Fiddle and flute from these two great musicians that are in high demand from artists such as Mark Knopfler, Bob Dylan and Sharon Shannon.
A film by Janet Behan about her grandmother, Kathleen Behan. Not just a portrait of this extraordinary woman, but a vivid, eye-witness account of the birth of the Irish Republic. It’s full of great stories and songs, some of them written by Kathleen's brother, Peadar, writer of the lyrics to The Soldier's Song. Kathleen also talks candidly and movingly about her son, “little poet,” Brendan.
In 2016 Chris and Denny joined forces with Emily Sanders (fiddle/viola and vocals) and have since become a well-established trio, for the first time blending vocal harmonies and strings to underpin Chris and Denny’s unique sound, as well as providing a female lead vocal for some songs, and bringing a repertoire of English folk songs to complement the band’s more Celtic and traditional roots.
A celebration of the national emblem of Ireland, the harp.
Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman with guest Fiana Ní Chonnail.
The celebrated virtuoso partnership of “the doyenne of Irish harpers” (SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY) and “one of the UK’s most staggering and influential acoustic guitarists” (fROOTS).