Michael McGoldrick

at The Met, Bury
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Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle are out on the road again for 2020. As winter turns to spring Mike, John and John will wrap up their stint on Transatlantic Sessions for another year and bring you their own blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.

With their recently released album, The Wishing Tree this will be an evening to remember. Described as the masters of flute, fiddle, song and guitar they have worked with the biggest and brightest and bring you a night of beautifully crafted music. Having shared stages and recording studios with everyone from Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler to Paul Weller, Joan Baez and Linda Thompson, Mike, John and John are a rare musical treat you’ll savour for a very long time.

Featuring

Michael McGoldrick

Michael McGoldrick appearing at this event

One of the big names of the current folk scene and member of Celtic favourites Capercaillie. He was also a founding member of Flook, a band much loved by regulars of the David Hall. He is a flute and whistle player who has won two Radio 2 Folk awards. His live performances are truly special, allowing audiences to enjoy the sheer energy as well as subtlety of his music.

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John McCusker

John McCusker appearing at this event

John McCusker is one of Scotland's foremost traditional musicians; winner of the BBC Radio Folk Musician of the Year in 2003. John McCusker started playing the fiddle at the age of seven, joined The Battlefield Band at 17, and has also worked as a producer for Eliza Carthy and Kate Rusby.

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McGoldrick McCusker And Doyle

McGoldrick McCusker And Doyle appearing at this event

Master of flutes, whistles and Uillean pipes Michael McGoldrick is a founding member of Flook and Lunasa and is a current member of Capercaille. John McCusker is a unique fiddle player and has worked alongside Paulo Nutini, Jools Holland, Steve Earle and Paul Weller. And finally, John Doyle's gifts as a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist have played an essential role in the ongoing of renaissance of Irish traditional music.

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John Doyle

John Doyle appearing at this event

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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  • Market Street
  • Bury
  • BL9 0BW

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