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Dermot Byrne, Steve Cooney & Trevor Hutchinson w/ guest Gráinne Holland
Thu 31 December 2015, 16:00 – 17:30 GMT
This year marks twenty years since the release of Dermot Byrne’s solo album! In that time it has gained a reputation as a landmark in traditional music recordings. For many years a member of Altan Dermot performed, recorded and toured extensively with the group along with other artists including Donal Lunny, Stephane Grapelli & Floriane Blancke, bringing the beauty and joy of traditional Irish music to audiences all over the world. For his contribution to Irish music Dermot was chosen as TG4′s Traditional Musician of the Year 2013.
For this special performance, Dermot will be joined by guitarist, Steve Cooney, and Trevor Hutchinson on double-bass. Both Steve and Trevor have impeccable traditional music credentials with extensive touring, recording and performance experience alongside the greats of Irish traditional music.
Special guest is young Belfast singer, Gráinne Holland - a fresh talent in the Irish traditional music circuit with amazing vocal strength and beauty. Dedicated to forging new territory for Gaelic song, Gráinne’s exquisite lyrical charms and innovative approach breathe new life into the verses of old.