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Gatehouse - Live at Brú Na Sí Cultural Centre

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Brú Na Sí Cultural Centre

Blackwater Heights

Youghal

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Roscommon based "Gatehouse" are a relatively new, Irish traditional group boasting an exciting line up of experienced traditional musicians including singer Rachel Garvey, Jacinta McEvoy on guitar and concertina, John McEvoy on fiddle and mandolin and John Wynne on flutes and whistles. Although their focus initially was on the music of North Connaught, their repertoire is constantly expanding with new songs and compositions, along with a sprinkling of other influences wrapped in sensitive and tasteful innovation.

Following the release of the highly acclaimed debut album, Tús Nua in 2016, the band has gone from strength to strength, performing at venues and festivals in Ireland, Denmark, Norway and the UK as well as on live TV. Encouraged by this success, their second CD, "Heather Down the Moor", was produced.

The album features new tune compositions from the band’s fiddler, John McEvoy which were created especially for this record. With the tune arrangements the band wished to create an ‘on the edge’ feel hence the new tune title On the Edge. “John’s compositions give us a unique sound and by osmosis, they seem to fit in the musical style of north Connacht” Jacinta explains. “There’s a great lift, flow and rhythm to the music of Roscommon. There is great joy and heart in the musical style, I think.” Rachel adds “We chose some English and Scottish folk songs like Heather Down the Moor, The Cocks Are Crowing and The Death of Queen Jane as well as going back to the roots and the source of the singing tradition with the Connemara Sean-Nós songs Mo Cheallaichín Fionn and Seán Bhán. With the Sean-Nós songs we really worked on presenting them in a new and fresh melodic way”.

We're very excited to welcome then to Brú Na Sí as they tour their second album around the country. Its a show that you don't want to miss!

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