"Legendary musician Steve Cooney has described The Bonny Men’s music as “daring and unstoppable” and this will certainly be the case for their live performance on March 17th.
This seven-piece have musical credentials admired by many, with a long list of awards including young musician of the year, and twice World Bodhrán Champion. The distinguished sound of the band brings a contemporary flair to the heart and core of traditional Irish music and has seen their following swell in their ten years playing together. With newly crafted arrangements, intriguing sounds and a delivery that is never shy of character or personality, this St. Patrick’s Day gig will be guaranteed to be a musical experience from start to finish!
Since forming in 2011, The Bonny men quickly and deservedly became one of the most talked about and exciting acts to emerge in the flourishing Traditional Music / Folk Scene in Ireland. With three critically acclaimed studio albus in 10 years, The Bonny Men have been taking their collective musical experience and have shaped a sound that delivers Irish Music with a new and vibrant sound, all underpinned with the unique driving arrangements they have become known for. Comprising seven individuals, each masters of their own instrument, titles and awards have been increasing for the band in recent times, with nominations for the Best Folk Band and Best Folk Track for the prestigious RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards.
The Bonny Men generate a powerful sound that encapsulates the very soul of traditional music which is never shy of personality. Every Bonny Men gig is a musical experience from start to finish.
“Pioneering Trad Progression" **** - The Irish Times
“These are shock and awe tactics - The Bonny Men command their audience’s absolute attention” - Irish Examiner
“The Bonny Men captures the raw energy and life with which these young musicians play music” - entertainment.ie
“While others look to subvert convention, this seven-piece’s mastery is in their playing” - Sunday Times
“A reputation for electric live performances” - Hot Press