The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre

Friday, September 29th 2017:

TALISK   

Talisk
Nominees in the 2017 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards’ Horizon Award, and winners of the 2015 Young
Folk Award, Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the UK folk scene.

Mohsen Amini (concertina), Hayley Keenan (fiddle) and Graeme Armstrong (guitar) create a captivating, energetic and dynamic sound that, in just a couple of years, has earned them multiple award wins, unwavering nationwide media praise, and standing ovations across the country. Atop their collective titles, Amini was the 2016 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, adding to a trophy cabinet that far belies their years.


So too does their touring history, though – with appearances at world-leading festivals including
the Cambridge Folk Festival, Denmark’s Tønder, Celtic Colours in Cape Breton, Fairport’s Cropredy Convention and Celtic Connections, as well as countiess others alongside live sessions on both BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio Scotland’s flagship folk programmes. With further tours and showcases throughout Europe and the US, theirs is a star firmly, and rapidly, on the ascent.

“Extraordinary” - Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2

“…completely blown away by the sheer dexterity and musicianship” - The Living Tradition

“setting scary standards” - Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2

Doors Open: 8:00pm
Commences At: 8:30pm
Admission:
In advance: €13 / €10
At the door: €15 / €12


Website: http://www.talisk.co.uk

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