Dan Brouder, from from Monagae, on the outskirts of Newcastle West, is a highly regarded exponent of West Limerick accordion playing. He recorded with Geantraí in the early 1990s and appeared on The High Part of the Road, an Irish music programme presented by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh in Knocknagree, Co. Cork. He continues to perform with Geantraí and has appeared on RTE’s Ceili House, Clare FM and Radio Kerry.
Banjoist Angelina Carberry was born in Manchester in the late 1970s. Her family roots are in Co. Longford and her father Peter and grandfather Kevin are noted traditional musicians. Angelina moved to Galway in the late 1990s, where she recorded Memories from the Holla, with her father on accordion and John Blake on guitar and piano. The album was described by Máirtín O’Connor as “a treasure to the ear and food for the soul”.
Her debut solo CD, An Traidisún Beo, was released in 2005 and her most recent, Pluckin’ Mad, in 2014. She has performed with Dan for a number of years and they recently released a CD of duets, A Waltz for Joy. For further information, please see http://www.danbrouder.com/.
Fiddle player, James Carty from Boyle, Co Roscommon comes from a long line of traditional Irish musicians and a family highly respected in the Traditional idiom. His father, John Carty is an internationally renowned fiddle and banjo player. James however is cutting his own path in the traditional music scene with his own distinctive style which he has developed having grown up listening to the recordings of the old Sligo masters Michael Coleman, James Morrisson, Paddy Killoran to name just three.
James currently lives in London and has become one of the mainstays of the traditional music scene there. He also teaches fiddle in the Mulkere Academy and privately as well as at workshops and summer schools.
James has appeared on a couple of commercial recordings, most notablyThe First of Maywith Harry Bradley on flute and At Complete Ease,with his father John and Brian Rooney. He is launching his debut solo album entitled ‘hiding daylight in dark corners’.
One of Ireland’s leading traditional Irish flute players, Mick Mulvey has established a reputation for good hearty traditional music in the North Connacht style. His musical and ancestral roots are firmly anchored in Leitrim and Galway. Since returning from London in 2006, he has enjoyed something of a renaissance in his music. He has released two solo albums to great critical acclaim Within an Mile O’ Jamestown and Bridging the Gap. Mick was a member of the Moylurgh Céilí Band when they became All Ireland Champions in 2013.
Dublin fiddler, Dermot Burke is a cousin of Mick’s who learnt his music on the vibrant Dublin scene, now living in London for several years. He has played the fiddle since an early age, completing all grades at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and has won several All Ireland awards in traditional Irish Music.
Afternoon Concert – Angelina Carberry and Dan Brouder/ James Carty and Brian McGrath/ Mick Mulvey and Dermot Burke
London Irish Centre (Presidential Suite)
Sun 29th Oct – 2pm
£10 / £6 under 18s