerts in over 40 countries, including gigs at the Great Wall of China and the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.
For this unique tour, she is joined by Mick Daly, founder member of the ground-breaking group Four Men and a Dog, and Jarlath Henderson, youngest ever winner of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award. Daly is an exceptional singer in addition to being a virtuoso guitarist and 5-string banjo player, while the Tyrone-born singer and multi-instrumentalist Henderson has won widespread acclaim for his playing alongside such luminaries as Lau, Capercaillie, Paddy Keenan, Salsa Celtica, the Peatbog Faeries and Wolfstone.
Cathy Jordan, voice, bodhrán, bones
Jarlath Henderson, uilleann pipes, whistle, voice
Mick Daly, guitar, 5-string banjo, voice
“Breathtaking interpretations of traditional songs” – The BBC on Cathy Jordan
“A remarkable player of uilleann pipes and whistles… one of the heroes of the new Celtic folk scene” – The Guardian on Jarlath Henderson
“Highly talented” – Folkworld on Mick Daly
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