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Dervish - 91% match to Solas

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Dervish in their original form were five musicians from the north west of Ireland who came together in 1988 to record an album of local music, The Boys Of Sligo. The five musicians involved, Liam Kelly (flute/whistles), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Martin McGinley (fiddle), Brian McDonagh (mandola; ex-Oisín) and Michael Holmes (bouzouki/guitar), were inspired by the proje Read more

Altan - 64% match to Solas

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Irish traditional band, in the mould of De Dannan, has achieved popularity on its own merits. Their name was taken from Loch Altan (near Gweedore in north-western Donegal). The line-up of Frankie Kennedy (30 September 1955, Belfast, Northern Ireland, d. 19 September 1994, Belfast, Northern Ireland; flute), Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (b. 26 July 1959, Donegal, Ei Read more


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