Damien O'Kane

Thu 22 Feb, 7.45pm

The Forge

  • Tickets: £17.50; Over 65s, under 16s and f/t students £15.50 (includes £2 booking fee)

Damien O’Kane is a Northern Irish musician of many talents. Having teamed up most recently for his album Areas with master musicians - guitarist Steven Byrnes (Treacherous Orchestra/Kate Rusby), percussionist Cormac Byrne (Seth Lakeman Band), Steven Iveson (Kate Rusby/Damien O’Kane Band) and Anthony Davis (Irish Celtic).

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016 nominee for Best Album

Sublime and exhilarating arrangements of the old Irish traditional songs, with influences of rock, pop, jazz, electronica and not a trace of gimmickry. This is a band that take traditional Irish music and song and, in the words of the The Telegraph, turn it into ‘Folk-Pop that is Irish music for the 21st Century.’ 

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