Bringing Irish songs and ballads back to one of the most popular venues in the 1980’s at The Lower Deck, Portobello, Dublin, starting on Saturday 5th June 2010 and every Saturday night will be one of Ireland’s most talented folk bands Fiddlers Green with the best of Irish songs, music and laughter, and a performance that has not been equalled in Dublin City for many years.
Ireland’s Fiddlers Green is an Irish folk band with a vast reservoir of songs and ballads in their repertoire and with their tribute to the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem live and on CD singing the songs that have been part of a cultural tradition for decades. The importance of keeping alive a wonderful Irish tradition of Ballad singing that has given so much enjoyment to so many people Worldwide for generations will always continue as long as there are singers and musicians like Fiddlers Green to sing some of the many songs like – The Castle of Dromore, Isn’t it Grand Boys, The Maid of Fyfie-O, The Parting Glass, Brennan on the Moor, Three Score and Ten and many more – as part of their new CD to coincide with their live performance at the Lower Deck.
The time has come to awaken our songs from their slumber and introduce them to a new generation, whilst not forgetting the older generation. Having the singers and musicians in the band – Fiddlers Green – to create the vocal and musical arrangements is exciting.
Danny Carthy www.dannycarthy.com the original lead singer with the band will be performing with Guitar, lead vocals and vocal harmonies, and will include some of his own original songs including a song he wrote called Carlingford which was translated to French last year by French singer Renaud with the Album going Platinum and No1 in the French Album charts before Christmas 2009.
Paul Malone www.paulmalonecomedian.com with vocals, Banjo and Mandolin accompaniment, and also as an excellent comedian bringing his own brand of laughter to the performance.
Joining these two folk singers will be John the Deego Kid on Acoustic Bass and Guitar with vocals and vocal harmonies and a great love for the Irish Ballad singing Tradition.
Fiddlers Green CD and the live performance is a must for any lover of Irish Folk and Ballads.