Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle & John McCusker

Posted: April 7, 2011 in Previously

JUST ANNOUNCED – Michael McGoldrick, John Doyle & John McCusker

When –Friday 16th September 2011
Where- St Andrews In The Square 1 St Andrews In The Square Glasgow G1 5PP
Door time- 7.30pm
Start time- 8pm

Tickets £15 from Tickets Scotland 239 Argyle Street Glasgow 0141 204 5151
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When –Saturday 17th September 2011
Where- The Bongo Club 37 Holyrood Road Edinburgh EH8 8BA
Door time- 7.30pm
Start time- 8pm

Tickets £14 from The Bongo Club 0131 558 8844

Also from Tickets Scotland 127 Rose Street  Edinburgh  0131 220 3234
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Master of flutes, whistles and Uillean pipes Mike is a founding member of Flook, and Lunasa and is  a current member of Capercaillie.

Regarded as one of the greatest flute players of all time, Mike spent 2010 on a worldwide tour with Mark Knopfler, has toured with The Afro Celts, RTE Orchestra and Kate Rusby and  collaborated with the likes of Jim Kerr, Youssou N’Dour, John Cale and Zakir Hussian amongst many others. BBC Radio 2 folk Musican of the year  2006, he was again nominated this year and has just completed his first soundtrack for TG4 and the Smithsonian channel.

John McCusker’s unique fiddle playing has earned him a worldwide reputation as one of the most gifted and versatile musicians of any genre. Joining the Battlefield band at just 17 John spent 11 years touring the world with the now legendary folk outfit.

Renowned for his skill at transcending musical boundaries he has worked with artists ranging from Paulo Nutini and Jools Holland to Steve Earle and Rosanne Cash and has recorded with Paul Weller, Mark Knopfler and Ocean Colour Scene to name but a few.

John Doyle’s gifts as guitarist, songwriter and vocalist have played an essential role in the ongoing renaissance of Irish traditional music.

Now living in the States, John was the recent musical director for Joan Baez and toured with her for 2 years.

One half of the stellar duo Liz Carroll and John Doyle, he is also a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Irish group Solas.

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