2019 Festival Performers

SUPERTRAD

SUPERTRAD

As far as we know, we are the only Festival where you can see these three award winning musicians together as a trio! The lads that make up SuperTrad visited the Durango Celtic Festival two years ago (under a different name). We caught them as they were passing through as sort of a last minute […]

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THE JEREMIAHS

The Jeremiahs released their debut album in 2015. That album revealed them as a force to be reckoned with on the ever-vibrant Dublin music scene. The trio is Joe Gibney on vocals and stomp box, James Ryan, guitar, bouzouki, harmonica, backing vocals, and Jean-Christophe Morel on fiddle, bouzouki and shakers. Their award-winning new album, The […]

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DAVE CURLEY

  Dave Curley, a multi-instrumentalist, singer and dancer from Corofin, Co. Galway, has been making big waves in the Irish music scene in Ireland, Europe and the USA in the last number of years. After graduating from the University of Limerick’s groundbreaking Irish Music and Dance programme with a 1st class honours, Dave became a […]

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PATSY O’BRIEN

Patsy O’Brien, vocals, guitar. As well as supplying the driving guitar rhythms of Celtic/World Music diva Eileen Ivers’ last European tour, and collaborating with many giants of the Celtic/World music scene (Paddy Keenan, Cathie Ryan among them), award-winning artist Patsy O’Brien hosts guitar workshops all over the country, and NPR saw fit to feature one […]

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THE HYDES

Sister-brother duo, The Hydes, have recently released an imaginative, fresh, and enthralling take on folk and roots music with their debut album Green & Blue, weaving creatively and decisively through an eclectic musical landscape of Irish, American folk, bluegrass, and beyond.  They merge these acoustic styles to create textured instrumentals and rich vocal harmonies in a way […]

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PATRICK CROSSING

Patrick Crossing performs both original and traditional Irish with beautiful vocals and harmonies. The band is well known throughout the Four-Corners having played for numerous venues such as: the Durango Film Festival; the Celtdown at the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown; Ska Brewing, St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser, the Henry Strater Theater, and the Aztec Highland Games as well […]

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Kitchen Jam Band

The Kitchen Jam Band has been Durango’s biggest little Celtic band since 2004!  Ken Beegles (accordion); Bob Condon, (bodhran and various percussive devices), Barry Longwell (whistle and bodhran), Terry Double (guitar and mandolin); Hannah Howard (fiddle), Jo Ann Beegles (piano),  Brin DeVore (vocals) and Emily Huntsman (fiddle). Kitchen Jam Band has released three CDs – “Cookn’ Up […]

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Truckely Howe

Truckely Howe is an instrumental group that plays Irish traditional dance music: jigs, reels, polkas, hornpipes & airs.  Band members are: Yvonne Holland (fiddle, guitar); Steve Martin (octave mandolin); Ed Webb (Irish flute and whistles); Patrick Dressen (guitar); and Erick Morningstar (Bodhran & Bouzouki).  Durango Pub session regulars, Truckely Howe performs tunes in the pure […]

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Devil’s Dram

Devil’s Dram Band: Traditional Celtic Music Fused with Bluegrass/Contemporary since 2015 “Devil’s Dram” is a whiskey term for the darkest, strongest flavored whiskey at the bottom of the barrel, “The devil’s dram refers to having a wee dram of the devil’s share of the whiskey.” Devil’s Dram’s crew includes Lori Schiess (vocals and percussion), Andrew […]

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