A very special concert for the Christmas season! Future Trad Collective is the latest project from Michael McGoldrick, Ian Fletcher and Andy Dinan. Pipes, whistles, flute, fiddle and guitar playing jigs and reels, polkas, hornpipes and Breton gavottes fused with everything from AfroCuban Cross-Rhythms, Tabla-driven Funk, Flamenco, Samba, Afrobeat, HipHop to House, Reggae, Disco, Breakbeat and Jungle.
“It’s almost impossible to pin Future Trad Collective down … a unique sound…myriad of origins that stimulate the mind.” Bright Young Folk
Over the years Michael McGoldrick has been a member of Toss the Feather, Flook and Lunasa, he has toured and recorded with Afro Celt Sound System, Kate Rusby Band, RTE Concert Orchestra and has been a full time member of Capercaillie for the last 13 years. His solo projects have gained him worldwide acclaim allowing him the freedom to explore a sound that is both inspiring and truly unique.
“A fascinating melting pot….Energising, clever and breathtakingly diverse… Dizzyingly good” Irish World
Ian Fletcher first worked alongside Mike as guitarist when they toured Germany with Toss the Feathers in 1994. Soon after Mike joined Ian on his Inner Space project, fusing Electronica, Dub, Techno and roots music from around the globe. Ian then delved deep into the world of Electronica and Techno, producing, DJing and doing live sets across Europe and Japan.
“…a great blend of Celtic, Indian and Latin American melodies with electronic sounds..outstanding pioneers” Folk World
Andy Dinan, is a master of the fiddle having won the all Ireland fiddle championships twice. He has played with several artists over the years having recently teamed up with Adrian Edmondson and Troy Donockley to become a member of the Punk Folk Group, the Bad Shepherds.
This event will begin at 8pm but our Picturehouse Cafe Bar is open for delicious food and drinks from 5.30pm
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