McGoldrick McCusker Doyle

Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle, bring their own blend of top-class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie. All three musicians have won global acclaim: John Doyle (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandola) is an Irish music linchpin and a founder member of acclaimed group Solas, who has worked with Joan Baez, Linda Thompson and Mary Chapin Carpenter. BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner John McCusker (fiddle, whistles, harmonium) has played with The Battlefield Band, Mark Knopfler and Bob Dylan. Manchester-based Mike McGoldrick (flute, whistles, Uileann pipes, bodhran, clarinet, congas) is a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner, founding member of Lúnasa, and current member of Capercaillie, who has worked with Mark Knopfler, Eddi Reader, John Cale.
‘A sparklingly tight programme.. an excellent sound balance.. never tiresome.’ The Scotsman
‘It takes a lifetime of playing to sound as effortless as these guys.’ The Herald

Friday 2nd August